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Feature Member Friday | RTOWN

Who: RTOWN What: RTOWN is a unique blend of marketing and digital strategies for small and medium sized businesses. Where: www.rtown.ca RTOWN is a unique blend of marketing and digital strategies for small and medium sized businesses. We use new technology and proven insights typically reserved only for large corporations to help you find, listen to […]

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Feature Member Friday | The Grand Wedding Show

Who: Grand Wedding Show What: 11th annual Grand Wedding Show to help brides and grooms get ready for their big day Where: March 15 & 16 at the Tradex in Abbotsford We are BC’s first and longest-running cultural wedding planning resource.  After our own wedding, we were inspired to create a reliable, comprehensive and trusted […]

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Like the Ceiling Can’t Hold Us: A Night with Hillary Clinton

  It was a call to action, though nothing as blatant as asking us to wave protest signs or storm the gates. It was a call to change the way we look at the world, the way we think. On March 5, 2014, the Vancouver Board of Trade’s Women’s Leadership Circle program brought former first […]

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Changing Tri-Cities

  The Tri-Cities is changing. Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody are no longer just “Vancouver suburbs”.  We are anchor cities in the Lower Mainland – important destinations for business, residential and tourism.  With Evergreen Line construciton well underway and new businesses opening in our region every day, our population is booming, and we’re attracting […]

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Feature Member Friday | John Wolff, Investors Group

Who: John Wolff, Investors Group What: Financial consulting Where: 305 – 2963 Glen Drive, Coquitlam As a financial consultant, I partner with individuals and small business owners to identify where they are at today, what goals and milestones they want to reach in the future and then develop a plan with the strategies to achieve […]

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Meet our Public Policy Advisor, Aaron!

Hello Members! I am very pleased to be here as your shiny, new Public Policy Advisor. A lot of you may be wondering what exactly it is that I do. Well I am here to do two things: 1) I am here to help amplify the Chamber’s voice on your behalf. Not necessarily to yell […]

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PST Resources

We will be transitioning from HST to PST as of April 1, 2013.  Below is a list of resources that can help make the switch easier for you and your business: Contact the Ministry of Finance with your PST questions: Phone: 1.877.388.4440 Email: *protected email* Web: www.gov.bc.ca/PST  www.pstinbc.ca  PST Outreach www.gov.bc.ca/pstoutreach The Ministry of Finance provides […]

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No Spam Does Not Mean No Business

If you have an email address in Canada, chances are you’ve heard about the new anti-spam legislation.  Bill C-28 was given royal assent (meaning it was approved by a representative of the sovereign) back in 2010 and, more and more, we’re hearing concerns about the impact this will have on the way Canadian businesses electronically […]

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Keep Your Game Fresh in the Off Season

Winter is no excuse to let your golf game fall by the wayside.   We’re pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Chamber member 3D Golf Performance!  This Indoor Golf Performance Facility is designed to offer the latest in game improvement technologies with the highest levels of instruction, club fit ting, golf entertainment, retail and customer service. […]

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Mobile Business Licence Finally a Reality

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Mobile Business Licence has been approved in the Tri-Cities.  Now, mobile businesses are able to operate in more than one municipality by purchasing one licence, rather than obtaining licences in each municipality.  This cuts down on redtape, letting businesses focus on doing business and […]

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