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Gibsons Chamber of Commerce


In This Week's Issue
July 21, 2022

Voting Open for Favourite Health, Wellness & Lifestyle
Coast Your Vote For Health, wellness and lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast

Ballot Two: Health, Wellness & Lifestyle is open NOW through July 28!
Show the love to all your favourite local businesses…Head over to the Coast Your Vote website to learn more and
#CoastyourVote in the 2nd Annual Sunshine Coast People's Choice Awards today!

This year, voting for all the coastal businesses that have been nominated (Learn more about this year’s nomination process here) for an award will be taking place over four separate 2-week periods as outlined below:

Completed: Ballot One: Retail Category Voting open July 1 at 10:00am to July 14 at 11:59pm

Ballot Two: Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Category Voting open July 15 at 10:00am to July 28 at 11:59pm

Ballot Three: Services Category Voting open July 29 at 10:00am to August 11 at 11:59pm

Ballot Four: Food & Drink Category Voting open August 12 at 10:00am to August 25 at 11:59pm

Vote Here
We're Going on Vacation! 

We're going on vacation! From Monday, July 25th to Tuesday, August 2nd, the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce office will be closed. We will be checking emails periodically during this time. 

The Visitor Information Kiosk at the top of the by pass will still be open! 

Welcome Back to The Tuwanek Hotel!

A warm welcome to The Tuwanek Hotel who has joined the Gibsons Chamber once more!  A little about the Tuwanek Hotel: 

Waterfront in the protected Sechelt Inlet, 10 minutes north of Sechelt in the small community of Tuwanek. Three luxury theme suites feature king beds, kitchenettes, fireplaces, claw foot tubs and walk in showers.

Wonderful amenities include full service spa on site, games room, steam cave, and beach toys.

Make your reservation directly with the Tuwanek Hotel and include your breakfast served on your waterfront balcony each morning. Come stay at the beach!. The perfect peaceful escape.
Also, did you know the Tuwanek Hotel and Spa is hiring? Inquire directly if you or someone you know is interested!  604-885 3442 or email

Learn More
We're Creating a Job Board

We're creating a job board on the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce website! Send us your job descrptions and we will add them to our new webpage. Please send us a pdf that includes: 

  • Your company name
  • Brief company description
  • Location
  • Job title
  • Role summary and expectations
  • Qualifications needed
  • How to apply
  • Compensation / Salary
  • And any other relevant information you deem necessary
Our job board will be up and running in August.
Health Insurance Plan for Chamber Members
Chamber Membership Perks - Group Insurance Plan

Making the Most of Your Membership: Chambers Group Insurance Plan There are many reasons why it's good to be a Chamber Member, including access to business resources, cost-savings and help protecting you and your employees. 

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is just one benefit available to members and allows you to customize packages to suit your business needs. Benefits include: 

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Short and long term disability coverage
  • Business overhead expense insurance
  • Group RRSP and more!
Learn More
What's Happening on the Coast: Stay Up To Date
zoom cartoon - what's happening on the coast
Upcoming Town of Gibsons meetings:
Pre-registration for online meetings has been enabled to allow staff to better prepare for and manage these digital gatherings.

Committee-of-the-Whole – Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 3:00pm (Online Meeting)
Click here to attend online meeting

Regular Council – Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 7:00pm (Online Meeting)
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Virtual Public Hearing – Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 5:30pm. (Online Meeting)
For more information and a link to join please visit this webpage.

Upcoming SCRD meetings:
SCRD Board and Committee meetings are held in person and electronically on Zoom and video streamed live to YouTube. 

SPECIAL - Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 9:30am
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Committee of the Whole - Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 9:30am
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Sunshine Coast Regional Hospital District - Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 1:00pm
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Regular Board Meeting - Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 2:00pm
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Upcoming District of Sechelt Meetings:
The District of Sechelt will continue to conduct Council and Committee meetings by electronic communications, with in-person seating available in the Community Meeting Room. All public meetings, except for Advisory Planning Commission meetings are live streamed to YouTube.

Committee of the Whole Meeting - Wednesday, July 27, 2022 3:00 PM
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Connect With Us

Let us know what's new with your business! Do you have an event, promotion, sale, or article you'd like to share with local Chamber of Commerce members and supporters? Send us an email with the details (and an image)!  

Feedback and questions are always welcome on the content you see in our newsletters. 

We are here to advocate, facilitate, and communicate on behalf of your business.
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