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A look back at Canada Connects: Quebec

Over a span of three days (May 15-17) a delegation of 40 Alberta business leaders engaged with hundreds of Quebec business and political leaders in order to promote Alberta as an investment destination and highlight the importance of Quebec-Alberta trade relations. The Canada Connects: Quebec Mission was the latest in the Canada Connects events series which has brought business leaders… Read more »

News Release: High-powered Alberta delegation coming to Quebec to talk trade

May 10, 2012 Montreal: The Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG), a non-profit business advocacy organization, is aiming to increase economic cooperation between Quebec and Alberta during a trade mission to Quebec from May 15-17. The organization is partnering with the Montreal Board of Trade, Quebec International, Consultant André Boisclair and others to hold a series of seminars… Read more »

News Release: Alberta Enterprise Group welcomes changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

April 25th, 2012 Edmonton, AB: Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) is applauding changes announced today by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, during a tour of Nisku-based Westech Vac Systems. Minister Finley announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program that will enable qualified employers to more quickly and efficiently access the workers… Read more »

AEG Summit seeks to expand ties between Alberta, Quebec

April 17, 2012 Edmonton Journal By: Gary Lamphier It’s easy to see why many Albertans get indigestion when talk turns to Quebec. After pouring billions of equalization dollars into Quebec’s coffers every year, what do Alberta’s taxpayers get in return? Lectures from Quebecers like Thomas Mulcair, the newly minted federal NDP leader, on how the… Read more »

AEG: Budget 2012 makes the right moves at right time

March 30, 2012 EDMONTON: The Alberta Enterprise Group (AEG) says the federal budget, released by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on March 29th in Ottawa, sets the right course for the Canadian government by introducing spending restraint and positioning Canada’s economy for substantial growth. Minister Flaherty announced $5.2 billion in spending reductions and a commitment to reform immigration… Read more »

Coalition of Alberta business associations call for government action on labour shortages

March 1, 2012 Edmonton, AB: A coalition of nineteen Alberta business associations and groups is encouraging the federal and provincial governments to work with industry to address the labour shortages descending on western Canada. The Alberta Coalition for Action on Labour Shortages (ACALS) includes representatives from every major sector of the Alberta economy – all of… Read more »