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Commercial Fireworks Sales in Drumheller

Our Business Advocacy Committee would like to hear from you, our local businesses, on the selling of consumer fireworks in Drumheller.

Please read the letter from the Canadian National Fireworks Association and let us know your questions and comments via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 403-823-8100 by September 30. 

Canadian Chamber Launches 'Our Restaurants' Campaign

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When the pandemic started, our restaurants were among the first and hardest hit. Despite their own challenges, they worked hard to support communities, those in need, and find new and innovative ways to safely serve customers. But despite this, many of our restaurants aren’t sure if they’ll be able to keep going – the numbers just don’t work when so many tables are empty and new costs are so high.

Just as our restaurants have always been there for important moments in our lives, now we need to be here for them.

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has launched 'Our Restaurants'- a campaign dedicated to sharing stories and updates of one of the hardest hit industries by the pandemic. With the support of 14 food service businesses, representing more than 60 brands, we are putting a spotlight on the current situation faced by Canada’s restaurants amidst COVID-19 — high costs, fewer customers and government programs that are ill equipped for the unique, long-term challenges confronting the industry — and are urging governments to take measures to ensure their survival. For more information, visit OurRestaurants.ca.

Canada United Weekend Aug 28-30

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Canada United is a nationwide campaign to get Canadians to shop or dine locally August 28, 29 and 30. You may have noticed the TV ads and digital marketing asking Canadians to “show local some love.”

And now, Canada United will be giving away 25 $10,000 cash prizes to Canadians shopping or dining with local businesses during the 3-day Canada United Weekend*. You can tell your customers that spending with you could earn them a chance to win!

It’s easy to participate. Simply use the Canada United Small Business Toolkit (gocanadaunited.ca/smallbusinesskit) to do any of the following:

• Add Canada United stickers and GIFs to your social media posts
• Create custom banners and logos to share online
• Get decals for your storefront which you can pick up at a nearby RBC Royal Bank branch
• Download posters and more which you can print out on your own

Chamber Welcomes New Board Members at 2020 AGM

The Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce welcomed four new Board members at their Annual General Meeting held virtually on July 15, 2020. Newly elected to the board were:

*Deana Hannem, Dinosaur Valley Massage & Wellness
*Lisa Hansen-Zacharuk, Western Financial Group - Drumheller
*Martina Morrison, Riverside Value Drug Mart
*Bob Sheddy, The Drumheller Mail

The following were also re-elected for additional terms:
*Mike Bell, Western GM
*Cindy Clark, Canalta Jurassic Inn
*Jeff Hall, MNP

The Chamber said farewell to Board members Nathan Fleming (RBC), Darryl Reid (Pro-Active Building Maintenance), Barry Fullerton, and Joanne Hodgson (Fountain Tire). The Chamber thanked the outgoing Board members for their years of dedication and commitment.

Chamber staff members were highlighted as well; Tourism Services Manager Debbie Schinnour was recognized for 10 years of service and Office & Chamber Services Coordinator Marley Henneigh was recognized for 5 years.

2018-19 Annual Report