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CONTENTS BUSINESS MATTERS September 2017 Business Matters is a bi-monthly publication of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce and a key business resource targeted to 2,000 business leaders in our community. The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce is a progressive, inclusive and dynamic community leader. It is a supportive resource for business people who wish to learn, grow and create a stronger business and a more robust and sustainable community.

To advertise in Business Matters, contact us at: The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce 100-852 Fort St. Victoria, BC V8W 1H8 250-383-7191 chamber@victoriachamber.ca

In July The Chamber hosted the Summer Soiree at the Fort Common. Turn to page 9 to see our upcoming events.

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Hands Full at the Office

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The Rhythm of a New Beat: Del Manak

The lack of affordable, government-regulated child care spaces in Greater Victoria is having a direct impact on employers, workers and our economy. Some of The Chamber’s members were able to put a face to the problem.

Chamber CEO Catherine Holt sat down with the Victoria Police Department's new Chief Constable Del Manak.

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Chamber Elections

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Chamber Events: Something for Everyone!

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Introducing Our New Members

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Member Snapshots

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Member Survey: It's All About YOU

In September, we will ask you to elect four new members to the 2018 Board of Directors. Learn about the nominees here!

Nothing can duplicate the moment when you connect with the people you need to do business with face-to-face.

Welcome to those who’ve decided to join the people who get things done. Membership—it's about the company we keep.

The strength of The Chamber is our members and the people who run these outstanding businesses. Get to know Tom Benson, Shelley Morris and Kelly Hawes.

For the second year in a row, we asked our members to rate The Chamber on the three pillars of membership—Benefits, Connections/Events and Advocacy. See the results here!

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Profile for Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

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