To show the scope of the impact recent policy changes are having on our business commmunity, the Calgary Chamber is launching a “Cumulative Cost Assessment” – a report that illustrates how policies from each level of government are imposing new costs on Calgary business in challenging times. But to do that, we need your input.
The global agribusiness industry is rapidly changing, and a policy shift which emphasizes research and development will not only keep Alberta’s industry competitive, but also enable the sector to take full advantage of future market opportunities. If done right, this has the potential to create a new economic driver in the province, build a more diverse industry base, and give Alberta an opportunity to become a hotbed for technological innovation and research in the agri-business space.
Calgary needs to explore predictable and efficient alternative sources of revenue that may equip it to address critical needs and begin to invest in both critical and noncritical infrastructure. The Calgary Chamber has explored municipal funding structures from around the world, and has assessed the benefits, challenges, and frameworks for some of the best models globally as a way to begin exploring alternative funding mechanisms to address Calgary’s infrastructure deficit.
Calgary's entrepreneurial spirit is legendary, driven by entrepreneurs who are making a name for themselves around the world as disruptive innovators. But despite the local fame many have accumulated, our own backyard is still filled with hidden gems; local brands that you may not have even heard of who are making their mark on the international stage.
The Calgary Chamber, Orange Group Commercial Real Estate, and McLeod Law have partnered to present this first-of-its-kind event aimed at helping businesses navigate the commercial real estate market in the current economic environment.