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Renters and owners can now apply for rent subsidy Renters and owners can now apply for rent subsidy On Monday, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) portal opened for applications.  Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations or charities that have seen a drop in revenue due to COVID-19 may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses retroactive to September 27, 2020 until June 2021.  This subsidy will provide payments directly to qualifying renters and property owners without requiring the participation of landlords. Find out more information on: Who can apply Periods you can apply for Expenses you can claim Calculate
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How you can help to freeze the alcohol tax On Monday, November 30, join in the discussion with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce about our Freeze the Alcohol Tax campaign. Canadian restaurants, pubs and bars have been devastated by the impacts of COVID-19 with more of these businesses closing their doors permanently every day. The impacts of lockdowns and closures extend far beyond these businesses as Canada’s beverage alcohol industry has seen a collapse in bar and restaurant sales of their products. While restaurants and bars fight for their survival, they must also contend with Canada’s increasing alcohol taxes, which are
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Facetime with Santa Season's Greetings! COVID has certainly presented many changes and challenges this year. . .BUT, Santa could not have survived for over 2000 years without some great support; creativity and flexibility. . . .this year will be different and possibly even better in spite of COVID. New this year, Santa is exploring several new Covid friendly "visit" options including... FREE FACETIME CHAT WITH SANTA Please email your request to mrkringle@outlook.com   for those who still want a more private and customized visit with Santa, we will be opening our home and property for
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Meet Larry and Ed from High End Carpenters Larry Somers and Ed Thompson established High End Carpenters three years ago, and are one of the Chamber’s newest members.  They each had their own companies but decide to join forces in 2017.  With more than sixty years of combined experience in the carpentry and construction business, there is nothing that they haven’t seen or done. (L-R) Ed Thompson & Larry Somers From a one room project to a complete home re-model, they have the tools, the team and the know-how to get your project done right, and make your dreams a reality. They are specialists in the restoration
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Survey on Business Conditions shows a tale of two economies Canadian Survey on Business Conditions shows a tale of two economies, need for targeted support programs: Canadian Chamber of Commerce The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Chief Economist and Vice-President of Policy, Dr. Trevin Stratton, issued the following statement in response to the release of data from the Canadian Survey of Business Conditions by Statistics Canada today: “Today we learned 30% of businesses still operating in October no longer know how they can continue to operate under the existing conditions, and a further 11% indicate they can only operate for 3 more months.
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Other News
Be Part of the Chamber's Holiday Mail Package
Local Love Virtual Auction supporting small business
Meet Andrew Chartrand from Quality Mechanical
How to end an email
CEBA updates may change your eligibility
Insurance for hospitality businesses a challenge
Meet Greg and Nancy Annesley
Applications are open for small business relief fund
Go Purple Day at the cabin
Meet Elvis and Tina from A&E

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St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
RBC - Save on Bank charges
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Esso Chamber
Patenaude Martial Arts - 20% OFF Registration
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Parsons Cleaners Member offer - 10% OFF
St. John Ambulance - Discount on training
Group Benefit Plan for Chamber Members
Superior Propane - Save 5% on fixed price propane
Grand & Toy - Cost-saving solutions
Be Prepared First Aid Traning - 15% off
Belleville & District Shrine Club
Papa Johns Pizza Member Offer- 25% off
NRG Alternatives - 10% Discount
Jesan Property Maintenance - SAVE 10%
Dinkles & Paulos Restaurants - 10% OFF
Esso Chamber
RBC - Save on Bank charges
Constant Contact Chamber Member Offer
Patenaude Martial Arts - 20% OFF Registration
Friendly Fires - 10% OFF
Allen Insurance - Exclusive Chamber Member Rates
OSM Website design - SAVE on services.
Shoppers Drug Mart - Save 20% on Thursdays
Body Systems Nutrition - 15% OFF purchases.
Stirling Festival Theatre - Group Discounts available to members
Quinte Siding - 10% OFF
Grand & Toy - Members can save up to 85%
Cloud Bookkeeping Services - 10% OFF