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Canadian Parliament Should Ratify USMCA in Record Time

ALBERTA-The Business Council of Alberta is encouraging all Parliamentarians to work together and ratify The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement as quickly as possible. Yesterday the US Senate ratified the USMCA, the “New NAFTA.” Mexico’s... read more

Calgary Herald: Government exploring flow-through shares for tech sector in absence of cancelled tax credits

After eliminating a suite of business tax credit programs in this fall’s provincial budget, the UCP government is now considering allowing startup technology companies to issue flow-through shares as way to help attract capital investment to the rapidly growing... read more

Lethbridge Herald: Local business leaders stress positive future for southern Alta.

Lethbridge business leaders aren’t crippled by the doom and gloom voiced in Calgary. That was one of the first things learned by organizers of a new Alberta business network. Instead, Adam Legge said, southern Albertans are looking to a positive future. “It was a very... read more

Statement on CN Rail Strike

For Immediate Release November 20, 2019 ALBERTA — Approximately 3,200 CN Rail workers are currently on strike. This strike has an immediate negative impact on the prosperity of Canada and the thousands who work in the agriculture and energy sectors. The Business... read more

Statement on Encana’s Decision to Relocate Headquarters

For Immediate Release November 1, 2019 ALBERTA — The announcement of Encana’s upcoming head office departure is a sad development for Alberta, but it’s far from a canary in a coal mine that many are describing it as. At this stage, it’s part of a pattern that occurs... read more

CBC News: Provincial budget cuts could take toll on Edmonton and public sector, critics say

The United Conservative government says its first provincial budget creates conditions to bring back jobs and grow Alberta’s economy but critics warn some of the spending cuts could undermine growth. ….. The province argues its strategy of attracting... read more
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