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A New Chapter for Lydia Elder

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A New Chapter for Lydia Elder   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…

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Member Business Highlight: 505-Junk

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Member Business Highlight: 505-Junk “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…

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UPDATE: We (WERE) Hiring! Membership Engagement Coordinator

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UPDATE: We (WERE) Hiring! Membership Engagement Coordinator 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…

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Robin Silvester Announces Departure from Port of Vancouver

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Robin Silvester Announces Departure from Port of Vancouver June 2, 2023 | Delta Chamber of Commerce Response to Announcement of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Leadership Change Vancouver Fraser Port Authority President and CEO Robin Silvester announced yesterday that he will be leaving the port authority after fourteen years steering the federal agency towards a strong…

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Summer 2023 Job Opportunities

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Summer 2023 Job Opportunities Looking for a valuable (and fun!) summer employment experience? We’re hiring one Business Support Initiatives Associate and three Visitors Info Coordinators! 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,…

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Hon. Ravi Kahlon Appointed as BC’s Housing Minister

Hon. Ravi Kahlon Appointed as BC’s Housing Minister STATEMENT | Delta Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Hon. Ravi Kahlon on his Appointment as Minister of Housing & House Leader   December 8, 2022, Delta | Yesterday Premier David Eby appointed Delta-North MLA Ravi Kahlon as Minister of Housing for the Province of British Columbia and as…

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Mayor George Harvie Elected as Metro Vancouver 2023 Board Chair

Mayor George Harvie Elected as Metro Vancouver 2023 Board Chair STATEMENT | Delta Chamber of Commerce Congratulates Mayor George Harvie on His Election as Metro Vancouver 2023 Board Chair   November 25, 2022, Delta | During this morning’s Metro Vancouver Regional District inaugural meeting of its recently elected member representatives, which was opened by an…

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Be Sure to Get Out and Vote in This Election

Be Sure to Get Out and Vote in This Election Two weeks ago, the Delta Chamber of Commerce hosted two all-candidates forums ahead of our upcoming municipal election. Those who attended both events had the opportunity to hear from most mayoral and councillor candidates on a variety of topics relevant to those in business here…

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Hats Off to Excellence Awards 2022

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Hats Off to Excellence Awards 2022 The Delta Chamber of Commerce is proud to host our 71st annual Hats Off to Excellence Awards Gala, presented by the Port of Vancouver, which has been celebrating the best of Delta since 1951. Long considered to be the premiere business event of the year, the Hats Off to…

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Learning More About Delta’s Farming Community

Learning More About Delta’s Farming Community Farming is one of the cornerstone industries of our community here in Delta. Situated between the residential neighbourhoods of Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta lies some of the most important and productive agricultural land in British Columbia. Delta has a longstanding, multigenerational farming community, with almost all Delta farms…

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