• News for Political

    Friday, May 15, 2020
    Today, the heads of more than 20 business organizations—including the ACC—issued a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding COVID-19 sick pay. The letter states: "In these circumstances, we believe senior governments should shoulder any costs associated with time away from work (i.e. sick pay) associated with the current pandemic. At a time when many businesses have been hit extremely ...read more
    Categories: Political, Economic
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Watch ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly's interview with CTV Edmonton on business impact survey data and Alberta's economic relaunch (interview starts at 7:00).
    Categories: Economic, Political
    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    Today, the presidents and CEOs of Canada’s national and provincial chambers of commerce issued a memo to provincial, territorial, and federal governments requesting a coordinated approach to the reopening of Canada's economy.Read the memo here
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political
    Monday, May 11, 2020
    A recent business impact survey—a joint effort between the Alberta Chambers of Commerce (ACC), Community Futures Alberta, and Economic Developers Alberta (EDA)—shows many businesses will face obstacles to Alberta's phase one economic relaunch, scheduled to begin May 14.
    Categories: Political, Economic, Press Release
    Friday, May 08, 2020
    Today, the presidents and CEOs of Canada’s national and provincial chambers of commerce issued a letter to the Hon. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, recommending the development of updated guidelines for employers on the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other health and safety considerations related to combating COVID-19.Read the letter here
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political