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News Back Calgary and Edmonton Chambers: Throne Speech aligned with needs of employers and job seekers 24 September 2020 The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce are encouraged by the federal government’s commitment to support businesses and the people they employ through the COVID-19 pandemic, while simultaneously building resiliency in our economy through inclusive growth.…

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News Back Celebrating BDC Small Business Week, October 19-23 17 September 2020 As your business continues to “forge the way forward,” join us for BDC Small Business Week – a week of events showcasing the resiliency and adaptability of small businesses and helps them prepare for the future. Events include: Lean Six Sigma White Belt…

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News Back A Powerful Voice that Achieves Real Results 09 September 2020 At the Edmonton Chamber, advocacy is at the centre of everything we do. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hammer businesses and families, we’ve redoubled our efforts to amplify the concerns of businesses across the Edmonton Metropolitan Region in order to positively influence…

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News Back Record Provincial Deficit Shows Need For Bold Action 28 August 2020 Alberta’s budget deficit will increase to $24.2 billion, nearly $17 billion higher than what was anticipated by Budget 2020. “Today’s fiscal update shows the incredible impacts COVID-19 and the collapse of global oil prices have had on the Province’s ledger.” said Janet…

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News Back A TAP Journey: Enerpan 25 August 2020 Earlier this month, we caught up with former Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) graduate, Curtis Hrdlicka from Enerpan Building Systems. After completing the TAP Edmonton cohort in Fall 2019, Curtis and his business partners had not only created a personalized Export Business Plan for their expansion into…

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News Back Fractured Canadian Market Slows Our Economic Recovery, Say Business Leaders 30 July 2020 Fractured Canadian market slows our economic recovery, say business leaders The CEOs of Canada’s nine largest chambers of commerce – from regions that are home to over half of the country’s population and businesses – try and fail to send…

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News Back Grow Your Business Abroad with TAP 28 July 2020 The Trade Accelerator Program, also known as TAP, is a comprehensive, hands-on workshop that provides export resources, coaching and mentorship to small and medium-sized enterprises in the Edmonton region, Northern Alberta, Yellowknife and Whitehorse. The program helps companies scale up strategically and successfully enter…

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COVID-19, News, Policy Back Edmonton Chamber Urges Public to Wear Masks 14 July 2020 EDMONTON – The Edmonton Chamber is urging Edmontonians to protect not only themselves, but customer service workers and our economy by wearing masks when they’re out in public. “One of the best ways to protect jobs, protect workers and speed our…

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News, Policy Alberta’s Recovery Plan a Strong Step in the Right Direction 30 June 2020 EDMONTON, CALGARY – Alberta’s economy has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and collapsing global oil prices. We are pleased to see the release of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, outlining a new path forward for our economy. “Alberta’s Recovery Plan…

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News Back Early Relaunch is Welcome News for Business 09 June 2020 Edmonton – The announcement of Alberta’s accelerated Stage 2 relaunch is welcome news for businesses still reeling from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Today’s announcement is welcome news,” said Janet Riopel, President and CEO of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. “Each…

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