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A Primer on Alberta’s Equalization Referendum

On October 18th Albertans will go to the polls to elect new mayors, reeves and municipal councillors. Also on the ballot will be two referendum questions: one on whether or not to remain on Daylight Saving Time year-round; and the other addressing whether the principle of equalization payments should be removed from Canada’s constitution.

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Edmonton & Calgary Chambers congratulate Liberal Party on re-election

The Edmonton and Calgary Chambers of Commerce congratulate the Liberal Party of Canada for its successful re-election, and the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau on his forthcoming re-appointment as Prime Minister of Canada. We thank all federal party leaders and candidates for their public service and efforts to bring important issues to light throughout the election campaign.

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Survey shows strong support among business community for vaccine certification

News Back Survey shows strong support among business community for vaccine certification 13 September 2021 Edmonton, Calgary – A recent survey conducted by Leger shows compelling support for vaccine certification, with 70% of businesses and 74% of citizens supportive. Results indicate only 13% of businesses and 12% of the general population are opposed to vaccine…

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Unlocking the economic potential of trade—2021 Federal Platform: From Challenge to Change

The Canadian federation is complex with much variation between provinces in laws, regulations, permits, licences and other rules. Differences impede interprovincial trade flows and labour mobility, increase operational costs, reduce efficiency and limit investment. They also reduce consumer choice and lower Canada’s productivity.

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The Next Chapter of the Edmonton Chamber

When I was approached about taking on the position of President & CEO of the Edmonton Chamber, I was honoured. It’s not every day you’re asked to lead an organization that has been a pillar of our community for over 130 years, let alone an organization with such strong national relevance. Having served on the Edmonton Chamber’s Board of Directors for the past three years, most recently as Vice-Chair, I’ve had a front-row seat to the modernization and evolution of this esteemed organization.

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Chamber Applauds Expanded Supports and a Measured Reopening

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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Chamber urges city to stay the course on zero.

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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Budget 2020 sends a strong signal to Alberta’s job creators

News Back Budget 2020 sends a strong signal to Alberta’s job creators 28 February 2020 Alberta’s job creators face many challenges that are negatively impacting confidence within our province and among our trading partners. That’s why we welcome the directional stability and bold action on job creation provided in today’s budget. “Budget 2020 recognizes that…

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