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Alberta Enterprise Group applauds the service of Jim Flaherty

Edmonton: Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) mourns the loss of Jim Flaherty but celebrates his public policy legacy. Jim Flaherty taking questions from AEG members during the 2010 Canada Connects Mission in Ottawa. “Jim Flaherty was the steady hand guiding Canada’s public finances and the national economy during very challenging times,” said AEG President Josh Bilyk…. Read more »

New leadership at business advocacy group

EDMONTON: Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) will continue to be a leading voice for business in Alberta with the recent appointment of Mr. Joshawa Bilyk as its new President. Bilyk replaces Founding President Mr. Tim Shipton, who left the organization after seven years to pursue other challenges. Originally from Alberta, Josh joins AEG by way of… Read more »

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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 »