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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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Alberta Budget 2023: Building on strengths – lacking in Capital City investment

The Alberta economy is showing some encouraging early signs of recovering from the shocks of the pandemic although there are continued risks that the recovery could be uneven and interrupted by future waves of COVID-19 or by changes to global market forces.

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2023 Federal Budget Recommendations

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.

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Statement from President & CEO Jeffrey Sundquist

With the federal election behind us, Edmontonians are preparing to hit the polls once more to decide the future direction of our city. In anticipation of the municipal election, we reached out to our members to understand the primary concerns of local businesses as they continue to navigate a long road towards a robust recovery.

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State of the Region Address Moves to Larger Venue Due to Popular Demand

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.

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