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Post date: August 31, 2015
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
Currently, Canada is facing an infrastructure deficit that accounts for nearly 10 percent of our GDP, a staggering $172 billion in infrastructure replacement costs alone. In Calgary, we face a 10...
Post date: August 28, 2015
Posted by: Aaron Kroontje
This blog is part of a series of blog entries exploring key issues in this upcoming federal election. Future blogs will expand on these topics, and provide commentary on party platforms...
Post date: August 18, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
With corporate taxes being raised, our latest guest blog from Deborah MacPherson, Partner, National Leader at KPMG Enterprise / Tax, details strategies in tax planning. Alberta Small Business...
Post date: August 18, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This blog is part of a series of blog entries exploring key issues in this upcoming federal election. Future blogs will expand on these topics, and provide commentary on party platforms through...
Post date: August 17, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week's guest blog from Janet Salopek, founding Partner at Salopek & Associates Ltd., breaks down the best ways to turn those good ideas from a strategic planning session into...
Post date: August 11, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This is the first in a series of blog entries exploring key issues in this upcoming federal election. Future blogs will expand on these topics, and provide commentary on party platforms through...
Post date: July 21, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week's guest blog features a discussion on CSR, and how you can incorporate sustainable practices into your business from Bullfrog Power. In May 2015, Bullfrog Power invited...
Post date: June 30, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week Lea Storry, founder and owner of Our Corporate History and Family Lines, discusses the value and applications of writing your company's corporate history. Businesses look to...
Post date: June 26, 2015
Posted by: Adam Legge
The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce respectfully request that the government of Alberta delay any increase to the minimum wage in Alberta until more fulsome research and consultation has...
Post date: June 25, 2015
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week policy analyst Iqbal Ahmed evaluates some of the literature commonly cited in discussions on minimum wage, and analyzes how applicable it is to Alberta. Just as the very idea of a $15 an...