Regional Relief and Recovery Fund will help SMEs that fall into COVID-19 support cracks

The Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today regarding the COVID-19 Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. “Today’s announcement of $962 million in funding to federal regional economic development agencies will bring Desperately needed help to small and medium-sized businesses unable to qualify for […]

Government announces help for employers to meet their labour needs

Process launched today allows temporary workers to get back to work quickly. With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting almost every sector in Canada, temporary foreign workers and their employers are confronted by new challenges in a rapidly changing job market. Many temporary workers with employer-specific work permits lost their jobs this spring. While some have left […]

Kootenay Round Table Discussion – Government of BC Small Business Resources

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. […]