Tag Archives: Fernie Chamber of Commerce

Fernie’s business models need city support: chamber

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is hopeful a recent presentation to City of Fernie council on mobile and street vendors will help add some definition and clarity to the existing bylaw covering them. Bylaw No. 2028 is ambiguous and allows … > Read More

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Businesses enjoy educational seminar

Twenty-eight participants from 19 Fernie businesses participated in the Fernie Chamber of Commerce Customer Service Excellence & Fernie Knowledge seminar. This is the first educational session of the year for the chamber who will be offering many more sessions throughout … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for April

By Mayor Mary Giuliano City of Fernie The City of Fernie has a multitude of committees with residents taking part in decisions that affect our city. I want to acknowledge the volunteers who care so deeply for this town. Council … > Read More

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Chamber installs new board at AGM

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting on April 23 at the Fernie Best Western Plus Mountain Lodge. Fifty guests were in attendance to review the annual report, financials, and elect board directors. Mayor Mary Giuliano brought … > Read More

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Balanced budget gets business thumbs up

What’s missing most in yesterday’s federal budget is most telling point out Official Opposition Business leaders, local and farther afield, are applauding the Conservative Government on meeting its 2011 election promise to balance Canada’s budget by 2015; a feat it … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for March

By Mayor Mary Giuliano Minister Coralee Oakes has informed that the City of Fernie will receive a $50,000 grant to help with land use and planning related work resulting from the implementation of the West Fernie restructure project and that … > Read More

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Chamber hires new Executive Director

Fernie Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome its new executive director – Patty Vadnais. Vadnais moved to Fernie from Lethbridge in May 2014 and has become active in the community coaching the Elk Valley Dolphin Swim Club and joining … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the March 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 2015 Griz Days Partnering Agreement with the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.  Council authorized the … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the March 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. Volunteers of the Year announced The 2015 RDEK Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year have been announced. They are: … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS 1.1 Backyard Mechanical Request for Exemption – Floodplain Setback Provision of Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 1780 Council … > Read More

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