May 6, 2016 - The Alberta Chamber of Commerce (ACC) will be reviving the Chamber Relief Trust Fund to support the business community affected by the widfires in the Wood Buffalo Region. The Chamber Relief Fund was first utilized to support the business communities affected by the 2013 floods in Southern Alberta.

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May 3, 2016 - reprint of FP comment by Kevin Libin - Things just got a whole lot brighter in Canada for the dismal electric-car business. Word has leaked that the country’s largest province is preparing to help buy a plug-in vehicle or hybrid for millions of families across the province — or will at least force those families to buy one. 

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April 29, 2016 - Message from Chamber President, Natalie Sims - "In her first few weeks as CEO, Nancy Shaw is quickly learning the ropes of the GOCC. In a short period of time we have spent a great deal of time on the phone or together in meetings or at event’s. In this brief period, I have quickly gotten to know her much better. 

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May 3, 2016 - Ontario to introduce a cap-and-trade program effective January 1, 2017. Under the program, the Ontario government is expected to generate proceeds in excess of $1.8 billion through the sale of carbon allowances and the program is expected to increase Ontario fuel prices.The Ontario program will link up with existing cap-and-trade programs in Quebec and California under the Western Climate Initiative. Read the highlights.

April 28, 2016 - The census is happening this May! That means that, come May 31, enumerators will be out in full force knocking on doors across the country for those who have not yet completed their questionnaire. While about 54 per cent of Canadians complete their census questionnaires online, many others choose to mail in paper copies and a small portion answer questions with an enumerator at the door.

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