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Letter to Island MPs regarding ongoing PEI Potato Export Ban

Today, Chamber Board President Barb Smith sent a letter to all four Island Members of Parliament regarding the ongoing PEI potato export ban. In the letter, the Chamber noted our concerns with the continued ban and what it means for the local economy. We encouraged...

Feedback to Employment Standards Act Comprehensive Review Panel

On March 3, the Chamber submitted its feedback to the Chair of the Employment Standards Act Comprehensive Review Panel (ESACRP), Andrew Thompson, as part of the first round of consultations. In our submission and on behalf of the over 20,000 employees our membership...

2022-23 Town of Cornwall Pre-Budget Submission

On March 3, the Chamber submitted its pre-budget recommendations to the Town of Cornwall and its Council for the 2022-23 fiscal year. In our recommendations, we advocated for three specific asks: Invest in resources for business development Enhance service delivery as...

Feedback on Proposed 10 Day Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Last week, the Chamber submitted its feedback on the MLA Official Opposition's proposed 10 Day Paid Sick Leave legislation on behalf of our over 1100 members representing over 20,000 employees. This proposed legislation would amend the Employment Standards Act to...

2022-23 Federal Pre-Budget Submission

The Chamber recently submitted our annual pre-budget recommendations to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, and the federal government ahead of their deadline on February 25, 2022. Our submission calls for relief or investment in several...

Open letter from Canadian businesses to our elected representatives

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce was one of many Chambers across the country that joined the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in writing an open letter to our elected officials in response to the ongoing blockades happening across Canada. In the letter,...

Letter to Premier King on Enhanced Restrictions

On January 20, 2022, the Chamber sent a letter to Premier Dennis King in regard to transparency, communication, and support surrounding the enhanced public health measures that were implemented on January 18 and in place until at least January 31, 2022. In the letter,...

2022-23 City of Charlottetown Pre-Budget Submission

On January 14, the Chamber submitted our recommendations for the City of Charlottetown in the form of a letter ahead of the Finance Committee’s pre-budget consultations. In our recommendations we advocated for four specific things: Freezing of Parking Rates Freezing...

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