West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Newsletter May 18, 2016
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Business after 5 – Conversation with our MLAs

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bay Moorings Restaurant, Horseshoe Bay

Hear the latest business updates from our Provincial government

Guest Speakers:

Jordan Sturdy, M.L.A. West Vancouver – Sea to Sky

Topic: An update on recent policies passed in the Legislature; the Budget and expectations around tourism, real estate and minimum wage

Ralph Sultan, M.L.A West Vancouver –  Capilano
Topic: The Budget and fiscal results

MLA Jordan Sturdy                    MLA Ralph Sultan

Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while networking on the patio at Bay Moorings Restaurant

5:00 pm – Registration, networking, (cash bar)
5:35 pm – Introductions from MC
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Guest Speakers presentations
Q & A
6:30 pm – wrap up questions
Networking until 7 pm

(*subject to change)

Venue Sponsor: Bay Moorings Restaurant, Horseshoe Bay. Bay Moorings will be open for dinner after the event and you are encouraged to stay for dinner!

Tickets: WV Chamber members $30; Non-members $40  
Includes one glass of wine & appetizers 



Taste of Bowen

Join us for the 3rd annual Taste of Bowen on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.  This fun event gives you the chance to 'taste' all that Bowen Island businesses have to offer

 Visit the four business areas on the island: The Pier, Snug Cove, Village Square and Artisan Square. Go door-to-door, show your ticket/passport and pick up a sample from each business on the list.

Enjoy a beautiful stroll on Bowen Island, just 20 minutes from Horseshoe Bay by BC Ferries. A free shuttle bus is provided in Snug Cove to take you up the hill to Artisan Square.

Tickets now on sale online.*
(*Your ticket - which is your passport - can be picked up at the event or from the Chamber office after May 25th. Bring your receipt) 
Gold Sponsor  First Credit Union 


Presented by
   West Vancouver Chamber of  Commerce




Did you know that as a Member of the Chamber you have the option to upgrade to become a Community Partner

This enhanced Full Membership offers community member supporters the opportunity to have an increased profile within the Chamber's promotional face and website presence, including your logo listed on the "About us" website page with a link to your company.

Not a member yet?  You too can become a Community Partner!

Community Partner Membership is $590 for the 1st year, then $500 per annum (+one time admin fee) - a great opportunity to promote your business. Please contact the Chamber office for more details 604-926-6614

Employment Opportunity 

Administrative Assistant, Constituency, Office of Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP -  West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country & Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs 

An opportunity for a dynamic, passionate administrative assistant with a keen interest in politics to work in their constituency office in Horseshoe Bay, BC.
For further information and job description here. Submit your applications by May 27, 2016 to Lucie McKiernan at

Videos of Award Finalists Up

Check out some of the films of our Excellence Awards finalists that were presented at the President's Dinner & Excellence Awards;  VIDEO 
Thank you to our Film Sponsor and Cat Barr. 

Royal-Tea at Amica

Celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s birthday with a traditional English tea – offering snacks, desserts and more. This is a Royal affair so crowns, tiaras and hats are welcome. Thursday May 19th at 2:30pm. Limited seating available. RSVP Amica at West Vancouver, 659 Clyde Avenue West Vancouver, V7T 1C8  604-921-9181 

Five-Year Financial Plan for the District

West Vancouver District Council has adopted a Five-Year Financial Plan for 2016-2020. After extensive public consultation in the form of three public meetings and an online survey to collect public feedback, Council chose to support the plan and 2016 budget at its regular meeting on April 4, 2016.

The Five-Year Financial Plan for 2016-2020 includes an asset levy to provide for the adequate maintenance and replacement of the District of West Vancouver’s capital assets (5.25 per cent), and funds the net increase in operating costs (1.62 per cent). For further information: BUDGET 

Another Chamber benefit...

As a West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce Member you have access to discount saving through the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  One of the many benefits is your chance to save through the Esso Affinity fuel program.  Delivered through Esso, this program saves drivers 0.035 cents per litre off the posted pump price at any Esso-branded service station.

This program is great for your business and your employees – whether driving to pick up supplies across town or driving on a family vacation across the country.

For a single car or a large fleet of service vehicles, the Esso Business Card Program gives exceptional fuel savings, powerful and easy-to-use fuel management tools and broad acceptance at nearly 1,800 Esso stations in Canada and nearly 10,000 Exxon and Mobil stations in the U.S.

Not an introductory offer, everyone gets the same discount – there are no minimum purchases
To sign up visit

Membership pays for itself…


Promote your business and help support the
Chamber. Sponsor an event!

The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities that provide your business with the chance to be front and center in our community. Sponsors are an important part of our events!  For further info: SPONSORSHIP


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