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Members are encouraged to submit articles for posting to our new Blog. There are so many of you in the Chamber who have expert knowledge on subjects that other members need or find interesting. A blog gives valuable information that is not a commercial sales pitch, but gives the writer and company the status of being a competent, expert source.

It brings you business!

The guidelines are:

• posts up to 750 words
• no obvious commercial sales pitch
• a byline to include the author’s photo, company name and what your company does
• a hero photo that is royalty free
• have someone in your office to edit for facts and typos (we will edit as well)

Separating Home from the Office?

By Gary Bizzo | August 3, 2022

When I was running my ad agency in the 1990s I needed my expansive office with vaulted ceiling, the underground parking downtown and the expensive décor otherwise I wouldn’t have attracted the clientele I wanted. There was the expectation that a business was required to be having the look of a successful and professional environment…

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Buy Local

By Gary Bizzo | July 26, 2022

As the new leader of the Chamber of Commerce for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, I took a hard look at the history and makeup of these communities. The municipality of Maple Ridge encompasses around ten specific historical areas, each important to the community of 91,000 (2021 Census) we have today. With a diverse cultural…

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By | June 29, 2021

| CLAIMING HOME OFFICE EXPENSES (PDF) | | NEW T4 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYERS (PDF) | | CLAIMING HOME OFFICE EXPENSES (PDF) | Introducing a simplified process for claiming the home office expenses for Canadians working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. VIEW HERE | NEW T4 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYERS (PDF) | COVID-19…

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