Urban Policy Trends: The Policy Priorities of the Calgary Business Community

  • Jack Lucas


Many of Calgary’s most pressing municipal policy issues, from economic development to infrastructure to business recruitment, involve close relatons between municipal government and the local business community. To understand the preferences and priorites of the Calgary business community, the School of Public Policy partnered with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce to ask local businesses a series of questons identcal to those in a simultaneous public opinion survey undertaken by Forum Research. We received a total of 214 responses to the survey of local businesses, along with 2,001 complete responses to the public opinion survey