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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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BC Budget Backgrounder

News Releases | Feb 22, 2018

BC BUDGET 2018 BACKGROUNDER – FACTS AND FIGURES Feb. 21, 2018 Key Messages: While the Chamber is pleased that the provincial government has delivered a balanced budget it appears to be balanced on the back of business.  Budget 2018 makes …

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