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Federal Election Update: September 19, 2021

Federal Election Update: September 19, 2021 As Canadians head to the polls for the 2021 federal election, the Chamber network continues to focus on ‘What It Takes to Grow: Priorities for Canada’s Next Parliament’, which outlines the key priorities our members need to see from the parties to grow our economy. To know where the…

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Covid-19 Update for September 16, 2021

Covid-19 Update for September 16, 2021 Following the Government of Alberta announcement on September 15, our Chamber starting receiving inquiries. We were pleased to have an opportunity to meet with Minister Schweitzer and his department that evening at 8:30 pm to ask some initial questions. Some of our initial questions that were answered that evening…

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The Voice: September 13, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up Federal Election: Deadline Approaches To Apply To Vote by Mail or at an Elections Canada Office The deadline to apply to vote by mail is Tuesday, September 14, 6:00 p.m., local time. Electors who apply to vote by special ballot at an Elections Canada office may vote there at the same time. They have until…

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Federal Election Update

Federal Election Update August 31, 2021 The Canadian Chamber of Commerce released its Election 2021 recommendations. Find out what it takes to grow through the priorities they have laid out for the next parliament. There are already several policy wins for the Chamber announced so far, such as support for the hardest hit sectors, investment…

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Weekly Update: June 19 – 25, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: June 19-25, 2021 Alberta 2030: Expanding Apprenticeship Education Alberta’s government is inviting post-secondary institutions and industry groups to collaborate and submit proposals for new certificate and diploma programs that provide a majority of education through paid on-the-job mentorship. Approved program proposals will qualify for grant funding to support program design and…

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Weekly Update: June 5- June 11, 2021

Weekly Update: June 5- June 11, 2021 Supports for Business Stage 2 of the Open for Summer Plan Began June 10 Changes Include: Outdoor social gatherings increase to 20 people, with distancing. Indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies may occur with up to 20 attendees. Receptions are permitted outdoors. Indoor and outdoor funeral services remain unchanged…

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Weekly Update: May 14 – May 31, 2021

Weekly Update: May 14 – May 31, 2021 Supports for Business Open for Summer Plan Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan is a three-stage road map to lifting health restrictions and safely getting back to normal as vaccine targets are met. Based on current numbers, the province will enter Stage 1 on June 1.  As of…

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Business Beat: Economic Impacts, Outcomes And Opportunities For Southeast Alberta In A Post Covid Economy

The economic downturn pre-pandemic, further augmented by COVID-19 and the various levels of restrictions, has caused significant challenges and impacts on our businesses. The impacts have been varied, dependent on the industry, perceptions, adaptations, along with accessibility and implementation of funding and resources to assist businesses through those difficult times. Through it all, we must…

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Weekly Update: April 23 – 29, 2021

Weekly Update: April 23 – 29, 2021 Supports for Business ICYMI: SMERG – Spring payment portal is now open The application portal for the third Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant (SMERG) is open! SMERG offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives and non-profit organizations with fewer than 500 employees that have faced restrictions or…

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Business Beat: Business Innovation Grant accepting applications

Business Beat: Business Innovation Grant accepting applications The City of Medicine Hat commenced the application process for the fourth and final phase of the City of Medicine Hat Business Innovation Grant (MHBIG). The $2M MHBIG was part of an $8.2M COVID relief package approved by City Council on May 4, 2020 to support businesses in…

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