Latest Chamber News

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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ICC Global Survey of Business for WHO in the Fight Against COVID-19

Resources | Apr 22, 2020

The International Chamber of Commerce and World Health Organization want to know how your business is doing! We are pleased to invite your company to participate in the first global survey conducted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), in …

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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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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Resources | Apr 6, 2020

The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring developments around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through regular updates from the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada, BC Centre for Disease Control, and Fraser Health. We encourage you to do …

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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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BC Government COVID-19 Economic Action Plan

Announcements | Mar 24, 2020

MESSAGE TO MEMBERS Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Dear Members, As you may know, yesterday the BC Government announced a COVID-19 Action Plan, which includes $5 billion allocated for programs that support businesses, workers, and economic recovery. This announcement was directly …

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COVID – 19 Federal Package for Business & Provincial Advocacy Update

Announcements | Mar 24, 2020

MESSAGE TO MEMBERS   Wednesday, March 18, 2020   Dear Members, Federal Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, just unveiled the “first phase” of Canada’s “Economic Response Plan” – which includes $27B in direct support and aid to Canadians and $55B in …

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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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