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Small Actions – Big Impact: Adding Your Pronouns to Your Email Signature.  

News Small Actions – Big Impact: Adding Your Pronouns to Your Email Signature.   Co-written by the Alberta LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce and the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Small Actions – Big Impact: Adding Your Pronouns to Your Email Signature.   Every June you see businesses changing their logo to a rainbow logo for Pride…

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Member Feature: Alim Somji

May: Asian Heritage Month Member Feature: Alim Somji May is Asian Heritage Month, and we’re promoting some of our Asian Business Owners! This feature spotlights Alim Somji, Executive Vice President, Jaffer Group of Companies. What inspired you to start your own business? My father started our businesses as his second career in 2005 and, once…

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Member Feature: Vijayan Swaminathan

May: Asian Heritage Month Member Feature: Vijayan Swaminathan May is Asian Heritage Month, and we’re promoting some of our Asian Business Owners! This feature spotlights Vijayan Swaminathan, Founder and CEO of Xaddwell. What inspired you to start your own business? I had lived in 14 cities and worked for several big brands, realizing that there…

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The new federal Capital Gains Tax threatens everyone’s bottom dollar, not just the ultra-wealthy.

From my own, once-upon-a-time experience as a cabinet minister with the Alberta government, I acknowledge the complexities and difficulties of balancing fiscal responsibility with strategic investments. But as President of the Edmonton Chamber, I must call to everyone’s attention our concerns with changes to the tax regime, specifically the increased inclusion rate on capital gains tax for corporations.

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Statement on Bill 20: The Municipal Affairs Statues Amendment Act

News, Policy Statement on Bill 20: The Municipal Affairs Statues Amendment Act April 26, 2024 Statement on Bill 20: The Municipal Affairs Statues Amendment Act Edmonton, Alberta – On April 25, 2024, the Government of Alberta unveiled Bill 20, the Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act, 2024. This legislation proposes changes to the Local Authorities Election…

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Joint Letter – Spring 2024 Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment 

Edmonton’s business community – as represented by the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, UDI–Metro, and BOMA Edmonton – are deeply concerned about the proposed tax increases of 8.7% in 2024, 7.0% in 2025, and 6.4% in 2026, as outlined in the April 23, 2024, Financial and Corporate Services report FCS02361.

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Edmonton Chamber of Commerce responds to the 2024 Federal Budget

News, Policy Edmonton Chamber of Commerce responds to the 2024 Federal Budget April 16, 2024 Tuesday, April 16th, 2024  OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, tabled the 2024 Federal Budget in the House of Commons titled Fairness for Every Generation. The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce…

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Edmonton Chamber of Commerce responds to the 2024 Federal Budget

Edmonton Chamber of Commerce responds to the 2024 Federal Budget 16 April 2024 OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, tabled the 2024 Federal Budget in the House of Commons titled Fairness for Every Generation. The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce (ECC), the official voice of the…

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