Federal Tax Changes

The federal government intends to make significant changes to business taxes, which will impact small and medium sized businesses.  This is an issue where the power of the Chamber network can affect change if we all work together and use our voice of business. Please see below for important information and action you can take.

Are you a business owner? Three things to know about the proposed tax change - Tax change - three things to know.pdf

Canadian Chamber – Hammering Business - Finance Canada’s New Crackdown Hammering Business-Finance Canada's New Crackdown.pdf

Template letter to send to MP Tax change - example letter.pdf

Social media posts Social Media_TaxFairness.pdf

Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness Letter on proposed tax changes


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Up Coming Chamber Events

September 27th, 2017
Apres Five with Norman Rudy's 
Time: 5-7 PM 
Come out on September 27th, 2017 for Apres Five at Norman Rudy's, Squamish's newest pub embed in glorious nature beside the Executive Suites. The majestic views from their massive patio are second to none. 
Sip on cold drinks, sample delicious items from their kitchen, and socialize! 
Apres Fives are the Chamber of Commerce's monthly business networking socializer. Meet new connections, reminisce with old friends and experience the best of Norman Rudy's!
Don't miss out! Pre-purchase your tickets here!
Do You Want to Improve Your Board's Effectiveness? 
This five-hour governance workshop delivers clear teaching on the components of governance and how boards can easily monitor these key components to make their organization highly efficient and relevant. 
During the workshop, members will learn about:
  • The framework principles of governing;
  • The seven components of governance;
  • Roles and responsibilities of the board and senior staff;
  • Running effective board meetings;
  • Terms of reference for board and committees;
  • Monitoring all governance components;
  • Succession planning;
  • Practical templates to ensure that what they learn will be easily adopted.
Future Chamber Events (SAVE THE DATE)
The Squamish Chamber is excited to present some fantastic events for the remainder of 2017. We encourage you to book in advance as tickets are selling fast.
Lunch & Learn Series

- Entrepreneur Panel in partnership with SquamishAdventure.com October 18th, 2017

- MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones October 11th, 2017

- MLA Jordan Sturdy November 15th, 2017

Education & Learning

- Governance Training with Deb McLelland October 28th, 2017

- Training: Customer Conflict Management, in partnership with Connect Hospitality Strategies October 16th, 2017

- Speaker Series: Why Customer Expectations For 'Right Now' Are On The Rise And How To Capitalize On It, in partnership with Marwick Internet Marketing November 28, 2017

- Après After Five with Norman Rudy’s September 27th, 2017

- A New Economy- Documentary & Discussion, in partnership with Kathleen Lane November 8th, 2017

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