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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 »

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Business group calls for an Avon-free Canadian Christmas

December 1, 2010 EDMONTON: Alberta Enterprise Group is urging all Albertans and Canadians to boycott Fortune 500 cosmetics giant Avon this Christmas in light of their recent announcement that they plan to boycott fuel derived from Canada’s oil sands. Canadian companies Concord Transportation and Lush Cosmetics also announced their participation in the boycott organized by… Read more »

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Alberta group makes case for oil sands

A delegation of business leaders is attempting to dispel falsehoods and make the case for the oil sands to politicians in Ottawa A group of high-powered Alberta business leaders is in Ottawa this week on what they are calling a “a trade mission to the capital of our own country.” Their goal: promote the oil… Read more »

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Alberta business group applauds Gap, Levi clarification

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) is thanking The Gap clothing retailer (which includes Banana Republic and Old Navy) and Levi Strauss for clarifying that it is not taking part in a boycott against fuel derived from Canadian Oil Sands. The Gap and Levi Strauss will be removed from a Facebook page (Boycott the… Read more »

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Alberta Enterprise Group applauds competitiveness review.

EDMONTON: The Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) is welcoming changes proposed in the Alberta Government’s competiveness review and is urging the province to expand the process to other areas of the economy. AEG, whose members employ more than 30,000 Canadians and generate billions in economic activity each year, says all Albertans benefit from increased oil and gas drilling… Read more »