• 2017 Press Releases

  • Atlantic Chamber of Commerce welcomes lower small business tax rate but remains concerned about reforms

    Windsor, NS (October 16, 2017) Media Announcement

                                                                                                                  

    Atlantic Chamber Commerce Announces New CEO

    Windsor, NS (August 17, 2017) Media Announcement

     

    Atlantic Chamber of Commerce Announces New Chair

    Summerside, PE (June 6, 2017) Media Announcement

  • Group Insurance Plan Group Insurance Plan

  • Business Truth & Reconciliation Business Truth & Reconciliation

    The Atlantic Chamber of Commerce is taking proactive steps to promote reconciliation and respect for Indigenous rights within the corporate sector. In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action 92, the Chamber urges its members to embrace the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a guiding framework. This entails a commitment to meaningful consultation, fostering respectful relationships, and obtaining the free, prior, and informed consent of Indigenous peoples before embarking on economic projects. Moreover, the Chamber advocates for equitable access to employment, training, and educational opportunities for Indigenous communities, ensuring they reap sustainable benefits from economic development initiatives.

     

    Recognizing the importance of education, the Chamber encourages businesses to provide comprehensive training for management and staff on the history of Indigenous peoples, including the legacy of residential schools, Indigenous rights, and Aboriginal-Crown relations. Emphasizing intercultural competency, conflict resolution, and anti-racism, these efforts aim to foster a more inclusive and harmonious corporate environment rooted in mutual understanding and respect.

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