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Monday, October 02, 2017
PCHP's success relies on volunteers called Home Visitors. They are trained and matched to a family, then visit the family home and use specially chosen books and toys to model play, communication, learning and positive interaction between parent and child. Volunteer Home Visitor training starts in October 2017. They also attend weekly meetings for ongoing training and support. The time commitment ...read more
Categories: Human Interest
Monday, September 18, 2017
This letter to the editor appeared in the Brandon Sun, September 19th, 2017 edition. The Brandon Chamber of Commerce, over the past ten months, has actively been involved in the process of evaluating the proposed Development Cost Charges, currently under consideration by Brandon City Council.  For most people, it is easy to forget that growth comes with a cost.  We enjoy the benefits of new ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Education
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
This op-ed first appeared in the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Five Minutes for Business Aug 22, 2017 These are not tweaks! The government has just proposed the most radical tax overhaul in 50 years. We’re particularly worried about the impact on business from (1) a new tax on investment income in a corporation and (2) tough new rules for compensation in family businesses. Why is the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS! The Brandon Chamber of Commerce is proud to be opening the call for nominations for our 2018 Business Achievement Awards! Help us celebrate business success, innovation, leadership and contribution to our community! We encourage interested businesses to nominate themselves, or to nominate any qualified and deserving individual or member business! NOMINATE TODAY – ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Member News
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Department of Finance is considering major changes to how corporations are taxed. The proposed rules could have a significant impact on many Canadian businesses: potentially raising taxes, increasing the administrative burden on SMEs and heightening the impact on family-run businesses.  On July 18, Finance Canada launched a consultation on how “tax-planning strategies involving corporations ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber