St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce

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History

The St. Paul Chamber was incorporation under the Federal Board of Trade Act in 1929, and the Alberta Societies Act in 1994, creating a rich history of involvement in the community.  It has served in many capacities, from the 1967 Centennial Project to regular attendance and input at the Alberta Chamber of Commerce AGM, conferences and policy sessions and more recently, participation in dialogues on systemic racism and community health resources.

 

Mission & Objectives

The mission of the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce, as a volunteer organization, is to promote commercial, industrial and civic well-being in our community.

Strategically, to carry out the mission, the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce focuses three pillars: 

  1. Sustainability;
  2. Community Engagement & Growth;
  3. Value Proposition.

 

Current Initiatives

Current initiatives of the St. Paul & District Chamber of Commerce include:

 

Labour Market Information (LMI)

 

·Looking for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) information?Alberta’s updated OH&S Act came into effect on June 1, 2018. Learn more here www.alberta.ca/ohs-changes.aspx

·Have questions around some of the new Employment Standards Changes? For updated Employment Standards information go to www.alberta.ca/employmentstandards and/or check out the Employer Toolkit.

·Have questions on WCB changes coming into effect as of September 2018? Learn more at www.wcb.ab.ca or check out the seminars/workshops or webinars at WCB Seminars.

·Are you an Entrepreneur looking for further research and innovation supports? Alberta Innovates is a provincially funded corporation with a mandate to deliver 21st-century solutions for the most compelling challenges facing Albertans. By building on our province’s research and technology development strengths in core sectors, Alberta Innovates is available to assist entrepreneurs and SMEs on technology developments & ventures. For further information check out their website https://albertainnovates.ca/


 

BUSINESSALERT

Below is a link to a Tourism funding opportunity. Excerpts:

The Tourism Growth Innovation Fund (TGIF) is a project-based grant program that aims to support economic growth and improve quality of life in communities across Alberta. TGIF has 2 streams: Destination Development Support, Product Development Support

Destination Development Support will fund up to $75,000 of eligible project costs. Applicants must contribute 25% of the total project cost. For projects with costs greater than $100,000, the applicant must cover the remaining balance.

Product Development Support will fund up to $75,000 of eligible project costs. Applicants must match funding. For projects with costs greater than $150,000, the applicant must cover the remaining balance.

Applications accepted every year during the following periods: April 1 - 30, October 1 - 31

Please click this link for all the details........ https://www.alberta.ca/release.cfm?xID=546727728C85E-B908-A95A-8BA5AA89D48EBE36


FEEDBACK

The Chamber is working hard to provide value and be responsive to the needs of the business community...have something to share or feedback to give? Give the Chamber office a call at 780-645-5820. The Chamber is a reflection of the business community which engages in it.

Address#208,5202‑50 Avenue
(upstairs East wing)
St. Paul, Alberta
T0A 3A0
Phone780‑645‑5820
Websitestpaulchamber.ca
ContactLinda Sallstrom, Executive Director 
Dianne Belanger, Admin Asst