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Governor Chris Christie: Energy and trade cooperation between Canada and the United States

Thursday December 4, 2014
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Calgary Petroleum Club
319 5th Avenue SW

In the keynote address of his first official trip to Canada, Governor Chris Christie will discuss energy, trade issues, job creation, and the New Jersey-Canada partnership.

Governor Christie will continue to put a focus on strengthened relationships on the North American continent, including North America as a “first thought, not an afterthought” of American foreign policy, and working together to leverage resources to secure a North American Energy Renaissance.

Join us for an address from one of the United States’ most prominent politicians.

Policy blog: How Ontario and Quebec are jeopardizing Canada’s economic future

How Ontario and Quebec are jeopardizing Canada’s economic future

On November 21st, Quebec Premier Phillippe Couillard and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne led a joint meeting of cabinet ministers that resulted in a series of agreements between the provinces.

At the meeting, and in a joint statement that followed, Quebec and Ontario enunciated various criteria that must be satisfied before either province agrees to support transmission pipeline projects that traverse their territory.

Learn why these "new" criteria are wholly unnecessary and put our entire country’s energy future at risk.

What to expect in 2015: An economic outlook for small and medium businesses

What to expect in 2015: An economic outlook for small and medium businesses

Tuesday January 13, 2015
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Delta Bow Valley
209 4th Avenue SE

Be one of the first 20 and get your ticket for $20.

While many economic outlook discussions focus on the big picture, this event is designed to help small- and medium-sized business owners make good decisions in planning for 2015.

You won’t want to miss  two of Canada’s leading economists, Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist for ATB Financial and Pierre Cléroux, Chief Economist for BDC,  deliver their entrepreneur- centric economic forecast for 2015.

Find out what to expect in 2015.

Saving on social: Managing content so you don't miss out

Saving on social: Managing content so you don't miss out

These days whether we are in line at the grocery store, riding the bus or waiting for our Starbucks order, most of us go to our smartphones to pass the time. We discover a great article but realize we don't have the time to read it and it quickly becomes lost to us. 

But there's a better way. Save that article and the next time you have time to spare, skip Candy Crush and read about how you can save your business money, or be a better manager, or gain more confidence when public speaking - you get the idea.

There's no need to let these resources slip through your grasp when they are so easy to save for later - learn how.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver: The financial state of our nation

Finance Minister Joe Oliver: The financial state of our nation

Thursday January 15, 2015
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Palliser Hotel – Ballroom
133 9th Avenue SW

Canada’s Finance Minister Joe Oliver will be in Calgary for a pre-budget consultation – hearing from Albertans about their ideas to create jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity.

Minister Oliver will be speaking to Calgary's business community to outline his priorities for the next phase of Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the government’s plan to return to balanced budgets and continue growing the economy.

Join Finance Minister Joe Oliver for an update on the financial state of our nation.

2015 Board of Directors election results

After an extensive voting process I am pleased to announce James Boettcher, Chief Idea Officer, Fiasco Gelato and Brent Cooper, Partner, McLeod Law LLP will be joining the Calgary Chamber Board of Directors in 2015. 

Our new board members are a talented bunch, and I look forward to the new ideas, creative approach and energy they will bring to the board. I also appreciate the continued guidance and strength of our existing board as we move forward.

On behalf of the entire Calgary Chamber, I would like to sincerely thank the outgoing board members Joe Lougheed and Guy Huntingford for their hard work and commitment to the organization over the years.

See the rest of our great board members here.

Our national energy discussion: Shifting from sound engineering to mobilized engagement

Our national energy discussion: Shifting from sound engineering to mobilized engagement

Tuesday December 9, 2014
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Centre Street SE

Neither a petroleum engineer, nor a geologist, Tim McMillan may seem an unconventional choice as the next President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), or is he?

Mr. McMillan will highlight the economic impact of the oil and gas industry in Canada and the innovative leadership in environmental and safety performance by Canadian producers to provide markets with responsible oil and gas. He will also discuss his position on how the industry must foster a sense of pride in order to shift public perception and build a stronger energy dialogue to benefit all Canadians.

Join us to engage in a discussion with a leader who will impact our collective energy future.

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Mayor Nenshi: The state of business in Calgary

Mayor Nenshi: The state of business in Calgary

Thursday December 11, 2014
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
120 9th Avenue SE

There are still a few, select tickets available for Mayor Naheed Nenshi's address to the business community.

Join our Mayor as he speaks on the state of business in Calgary, the challenges and opportunities, as well as the key aspects of the municipal budget as they matter to business.

Don’t miss what is sure to be an enlightening and informative dialogue from Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Member profile: Ridgeline Canada

Member profile: Ridgeline Canada

Ridgeline Canada Inc. has built a reputation as an established provider of environmental services to the Western Canadian oil and gas industry, offering a wide variety of both environmental site sssessments and offsite soil remediation strategies that assist with site reclamation on lands impacted by oil and natural gas exploration and production.

With strategically located offices throughout Alberta, Ridgeline Canada Inc. can efficiently and cost-effectively help your company navigate through both your environmental, and waste management requirements.

Learn more at RidgelineCanada.com

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These Prestige members have shown a substantial and unwavering commitment to supporting the work of the Calgary Chamber. We thank our Prestige members, Suncor, TELUS and Nexen, for helping to make Calgary a better place to live and work for all.

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