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Member Submission Back Why retirement living remains a safe choice during COVID-19 20 January 2021 Blog submitted by Chartwell Retirement Residences As the impact of COVID-19 continues to affect people around the globe, some people have concerns about the safety of congregate living during such an uncertain time. Here’s how retirement residences can actually help…

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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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Member Submission Back Is your day, every day, riddled with way too much to “figure out” as a result of COVID?! 05 January 2021 Blog submitted by Chamber Member Powerful Play Experiences Just got off the phone with a friend and colleague in the field of self-employment. Thank you, Nancy Wilson, Human Resources Professional/Facilitator/President Colour…

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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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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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COVID-19, News Back COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results – Week 3 16 April 2020 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce designed a survey to better understand the impacts of COVID-19 on local businesses. The survey was sent out to all members and promoted through the Chamber’s social media channels. Unlike previous Chamber surveys, this survey was…

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The Alberta Government’s decision to close all non-essential businesses is necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Yet this important public health measure brings with it a new threat – the possibility that many local businesses will face very difficult decisions before COVID-19 can be contained.

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