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Gibsons Chamber of Commerce


In This Week's Issue
July 7, 2022

People's Choice Voting for Your Favourite Retailers

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:

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
Have Your Say - Provide Input on Highway 101
Highway 101 Alternate Route study

Submit a feedback on this Highway 101 Alternate Route Study form before July 28th at 4:00 PM.

Materials are available on the webpage:

Member Perk: New Rates for Park'N Fly

As a Chamber member, you are entitled to perks! With summer upon us it's the perfect time to head on vacation. Park'N Fly now has new rates for members. Send us an email or call the office for the discount code.  

Park'N Fly also has a new app, making it easier to manage your reservations and discounts. 

Learn More
SmartMove: Connecting Employers with Newcomers to BC
SmartMove Small Business BC

A partnership between Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) and Small Business BC, SmartMove also helps to reduce labour market shortages by connecting small businesses with qualified newcomers to Canada. The goals are to support you, the small business owner, with hiring qualified workers, improving employment prospects for job-ready newcomers, and to support the creation of diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces.

This free pilot program, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), supports two groups.

  • Small Business Owners or Managers – Businesses in the Lower Mainland recruiting within the next four to six months
  • Immigrants to BC – Newcomers seeking employment aligned with their skills and training
The next cohort starts September 1, 2022
Learn More
More Member Perks: PocketPills Offering 100% Coverage

Chambers Plan has partnered with Pocketpills online pharmacy to bring you a better pharmacy experience with free medication delivery. As a special promotion, Pocketpills is offering plan members 100% durg coverage from now until December 31, 2022, and an additional 10% ongoing. 

Contact our office or send us an email and we will put you in touch with our Sunshine Coast representative, Brandon Harrison. 

Learn More
Music in the Landing

Music in the Landing is a community event funded by the Town of Gibsons, featuring free concerts in the park all summer long in Gibsons Landing. Local professional musicians of all musical genres fill the Landing with wonderful music. All concerts are free of charge and are family friendly events. Grab the lawn chairs or a blanket and bring the gang down to the park this summer.

Friday, July 8th
at the Gazebo by the government dock at 7:00pm: Wanda and her City Guys

Saturday, July 9th
at Winegarden Park at 3:30pm: Verna Chan Trio
then at 7:00pm: Captain Fantasy Ween Tribute Band

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Upcoming Town of Gibsons Meetings
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 12, 2022 at 3:00pm

Click here for the meeting agenda..
Click here to attend online meeting.

Regular Council – Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 7:00pm**

Click here for the meeting agenda.

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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