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2017

  • Chamber Calls on Bus. to Join Tax Changes Protest - Edmonton Chamber Calls On Local Businesses To Join National Protest On Tax Changes September 20, 2017 The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is urging the business community to speak up and share their perspectives on the federal government’s tax proposals. “The message fro... more

  • Labour Changes Too Rushed to Be Fair to Business - Labour Law Changes Too Rushed to Be Fair or Friendly to Business May 25, 2017 Alberta has enjoyed relative labour stability in recent decades, which has been a key contributor to the province’s economic prosperity. However, the provincial government’s rushed and limited re... more

  • Cannabis Legalization Should Include Focus on Work - EDMONTON CANADA - Today, the federal government tabled two bills that will legalize recreational cannabis by July 2018. The Edmonton Chamber is continuing its call for lawmakers to pay close attention to the workplace safety issues that will arise with legalization. The feder... more

  • Edmonton Chamber Celebrates Canadian Free Trade - EDMONTON, CANADA - Edmonton Chamber Celebrates Canadian Free Trade Agreement.  The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is pleased with the announcement on April 7 of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, which will govern interprovincial trade when it takes effect on July 1, 2017.... more

  • Ready or Not: Legal Cannabis Brings Opportunities - EDMONTON CANADA - With the federal government poised to introduce legislation legalizing recreational cannabis as soon as this week, the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is urging lawmakers to seek balance between the significant economic opportunities the newly legalized industry... more

  • Budget 2017: Room to Innovate on Reducing Deficit - EDMONTON, CANADA - The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce was pleased to see the federal government’s focus on innovation, training, and infrastructure, in the budget released on March 22, but urges government to come up with a plan to return Canada’s finances back to balance. Th... more

  • Budget 2017: Time to Go Back to the Kitchen - EDMONTON, CANADA - Today, the Alberta government tabled its 2017 provincial budget, projecting a massive deficit for the third year in a row. The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce urges government to bring all stakeholders together to the same table—from business, government, an... more

  • 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’s business community congregated downtown at ICE District’s focal point, Rogers Place, to enjoy an ‘’Evening 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