• News for Chamber

    Tuesday, April 07, 2020
    On April 7th, 2020 Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Kimberley Chamber of Commerce, the City of Cranbrook, the City of Kimberley, Cranbrook Downtown Business Association, and Community Futures East Kootenay hosted the Kootenay Business Round Table via Zoom.  During this meeting Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka shared a document outlining business supports from the B.C. Government.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political
    Wednesday, April 01, 2020
    Please see the list below of resources and information to assist you in navigating your business through this tough economic time. BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:http://www.bcchamber.org/node/1777  BC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: https://bceda.ca/coronavirus.php  BC MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE:https://www.manufacturingbc.org/bring-the-fight-to-covid19  BC RESTAURANT & FOOD SERVICES ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    ​The Federal Government's package in response to COVID-19 includes a number of desired-actions you flagged in our network-wide COVID-19 Business Impact Survey the results of which we shared with both the federal and provincial government, including:   A Temporary Wage Subsidy equal to 10% of the taxes on employee remunerations paid between March 18, 2020, and June 20, 2020, up to $1,375 per ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Government services for your business anywhere you are. New COVID-19 tab keeps you informed on resources and regulations to help you navigate uncertainty.    App StoreGoogle PlayCanada Business is a mobile business consultant, simplifying access to government services. Find and use what you need, whenever and wherever you’re making business happen.Designed as a simplified all-access point for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    BUSINESS SUPPORT Presented by your local and provincial BC ChambersVersion 2. Updated March 23, 2020 at 3 pm PST Access to Capital The Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP) allows the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Export Development Canada (EDC) to provide more than $10 billion of additional support.  Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has resources ...read more
    Categories: Political, Chamber, Community, Economic
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    In the last two days, BC Chamber of Commerce received over 2300 responses to the chamber network’s COVID-19 Business Impacts Survey on BCMindReader.com. These were the resources gathered to help address some of the challenges that came up as a result.   Above all else, business are asking government for three things:To work with banks and lending institutions to offer zero-interest loans, loan ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    In light of the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID-19, the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce will be postponing all events scheduled for March and April until further notice. This includes the AGM scheduled for March 25th, the luncheon scheduled for April 15th, and the Business Excellence Awards Gala scheduled for April 18th. The Chamber understands that we have a responsibility to the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    This list includes critical information for businesses in addressing concerns involving COVID-19. It is updated regularly to reflect the most relevant information.Canadian Chamber of CommerceDownloadable/online PDF guide “COVID-19: Pandemic Preparedness for Business”Additional resources available here: http://chamber.ca/resources/pandemic-preparedness/  BC Chamber of CommerceReleased a 4-minute ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest