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Canada Connects — A look back

The following is the text of a guest blog post written by AEG Vice President David MacLean as it appeared on the Edmonton Journal’s “Edmonton Commons” blog. May 26, 2011 Prominent Edmonton social media gent and vice-president of the Alberta Enterprise Group, David MacLean, is leading a delegation to Washington this week. He reports from… Read more »

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Province wise to take role in developing carbon-capture technology

Opinion Editorial by AEG President Tim Shipton Edmonton Journal June 21, 2011 Opposition parties in Alberta unanimously oppose the government’s $2-billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) plan, but we think Albertans need to separate the politics from the reality of living in an oil-producing province such as Alberta. The reality we face as a society… Read more »

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Canada Connects: Canadian business leaders to connect with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

May 18, 2011 EDMONTON: Promoting the shared prosperity of a stronger trade relationship and telling Canada’s story on our own terms top the agenda as the Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) leads a multi-sector delegation of Canadian business leaders to Washington, D.C. During the Canada Connects Mission, May 23-25, 2011, the delegation will engage key U.S. decision-makers… Read more »

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AEG’s David MacLean talking controversial powerline project

AEG’s David MacLean took on the controversial Heartland Transmission project with Responsible Electricity Transmission for Albertans’ John Kristenson. AEG is suggesting the cost of burying the lines is prohibitive and health concerns about EMF from overhead lines are overblown. Click here to watch the discussion.

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Alberta Enterprise Group calls for labour reform

December 16, 2010 EDMONTON: The Alberta Enterprise Group is calling for reforms to Alberta’s labour laws to preserve and enhance Alberta’s investment and business development climate while upholding the collective bargaining rights of workers. The study, which was submitted to Labour and Immigration Minister Thomas Lukaszuk, argues Alberta labour laws are unfairly biased towards unions,… Read more »

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Twisted information hurts oilsands, Alberta

Alberta Enterprise Group op/ed published in the Edmonton Journal.  BY TIM SHIPTON, EDMONTONJOURNAL.COM DECEMBER 4, 2010 Are oilsands developers “corporate welfare bums?” For decades, pioneer Canadian oilsands developers like Syncrude and Suncor clamoured for a higher profile that would both increase the value of investments in northern Alberta and tell the world what a technical… Read more »