NewsResults Found: 9Thursday, November 24, 2016On October 1, 2016, Alberta's minimum wage was increased to $12.20 per hour (or equivalent) for all workers. The Alberta Government has reaffirmed its intention to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018. The Alberta Chambers is conducting its third survey measuring the impacts of minimum wage increases on businesses to date and asking businesses what their plans and expectations for ...read moreCategories: Chamber, Political, CommunityThursday, October 20, 2016Chris Varcoe, Calgary Herald "Notley preaches stability, but job losses keep coming." Ken Kobly and Calgary Chamber President & CEO Adam Legge comment on provincial policy and how that connects to the current realities of Alberta business and the economy during Small Business Week 2016. Read the full articleCategories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Human Interest, PoliticalAlberta Venture: Ken Kobly speaks to challenges facing small business during Small Business Week 2016.Wednesday, October 19, 2016Ken Kobly expounds on the big challenges facing small business: "We’re headed in the right direction, but it’s still uncharted waters." Read the article in Alberta Venture Magazine.Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, PoliticalWednesday, October 05, 2016Edmonton Journal Opinion: Ripple effects from permanent tanker moratorium will be nationwide. Ken Kobly on consultation with Canadians regarding the Government of Canada's proposed oil tanker moratorium off B.C.'s coastline.Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Human InterestThursday, September 22, 2016Chamber leadership across Canada says more consultation with communities and business is needed before formalizing an oil tanker traffic moratorium off the northwest BC coast. View the release .Categories: Press ReleaseThursday, August 25, 2016View the ACC's response to the Fiscal Update Categories: Press ReleaseThursday, July 07, 2016Opinion: Canada can live up to its promise with updated internal trade deal. Ken Kobly speaks to the importance of reducing internal barriers to trade and maintaining Alberta's position as an internal free trade leader. Read the articleCategories: Political, EconomicMonday, July 04, 2016Click here to view ACC Press ReleaseCategories: Chamber, Community, Press ReleaseThursday, June 30, 2016Election Promise Kept, But With What Consequences? Nobody Knows. ACC responds to the Government of Alberta's announcement to increase Alberta's minimum wage to $15 by 2018. View the ACC's Media Release.