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COVID-19, News Back Chamber Applauds Expanded Supports and a Measured Reopening 15 January 2021 The Government of Alberta will ease some public health restrictions starting on Monday, January 18. The Province will allow businesses offering personal and wellness services to reopen by appointment only. In addition, up to 10 people will be allowed to gather…

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News Back City Stays the Course on Zero 11 December 2020 The Edmonton Chamber strongly supports the approved 2021 City of Edmonton budget adjustment, which includes a zero percent tax increase. “We know this budget contained many difficult decisions, and we thank the City for working diligently to respond to the challenges of employers and…

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News Back Edmonton Chamber Reacts to New Restrictions 08 December 2020 Premier Kenney announced new restrictions on Albertans and Alberta businesses as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. “Despite the last round of restrictions, case numbers continue to spiral out of control. Something had to be done.” said Janet Riopel, President and CEO of the Edmonton…

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News, Policy Back Chamber urges city to stay the course on zero. 03 December 2020 Edmonton Chamber President & CEO Janet M. Riopel addressed City Council today to provide the Chamber’s perspective on the 2021 Supplementary Operating Budget Adjustment. “We thank the City for working diligently to respond to the challenges of job creators.” said…

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The fall economic update, tabled today by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, displays the breadth and depth of government action required to protect the lives and livelihoods of Canadians through the COVID-19 pandemic, and simultaneously the importance of planning the path to recovery.

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Alberta’s projected deficit and debt burden have improved slightly, as the province’s deficit has been reduced by $2.8 billion per today’s fiscal update. In the short-term, Albertan businesses will continue to need support through the COVID-19 pandemic. In the long-term, a full focus on economic diversification and job creation will be required to rebuild resiliency in our economy and ensure fiscal sustainability.

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Forging our Future, News, Policy Back Edmonton Chamber Recommends Ways To Forge Our Future 21 October 2020 The Edmonton Chamber has released Forging our Future – a set of recommendations on how governments can help ailing businesses withstand the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and harness new opportunities to boost our economic recovery, and build a more inclusive…

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News Back BDC Small Business Week: Member Pivot Profiles 19 October 2020 To kick-off BDC Small Business Week, we’re sharing Edmonton Chamber Members’ stories of perseverance, strength and resiliency throughout these uncertain times. Throughout the day, we will showcase local business’ journeys as they adapted to the pandemic and how they continue to forge their…

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News Back Nominate a Candidate for the 2021 Board of Directors (Now Closed) 01 October 2020 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is one of the most influential business organizations in Canada. It is part of a business community that extends regionally, provincially, nationally, and around the globe within the Chamber of Commerce and the World…

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