TIME FOR MUNICIPALITIES TO 
FOCUS ON MY BUSINESS
 

Small businesses across Alberta have been on thin ice for far too long. In order for real economic recovery to happen, Alberta's small businesses need to be at the forefront of municipal government’s decision making. Now is the time to show how important small businesses are to local economies.

78%

of Alberta's small businesses say their municipal council has not paid enough attention to small business issues

73%

of Alberta's small businesses say lowering property taxes would help their business succeed



93%

of Alberta's small businesses say not imposing new or increasing existing costs is a priority for economic recovery

SIGN THE PETITION

DEAR MUNICIPAL COUNCILLORS

My small business has been through it all. After grappling with already weak economic conditions, the pandemic brought additional closures and restrictions that continue to affect small businesses like mine. Small businesses are the primary innovators and job creators for cities and towns across Alberta, and we have the ability to pave the way for economic recovery at the local level.

This 4-year term is your chance to show small business owners, like me, that you are dedicated to our recovery so we can help drive economic revival for the entire province and local communities.

If you really want to help my business, I ask that you focus on the following small business priorities: