Throughout the world people and businesses are faced with the impacts of the war in Ukraine.
As we come together and try to process the evolving situation, Edmontonians are offering their support to Ukraine in several ways, and the Edmonton Chamber wants to assist in spreading the word on these initiatives.Read More
We are writing today on behalf of our members regarding the City of Edmonton Face Covering Bylaw
which remains in place as the provincial requirements end on March 1st, 2022. Like the views expressed on the ending of the Restrictions Exemption Program, most businesses would prefer to see the municipal Face Covering Bylaw repealed in coordination with the provincial program, although some of our members have shared different perspectives on this issue.
Stats Canada indicates that we have seen an average unemployment rate of ~10.5% between March 2020 and November of 2021. As we look ahead to the arduous process of post-pandemic economic recovery, employees need to know what will help them flourish in a transforming job market.Read More
We provide this correspondence from the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of our members. We would like to express concern relating to the potential city council decision to bring in a bylaw that would require a municipal proof of vaccination program to go into effect for public spaces and private enterprise.Read More
BIE Feature: January Navina Yoga Navina Yoga 5 Years in Business Submitted by Meg Stevenson, Founder and Community Director What’s your story? I was introduced to yoga when I was studying psychology to help mitigate stress from working full time and going to school. It was truly love at first downward dog and it…Read More
On behalf of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, please join us in congratulating and welcoming our newest Board members who will be commencing their terms on January 1, 2022.Read More
BIE Feature: December JaxonLabs JaxonLabs 10 Years in Business Submitted by Tom Jackson, Corporate Director What’s your story? In 2008, Tom was working on a denim brand and an infrastructure management business in Edmonton, Canada. Juggling two very different types of businesses he quickly realized the value of having a strong brand. Beyond the…Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More