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The new federal Capital Gains Tax threatens everyone’s bottom dollar, not just the ultra-wealthy.

From my own, once-upon-a-time experience as a cabinet minister with the Alberta government, I acknowledge the complexities and difficulties of balancing fiscal responsibility with strategic investments. But as President of the Edmonton Chamber, I must call to everyone’s attention our concerns with changes to the tax regime, specifically the increased inclusion rate on capital gains tax for corporations.

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News Release: Calgary & Edmonton Chambers ask province to explore pharmacare

The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce jointly call on the provincial government to discuss the viability of a federal pharmacare plan in Alberta. With the ongoing labour shortage and need to attract talent, and the cost to employers for providing health-related benefits, along with the financial benefit of pooling resources across provinces, a national pharmacare program, if developed well, could benefit Alberta’s economy.

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