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June 17 2024

Post Event | A conversation with Premier Danielle Smith

Calgary Chamber President and CEO Deborah Yedlin speaking with Premier Danielle Smith in a fireside chat

On June 13, the Calgary Chamber hosted the Hon. Danielle Smith, Premier of Alberta, for a keynote address and fireside chat sharing the accomplishments of the provincial government’s first year in office and the future-focused goals for a thriving economic landscape in Alberta.

The Premier began remarks by celebrating Alberta’s credit upgrade from AA- to AA and highlighting Alberta’s long-term economic picture as a resilient economy that’s anchored by heavy industry and small business alike. The Premier emphasized the importance of the dozens of major projects in development across a wide range of industries representing a total of $150 billion in investments.

The Premier’s keynote highlighted initiatives critical to economic growth in Alberta, including:

The fireside chat with Calgary Chamber President & CEO Deborah Yedlin sparked engaging discussions on critical topics and issues shaping Alberta’s sustainable growth, from economic development and access to capital for small businesses, to housing affordability and growth management.

A special thank you to our sponsors, including our presenting sponsor, Walmart Canada, our thanking sponsor, CPA Alberta and our supporting sponsors, Air Canada, Canadian Natural, Imperial Oil and Intact Insurance.