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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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Municipal Priorities for a Competitive Edmonton

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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The Importance of Air Market Access

News Back The Importance of Air Market Access 01 August 2021 Edmonton International Airport, or EIA as it’s commonly known, is among the most important assets in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region when it comes to economic development and growth. In short—EIA helps move our people, products and services to markets around the world.   EIA is a logistics…

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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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Edmonton Chamber Recommends Ways To Forge Our Future

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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BDC Small Business Week: Member Pivot Profiles

News Back BDC Small Business Week: Member Pivot Profiles 19 October 2020 To kick-off BDC Small Business Week, we’re sharing Edmonton Chamber Members’ stories of perseverance, strength and resiliency throughout these uncertain times. Throughout the day, we will showcase local business’ journeys as they adapted to the pandemic and how they continue to forge their…

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Naming Edmonton an NHL Hub City Would Boost Our City’s Economic Recovery Efforts

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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