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104 Years Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
The first Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1599 in France. A baby in comparison, the Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has, in one form or another, been active for 104 years. You may be wondering if an institution that has been around as long as we have can still be relevant.
It Takes a Region to Raise an Economy – Part 2 of 3
Last month I discussed the strategy of growing the economy by attracting more people to live in an area and suggested the most desirable groups to target based on their ability and willingness to contribute to the overall health of a community are baby boomers, entrepreneurial immigrants and millennials. Now we will look at how…
Congratulations to our 2017 Crystal Award Winners
Congratulations go out to all our Crystal Award Winners! This year’s turnout was exceptional and we are happy to present you with the Winners.
Federal Package for Business and Provincial update – March 18 Eblast
Dear Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce member, Federal Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, just unveiled the “first phase” of Canada’s “Economic Response Plan” – which includes $27B in direct support and aid to Canadians and $55B in tax deferrals. The federal package includes a number of desired-actions you flagged in the network-wide COVID-19 Business Impact Survey…
Media Release – From Farm to Flask
MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release August 12, 2020 From Farm to Flask (North Saanich, B.C.) The Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is requesting the public contact their Member of Parliament and encourage support for amendments to the excise tax to achieve parity with the small distillers excise agreement enacted in…
Transformative Disruption in the Workplace
Gather two or more employers together and discussion naturally turns to difficulties they are experiencing in hiring and retaining employees. Many Peninsula businesses have ‘Help Wanted’ signs in their windows. Finding staff with the appropriate skills and experience is the most commonly-expressed challenge. This situation has arisen due to a convergence of factors: one being…