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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

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

Statement: Provincial budget sets out pathway to competitiveness

ALBERTA — A strong and prosperous Alberta requires a stable and sustained partnership between government, business, and people. The Provincial Government has pledged to work with industry and Albertans to create a strong vision for Alberta’s economic future and... read more

Statement: Re-Election of Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada

On behalf of the Business Council of Alberta, we congratulate Prime Minister Trudeau and his government on re-election. We are looking forward to working with the Prime Minister and his cabinet to tackle some of the greatest challenges to shared prosperity in our... read more

Statement: MacKinnon Report on Alberta Finances Sets Course for Long-Term Fiscal Balance and Innovation

The Provincial Government released its MacKinnon Panel Report on Alberta’s Finances today. The recommendations outlined in the report set out a long-term trajectory that will improve lives for Albertans and send a strong positive economic message that will improve... read more
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