This Week in Business


POLICY ANNOUNCEMENT: Today, the Brooks and District Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the launch of 10 Ways to Build a Canada that Wins.

“This report identifies 10 important ways in which all stakeholders – Business, Government, and Chambers of Commerce – can improve the public policy environment to support business growth and build a more prosperous economy” said Perrin Beatty, President and C.E.O. of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

“Using the 10 Ways as a discussion piece we will meet with government and other stakeholders to inform and help shape the policy positions and advocacy initiatives we will undertake through 2018” he added.

Tweet about it using the hashtag #10ways. Read more here:

FUNDING OPTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS: Join the team from Community Futures for a lunch-and-learn that will explore options for small business financing. There is no cost, but you are asked to register for the event. You can do so here:…

MEMBER TO MEMBER DISCOUNTS: There is still time to take part in our Member to Member Discount Program. The premise is simple: provide a discount/inventive/value-add for our Members and their employees and incentivize thousands of local people to shop at your store or use your service. Please email if you want to take part.

ATTN: FORMER BOARD MEMBERS: Do you have any photos of your time on the Board? We are re-building our archive and would love to take a copy! Email Jen if you can help:

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: We would like to welcome the following new Members joining in January:
• Canadian Pacific Railway
• CPR Engineer’s House
• Elite Lighting
• Order of the Eastern Star (Helen Chapter)
• Saranchuk Law
• Seyyes Clothing
• Southland Kia

Posted on:
Monday, February 05, 2018