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Post date: May 30, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This past month, chambers from across Alberta met in Red Deer for the Alberta Chambers of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting and Policy Convention, where a number of resolutions were adopted...
Post date: May 24, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Over the past couple of weeks, it has been our pleasure to profile the three recipients of this year’s Calgary Chamber volunteer awards. Each year at our Annual General Meeting, we recognize...
Post date: May 17, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Each year at our Annual General Meeting, we honour three outstanding volunteers who have played an impactful role not only in our organization, but to the Calgary community at large. Over the span of...
Post date: May 9, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. Without these motivated and thought-provoking individuals who volunteer their time in dozens of different areas, we would not be able to carry out the...
Post date: May 6, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This is a guest blog from our partners at the Calgary Emergency Management Agency. Many Calgarians are surprised to hear there is no way for you to be automatically alerted to an emergency in your...
Post date: May 3, 2016
Posted by: Scott Crockatt
Over the past few weeks a whole bunch of members have asked us: “How will the new Alberta Investor Tax Credit work?” and “Can my business take advantage of it?” In this blog,...
Post date: May 3, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Chamber. Every year over 300 business leaders in Calgary volunteer their time in dozens of different roles and it is the help of each one of them that makes...
Post date: April 19, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Our guest blog this week is from Linda Reid, Consultant at Western Compensation & Benefits Consultants, and discusses how workplace flexibility programs can help your workplace culture grow...
Post date: March 8, 2016
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
In this week's blog, the Chamber's Director of Policy, Justin Smith, discusses the shortcomings of Alberta's Job Creation Incentive Program and the alternative methods the...
Post date: February 25, 2016
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
The Calgary Chamber believes that a healthy and vibrant business community is essential to renewing the Alberta Advantage and strengthening the long-term economic prospects of our province. The...