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September 20 2021

Calgary & Edmonton Chambers congratulate Liberal Party on re-election

Calgary, September 20, 2021 – The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers of Commerce congratulate the Liberal Party of Canada for its successful re-election, and the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau on his forthcoming re-appointment as Prime Minister of Canada. We thank all federal party leaders and candidates for their public service and efforts to bring important issues to light throughout the election campaign.

In early August, the Calgary and Edmonton Chambers united to deliver a federal election platform From Challenge to Change, calling on the federal government to:

“Businesses demonstrated their resilience during some of the most challenging economic times in recent history,” says Jeffrey Sundquist, President & CEO, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce. “Our priorities reflect a need to keep Canadians safe, stimulate our economy, and ensure investment in Alberta that allows us to use our strengths, resources and innovation to lead the way in achieving a more prosperous and sustainable future.”

Aligned with the promises made during this campaign, we look forward to working immediately with the government on:

The Calgary and Edmonton Chambers look forward to working closely with the federal government to ensure Alberta’s views are reflected in investment and policy decisions. To that end, we remain focused on:

“Alberta is actively developing and scaling up green technology and climate-related solutions, as well as investing in talent and skills development that will propel our economy forward. We know Alberta can lead the way in diversification opportunities for Canada, especially in becoming a North American leader in developing clean-tech and climate-related solutions,” says Deborah Yedlin, President & CEO, Calgary Chamber of Commerce. “As Chambers representing Alberta’s two largest cities, our work will focus on ensuring the federal government supports Alberta businesses to leverage their strengths and capitalize on opportunities that will position our province to remain a leading contributor to Canada’s economic success.”

About the Calgary Chamber

The Calgary Chamber is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan business organization. For 130 years, the Chamber has worked to build a business community that nourishes, powers, and inspires the world.

About the Edmonton Chamber

The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce supports and enhances the Edmonton Metropolitan Region business community by advocating for conditions that ensure competitiveness, delivering exceptional educational experiences and connecting people and businesses—all in a socially responsible manner. It is what we do, and we have been doing it for over 130 years.

Both the Calgary and Edmonton Chambers are non-partisan organizations and do not endorse any political party or any candidate seeking elected office.

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