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Post date: October 10, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
Calgary Chamber Members,  I wanted to take a moment and sincerely thank you, the members of the Chamber, for investing in us, and trusting us with your hard-earned resources. Over the past few...
Post date: September 29, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Finance Canada has announced some of the most sweeping changes to the business tax laws in decades, and they may seriously harm your small business. Since that announcement we have been...
Post date: September 18, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
In this week's guest blog, Illuminate's CEO Tynan Wenarchuk shares his experience as a G20 YEA delegate in Berlin, and the recent G20 break throughs that have materialized as a result of...
Post date: September 15, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
Recently the Government of Canada announced some of the most sweeping changes to business tax laws seen in 50 years – a set of three major tax changes and increases for small business:...
Post date: July 28, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
How is Calgary using infrastructure development to stimulate growth for business? Read this blog from our Policy team to find out. When it comes to business competitiveness, transportation...
Post date: July 27, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
In this blog, our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, unpackS what a renegotiated NAFTA may mean for business. When you’re done the blog, complete our five minute survey to let us know...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This fall, Calgarians will have the opportunity to elect a mayor, councilors, and school board trustees in the 2017 Municipal Election. The advance polls are open October 4 – 11, 2017, and...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
This week our Economic Policy Analyst, Franco Terrazzano, explores what the Bank of Canada's recently hiked interest rate means for Calgary business activity and the economy. On July 12,...
Post date: July 26, 2017
Posted by: Kaitlyn Mason
The Calgary Chamber is excited to announce the addition of Duncan Webster to the Department of Policy and Government Relations as the new Senior Policy Analyst. Duncan will be working with the rest...
Post date: July 17, 2017
Posted by: Alycia Lowdon
On Monday, July 10, 2017, we hosted the Honourable Patricia Hajdu, federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, for a roundtable discussion with Calgary businesses, and...