As of June 10, 6 Quadra businesses have joined the Island COMEBACK gift certificate and donation program. 2 more Quadra businesses are going through the registration process. You can see who these businesses are and purchase a gift certificate or make a donation at islandcomeback.ca/islands/quadra/
In the first 10 day almost 200 people have purchase $1, 034 of gift certificates and made $720 in donations to some of the over 100 businesses participating in the Island COMEBACK program from the 18 rural islands between Vancouver Island and the mainland. To register your business please visit islandcomeback.ca/register/
What a week!
We shared our first virtual AGM together, welcomed a new Chair to the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, passed 62 new policies, and showed some grit for business.
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62 policies were ratified at our first ever virtual AGM. Read our press release here.
Aleece Laird’s inaugural speech as Chair was presented as an inspirational video – watch it here.
Mark your calendars
Postponed to June 11th @ 2pm – WorkSafeBC will be joining the B.C. Chamber on a province-wide webinar aimed at helping businesses navigate reopening safely.
CEBA Eligibility update– check it out.
Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy extended until Aug-29. Read the news release.
Supporting Business is Our Business
Pulse Check #3 is out, giving us fresh data to fuel our advocacy. Take a dive into our data.
We urged commercial landlords to apply for CECRA. Read our call to action in the Vancouver Sun.
In Case you Missed it
We helped draft a letter with the Coalition of B.C. Businesses asking Minister Bains to postpone the increase on minimum wage. View it here.
From your COVID-19 Task Force, a video to help leverage membership renewals or to remind members of your value. Want to see?
For more information, contact:
Director of Member Relations
BC Chamber of Commerce