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City of Delta Receives Flood Protection Funding

September 10, 2021

The Delta Chamber of Commerce congratulates the City of Delta on being awarded $149,000 from the Province of British Columbia’s Community Emergency Preparedness Fund, administered through the Union of BC Municipalities for its Ladner Waterfront Protection Strategy. This is encouraging news and a reminder that there is much more work still to be done. A…

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Jill McKnight Announced As Executive Director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce

August 18, 2021

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of Jill McKnight as our new Executive Director of the Delta Chamber of Commerce. Jill, a longtime resident of Delta, is a seasoned business and community leader who understands that relationships are the cornerstone of success for any business, large or small, and a key component to strong communities.…

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Business Economic Recovery Survey: We want to hear from you!

August 10, 2021

The past year and a half has been a challenging journey for a majority of businesses trying to withstand the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses had to navigate under changing restrictions, financial pressure, challenges with employment, and a multitude of other unique difficulties. This has resulted in leading some businesses to temporarily – perhaps even permanently…

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Garry Shearer’s Departure As Executive Director: A New Chapter for Community Leader

July 28, 2021

Test Garry has done an exemplary job for the Delta Chamber, building on a solid foundation and pursuing a mandate of effective advocacy for our business community. Under Garry’s leadership, the Delta Chamber successfully supported businesses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, at a time when many membership organizations suffered. The Delta Chamber not only increased membership, but also developed…

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Delta Chamber Calls for Immediate Action for US-Canada Border Access Equity

July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021 – Yesterday Canadian Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Perrin Beatty issued the following statement on the decision of the United States government to extend travel restrictions at land border crossings. “On February 23 U.S. President Biden and Prime Minister Trudeau issued a ‘Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership’ stating ‘Both leaders agreed to…

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Meet the Interns: Ashpreet and Ian

July 20, 2021

We’re pleased to introduce our Business Support Advisors, Ashpreet Roy and Ian Lam. They have been working hard since June, assisting with our advocacy and business support initiatives. We’re so pleased to have their talent and enthusiasm on our team! Learn more about our summer interns below. Ashpreet: Helping others has always been a passion…

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Summer Job Opportunities

April 30, 2021

2020 Visitor Information Coordinators out on the road Looking for a valuable summer employment experience? We’re hiring Business Support Associates and Visitors Info Coordinators! See below for details.   Business Support Associate Summer Internship 2021 Term of Employment: May 17 ~ June 28 to August 20, 2020 (min 8 to max 14 weeks, depending on…

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How to Make the Most of Your Membership

March 17, 2021

A common question from new Chamber members is, now what? You’ve decided our mission of promoting economic prosperity and growth in Delta is something you want to be a part of, so now it’s time to hit the ground running and make sure you’re taking advantage of what membership gives you. Membership opens multiple avenues…

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Meet the Chamber Team

March 9, 2021

Ever wonder who the folks are behind the screen and phone? We’ve really missed meeting with our members at events this past year. So, here is a behind-the-scenes look at the Delta Chamber to get to know our team a little better!   Garry: Shawshank Redemption Lydia: My Neigbour Totoro and John Wick David: Titanic…

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