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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: August 14 – 20, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: August 14 – 20 Extended Timelines for COVID-19 Transition After closely monitoring COVID-19 in Alberta for the previous two weeks and reviewing emerging evidence from other jurisdictions, the following will continue until Sept. 27. Mandatory masking orders in publicly accessible transit, taxis and ride-shares. Mandatory isolation for 10 days for those…

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Weekly Update: July 31 – August 6, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 31 – August 6 Changes Effective July 29 include:  Provincial mandatory masking orders will be lifted. Some masking in acute care or continuing care facilities may still be required. Isolation following a positive COVID-19 test result will no longer be required, but strongly recommended. Isolation hotels and quarantine support will…

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Weekly Update: July 24 – 30, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 24 – 30, 2021 Adapted COVID-19 Measures in Alberta Changes effectively July 29 include:  Quarantine for close contacts will shift from mandatory to recommended. All positive cases will continue to be notified. Contact tracer will no longer notify close contacts of exposure. Outbreak management and identification will focus on high-risk…

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Weekly Update: July 17 – 23, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 17 – 23, 2021 5 Million doses of Vaccine Administered in Alberta   As of July 18, 5,056,062 doses have been administered through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies, physician clinics and dedicated walk-in clinics. Now 74.8 percent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine and 59.7 percent…

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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 12 – 18, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: June 12-18, 2021 Alberta hits 70% threshold, triggering full reopening on July 1 With 70.2 per cent of eligible Albertans having been vaccinated with at least one dose as of June 17, Alberta will move to Stage 3 on July 1 and fully reopen, removing all mandatory restrictions. Anyone in Alberta…

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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: June 1- June 4, 2021

Weekly Update: June 1- June 4, 2021 News for Business New Canada Recovery Hiring Program The proposed Canada Recovery Hiring Program would help hard-hit businesses hire the workers they need to recover and grow as local economies reopen. The program would provide a subsidy of up to 50 per cent of eligible salary or wages.…

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