For the first time in two years, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce welcomed back the business community to its premier black-tie event, the Chamber Ball. They came back in force, with over eight-hundred business leaders and guests crowding Hall D at the Edmonton Convention Centre in a night that featured award presentations to three outstanding organizations.Read More
The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is encouraged to see thoughtful investment in Budget 2022. While there is still work to do, the budget outlines steps towards economic recovery from the pandemic.Read More
Throughout the world people and businesses are faced with the impacts of the war in Ukraine.
As we come together and try to process the evolving situation, Edmontonians are offering their support to Ukraine in several ways, and the Edmonton Chamber wants to assist in spreading the word on these initiatives.Read More
The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce team will return to the World Trade Centre full
time. With COVID19 case numbers dropping and the easing of pandemic restrictions provincially,
Chamber staff were notified today that return to in-office work would commence April 11th.
We are writing today on behalf of our members regarding the City of Edmonton Face Covering Bylaw
which remains in place as the provincial requirements end on March 1st, 2022. Like the views expressed on the ending of the Restrictions Exemption Program, most businesses would prefer to see the municipal Face Covering Bylaw repealed in coordination with the provincial program, although some of our members have shared different perspectives on this issue.
The impacts of the global pandemic continue to affect businesses although 2021 has brought recovery. Businesses are dealing with uncertainty and volatility, changing regulations and supply chain disruptions. Some sectors, such as hospitality, tourism and the arts continue to face major barriers to their normal operations.Read More
The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is cautiously optimistic about today’s balanced budget and
congratulates the Government on its strong emphasis on diversification, and commitment to workforce
development. One of the most pressing issues for business is labour attraction and retention.
Businesses are facing significant challenges in the labour market and need more support to help them
attract, train, and retain skilled workers.
We provide this correspondence from the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of our members. We would like to express concern relating to the potential city council decision to bring in a bylaw that would require a municipal proof of vaccination program to go into effect for public spaces and private enterprise.Read More
At ground level, we think of Canada as an open country with highways rolling to the prairie horizon and beyond distant mountain ranges. As we travel across the landscape, we enjoy uninterrupted vistas with nothing to block the views.Read More