Important COVID-19 Resources
Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant

The  Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant   offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that faced restrictions or closures from public health orders, and experienced a revenue loss of at least 50% due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible job creators can apply for up to $5,000 through this program.
CRA Deadline Changes

The CRA has advised that T2 Corporation Income Tax Returns and T3 Trust Income tax Returns that would have been due in June, July, or August are now due on September 1. For T2s and T3s, as previously announced, any income tax balance due on or after March 18 and before September 1 will also be due by September 1. Click here for more info.
CECRA Extended

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) will be extended by one month to cover eligible small business rents for July. In addition, to simplify the application process for all applicants, the government is removing the requirement to claw-back insurance proceeds and provincial rent supports from the CECRA forgivable loan amount for both existing and new applicants. Click here for more info.
COVID-19 Community Information
Border Travel Restrictions Remain in Place for July

Travel restrictions are still in place at all Canadian international border crossings and will remain in place until at least July 21. All travel of an optional or discretionary nature, including tourism, recreation and entertainment, is covered by these measures across all ports of entry in all modes of transportation: land, marine, air and rail . Click here for more info.

Canada Extends Mandatory Requirements Under the Quarantine Act for Anyone Entering Canada

The Government of Canada extended the Emergency Order requirements related to mandatory isolation and quarantine until August 31, 2020, for travellers entering Canada. 

More Albertans can attend outdoor community events

The outdoor gathering limit has been increased from 100 to 200 people. The increase applies to attendees at community outdoor events such as festivals, fireworks displays, rodeos and sporting events, and outdoor performances. 
Is Your Business Struggling?
The City of Airdrie has a free program to help you get back on your feet.

Airdrie Economic Development has recently launched the FREE Right for Business Support Program to connect Airdrie businesses with the critical advisors they need to remain resilient through the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Looking for financial advice, mentorship or help completing your re-opening plan? Find out more about a free program to help you. Apply now, it’s quick & easy!
Let's Just Play!
We can't wait to see you on the golf course soon!

The Airdrie Chamber is excited to be hosting a modified Chamber golf tournament with new COVID-19 guidelines in place. Stay tuned for all the event information next week.

Airdrie Business Awards Nominations Open
Nominations are NOW OPEN for the Airdrie Business Awards presented by Save on Foods

The Airdrie Chamber of Commerce, invites our community to recognize, celebrate and support business success in Airdrie by placing a nomination for one or more deserving local businesses.

Award Categories include:
  • Airdrie Business Leader Award
  • Business of the Year Award
  • Employer Excellence Award
  • Legacy Business Award
  • Emerging Business Award
  • Franchise Business Award
  • Innovation Award

  • Nominations Open - June 1st - July 31st

  • Finalists Announced - September 8th

  • Community Involvement - Cast Your Votes September 8th - October 9th

  • Winners Announced - Awards Gala on October 23rd at Bert Church Theatre or virtually

Online Events
Get Ready Workplace IPAC Program

Thursday, July 9, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

Entrepreneurship: An Introduction for Newcomers

Upcoming Information Sessions: Tuesday, July 14 & Wednesday, July 15, 2020
To register for an information session, fill our the registration form by Friday, July 10, 2020

Selling Your Business - Expert Panel Webinar

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

From Far and Wide: Canada's Accelerated Technology Landscape

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

Foreign Interference Risks for Canadian Businesses

Thursday, July 16, 2020 @ 11;00 AM

How to support employees' mental health and well-being during COVID-19 and beyond

Monday, July 20, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Economic Developers Alberta

Ongoing webinar Series
In addition, watch previously recorded webinars

Connections LIVE Webinar Series

Ongoing webinar series.

Business resource webinar series

Ongoing webinar series.

Our Members are Amazing!
FREE Virtual Ergonomic Assessment Available

Divine Spine of Airdrie is currently offering a limited time Virtual Ergonomic Assessment free of charge ($79 value), expiring on July 23rd end of day. It takes 3-5 minutes of your time in which you follow the emailed instructions to take specific photos of you sitting at your home/work computer/desk workstation. Once the photos are submitted via the encrypted and secure online health portal, Dr. Travis Cox and Riley Loucks, RMT will evaluate your ergonomics via a 3-D posture analysis software. After which they will schedule a time to review your results via Zoom with a personalized digital report including customized recommendations at improving your posture and work space ergonomics!

Simply send an email to mentioning FREE ERGO EVALUATION in the subject line and they will take it from there and send the pertinent hyperlinks with instructions.
Each summer APA hosts numerous camps that keep your child moving and having a ton of fun. APA is excited to be hosting camps during the summer of 2020 with smaller class sizes to accommodate social distancing requirements.

Airdrie Chamber of Commerce
102, 150 Edwards Way NW
Airdrie, AB T4B 4B9
403. 948.4412