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Pulse Check Survey Provides New Business Impact Data

Pulse Check Survey Provides New Business Impact Data

The results are in! The Whistler Chamber and the BC Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to collect and provide information to government, from businesses of all sizes within our community. Information gathered will inform a holistic approach between government and society in acting on the COVID-19 pandemic…

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Working from Home

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Working from Home

Some of us entrepreneurs and ambitious humans thrive off of having a busy schedule that is filled with meetings, events and deadlines. Although a lot of us love the rush and feeling of busyness, it’s safe to say that we have all fantasized about slowing down, hitting pause or just being able to work from home…

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Business in the Time of COVID-19

Business in the Time of COVID-19

About a year ago, the Whistler Chamber team began planning sessions to create the vision for our 5 year strategic plan. One of the pillars of that plan is Community of Practice. Now, at the time I don’t think we ever expected this would be where 2020 would take us…

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How to Lead When Nobody is Left

How to Lead When Nobody is Left

In the past weeks COVID-19 has left a significant impact on the World, but particularly the Hospitality & Tourism Industry has been majorly hit. Flights have been grounded, hotels and restaurants shut down and many people have been laid off or lost their jobs altogether…

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Support for Business and Not-For-Profits

Support for Business and Not-For-Profits

Today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced four measures to further support business and not-for-profits who are struggling in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. In brief: The wage subsidy has been increased from 10% to 75% for qualifying businesses, back dated to March 15, 2020.

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BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback

BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback

As you may know, today the BC Government announced a COVID-19 Action Plan, which includes $5 billion allocated for programs that support businesses, workers, and economic recovery. We know you’re eager to gain more clarity on how to access these initiatives, and the province will provide these details soon…

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The Big Shift

The Big Shift

The Big Shift March 23, 2020 By: Michelle Ratcliffe, Whistler Chamber, GM   We have crossed a threshold. Sure, life altering shifts are not new. Individually, we have all navigated uncharted waters and gleaned lessons from life’s paradigm shifts. But what’s...

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Human Ideas for Humans

Human Ideas for Humans

AN UPDATE FROM TESS EVANS, FOUNDER & DIRECTOR, HR GALAXY Human Ideas for Humans March 23, 2020   Starting with mental and physical health:   Peloton is offering a 90 day free use of their app. They do not ask for a credit card that will be charged later. They have...

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