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September 18 2023

Calgary Chamber urges focus on stability & affordability for upcoming fall session

Calgary, September 18, 2023 – As the House of Commons resumes sitting, the Calgary Chamber of Commerce encourages the federal government to focus on rising costs, labour shortages, attracting investment and supply chain constraints.

"The upcoming fall session is an important one and comes at a time when businesses are in urgent need of stability," says Deborah Yedlin, President and CEO at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. "The federal government will need to grapple with issues of affordability, declining per capita productivity, electricity regulation, bail reform, investment tax credits, immigration, and other key issues to ensure Canada is poised for long term economic growth.”

As the federal government resumes sitting, we urge focus on:

As the fall session resumes, we remind the federal government that collaboration with the business community is imperative to economic success. Government must prioritize stability and affordability for people and businesses, ensuring Canada’s competitiveness as the economy slows.


The Calgary Chamber exists to help businesses reach their potential. As the convenor and catalyst for a vibrant, inclusive and prosperous business community, the Chamber works to build strength and resilience among its members and position Calgary as a magnet for talent, diversification and opportunity. As an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1891, we build on our history to serve and advocate for businesses of all sizes, in all sectors across the city.

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