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Feedback on Proposed 3 Day Paid Sick Leave Legislation

On October 20, our Chamber submitted its feedback to the Honourable Hal Perry on the Official Opposition's proposed 3 Day Paid Sick Leave legislation. The proposed legislation would amend the Employment Standards Act to mandate 3 days of paid sick leave for permanent,...

Recommendations to House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance

On October 11, GCACC Board President Kim Griffin spoke as a witness to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the federal government’s 2024 pre-budget consultations. Recommendations touched on affordability for our members and their customers;...

Chamber Notice: Minimum Wage Set to Increase Twice in 2024

Yesterday, the Province announced two minimum wage increases for 2024. On April 1, 2024, minimum wage will increase from $15/hour to $15.40/hour. On October 1, 2024, minimum wage will increase to $16/hour. On June 16, our Chamber submitted its recommendations to the...

Letter to Island MPs Regarding 2024 Increase to EI Premiums

On September 22, our Chamber sent a letter to all four Island Members of Parliament regarding the potential increase to 2024 Employment Insurance premiums.  In the letter, we express our concern about the increase’s impact to employers who are already facing high cost...

Congratulatory Letters and Request to Meet to Provincial Leaders

Today, the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce sent letters to the Premier, Opposition Leader, and Third Party Leader congratulating them on their success and reiterating the Chamber's advocacy priorities from the recent provincial election. In these...

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