West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Newsletter January 7, 2016
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3rd Annual 
North Shore Business Showcase
Park Royal Shopping Centre South Mall - Upper Floor
Saturday, January 16, 2016

10am to 4pm

Hosted by the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
You are invited to join us for the North Shore Business Showcase, Saturday, January 16th at Park Royal South, Upper Level.  The event will be from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Get to know our local North Shore and Bowen Island businesses and service organizations. 35+ companies will have displays. 

Thank you to all who have booked a tables/half tables. We are almost sold out! (4 HALF tables only left)

  • Amica Mature Lifestyle
  • Bowen Island Community Foundation
  • Bowen Island Golf Club
  • Canada Home Elevator
  • Canadian In-Home Care
  • Canucks Sports & Entertainment
  • CareAge Home and Health
  • CARP North Shore
  • Chartwell Churchill House Retirement Residences
  • Cypress Mountain
  • Daybreak Home Transitions
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • Elderberry Seniors
  • First Point Education Consultant
  • Gleneagles Clubhouse
  • Hear at Home Mobile Hearing Clinic
  • Hollyburn Funeral Home
  • Investors Group
  • Kay Meek Centre
  • Maison Senior Living
  • Mary Kay
  • Money Coaches Canada
  • North Shore Carpentry & Construction
  • Parc Retirement Living
  • Sewell’s Marina
  • Shylo Nursing & Home Healthcare
  • Teresa De Cotiis – RE/MAX Masters Realty
  • Tourism Bowen Island
  • Translink
  • Tudor Doctor North Shore
  • VPG Realty
  • West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
  • West Vancouver Community Foundation
  • West Vancouver Memorial Library
  • West Vancouver Yacht Club





Mayor's Reception, Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the West Vancouver Yacht Club

Save the date! The Chamber's annual Mayor's Reception will take place on Wednesday, February 3rd 2016. Join us for "Business after 5 - A Conversation with the Mayor" at the West Van Yacht Club. Mayor Michael Smith will join us for an informal get-together with the business community.  More details and ticket sales next week

Are you prepared for an Earthquake? 

The District of West Vancouver has posted some helpful information on our website to assist residents in preparing for an earthquake:

Retail Connections: Immigrant Youth Retail Employment Program

Are you a Young Adult and actively looking for employment?  Join Our Immigrant Youth Retail Employment Program. This program offers...
4 weeks of daily group-training sessions including:
  • Vocational assessment, computer training
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • First Aid for Industry Level 1
  • Retail specific training and certification
  • Job search skills and education coaching
  • Employment connections
  • 8 weeks of one-to-one coaching and job-search support
Start Date: January 18th, 2016.YWCA WorkBC Employment Services Centre, North Vancouver. For more information and to register contact Meike Schieb, 604.988.2931

Free webinar—New Small Businesses & Taxes: Getting it Right from the Start!

The Canada Revenue Agency is hosting a free interactive webinar about important tax topics for new small businesses. Topis include:
  • registering your business
  • GST/HST 
  • payroll
  • keeping records
  • business income and expenses, and more…
Participants can ask questions and get more information during the live webinar. Tuesday, January 19, 2016
English: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Eastern Standard Time         
French: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Pacific; 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Standard Time          Register now


Shen Yun - All New 2016 Show With Live Orchestra

Shen Yun’s one-of-a-kind performance revives stories and legends from thousands of years of Chinese culture. With the richly expressive art of classic Chinese dance, ground-breaking musical compositions, and cutting-edge, interactive stage effects, Shen Yun is leaving millions around the world in awe.

Limited Engagement: 4 Shows Only!
Fri Jan 22 7:30pm • Sat Jan 23 2:00pm • Sat Jan 23 7:30pm • Sun Jan 24 2:00pm
Order Online
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is the # 1 plan in Canada!
For employee benefits, covering over 25,000 small businesses across the country. ALL types of businesses are eligible for the program - no industry exclusions! 
West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce has partnered with First Data Canada to provide members with lower transaction costs, a robust user-friendly on-line reporting tool and the latest electronic-payment technology for business. 

Visa®  1.49%
MasterCard®  1.49%
Interac® Debit  $0.05

Please contact Honey Martin, your local First Data account executive for further information. Tel: 604-505-2430

Grow your client base and earn more money!

By attending our networking events you can develop valuable connections that lead to business growth and personal success.

Membership pays for itself…

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