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2018

  • Canada’s Regulatory System Needs Fixing - Edmonton Chamber Supports Trans Mountain Deal, But Canada’s Regulatory System Needs Fixing The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is pleased there is more certainty for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project after the Federal government announced plans to buy the pipeline, howeve... more

  • City Urged to Manage Growth Without Tax Hikes - New Group, Prosperity Edmonton, Urges City of Edmonton to Manage Growth Without Tax Hikes A new group called Prosperity Edmonton has sent Edmonton’s Mayor and City Council a letter offering to partner with the city to find ways to manage growth without resorting to property... more

  • The Federation Flight: Sustaining Confidence in CA - THE FEDERATION FLIGHT: SUSTAINING CONFIDENCE IN CANADA Taking Off May 17, 2018 Vancouver, BC  May 2, 2018 On Thursday, May 17, 100 senior British Columbia business, Indigenous, community, and labour leaders will board a flight to Edmonton aimed at reinforcing the fun... more

  • Chambers Join Forces to get Trans Mountain Built - Chambers Join Forces to Push Feds and B.C. to get Trans Mountain Built April 18, 2018 A coalition of 24 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade are calling on the federal government and the government of B.C. to clear all barriers to getting the federally approved Tra... more

  • Budget 2018: Canada’s Competitiveness Undermined - February 28, 2018 The federal government’s 2018 budget contains positive measures, but the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is concerned that it doesn’t address Canada’s eroding competitive position in the global marketplace. Budget 2018 did not provide a clear plan to restore C... more

  • Provincial Budget 2018: A Path Back to Balance? - Provincial Budget 2018: Is This Really a Path Back to Balance? March 22, 2018 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce was pleased to see Budget 2018 reference a path back to balance, but the Province’s plan to eliminate the $8.8 billion deficit relies too heavily on optimistic re... more

  • CGCC Calls for National Urban Strategy - Canadian Global Cities Council Calls for National Urban Strategy to Advance Infrastructure Delivery Ottawa, February 13, 2018 Canadian city regions would benefit from a national urban strategy, that would support long-range infrastructure planning and funding to accommodat... more

  • BC's Plan to Block Pipeline Defies Confederation - February 1, 2018 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is speaking out against the Government of B.C’s plans to ban increased shipments of oil from Alberta to west coast ports, which would effectively block the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The Edmonton Chamber is a ... more

  • Edmonton Chamber’s 2018 Board of Directors - December 7, 2017 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is one of the longest running and most influential business organizations in Canada. It is part of a robust business community that extends regionally, provincially, nationally, and around the globe within the Chamber and W... more

2017

  • Private Retail for Cannabis is Win-Win-Win for AB. - November 16, 2017 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce supports the Province of Alberta’s plan to adopt a private retail model for selling cannabis. This is the model the Chamber urged government to adopt, based on Alberta’s successful liquor system, which is overseen by the A... more