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Business before Business breakfast at BJs

The Kimberley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business before Business breakfast at BJ’s Restaurant (340 Mark St.) on Thursday, April 17, from 8:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. Mr. John Winter, President of the BC Chamber of Commerce will be … > Read More

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Simplified RFP form for small businesses

The Government of B.C. has officially launched its two-page, short-form request for proposals (SRFP) making it easier for small businesses to sell to government. The shorter form will be used for government opportunities valued at less than $250,000, where it … > Read More

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Chamber of Commerce Week celebrated in Cranbrook

The Cranbrook and District Chamber of Commerce celebrated Chamber of Commerce Week in B.C. with two events Feb. 19. The first, the chamber’s monthly members’ luncheon at the Prestige Inn, featured College of the Rockies president David Walls as guest … > Read More

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We expect to see more products being recycled

Letter to the Editor Three years ago, our government passed a regulation making all businesses who supply packaging and printed paper to B.C. consumers responsible for collecting and recycling their products. This was done to shift recycling costs from B.C. … > Read More

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B.C. Chamber hails U.S. Court ruling

B.C. business people crossing the U.S. border to do business have new protection against expedited removal laws, thanks to a recent U.S. district court ruling. Under expedited removal laws, a Canadian trying to cross into the U.S. has faced a … > Read More

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The heart and soul of our communities

Letter to the Editor Small businesses are the heart and soul of communities. They support families and keep local economies strong. The owners are parents, coaches and volunteers who make a difference every day. October is Small Business Month – … > Read More

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New senior adviser to help small businesses cut red tape

The provincial government has taken another step to cut red tape with the appointment of a senior official to work with small businesses to break down barriers and increase small business procurement by at least 20 per cent. Minister of … > Read More

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63% of B.C. businesses unprepared for PST transition

If you need another reason to consider attending the Fernie and District Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Return to PST’ luncheon Thursday, Dec. 13 – consider this: 63% of B.C. business owners are not prepared for the transition back to the Provincial … > Read More

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BC Chamber defends position on Jumbo

Letter to the Editor The following is a letter sent to Chamber of Commerce members around B.C. As you are aware the BC Chamber of Commerce recently took a public position supporting the announcement by the government to proceed with … > Read More

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