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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Chestermere Chamber of Commerce Publishes First Newsletter

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce just published their first news letter. Click here to give it a read...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp 2018

If you have (or know of) youth ages 13-15 with an entrepreneurial spirit this is a must attend camp. Application deadline is May 31, 2017. Register on-line at www.ayec.ca.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Get Involved: Cannabis Legalization

Last year, a bill to legalize recreational cannabis was introduced by the Government of Canada.

Over the next several months, the City of Chestermere will be updating its bylaws and policies to prepare for legalization. 

Before we draft the regulat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Turnkey Business available in the Heart of Chestermere

6,083 sq. ft. of prime real estate located in Chestermere Towne Square is available for immediate possession. This recently renovated, 150 person capacity restaurant  is complete with main dining room, private rooms for large groups, kitchen equi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Chamber offers discount to see American Idol contestant, William Hung, speak at EDCE in Calgary

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce has been offered a BOGO promotion on tickets to attend the Entrepreneurial Development Conference & Expo in Calgary, AB, March 3-4, 2018.

Join panelists Victoria Lennox, William Hung, Susan Solovic, Joelle Forster, R...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 20, 2018

FINAL Reminder for Business licence Renewal

As valued members of our business community we have sent final reminders that as of February 1, 2018 your City of Chestermere business licence renewal period has expired. You will not receive an invoice.

Please ensure that your account is in good standing ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Build Your Business - EDCE Calgary 2018

Entrepreneurial Development Conference & Expo was created to help business owners grow their business. This weekend event boasts several topics facing entrepreneurs in today's ever changing market. Topics include: growing your business in an economic ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Chestermere Chamber Annual Meeting

Annual General Meeting

March 1, 2018

5:30-7:30 pm

Chestermere City Hall, 105 Marina Road

Join the Chamber for wine and appetizers as they share their vision for 2018.

Board positions are also available for anyone looking to get involved. 

There is no c...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Wine and Cheese Networking

Wine and Cheese Networking

February 16, 2018

5:30-7:30pm

Chestermere Public Library, 105B Marina Road

Guest Speaker: Dean Young, Peaceman Consulting

Crime prevention at your business

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Chamber Members: Free

Non-Members: One (1) pers...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Franchise Show in Calgary Feb 10 & 11, 2018

Ever want to be your own boss? Dream of owning your own company? 2018 is the year to make that dream a reality!

Canada's ultimate franchise exhibition, and official show of the Canadian Franchise Association, will be in Calgary, February 10 & 11, from ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Chestermere welcomes 11 new businesses in December

Chestermere is a rapidly growing city and we are honoured these entrepreneurs have chosen our community to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you learn more about these businesses and the s...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 14, 2017

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce presents: Todd Hirsch

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On January 18, 2018  Todd Hirsch, ATB Financial's Chief Economist, will be speaking at the Waiting Room Cafe on Alberta's economic forecast for 2018.

Mr. Hirsch holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 7, 2017

November welcomes 15 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing City and we are honoured these 15 entrepreneurs have selected our community to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you to learn more about these businesses a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Still pondering your 2018 resolution?

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Still pondering your 2018 resolution?  Turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a reality, or take it to the next level with a solid business plan. 

Open to new and existing businesses throughout the CF Wild Rose Region, Chinook Entrepreneur...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Chestermere business owner donating opening day proceeds to charity

We are very excited to welcome COBS Bread to Chestermere on November 29 for the grand opening of their 100th Canadian franchise! Join us at 2:00 pm for the official ribbon cutting ceremony; support a local business and charity with the purchase of freshly...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Alberta’s new Employment Standards Code comes into effect January 1, 2018

Employment standards are an integral part of any business, providing protection for you and your employees.

Alberta’s workforce has evolved over the past decade. The new legislation has been updated to accommodate living wage, vacation, general h...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Chamber launches survey to improve service to local businesses

November 17, 2017 – For immediate release

Chestermere, AB –On Monday, November 20, the Chestermere Chamber of Commerce will be releasing an on-line survey to better understand the needs and requirements of all businesses in Chestermere....

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Mayor's Breakfast Attendance Biggest Yet

The City would like to congratulate the Chestermer Chamber of Commerce for another successful Annual Mayor’s Breakfast, boasting a record attendance just shy of 100 people.

This morning’s program commenced with welcoming remarks from Ro...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Parker: Chestermere builds new business park

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One of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Chestermere has transformed from a summer village into a vibrant urban centre in just two decades. 

City officials have pursued an aggressive economic development strategy in recent years to bring ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Nearly 28% of City’s Light Industrial Park spoken for

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Chestermere, AB – At their first official business meeting on November 6, Chestermere’s new City Council accepted five Letters of Intent for companies to purchase approximately 11.5 acres in the City owned Webster Industrial Park.

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 30, 2017

October welcomes 11 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing city and we are honoured these entrepreneurs have chosen our community to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you learn more about these businesses and the s...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 Chestermere Chamber Business Award Winners

The atmosphere had a great energy as attendees buzzed with nervous excitement at the 2017 Chestermere Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Dinner held Friday, October 13 at the Chestermere Lake Side Golf Club,  Chestermere, AB

Guests were treated t...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 23, 2017

September welcomes 11 new businesses to Chestermere

Chestermere is a rapidly growing community and we are honoured these entrepreneurs have chosen our city to operate their business. We would like to introduce and welcome the following businesses:

We encourage you learn more about these businesses and the s...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Developer dream property for sale on Chestermere Lake

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Waterfront commercial property is unheard of in the Prairie, that's what makes this opportunity a rare find. A mere 21 km proximity from downtown Calgary, located on the north end of Chestermere Lake, this 1.3 plus acre mixed use commercial property is a ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Lease opportunity available in heart of residential community

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This 2,900 sq.ft. move-in ready jewel nestled in Chestermere Business Park is available for lease in November 2017. Located on the west side of Chestermere, this perfectly situated commercial nub hosts: No Frills Grocery, Liquor and Gas Bar, dentist offic...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 10, 2017

You're invited to celebrate Chestermere's top businesses in 2017

Tickets only on sale until Friday, October 13

The Chestermere Chamber of Commerce invites you to the 2017 Business Awards

Friday, October 20, 2017

Lakeside Golf Club, Chestermere

Special appearance by: Ken Valgardson 

Prosecco Reception/Cocktails: 5:0...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Local Chestermere couple’s business booms cleaning hazardous dwellings to make them livable again.

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Jeanette and Dean May are not your average entrepreneurs. The duo’s Calgary based business Mayken Hazmat Solutions specializes in tackling the dirtiest, nastiest jobs throughout Alberta and western Canada; striving to turn a negative circumstanc...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

City to sell three more acres in Webster Industrial Park

Chestermere, AB – On September 18, Chestermere’s City Council accepted a Letter of Intent for a company to purchase three (3) acres in the City’s new development: Webster Industrial Park.

“While the details of the tr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Colliers International partners with Chestermere to bring light industrial development

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Over the past few years, City officials have been pursuing an aggressive economic development strategy to bring more jobs and businesses to Chestermere. Eager to accelerate business attraction in the City’s brand new light industrial business park, the co...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

City to begin marketing lots in Light Industrial Park

At the March 20 meeting, Council directed Administration to hire a Real Estate Broker to assist with the upcoming marketing and sales of the lots in the Light Industrial Park.

“Over the past year and a half, we have had 18 qualified leads express serious i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) approves new AltaLink substation in Chestermere

The City of Chestermere learned today that the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has approved AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.

“We are very pleased with this announcement,” said Jean-Marc Lacasse, Chesterme...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City of Chestermere supports AltaLink’s proposed substation location

The City of Chestermere has applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to speak in support of AltaLink’s proposed substation location in the far southeast area of Chestermere.“AltaLink’s substation and preferred location in Chestermere’s future lig...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 9, 2015

City purchases land to increase development of non-residential tax base

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Earlier this spring, the City of Chestermere purchased 101 acres of land in the southeast area of the City for the purpose of increasing the development of non-residential offerings within the City’s borders. 

“Chestermere resi...

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