Deborah Yedlin shares highlights of the Chamber's work to connect and amplify businesses, and advocate for solutions to expedite recovery. She also offers a preview of key transformations underway to deliver even more value for Chamber members.
Last month, the Calgary Chamber – with a delegation of over 70 Calgary-based businesses – showed up in force at Canada’s largest tech conference. One clear message we shared: Calgary’s tech sector is thriving and we're not done yet.
While workplace culture has never been more important than it is in today’s environment; management is continuously asking the same burning question, how do you build workplace culture remotely? Learn more.
Affordability challenges more acute; talent remains concern for business
While 65.1 per cent of businesses are optimistic about their economic future, Calgary businesses continue to face several headwinds, with affordability and inflation becoming increasingly concerning over the past three months, according to the Q3 Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. The survey was conducted by Statistics Canada in collaboration with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
City budget on right track; needs further focus on talent and ease of doing business
City administration previewed its 2023-2026 Service Plans and Budget, providing a behind-the-curtain look at what may be coming down the pipe later this year. Noting household expenditures have increased 7.4% for the average Albertan this year, Administration is focused on maintaining affordability, while continuing to invest in Calgary’s future, including an additional $4.4 billion in capital projects.