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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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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, Policy Back Photo by Alexscuccato – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Naming Edmonton an NHL Hub City Would Boost Our City’s Economic Recovery Efforts 28 May 2020 The Edmonton Chamber fully supports the bid by the Oilers Entertainment Group, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta to name Edmonton an NHL hub…

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September 19, 2019— Edmonton At a news conference this morning in Halifax, the Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC) called on the campaigning federal parties to support the development of a National Urban Strategy to help cities build the infrastructure they need to support Canada’s economic competitiveness. In the second playbook of its Agenda for Growth…

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September 9, 2019 – Calgary, Edmonton With the federal election approaching, Canadians face an important choice. In a rapidly changing global economy, Canada needs strong leadership to navigate the way toward a more competitive and prosperous future. The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce have united to speak with one voice to urge all federal…

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