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AEG seeking new leadership

President, Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) Location: Edmonton/Calgary The Alberta Enterprise Group is seeking an ambitious and entrepreneurial leader to guide the organization to greater heights. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful fundraising and will develop a plan to increase membership, enhance the profile and leverage the membership for policy wins… Read more »

AEG to bid farewell to President Tim Shipton

The Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of President Tim Shipton, who will assume a senior position with the Edmonton Oilers. Mr. Shipton will remain with the organization until after the November 12-13 Rendezvous Alberta series of events in Calgary, which will see a delegation of Quebec business leaders visit… Read more »

Canadians deserve fair tendering processes across Canada

Op/ed by AEG President Tim Shipton in the Montreal Gazette. May 10, 2013 When Quebec firm Structal-Heavy Steel Construction was selected to supply steel to Edmonton’s proposed downtown hockey arena project by Alberta construction giant PCL, there were more than a few raised eyebrows in and around Edmonton. Local steel construction and fabrication firms (Waiward… Read more »

AEG calls for national debate on the economy and jobs

Internal blockades against exports have consequences for all Canadians Edmonton: At a luncheon with Enbridge CEO Al Monaco, the Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) called for a national discussion on the economy and jobs that would explore how decisions made today can impact livelihoods and government revenues in the future. In light of the regulatory and political… Read more »

AEG members showcased at Toronto Investment Forum

December 10, 2012 Toronto: Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) members are being showcased at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers’ 23rd Annual Investment Symposium in Toronto. AEG member companies Collins Industries, Guardian Oil, Questerre and HOCs Projects joined dozens of other Alberta companies to highlight business opportunities to Toronto Investors over three days. AEG’s Tim Shipton is also… Read more »

Let’s talk about public spending

AEG op/ed published in the Calgary Herald November 11, 2012 Let’s have a conversation about tax increases, but first … No matter how strong the economy is, or how large the government take, someone beats a drum for higher taxes. Here in Alberta, that drum beat just keeps getting louder. Sure, the call for higher… Read more »