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President’s Message – June 29, 2020

President’s Message June 29, 2020 We are months now into the pandemic and recession in Alberta and it can be awfully easy to slip into a pessimistic mindset about our current and future state. The daily dose of negativity through our news feeds can make it hard to see a positive path forward. But the…

President’s Message – May 29, 2020

President’s Message May 29, 2020 In our ACR board meeting last week, we had an inspiring conversation about how resource companies have adapted to public health and economic challenges over the last number of months. I came away with a sense of pride for the leadership and front-line workers in those companies. Of course, operating…

Jack Mintz Bio

Jack Mintz, Chair, Alberta Economic Recovery Council Dr. Jack M. Mintz is the President’s Fellow of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary after serving as the Palmer Chair and founding Director from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2015. He also serves on the boards of Imperial Oil Limited and Morneau…

Todd Hirsch Bio

Todd Hirsch, Vice President & Chief Economist, ATB Financial Todd Hirsch is the Vice President and Chief Economist for ATB Financial, an Alberta-based financial institution that provides banking services and investment management expertise to 770,000-plus customers in 247 Alberta communities. He holds a BA Honours in Economics from University of Alberta and an MA in…

Hon. Perrin Beatty Bio

Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Chamber of Commerce The Honourable Perrin Beatty, PC, OC, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the 200,000-member Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association. Before joining the Canadian Chamber in August 2007, Perrin held the same role…

ACR/McLennan Ross LLP Webinar COVID-19: Legal Issues for Construction and Resource Projects

This webinar discussed the legal issues for construction and resource projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. The following three panelists from McLennan Ross LLP were online to offer a legal perspective to the COVID-19 situation: Chris Lane, Q.C. is a partner who provides advice and representation to businesses and individuals in all aspects of labour and…

COVID-19 Information and Updates

ACR is actively working on ways to help the resource sector during this time. With regards to upcoming ACR events and work, we have devised the following plan: Board of Directors and Committee Meetings will be set up for virtual meetings. We are setting up webinars and social media groups for businesses to share information,…

Alberta’s Industry Success Stories

Highlighting industry success across our province – check out the stories here! Feature Story of the Month Stories can be found in the following categories: Economic Contribution Environmental Performance Future of the Industry and Innovation Support for Indigenous Communities Support for Local Communities

Chief Isaac Laboucan-Avirom (2019)

2019 Indigenous Resource Leadership Award Chief Isaac Laboucan-Avirom, Woodland Cree First Nation, Treaty 8 Chief Isaac Ausinis Laboucan-Avirom of the Woodland Cree First Nation, Treaty 8 is a dedicated husband, father, family member and leader. He was recently re-elected to his third term as Chief of his Nation and was on council for one term…

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