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New Member: Harder Surfaces Eco Rubber Paving

February 22, 2019

Instantly revitalize the look of your property with 100% recycled rubber, slip resistant and impact absorbing rubber paving. Harder Surfaces uses eco rubber paving which is recycled rubber which can be applied over virtually any surface including asphalt, concrete, tile, pavers, and even a torch on membrane. Our rubber paving company offers the ability to you to eliminate…

Province Announces Tech Agreement With Mexican State

February 21, 2019

The Alberta government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nuevo Leon to explore opportunities to promote innovation. The agreement is focused on the areas of information and communication technologies, life sciences, environmental technologies and clean energy. Alberta is the first Canadian province with this type of MOU with the Mexican State. Source: http://alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=625351724799E-F710-63E9-34DB0F182A8B0EFD

Are You Tired of Our Antiquated Tax System?

February 21, 2019

Now is the time for Canada to be laser focused in its tax competitiveness. The last time Canada undertook a comprehensive review of its tax system, humankind had yet to set foot on the moon. In the five decades since, repeated cutting and pasting has left Canadian taxation uncompetitive, cumbersome and inefficient. The consensus of…

Free Subscription to Canadian SME Magazine

February 21, 2019

Take advantage of Canadian SME Magazine’s offer to chambers of commerce of a free 1 year online subscription. This month’s edition includes several interviews from women in leadership roles. To access this exclusive offer to members click here. Source: https://issuu.com/canadiansme/docs/canadiansme_magazine_feb_issue_fina_9a1cbefd2b27e2

Concerned About Your Drug Coverage? Perhaps You Should Be.

February 21, 2019

There is no rhyme or reason to throwing out an entire system that is working for most Canadians for a costly alternative. Any national program must be designed in a way that is fiscally sustainable, ensures continued access to innovative medicines, and does not crowd out the comprehensive coverage options that most Canadians already enjoy.…

Provincial Government Announces Deal with Rail Companies

February 21, 2019

The provincial government has made a $3.7 billion deal with Canadian Pacific Railway and Canadian National Railway for an estimated 4,400 rail cars to move up to 120,000 barrels per day by 2020. The government is hoping for approximately $5.9 over the next three years as a result of this deal. The government will purchase…

Input Wanted from Alberta Fruit and Vegetable Producers

February 21, 2019

Robert Spencer, commercial horticulture specialist at the Alberta Ag-Info Centre is asking fruit and vegetable producers to share direct market fruit and vegetable pricing information for Alberta. He says that having price information is valuable for people of all experience levels, but especially oneself, to use as a reference against one’s own pricing and to…

Applying for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant Just Got Easier!

February 21, 2019

An online portal for Canada-Alberta Job Grant (CAJG) program applications is now available to submit and follow up on all the necessary forms and paperwork for the CAJG program through Labour’s Workforce Grants Portal. Additionally, you can view the status of all your applications in real time and can be alerted to any issues, such…

Photo Radar Guideline Changes

February 21, 2019

An independent third-party review of photo radar operations in Alberta shows that it has a marginal contribution to traffic safety across the province. Changes to the provincial guidelines governing the use of the devices will enhance transparency, increase oversight and enshrine the principle that photo radar can be used only to improve road safety. The…

New Member: Wicked Rose Kombucha

February 20, 2019

Head on downtown to try locally brewed kombucha at Wicked Rose Kombucha! What is it? Kombucha is a tangy, bubbly, nutrient dense beverage that helps replenish the digestive system with enzymes, probiotics, acetic acid, and b vitamins.

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