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Category: February 2019

Confederation – Why Would We Stay?

Since becoming one of the last provinces (along with Saskatchewan) to join Canada in 1905, Alberta has, in different ways and at different times, struggled with its position in confederacy.

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YYC is the Hostess with the Most-est

The meetings and convention industry is a formidable economic engine in Canada, generating $33 billion a year in direct spending and employing more than 229,000 people. That accounts for $19

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Convoy to Ottawa Ready to Roll

As Canadians, we all hold sacred our right to engage in hot partisan debate. From well before the time of Confederation, and stretching right up to today, it’s always been

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No Laughing Matter

What do Vancouver, Toronto and Saskatoon have in common? No, this isn’t a bad joke, unless, of course, you think “a more competitive municipal business tax environment than Calgary” is

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S’mores in the Rockies

More than four million visitors are the ultimate testimonial – spectacular Banff is a tremendously popular, world-class tourist destination. In 2017, National Geographic announced its annual Best of the World

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Alberta Businesses Tangled in Red Tape

Have you ever waited on hold for government information? Been given conflicting advice on how to comply? Endured silly, redundant or downright confusing instruction? Then you know what it’s like

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“Any Project, Any Size, Anywhere”

Valard, the largest contractor of its kind in Canada and among the largest in North America, is a vertically integrated transnational Canadian utility and construction contractor, with growth initiatives in

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Benefits for the New Age

It’s no secret: effectively-targeted employee benefits are vital in today’s workplace. Gone are the days of cookie-cutter standard packages. “More and more organizations understand that competitive benefit packages are critical

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