Congratulations to the Salt Spring Economic Development Commission for your new website called Opportunity Salt Spring. It is well designed and full of great information on starting a business on the island, growing and existing business or relocating to this wonderful community.
We are pleased to announce that the Salt Spring Island community will celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday in Style! The Salt Spring Chamber of Commerce and the CRD – Salt Spring, with funding support from the Salt Spring Island Foundation, have collaborated to present: 150 Days of Fun on Salt Spring Island!
Salt Spring Island's New Home & Garden Show last weekend was a resounding success in attracting attendance of 350 on Friday night and 950 on Saturday. Over 40 businesses including specialized trades, financial services, retail, alternative energy, building supplies and community service and volunteer organizations had the opportunity to "show and tell" islanders and their friends about their products and services, all available locally.
The Salish Sea Marine Trail is born! - BC Marine Trails Network: Kayak tours, adventure, kayaking maps. Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and BC Marine Trails Network Association have come up with the perfect recipe for connecting Vancouver Island and the rest of Canada by trail. Just add saltwater and stir with a paddle. The result will be the Salish Sea Marine Trail, a blueway – a saltwater route designed for paddlecraft and small beachable boats
The Chamber Board is happy to announce that a 5-Year Strategic Plan has been developed to guide the organization from 2016-2020. The plan defines our mandate and objectives, working towards benefiting members and the Salt Spring community as a whole. Our tagline has been changed to reflect the work outlined in the plan, which is now: "Bringing Business and Community Together".
Jane Squier, harvests most of her own food, including many vegetables plus a variety of subtropical fruit, and markets year-round hydroponic produce wholesale in an extraordinary 6,000-square-foot greenhouse. The facility includes a 90 per cent efficient wood gasifier furnace that heats water piped into a 4,400-gallon cistern with hyperadobe walls for long-lasting heat storage in [...]
The Chamber is proud to announce that we have a new Board of Directors to represent the members and work with the community to make Salt Spring Island the best place to live, work, play - and do business - in Canada. As volunteers, they are contributing their time and energy so that we can have a Chamber of Commerce that represents your interests. They will be working together on initiatives that will work towards Chamber goals including supporting business, growing tourism and community sustainability.
Destination BC and the Southern Gulf Islands are working together in a ground-breaking tourism marketing initiative called “Experience the Southern Gulf Islands”, showcasing our region and inviting visitors to our eco-friendly Islands for outdoor adventure and natural beauty. The Chambers of Commerce from Galiano, Mayne, Pender and Salt Spring, along with the Saturna Island Tourism [...]
The Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that we have become Canada’s first Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Centre to become accredited members of Green Tourism Canada. Our “silver” accreditation was made official on April 19th. We are proud to be working within this program to promote Salt Spring Island’s reputation [...]
Introducing: Salt Spring Salads. Salt Spring Salads is the newest food trailer on the Island. It will be operated by the GISS culinary/cafeteria program. The trailer will open this Friday and will be located at the School District parking lot facing Lower Ganges Rd. Business hours will be from 11 am to 5 pm on [...]