CALGARY – Getting access to markets for our natural resources is essential for Canada’s economic prosperity and today’s decision by the federal government to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion for the second time is a good step forward.
Calgary Chamber Pr... Read More
Thursday, June 6, 2019
CALGARY – On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Calgary will host the city’s first Lemonade Day, a project partnership between the Calgary Chamber and Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta.
“Lemonade Day is a wonderful initiative that encourag... Read More
Business leaders unite around Canada’s resource economy
CANADA – Business leaders from coast-to-coast are teaming up to raise awareness of the importance of Canada’s natural resource economy.
The Canadians for Natural Resources campaign is an initiative co... Read More
Statement from Dr. Sandip Lalli, Calgary Chamber President and CEO.
CALGARY – On behalf of the Calgary business community I congratulate Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta’s new government on today’s Speech from the Throne.
Throughout the election period the... Read More
CALGARY, EDMONTON – The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Premier-Designate Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party.
The Chambers would also like to thank Premier Rachel Notley and her party for their ser... Read More
CALGARY, EDMONTON – Good governance and policies that encourage business investment are essential for the next Alberta government to avoid dead-end market intervention decisions that create uncertainty and put Albertans further in debt, the Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Comm... Read More
Property tax decision fails to provide needed business certainty, long-term solution
Statement from Calgary Chamber President and CEO, Sandip Lalli, on City Council’s work to respond to the Downtown Tax Shift.
On behalf of the Calgary business community I would like to ackno... Read More
CALGARY, EDMONTON – The province’s next government must develop and adhere to a detailed plan that reigns in mounting provincial debt and deficits or Albertans’ vital services will be at risk, says the Edmonton and Calgary Chambers of Commerce.
Rising debt and defic... Read More
Built into the mindset of every successful entrepreneur is a belief that they control their own destiny, that they have the solutions and ideas the market needs.
With that, there is no doubt that Alberta businesses want to grow. And we have no doubt that they will.
The only questi... Read More
CALGARY, EDMONTON – Alberta’s next government must act immediately to reduce business costs and regulatory burdens that are limiting economic growth and community prosperity, say Chambers of Commerce representing the province’s two largest cities.
The Calgary and Ed... Read More
CALGARY – Boutique programs and incentives in today’s federal budget miss the mark on truly driving the Canadian economy forward, says the President and CEO of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
Sandip Lalli says that while the budget offers some helpful incentives to i... Read More
CALGARY – Businesses in Calgary will continue to suffer without stronger targets and quicker timelines to relieve a growing non-residential property tax burden, says the President and CEO of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
Sandip Lalli says that while city administrati... Read More