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Abbotsford Chamber and the BC Chamber Supports First Steps in Province’s Economic Recovery Plan

News Releases | Sep 21, 2020

Abbotsford Chamber and the BC Chamber Supports First Steps in Province’s Economic Recovery Plan “We appreciate that government sees this as the next step, not the final step, in the road to recovery.” says Dan Baxter, Director of Policy and …

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ABBOTSFORD BUSINESS COMMUNITY COALITION ANNOUNCES SMALL BUSINESS GRANTS RECIPIENTS

News Releases | Jul 28, 2020

July 28, 2020 – Abbotsford, BC – The Abbotsford Business Community Coalition (ABCC) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $40,000 in grants from its Small Business Emergency Fund, providing critical support to local independent businesses that are beginning …

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Abbotsford Business Community Coalition Ramps Up #WhatLocalsDo Campaign, Announces Small Business Grants

News Releases | May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Abbotsford, BC – The Abbotsford Business Community Coalition (ABCC) is ramping up its #WhatLocalsDo advertising and social media campaign, and sharing details of its Abbotsford Business Boost program to help independent local businesses with COVID-19 resiliency …

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Abbotsford Business Community Coalition Launches Shop Local Campaign

News Releases | May 6, 2020

May 6, 2020 – Abbotsford, BC – The Abbotsford Business Community Coalition (ABCC) is excited to announce a new tool to help independent local businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abbotsford has joined Support Local BC, an initiative created …

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ABBOTSFORD BUSINESS COMMUNITY COALITION LAUNCHES

Announcements, News Releases | Apr 17, 2020

April 17, 2020 – Abbotsford, BC – Leaders in the Abbotsford business community are coming together to support local business and lay the groundwork for economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Abbotsford Business Community Coalition (ABCC) has recently …

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Special President’s Message – “Two New Words”

March 20, 2020 – Abbotsford, BC Two New Words… If you have been following these messages or heard me speak at our Chamber events, you will likely know by now that there are two words I have been emphasizing during …

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4-Laning Widening of Mount Lehman Road and transport capacity to the Abbotsford International Airport

News Releases | Feb 14, 2020

Abbotsford, BC   The Chamber is pleased with today’s government announcement on the completion of the Mt. Lehman Road 4-Laning Project that will facilitate the safe flow of traffic and cyclists. This supports much needed regional transportation capacity and enhanced …

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Op-Ed: Why fixing BC’s industrial land shortage is key to protecting our long term economic success

News Releases | Dec 5, 2019

The Lower Mainland’s “other” land use issue Why fixing BC’s industrial land shortage is key to protecting our long term economic success By: Melinda Friesen, President, Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce If you live anywhere in the Lower Mainland, there is …

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ABBOTSFORD CHAMBER PUSHES THROUGH AT POLICY CONVENTION

News Releases | May 25, 2019

May 24, 2019 (Burnaby, BC) – The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is extremley pleased to be participating again in the annual BC Chamber AGM & Policy Convention 2019 being held this year in Burnaby, BC. The Chamber’s delegation is comprised …

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Chamber sounds alarm at Canada’s growing divisions over infrastructure project failures

Announcements, News Releases | Feb 20, 2019

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm at Canada’s growing divisions over infrastructure project failures Abbotsford – February 20, 2019 – According to the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, the very fabric of our country is being threatened by the devastating …

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