West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Newsletter June 15, 2016
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Thank you...

to all that attended the Taste of Bowen last weekend! Another great event, thanks to the participating Bowen Island businesses and Sponsors.

Members -  Is there an event you would like to see offered?  Drop us a line at with your suggestions. 

Thank you to all of our Sponsors. Should you wish to sponsor a future event, check out:

We also welcome donations for our raffles, auctions and door prized throughout the year. It is a great promotional opportunity to showcase your business.
EVENTS TO DATE: September 2015 - June 2016:
  • Taste of Dundarave
  • TD Luncheon with David Tulk, Head of Global Macro Strategy, Hollyburn Country Club
  • AGM & Members' Reception, Grosvenor Display Suite
  • Business after 5 with District of West Vancouver CAO Nina Leemhuis - Report on the Competitive Identity of West Vancouver  - Caffe Al Mercato
  • Christmas Dinner, Capilano Golf & Country Club 
  • North Shore Business Showcase - Park Royal
  • Mayor Mike Unplugged, West Vancouver Yacht Club
  • Vancity Luncheon, Hollyburn Country Club
  • Breakfast meeting with MP Pam Goldsmith-Jones, Hollyburn Country Club
  • President's Dinner & Excellence Awards, Hollyburn Country Club
  • Business after 5 with MLAs Jordan Sturdy & Ralph Sultan, Bay Mooring Restaurant
  • Taste of Bowen, Bowen Island 


Three events brought to you by British Pacific Properties 
Tuesday, June 21st:  Cypress Village Speaker Series 
Doors 5:30pm. Keynote 6:30pm. 
Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver
Admission is free but Registration is required
  •  Charles Montgomery, urbanist and award-winning Canadian author of Happy City, is co-presented with Pauline Johnson Community Park* as the second of this three part speaker series. The evening will also offers interactive opportunities to engage about Cypress Village, including a workshop facilitated by Charles to explore principles of happiness for West Vancouverites.  
*A donation of $10 will be made to Pauline Johnson Community Park for every attendee

Thursday, June 23rd: Public Open House & BBQ!: Testing Ideas
4pm to 8pm. Kay Meek Centre
No Registration required, just drop by
  • Join this fun evening of food, friends and meaningful discussions about possible directions for the character, scale and elements of Cypress Village. Through maps, precedent photos and real-time illustrations, you will be brought down “in” to different possible version of Cypress Village. 
Saturday, June 25rd: Public Drop-In
10am to 12pm. Amici Restaurant - 1747 Marine Drive
Member Profile

Electra Meccanica is a developer and manufacturer of innovative electric vehicles that is proudly Canadian and located in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Electra Meccanica combines founder Jerry Kroll’s extensive background in the sustainability sector with Intermeccanica Custom Coach Builders’ more than 50 years of experience building high-quality, specialty vehicles.  With the release of their first production vehicle later this year, the Electra Meccanica Solo*, the company aims to put an EV in everyone’s driveway by making ownership simple, fun and affordable.

Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp.
102 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5T 1A4
Phone: 1-604-428-7656

Showroom hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: by appointment

*This Solo was on display at the Chamber's Taste of Bowen last weekend!

Circle your calendar

Taste of Dundarave will take place this year on Thursday, September 8th , 2016.   Save the date! More details in the coming months.

BIV Subcriptions in event of postal stricke

In the event of a Canada Post strike, Business in Vancouver will endeavor to use alternate carrier services to deliver our print copies to businesses/residents in the Lower Mainland.  As the earliest lockout/strike can occur is July 2nd, we will commence using alternate methods as of our June 28th edition.

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We will also have extra copies of the paper available for pickup at the office after June 27th.

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West Van Chamber members receive a complementary copy of BIV with their membership.

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