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April 15, 2014


Chamber Events

President's Dinner & Excellence Awards Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 99% sold out!

Apr 23 - Location: Hollyburn Country Club
10 tickets left for our annual Gala Celebration. Excellence Awards and films highlighting finalists will be presented on Wednesday, April 23. There will also be a Silent Auction. Presenting Sponsor: Grosvenor. Champagne Sponsor: Park Royal & Larco Investments. Award Sponsors: BlueShore Financial, Hollyburn House, Loren Nancke & Co., Mercedes-Benz North Shore, The Co-operators and The Great Canadian Landscaping Co. Wine Sponsor: Ballard360 RealEstate. Flowers by West Van Florist. Media Sponsor: North Shore News. Digital Media Sponsor:
Members - 99.00, Non-Members - 99.00 Register or Learn More

May 29 - 3rd Annual "Taste of Ambleside" - MAY 29 5:00-8:30pm

Location: Ambleside Business from 13th Street to 19th Street
The 3rd Annual West Vancouver Chamber's Taste of Ambleside will take place Thursday, May 29 from 5:00pm -8:30pm. A fun-filled evening celebrating all that is Ambleside. Ambleside Businesses: Now is the time to confirm your participation! Call the WV Chamber office 604-926-6614 to confirm your participation. Partial proceeds will go to the Paul Sugar Palliative Support Foundation and the Ambleside Business Association. Click to see businesses confirmed to date.
Members - 20.00, Non-members - 20.00, Children under 12 - 5.00 Register or Learn More

Jun 14 - "Taste of Bowen" - SATURDAY, June 14, 2014

Location: Snug Cove, Village Square, Artisan Square, on Bowen Island
The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the inaugural "Taste of Bowen" which will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm and will feature "a taste" of Bowen Island businesses in Snug Cove, The Village and Artisan Square. Bowen Island Businesses: If you would like to participate please contact the WV Chamber office 604-926-6614
Members - 15.00, Non-members - 15.00, Children under 12 - 5.00 Register or Learn More

Member Profile

St. John Ambulance

St. John is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to providing First Aid Training and community services in Canada since 1833. St. John has been serving the North Shore since 1926. Our Adult and Youth Division volunteers provide First Aid at local community events.

We have a Therapy Dog Program that visits health care facilities. We have training courses for families, Emergency First Aid and Occupational First Aid Level 1, 2 and 3 as well as many on-line courses.

Go to our website to see a full line up of our courses:

St. John Ambulance
North Shore / Sea to Sky Branch
106 - 223 Mountain Hwy.
North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3V3
p: 604-990-1290

Community Events


Simplified RFP form for small business

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Government of B.C. has officially launched its two-page, short-form request for proposals (SRFP) making it easier for small businesses to sell to government. The shorter form will be used for government opportunities valued at less than $250,000, where it makes sense. The change streamlines the request for proposals process, making it easier for small businesses to apply and compete for work. Full Story

Organics Disposal Ban for Metro Vancouver Workshop No. 2

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

You are invited to attend the second workshop regarding the development of an Organics Disposal Ban for Metro Vancouver. This workshop will present and seek feedback on implementation options for the Ban and initiatives that support its introduction. Workshop No. 2 will be held Wednesday April 23, at the Firefighters’ Banquet & Conference Centre, 6515 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby. Full Story

Taste of The Bay - Next Week - April 24 in Horseshoe Bay

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Taste of The Bay - Brought to you by the Horseshoe Bay Business Association - will take place Thursday, April 24. Tickets are available at Dayal’s Variety Store, Robert & Susie Alexander Realty, and the Gleneagles Community Centre. This is a great event that showcases the many food service, professional and retail businesses of Horseshoe Bay, BC. Full Story

New Members

Cafe Crema
Home Instead Senior Care
Toni Lindsay
Uniquely Yours

Presenting Sponsor

Park Royal Logo

Grosvenor Logo

Chamber Benefits

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is the # 1 plan in Canada! For employee benefits, covering over 25,000 small businesses across the country. ALL types of businesses are eligible for the program - no industry exclusions! Click here to learn more.

West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce has partnered with First Data Canada to provide members with lower transaction costs, a robust user-friendly on-line reporting tool and the latest electronic-payment technology for business.
Visa®  1.55%
MasterCard®  1.60%
Interac® Debit  $0.05

Please contact Mr. Steven Li,
your local First Data account executive.
Tel: 604-418-7085



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