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LOCAL MANUFACTURER UNDERGOING THIRD EXPANSION

Chilliwack, BC – The Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) is pleased to announce a major expansion of the Langley Concrete Group’s Chilliwack facility. Even with the many economic challenges created by the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is encouraging to note that there is still considerable investment occurring in Chilliwack. To the end of June 2020 there …
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CHILLIWACK ECONOMIC RECOVERY NETWORK ANNOUNCES SMALL BUSINESS PPE GRANT RECIPIENTS

Chilliwack, BC: The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network (CERN) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $5,250 in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Grants to small businesses in Chilliwack. This grant provided a reimbursement of $250 to businesses that had to spend additional funds in a time when revenues have decreased. The small business PPE grant …
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Creative Third Thursday in June

The Chilliwack Creative Commission hosts and promotes events to connect creative people. That’s WHY we began Creative Third Thursdays. On June 18th, bring your own frosty beverage as we introduce our first Creative Third Thursday Virtual Dialogue Session. It’s our Zoom virtual check-in with creatives during the pandemic. We have missed you! Attendees will hear …
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The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network (CERN) is hosting a Virtual Workforce Townhall Meeting

June 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm Are you requiring assistance in managing your workforce needs?  Your WorkBC Centre Supports & Servicesfor the Business Community To provide a detailed overview of the supports and services that WorkBC Centres offer the business community with their hiring needs. Workforce Training initiatives available. Job Start Supports available to businesses …
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Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network Launches Social Media and Increases Online Presence

Chilliwack, BC: In order to help local businesses adjust as we enter Phase 2 of BC’s Restart Plan, the Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network (CERN) has launched a new Chilliwack Restart Resource webpage through the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce’s website. This page features local business-related resources, along with best practice guides for a variety of industries. …
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Give Where You Live at the First Chilliwack Give-a-Thon

Chilliwack is home to a large number of hardworking non-profit organizations who provide valuable and important services to the community. From poverty reduction, to building social connectiveness, local charitable organizations have a large impact on almost every resident in Chilliwack. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives have changed in ways we never imagined. One …
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The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network Launches Support Local Campaign

Chilliwack, BC: There’s a new way to support your favourite local businesses from home with the Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network’s “Support Local Chilliwack” campaign. Through this campaign, residents can buy gift certificates online from a wide range of local businesses to use at a later date. When a gift certificate is purchased online, the business …
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Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network Launched to Help Local Businesses

Chilliwack, BC: A collaborative committee has been assembled to help local businesses work towards recovery during this time of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chilliwack Economic Recovery Network includes representation from the City of Chilliwack, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO), Community Futures South Fraser, Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association, …
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WorkBC – Updated Services During COVID-19

We’re open online to serve you On behalf of your local WorkBC Centre, we are reaching out to you regarding the current impact of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), regarding our services and concerns as developments occur, and how this may impact your business. We understand that things are in a state of constant change. We know …
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COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results

The BC Economic Development Association (representing over 300 local, Indigenous, and regional governments in BC), the BC Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SmallBusiness BC, and Community Futures BC, launched a survey on March 13 to understand specific impacts BC businesses are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and hear their proposed solutions.As of …
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