Chamber Update re: vaccine passports

The Kitimat Chamber of Commerce is here to support all businesses during these extraordinary times.  Our local chamber’s mission statement is: “To be the evolving voice of business for the responsible economic development of the community as a whole.”

The local chamber has shared your concerns, comments and feedback with our provincial counterparts, the provincial government and northern health. Navigating COVID 19 has been a challenge for all parties.   On Sept 7th the Province of BC released additional information about how the vaccine passport will work.  According to the Public Health Officer, these settings have been identified as discretionary activities for the time-limited period (January 31, 2022, current end date).

As part of our mandate the Kitimat Chamber will continue to:

Members can also reach out to the local MLA and ask him to advocate on their behalf if you’re concerned with the recent decisions being enforced. 

Resource Tools for local businesses:

BC Vaccine Card – A Guide for Businesses: bc_vaccine_card_guide_for_businesses.pdf (gov.bc.ca)

vaccine-card-results.pdf (gov.bc.ca)

New fund launched for community events: The Province will begin accepting applications on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, to support B.C.-based events through the new Fairs, Festivals and Events Recovery Fund https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021TACS0059-001687

We understand this is a lot of information.  If you require assistance in navigating a particular challenge for your business, please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions.  We are here to help your business navigate these challenging times.

Laurel D’Andrea -Executive Director

On behalf of the Kitimat Chamber Board

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