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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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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: 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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Weekly Update: April 16 – 22, 2021

Weekly Update: April 16 – 22, 2021 Supports for Business SMERG Application intake for the spring 2021 payment from Alberta’s small business grant is now open The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant program has been reopened for a new payment to businesses affected by the April 2021 public health orders. Eligible organizations can now…

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Weekly Update: April 9 – 15, 2021

Weekly Update: April 9 – 15, 2021 Supports for Business Alberta’s government is expanding the small business relaunch grant The Alberta government is offering small businesses affected by the most recent public health orders another payment of up to $10,000 from the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. Alberta businesses affected by the latest public…

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Weekly Update: April 1 – 8, 2021

Weekly Update: April 1 – 8, 2021 Supports for Business Step 1 Restrictions in place again Additional restrictions were announced on Tuesday, April 6th. Effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 6, updated mandatory health measures go into effect for retail, fitness and performance activities. Effective at noon on Friday, April 9, restaurants will be restricted…

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Weekly Update: March 26 – 31, 2021

Weekly Update: March 26 – 31, 2021 Supports for Business Enhancements to the Film and Television Tax Credit Alberta’s government is removing the $10-million per project cap to make the province an even more desirable location for larger film productions. This change also creates more flexibility for the province to respond to future growth in…

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Weekly Update: March 19 – 25, 2021

Weekly Update: March 19 – 25, 2021 Supports for Business Extension of Canada Emergency Business Account to Help Small Businesses The federal government announced that the deadline for new Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) applications has been extended from March 31 to June 30, 2021. This deadline extension applies to any new applications for CEBA…

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