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June 10 2024 Calgary Chamber

Welcome New Members

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We would like to welcome and introduce members that joined the Calgary Chamber in the month of May. These companies are now part of Calgary's vibrant business community and, as our newest members, they are ready to create impact and shape the future of our city, together.

Stretch & Minogue Communication Inc.

Communications firm specializing in public, media, and community relations.

Affinity Group

Welcome to Affinity Group — your trusted partner in business and technology consulting. As a carbon-neutral company certified by ClimatePartner and recognized by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada's fastest-growing companies, we are dedicated to delivering an unrivalled experience for our employees, consultants, and clients.

Professional Excellence Across Disciplines:

- Cyber Security Solutions: Protecting your operations with cutting-edge security measures.

- Data Analytics and Business Intelligence: Transforming data into strategic insights.

- Digital Transformation: Pioneering digital innovations to future-proof your business.

- Enterprise Applications: Streamlining business processes through advanced software solutions.

- Project Management: Delivering projects with precision and efficiency.

- Technology Strategy & Architecture: Crafting robust IT frameworks to support scalable growth.

Delivering Tailored Solutions: We provide flexible, bespoke solutions designed to meet the specific demands of your business, driving your success forward with precision and innovation.

Death Maven

"DEATH MAVEN" presents relevant, eclectic and varied topics on the theme of death and dying that inspires people to think outside of the "casket". Given in a lecture format, the content is ideal for adults who have had an up close and personal experience with death and dying and are curious for a better way to do death. In their journey, they often find a better way to do life. Marilyn is a Registered Nurse, author and speaker, with nearly half a century in health care. Starting with work in a rural Saskatchewan nursing home in 1978, she shares her accumulated knowledge and wisdom together with current trends and frank, open and sometimes humorous discussion. A uniquely real experience.

Moby

We design, build and manage our own dedicated fiber optic infrastructure and are not a reseller of the incumbents services.

In short - a provider of Internet | TV | Phone with CRTC licensing.

Moby provides everything you need to keep your business and home connected.

Moby’s true fiber optic internet is the backbone of your connected world. Fiber optic cables have a much greater bandwidth than conventional cables. This allows for longer transmission distances. Get the fastest business and residential internet in Alberta with speeds up to 1000Mbps. That’s up to ten times faster than the average internet provider in the region.

BeTheChangeYYC

Through volunteer power we provide tangible necessities, systems navigation, and advocacy to help end the cycle of homelessness.

Splitsville Entertainment

Splitsville Entertainment is Canada’s premier brand of family entertainment centres with a passion for bowling and providing great value entertainment. With three centres located in Calgary, and a fourth being built in late 2024, Calgarians can get together with family, friends, and colleagues for affordable fun and safe, healthy competition. In addition to bowling, Splitsville Entertainment Centres bring leisure socialization to life with lively arcades, delicious food and drink offerings, and mini-golf at the Highfield location. The company’s investment in revitalizing the bowling industry and supporting the economic development in each city is demonstrated through extensive capital projects and innovation – including a full refurbishment of all three Calgary bowling centres by the fall of 2024. Come unleash your funside at Splitsville with corporate event packages, birthday parties, special events and more!

Inn from the Cold

Helping families overcome obstacles that can lead to a cycle of homelessness — that’s what we strive to do with every family that asks Inn from the Cold for help. For over 25 years, Inn from the Cold has been helping vulnerable families find stability in times of crisis. As the largest organization in the Calgary region that is dedicated solely to families experiencing a housing crisis, we believe that a community where no child or family is homeless is possible.

Prevost

For 100 years, Prevost has been a key player in the motorcoach industry, focusing on top-notch quality, innovation, and safety. Today, it's a major producer of intercity touring coaches and leads in luxury motorhome production. With a vast service network across North America, including a location in Calgary, Prevost is dedicated to delivering exceptional customer support. Based in Quebec, Prevost is part of the Volvo Group, renowned for manufacturing heavy duty transportation solutions including buses, trucks and more.

First Choice Accounting and Tax Inc.

First Choice Accounting and Tax delivers an all-inclusive accounting management service tailored specifically for small and medium-sized corporations.

We have a wide range of services to offer:

Centre for Newcomers

The Centre for Newcomers is a key not-for-profit resource centre for Calgary’s immigrants and refugees of all nationalities to receive settlement and integration services and information. Founded in 1988, the Centre provides training programs and collaborative support services to promote full integration, cultural diversity, community participation, and citizenship, for more than 10,000 newcomers each year.

Our Mission is to support both newcomers and the receiving community in becoming a diverse, united community, through services and initiatives that create conditions of success for newcomers and that foster a welcoming environment in Calgary. We view the integration of newcomers as a two-way process of experience, influence and impact between newcomers and the communities that welcome them.

Dexteritas

Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll and Tax for Canadian Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Solopreneurs, Consultants and Business owners.

Gillcan Global Inc.

GILLCAN specializes in export and worldwide trade of waste paper/cardboard, scrap metal, chickpeas and we are constantly working to fulfill any product import needs for our Canadian businesses. With our extensive network of suppliers and buyers, we ensure a seamless exchange of goods and services across the globe. We are expanding our reach to production with our recent acquisition of 60 acres in (Punjab & Himachal) regions of INDIA. Our commitment to customer satisfaction drives us to offer diverse goods that meet international standards.

WorkForce Strategies International Inc.

We work with our clients to develop and implement strategies to improve their cost, quality, throughput, and safety performance. We do this by helping them better understand their current situation so that their leadership teams can identify, design, and implement effective talent management practices, that include:

• Improving the way people deliver their work,

• Creating and maintaining workforce alignment around work standards,

• Deploying best practice training to the supervisory and leadership teams within their organizations, and

• Leveraging existing or new knowledge management tools to collect, analyse and track critical workforce and talent related information to enable informed people management decisions.

We believe:

• There is always a cheaper, better, and faster way to do things.

• That ignoring the war for talent will inevitably lead to disaster for any organization.

• That focusing on developing people leads to significantly improved outcomes.

Burwood Distillery

Burwood Distillery originated as a vision to celebrate Alberta’s agriculture by handcrafting world-class spirits from local ingredients. It has evolved to become a destination for new world spins on classic old-world styles.

Burwood Distillery is the culmination of our devotion to keeping traditions alive, from our selection of spirits to our tasting room and cocktail lounge. Our distillers bring their passion for exciting new twists on classic spirits and flavours to every product we create, with the goal of igniting that same passion inside you.

Caster Town Ltd.

Caster Town was founded in 1977, from commercial to industrial casters and wheels, our large in-stock selection will allow us to fit your application. We always make sure that we have the inventory on hand to supply your need, and if we don’t have it on hand we will find it.

Catalyst Career Connect

We specialize in healthcare recruitment, serving as a vital bridge connecting clinics/operators with physicians and allied health professionals. Our mission is to facilitate seamless matches that meet the needs of both healthcare providers and healthcare facilities. Catalyst Career Connect assists physicians and allied health professionals in finding the right medical spaces. We offer personalized services to ensure that each professional secures a location that meets their specific needs and preferences.

KSP Technology Inc.

KSP Technology is an industry leader in providing the most comprehensive, secure, scalable IT solutions for small to mid-market organizations. Our solutions are backed by field experts that provide the level of attention your business deserves. We partner with our client to ensure their business goals and technology are in total alignment.

Focused Forward

Offering innovative and customized solutions to clients through projects focused on Process Improvement, Change Management, Robotic Process Automation, Coaching, and Training through identifying, analyzing, and enhancing existing business processes to optimize efficiency, effectiveness, and overall performance.

Kuehne + Nagel Ltd.

With over 80,000 employees at almost 1,300 sites in close to 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics providers.

Kuehne+Nagel is the logistics partner of choice for 400,000 customers worldwide. Using its global network, logistics expertise and data-based insights, the Group provides end-to-end supply chain solutions for global companies and industries. As a member of the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), Kuehne+Nagel is committed to sustainable logistics by reducing its own environmental footprint and by supporting its customers with low-carbon logistics solutions.

Breakwater Vantage

At Breakwater Vantage, our passion lies in fostering a sustainable future through effective water treatment, methane abatement, and land reclamation. As an Indigenous-owned business, we prioritize environmental stewardship and integration of proven technologies. We collaborate closely with stakeholders, delivering innovative and cost-effective solutions. Our commitment to integrity and accountability guides every decision we make.

TKLL LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants

With over a decade of combined accounting experience, TKLL Chartered Professional Accountants are proud to serve Alberta businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Founded on principles of professionalism, integrity, and exceptional service, TKLL is a full-service accounting firm offering assurance, tax, bookkeeping, and business advisory services. At TKLL we understand that every business has unique needs, and we strive to provide customized solutions that help our clients achieve their financial goals.

Startup Office

DOES WORK GIVE YOU A HEADACHE??? Ditch the headaches and contact us at Startup Office. Our team of professionals has got your back with affordable BACK-OFFICE SUPPORT for small to midsize companies. Get your bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, taxes, and human resources handled for as low as $450/month. Let's get STARTED!

Alberta Counsel

Alberta Counsel offers effective public relations and legal services to our clients, from new ventures and not-for-profits to municipalities and multinational corporations. Through trusted relationships and diverse expertise, our lobbying team helps clients assess the impacts of government policy and the political landscape on their business while mapping a sensible path to address their priorities with decision-makers and stakeholders. Alongside the lobbying team, our legal team serves clients across a range of practice areas, providing professional advice tailored to their specific needs. Ethical, experienced, and effective, the team at Alberta Counsel looks forward to working with you.

ARISE Labs

As your dedicated technology partner, we seamlessly fuse technological innovation with a personalized approach to the customer experience. We are committed to delivering tailored IT solutions that cater to your unique needs. Our proactive approach ensures your business receives top notch service, encompassing industry leading security services, strategic planning, dedicated support, robust backup and disaster recovery plans, and networking solutions.

Shell Canada Limited

About Shell Canada In 1911, Shell opened a small office in Canada with $50,000 and six employees. Today, Shell Canada has about 3,200 employees – recognized as one of Canada’s and Alberta’s Top employers (Globe and Mail)*.

Shell Canada is one of the few truly integrated energy companies in Canada with all of Shell’s global businesses represented, including Upstream, Integrated Gas, Downstream and Renewables and Energy Solutions. That means we do everything from gas production, refining and manufacturing, to providing fuels and developing low-carbon energy solutions for our customers.

Shell Canada is a material contributor to Shell Plc, leveraging an integrated asset base, strong historical performance, and favourable regulatory and fiscal incentives which position the company to sustain cash flow and grow in line with future energy demand and regulatory requirements.

Yardstick Technologies

Founded in 2009, Yardstick has evolved from a small managed IT service provider into one of Alberta's largest and most respected IT services corporations. With offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie, Yardstick offers clients top-tier service and support, comprehensive IT strategies, network performance metrics, and robust security protection and analytics. Our services encompass outsourced IT support, cloud computing, server, network, and endpoint security, backup and disaster recovery, IT planning and consulting, and a range of other professional IT services.

Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (API)

Applied Pharmaceutical Innovation (API), one of Canada's largest not-for-profit life sciences organizations, bridges the gap between academic research and commercialization. Enabling innovation among life sciences academia, startups, and SMEs, API provides direct access to industry capacity and expertise, accelerating testing and development timelines. API serves as a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), a Clinical Research Organization (CRO) and a scientific and commercialization one-stop solution for pharmaceuticals, natural health products, medical devices, and diagnostics companies. API is building new capacity for critical medicine supply chains, emphasizing readiness for global health emergencies through initiatives like commercial-scale manufacturing and compound discovery platforms.

Strike Group

Established in 2004, Strike Group is an industry leader providing infrastructure construction and maintenance services across Western Canada. Strike is a well-recognized and respected organization offering superior client service, excellence in safety and quality craftsmanship with a professional attitude. Our people are what set us apart from the competition. Our teams are highly engaged, and are able to efficiently work together providing synergies to get the job completed on schedule. We have grown to offer 24 locations that are supporting sustainability, local and indigenous relations, and community initiatives in their surrounding areas.