ACC COVID-19 daily update
March 30, 2020
What's new
The ACC will host our weekly update call with chambers tomorrow, March 31, at 10 a.m. We will continue to use the 8x8 video conferencing service. Because 8x8 has a cap of 50 participants per conference, we are looking into ways to record these calls or deliver them in an alternate format. As always, we will be available after the meeting should you have questions or comments. We apologize for any inconvenience!

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Weekly overview of COVID-19 response

The Alberta Government has put together an overview of the provincial government response to the COVID-19 outbreak from March 23 through 28.

Alberta daily COVID-19 briefing

Please note that today's COVID-19 briefing by Alberta's chief medical officer will not take place until 4:30 p.m. We will include any business updates from this briefing in tomorrow's ACC daily bulletin.

Federal government supports

Technical details on a number of recently announced federal government supports are expected by the end of the month.

Syncrude letter to community partners

Thank you to ACC member Syncrude for taking the necessary steps to help flatten the curve while continuing to provide essential services to Albertans.

Varcoe: From online lessons to a Calgary company sewing face-mask covers, some hopeful business stories emerge — Calgary Harold

"That is why they are called entrepreneurs. They are all looking for options to... provide a service or a product that people require." — ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly

Local businesses feel impact of COVID-19 — Ponoka News

"In the event your government decides to shut down non-essential businesses, we would encourage you to consider allowing businesses that are able to operate without public contact to continue to do so." — ACC President and CEO Ken Kobly in a letter to Premier Jason Kenney

MP, MLA and mayor answer questions from residents — Fort Sask Online

"The Fort Saskatchewan chamber received kudos directly from the Alberta Chambers of Commerce as they were the first in the province to have a video conference connecting all three levels of government."
In an effort to keep these bulletins focused on new daily developments, we have moved key COVID-19 resources to our website . This list is updated daily as new information becomes available.

On behalf of all of the ACC executive and staff, we thank you for all that you do. Please know we are here for you and wish you and yours good health and a quick end to the current situation. Please contact with any questions or concerns.
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