• Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce

    Following the legalization of recreational cannabis in mid-October, retailers, including the government’s own online store continue to be plagued by an ongoing shortage of product. While these types of hiccups may be excused given cannabis has only been legal since October 17th, it also serves as great evidence for the shortcomings of central planning and the incredible efficacy of free market, supply and demand principles. It also reminds me of one of my favourite quotes from the great economist Milton

    I wanted to take this opportunity to give thanks to our new members and those that choose to renew their Chamber memberships. Through the 2017 – 2018 Chamber year we had some challenges, but we also saw some considerable successes.