AHLA Blog2020-03-13T14:06:06-06:00

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to Develop Liquidity Options for Affected Industries

The Federal Government has designated the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) to develop liquidity options for affected industries. The programs are already being rolled out (with updates daily) and below is some initial information from BDC. Small- and medium- sized businesses (defined as 499 [...]

By |March 19, 2020|

Help Protect Your Staff and Guests from the COVID-19 Coronavirus

As concerns about the COVID-19 Coronavirus spread, The AHLA is working to ensure its members have current and accurate information about the COVID-19 Coronavirus. *Information provided by the Government of Alberta. What is a Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause respiratory [...]

By |March 9, 2020|

Bad Hire or Bad Onboarding?

By Shannon Neighbour, Svensen-Neighbour Recruiting Many of us have seen how a bad hire can wreak havoc on an organization. Even the best recruiters and hiring managers occasionally make a hire that doesn’t work out. However, sometimes the issue is not a bad hire. Sometimes, [...]

By |March 5, 2020|

Holding Your Data Hostage

Cyberattacks on Canadian businesses have been steadily increasing over the past couple of years, with 82% of Canadian businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks over the last 12 months. The use of ransomware by cybercriminals to target businesses, and even local governments, is increasing. What [...]

By |March 2, 2020|

One Step Closer to Fair Rules for Edmonton Short-Term Rentals

The City of Edmonton’s Urban Planning Committee convened on February 25 to further discuss the regulation of short-term rentals (STRs). In August 2019, after hearing from Airbnb hosts; neighbours; and representatives of the hotel industry, including Tracy Douglas-Blowers, the AHLA’s Director of Membership & Industry Relations, [...]

By |February 26, 2020|

AHLA Elections Approaching

Fresh perspectives and innovative approaches are integral to the health and success of the AHLA, and all members have a voice in who represents them. Elections for the 2020 AHLA Board of Directors will take place in March 2020. Nominations will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Monday, March [...]

By |January 23, 2020|