Author: PRDCC

BC Chamber Offers Insight to the Minimum Wage Announcement

BC Chamber Offers Insight to the Minimum Wage Announcement The BC Chamber of Commerce is pleased the new B.C. government is holding to the previously announced minimum wage increase of 50 cent per hour this September 15.  Businesses, especially small businesses, have been preparing to implement this increase for over a year. The BC Chamber also recognizes that the B.C. government has renewed its commitment to raise B.C.’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by way of a fair wages commission. The BC Chamber will engage with the new commission to ensure they understand the potential economic impact that...

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ToastMasters Club Receives Highest Recognition

The Prince Rupert ToastMasters Club has been recognized by ToastMasters International with the highest level of achievement, becoming a President’s Distinguished Club. The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce has worked closely with the local ToastMasters Club for the past several years as a vital component of the Rising Stars Student Mentorship Program and we are pleased to share this exciting achievement of the local club this year.   PRINCE RUPERT TOASTMASTERS REACH HIGHEST HONOUR FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUBS PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Prince Rupert’s Toastmasters Club concluded its 2016–17 season on June 27th with a historic...

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Win a Family Pass to the Intertidal Music Festival!

We  have two family passes up for grabs in our Intertidal Music Festival Ticket Giveaway! Each family pass provides access for two adults and two children to the July 15th celebration at North Pacific Cannery and you could win one by entering below. Don’t forget to stop by each day until July 3rd for the daily bonus entries! Contest is open to residents of Canada ages 13+  Intertidal Music Festival Ticket...

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Call For Artist: 3rd Ave Art Project

CALL TO ARTISTS 3rd Ave Art Project Join us to help revitalize 3rd Ave Prince Rupert with art and turn 3rd into a long art gallery The art work will be displayed in store windows along 3rd Ave, July and August 2017 Each piece must be a suitable size and subject matter for display in a public window and be ready to display. All mediums are welcome, 3 dimensional and 2 dimensional pieces can be accommodated. Pieces will be selected based on suitability for each location with the goal of including as many individual artists as possible. Please submit to 1. Maximum of 10 jpeg images of work for consideration 2. Artist name and address 3. Size and price of work Entries Due: June 15th 2017 The art work may be listed for sale. All work will be sold thought the Ice House Gallery, for members at their existing commission rate and non-members at 35%. This is a joint project with Community Development Institute and The North Coast Artists’ Cooperative with the generous support of...

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McKay Street Park a Finalist for $100,000 Prize through BCAA Play Here

McKay Street Park needs your help to win $100,000 Prize for revitalization Mckay Street Park has been named one of the ten finalists for BCAA Play Here! It was chosen out of hundreds of nominated play spaces in B.C. and now needs your vote to win a revitalization worth up to $100,000! This is how you can help the McKay Street Park win: 1. Vote every day for Mckay Street Park at 2. Forward this post to your staff, colleagues and anyone else who might be interested 3. Share on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and use #BCAAPlayHere Voting...

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