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AB entrepreneurs oppose expedited coal electricity phase-out

November 30, 2016
Three-quarters of Alberta’s entrepreneurs oppose plans to accelerate the phase-out of all coal generated electricity. many people are concerned it will mean added costs for taxpayers, job losses, and higher electricity bills for small and medium-sized businesses.

Business groups call for renewed dialogue on the economy

March 23, 2016
CFIB is leading a new alliance of employer organizations representing a broad cross-section of sectors and industries. The coalition sent an open letter to Alberta Premier Rachel Notley requesting to meet and discuss the current state of the economy, and identify a more collaborative path forward on employment and economic issues.

Emergency debate in the legislature needed on AB’s economic crisis

January 15, 2016
CFIB is appealing to the Alberta government to recall the legislature early for an emergency debate on the economic crisis plaguing Alberta’s economy and small business. Citing personal and corporate tax hikes, huge jumps in the minimum wage, and a massive new carbon tax, CFIB calls for an immediate moratorium on any further policy changes until the economy has sufficiently recovered.
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