by Michael E
Naheed Nenshi may have trouble getting re-elected as the economy takes its toll on Calgary’s small business community.
In the last mayoral election, mayor Naheed Nenshi destroyed the competition with an astounding 74% of votes. As mayor Nenshi runs for his third term in office, he may have some unprecedented vulnerabilities, especially in the small business community.
Telecoms monster AT&T has acquired Time warner for nearly eighty five billion dollars. Promptly accepted by Time Warner officials, the bid has given the company full control and possession of their assets. This acquisition has several consequences for both consumers and businesspeople. Whether you are a businessperson or a consumer, this may affect you in more ways than you think, price hikes monopolies and more DirecTV. Continue reading
By: Felix G.
The three recent approved oil sands projects are going to be a new thing for Alberta, as they are the first to be approved since the new Climate Leadership Program has just been launched and it puts a 100 megaton per year cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The projects are potentially worth four billion dollars in investment. Continue reading
The US election is fast approaching and with the already floundering economy one has got to wonder how the November 8th election might affect Canada and its economy. Both politicians could affect us greatly, but which one would be the worst for Canadian business?
By: Lucas I.
The Albertan NDP government announced on October 26, 2015, that it will run a 6.1 billion dollar deficit in attempts to try to stabilize the provincial government by 2019-2020. This will be the greatest deficit since premier Ralph Klein. Large sums of the money will go towards educations grants and young workers programs. It is estimated that by the year 2019, 27,000 jobs will have been created. This deficit will be the first time in two decades that Albertan provincial movement is not running within it’s means.