May 17 2022

Pulse Check: Businesses respond to City of Calgary’s strategic direction

The Calgary Chamber's latest Pulse Check posed several questions to the business community on the City’s 2023-2026 Strategic Direction.

Questions were developed to help the Chamber understand alignment between priorities outlined in the City’s plan and the needs of our business community.

The results are in!  

While most respondents noted they saw their issues reflected in the City’s Strategic Direction, several gaps were identified. In response, we encourage Council to:

Key findings

Next steps

Thank you to those who shared their valuable insights with the Calgary Chamber. The results of the survey will be used to help guide advocacy with government and shape policy priorities as we set our sights on the next municipal budget. As the voice for Calgary’s business community, we are committed to championing business to ensure Calgary is a place where business thrives.

We are continuously seeking feedback and input from the business community. If you would like to connect with our team, email us today:

*Please note that these results are based on survey respondents and are not a statistically significant representation of the full Calgary business community.


The Calgary Chamber exists to help businesses thrive. As the convener and catalyst for a vibrant, inclusive, and prosperous business community, the Chamber works to build strength and resilience among its members and position Calgary as a magnet for talent, diversification, and opportunity. As an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization, we build on our 131-year history to serve and advocate for businesses of all sizes, in all sectors, and across the city.

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