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Posts By: David MacLean

Government should get out of liquor business

The following is AEG’s monthly column by AEG President Josh Bilyk appearing in the September edition of Business in Edmonton Magazine. If you have tips or suggestions for future columns, please feel free to write or call.  Without exception, Canada’s liquor laws are an appalling mess. The patchwork of protectionist rules across Canada, often rooted in the prohibition laws… Read more »

Freer trade in Canada would be an economic gift to Albertans

The following is AEG’s monthly column by AEG President Josh Bilyk appearing in the August edition of Business in Edmonton Magazine. If you have tips or suggestions for future columns, please feel free to write or call.  Each year the Canadian economy leaves billions on the table due to a litany of internal trade barriers, and the time for… Read more »

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Minimum wage increases bring unintended consequences

The following is AEG’s monthly column by AEG President Josh Bilyk appearing in the July edition of Business in Edmonton Magazine. If you have tips or suggestions for future columns, please feel free to write or call.  The governing NDP’s campaign ambitious commitment to increase Alberta’s minimum wage to $15 by 2018 is causing a lot of worry for… Read more »

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Alberta Enterprise Group elects new Board Directors

June 29th, 2016 EDMONTON: Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) is welcoming three new Members to its Board of Directors. The Board was elected during its Annual General Meeting held in Edmonton on June 28th. Mr. Terry O’Flynn, President of Prism Flow Products Inc., was re-elected as Chairman of the Board. New to the board are: Tim… Read more »

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Government should look inward to narrow budget gap

The following is AEG’s monthly column by AEG President Josh Bilyk appearing in the June edition of Business in Edmonton Magazine. If you have tips or suggestions for future columns, please feel free to write or call.  The Alberta government deficit is huge. At $10.4 billion it’s so big, there is no single way address it. Everything should be… Read more »

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Alberta Enterprise Group applauds NEB decision on Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project

EDMONTON: The Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) is applauding the National Energy Board’s (NEB) recommendation of conditional approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project. “The Trans Mountain Expansion will create jobs for Canadians in every sector of the economy – right across the country. It will create revenue to fund government services like health and… Read more »