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The Delta Chamber Business Excellence Gala room setup in November 2023.

Join Our Team: Event & Member Engagement Manager

June 6, 2024

Join our Team: Events & Member Engagement Manager Do you have a passion for meeting new people, and building relationships? Are you collaborative, and enjoy being a part of a small team? Are you highly organized? Do you want exposure to some of Delta’s best and brightest entrepreneurs? Do you enjoy curating flawless experiences for…

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Summer 2024 Job Opportunities

May 6, 2024

Looking for a valuable (and fun!) summer employment experience? We’re hiring 3 Visitor Information Counsellors and 1 Visitor Information Supervisor! See below for details. Please note that these positions are funded through a grant by the Canada Summer Jobs program. The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not‐for‐profit organizations, the public sector, and private…

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Jill McKnight and Lydia Elder standing in front of the Legislative buildings in Victoria, BC.

A New Chapter for Lydia Elder

January 26, 2024

  Lydia Elder joined the Delta Chamber of Commerce in 2019 to manage advocacy, government relations and policy. From advocating for changes to how “highest and best use” property taxation, to effectively disseminating information during the COVID-19 pandemic, and most recently, championing improved public transit services for industrial parks at the provincial and federal levels,…

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A South-East facing photo which shows Hwy 99 North and Southbound lanes, as well as the Hwy 17A overpass section which was damaged and is being repaired.

Permanent Repairs of Hwy 17A Overpass – Highlights and Resources for Businesses

January 9, 2024

UPDATE – January 22, 2024 | Work is progressing well for the repairs, so despite the weather, the following updates have been shared by MOTI: Work on the Highway 17A Overpass Project was cancelled for Friday and Saturday night; January 19th & 20th, due to weather. The remaining snow on the overpass posed a hazard…

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An image of a white woman with blonde hair (Rosanne Horner), smiling at the camera, with the Delta Chamber logo on a dark blue/green background and the quote from Rosanne which is included in the blog post, as follows: “The Delta Chamber of Commerce appreciates the government’s timely decision today to adjust the repair schedule for the Highway 17A overpass. By acknowledging the concerns of the Delta business community, government has helped our local businesses as we approach a busy holiday season. The postponed repairs will allow time to develop a coordinated communication strategy, which will ideally include additional public transportation options. Finally, the Delta Chamber of Commerce appreciates the work of all the elected officials to address this matter and we look forward to continuing to collaborate on solutions.”

Chamber Supports Government Decision to Postpone Hwy 17A Overpass Repairs to January 2024

November 9, 2023

November 9th, 2023, Delta, BC  | The Delta Chamber of Commerce appreciates the government’s decision to adjust the repair schedule for the Highway 17A overpass, acknowledging the concerns of the Delta business community. We concur that the Highway 17A overpass repairs are crucial and demand swift action. However, timing is critical. Initiating extensive repairs now, leading…

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Image shows the underside of the Highway 17A overpass of the southbound side of Highway 99. Concrete and metal is torn away and hanging off the underside of the overpass. The oversized commercial container truck which struck the overpass is stopped and remains visible in the far right corner of the photo.

Chamber Calls on MOTI to Delay Hwy 17A Overpass Closures for Repair to January 2024

November 8, 2023

“Commercial truck overpass crash creates traffic nightmare” from Delta Optimst article on July 19, 2023. Photo Credit: Delta Police Department Click Here to Read DCC Letter to MOTI Minister Fleming November 8th, 2023, Delta, BC  |  Yesterday the BC government announced it would begin work on permanent repairs to the Hwy 17A overpass of Hwy…

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A picture of Jill McKnight, Executive Director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce with a pull quote from the article.

Delta Chamber of Commerce Statement re Extension of CEBA Repayment Deadline

September 14, 2023

September 14th, 2023, Delta, BC | Today, the Canadian Federal Government’s decision to extend the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) repayment deadline by one year will be welcomed by small business who are faced with the inability to repay their CEBA loans. “The repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness of up…

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Three young men sitting side-by-side on a couch, facing the camera and smiling. There is a green background behind them with some of the words from their company's value/purpose statements on the wall.

Member Business Highlight: 505-Junk

August 24, 2023

“Growing up in Tsawwassen, Delta has always had a special place in my heart. I get excited every time I see a job in the schedule where we’re servicing a resident or business in Delta. As we continue to expand our business in new markets, we’ll always call Delta home.” ~Barry Hartman  Barry Hartman hates…

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Two women in an office setting, engaged in a conversation, smiling at each other.

UPDATE: We (WERE) Hiring! Membership Engagement Coordinator

July 28, 2023

UPDATE: We’ve hired! Thank you to all those who’ve expressed interest, applied, and/or shared this job posting with others. We’re glad to update you that we’ve hired a Membership Engagement Coordinator to join our team. ———————————– Does helping others succeed give you immense satisfaction? Do you have a passion for working with people? Do you…

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