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2017

  • 10 Ways to Build 150 Years of Business Success - EDMONTON, CANADA - Ten Ways to Build the Next 150 Years of Canadian Business Success In a time of political and economic uncertainty, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, together with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, has identified Ten Ways to Build a Canada That Wins, key o... more

  • OEG Honoured with Northern Lights Award - Rogers Place hosts 2017 Chamber Ball for an Evening of Brilliance January 27, 2016 EDMONTON, CANADA - Earlier this evening over 1,200 members of Edmonton‚Äôs business community congregated downtown at ICE District‚Äôs focal point, Rogers Place, to enjoy an ‚Äė‚ÄôEvening of Brillianc... more

2016

  • Introducing Your 2017 Board of Directors - Introducing Your 2017 Board of Directors By Janet Riopel, President & CEO, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce December 13, 2016 As the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce enters its 128th year, we continue to rely on the expert governance of our Board of Directors. These selfless... more

  • Chamber Asks City to Strive for Zero Tax Increase - EDMONTON, CANADA - December 9, 2016 - Edmonton Chamber Calls on City to Strive for Zero Tax Increase The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is calling on the City of Edmonton to use a portion of its reserve fund to reduce property taxes in 2017. Edmonton City Council ... more

  • Increasing Value Through Canada‚Äôs Airports - EDMONTON, CANADA -  Increasing Global Connectivity and Economic Value Through Canada‚Äôs International Airports The Canadian Global Cities Council (CGCC), a coalition of Canada‚Äôs eight largest urban regional chambers of commerce, is calling for airport policy reform to a... more

  • Propane Facilities Positive Step Towards Diversity - EDMONTON, CANADA - The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce welcomes the provincial government‚Äôs efforts to help diversify and grow the economy with the approval of royalty credits for two new propane processing facilities as part of its Petrochemical Diversification Program. The t... more

  • Chamber Applauds Federal Approval of Pipelines - EDMONTON, CANADA - The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce welcomes the federal government‚Äôs decision, announced yesterday, to approve two pipeline projects which will give Alberta access to new markets and help to alleviate Alberta‚Äôs reliance on a single customer for its crude oil p... more

  • Infrastructure a Sound Investment During Downturn - EDMONTON, CANADA - The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is encouraged by recent infrastructure spending announced by federal, provincial and territorial governments because of the positive effect it could have on stimulating economic growth and expanding important trade partnershi... more

  • Rockies Rescue Raises Funds for Air Ambulance - EDMONTON, CANADA - ‚ÄúThe CEO Rescue in the Rockies is an inspiring event that will help ensure STARS stays financially strong and gets attention for the valuable work that they do,‚ÄĚ said Riopel. On September 23, 2016, Riopel will be flown by STARS helicopter and dropped o... more

  • Government's Response to Alberta's Fiscal Woes - EDMONTON, CANADA - The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce continues to urge the provincial government to hold the line on operational spending in response to the province‚Äôs just-released fiscal update, which projected a higher-than-estimated deficit and a shrinking economy. The def... more