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".
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 [...]
In the March 1st Times Colonists, Jack Knox has written an article siting Salt Spring as a West Coast retreat for Americans who may not be pleased with the current political landscape. Should Donald Trump be elected, will they join [...]
President Li Read and other guests are interviewed by Shaw TV for their show “Go”. They featured several local businesses from Vancouver Islands and chatted with us along the Ganges Waterfront. See the interview here […]
Here are the words for writer Tara Henley: ” From the moment that the plodding BC Ferry backed out of Tsawwassen Harbour in Vancouver, the experience was vintage Gulf Islands. The views were as spectacular as ever. A vast expanse [...]
In a recent international competition conducted by Vancouver Magazine, and involving approximately 1000 wines from around the world, Garry Oaks Winery’s 2013 Pinot Noir + Zweigelt was judged to be one of the top 10 wines, winning the “Best in [...]
Want to know where Trip Adviser thinks you should visit in 2016? How about Salt Spring Island, BC? They chose us one of the best destinations in Canada, featuring our laid-back charm, scenic beauty and arts scene. Congratulations, Salt Spring [...]
The Salt Spring Chamber has long been a proponent for an incorporation study for Salt Salt Spring Island. We are not advocating on the outcome – that is up to the public to decide – but we are advocating for [...]
Salt Spring Island has done it again! We have been featured in another major publication as one of the 15 Places to Visit in 2015! Included in the WestJet Magazine article are some amazing tropical destination, beautiful islands and great [...]