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Response to Federal Economic Statement

On November 4, the Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce responded to the federal Fall Economic Statement 2022, presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland. “The Economic Statement presents some opportunities for our Island’s...

Chamber welcomes lifting of work limit for international students

Charlottetown, PE (October 7, 2022) – The Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hear that the federal government is temporarily lifting the limit on the number of hours international students are allowed to work each week, in order to address the...

Feedback on Proposed 10 Day Paid Sick Leave Legislation

On October 4, our Chamber submitted its feedback on the MLA Official Opposition’s proposed 10 Day Sick Leave legislation on behalf of our over 1,100 members representing over 20,000 employees. This proposed legislation would amend the Employment Standards Act to...

Chamber Responds to Province of PEI’s Minimum Wage Increase

Charlottetown, PE (Sept. 20, 2022) – The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is concerned about the Government of PEI’s decision to raise the minimum wage twice in one year, for a total jump of $1.30, an overall minimum wage increase of 9.49% over the...

Letter to Premier King on September 19 Statutory Holiday

Today, the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce (GCACC) sent a letter to Premier King and all 27 MLAs of PEI in response to the Province’s decision to make Monday, September 19, 2022 a statutory holiday for Islanders. In the letter, we expressed our...

Feedback on proposed amendments to the workers compensation act

Today, the Chamber submitted its feedback to the Workers Compensation Board of PEI (WCB) on the WCB's proposed amendments to the Workers Compensation Act and General Regulations. These proposed amendments will: • Enhance the current benefit rate for WCB claimants. •...

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