small business

BC Buy Local Week – December 2-8, 2019

Victoria/Fraser Valley – On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and the second busiest on line shopping weekend in history (behind 2018) comes a reminder. Yes on line shopping is convenient , especially when it comes from another…



B.C. Cuts Small-Business Tax Rate By 20%

Victoria – Small-business owners in British Columbia will benefit from a cut to the small-business corporate income tax rate from 2.5% to 2%, retroactive to April 1, 2017. The tax cut is part of the Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2017,…


Feds To Reduce Small Business Tax — In 2018 and 2019

Ottawa/Fraser Valley – The Trudeau Federal Liberals announced a cut to small business tax rates. The Feds seem to be in a little damage control after small business entrepreneurs and farmers complained that the proposed rules would damage their livelihood….




Abbotsford Chamber Concerned About Proposed Federal Tax Changes

Abbotsford – The Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce is joining other Provincial Chambers voicing opposition to proposed tax changes that will impact small businesses. On July 18, the federal government announced revisions that would close “loopholes” that they said would then…



Chilliwack Pet Company Named One Of Canada’s Best

Chilliwack  – For the first time in its 16 year history, Petcurean Pet Nutrition has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers.  The well-regarded national competition recognizes outstanding small and medium businesses that have not only…


Fraser Valley Small Businesses Share Their Stories May 5

Langley – Small Business BC, the province’s premier resource centre for entrepreneurs, and Township of Langley have partnered to bring the Local Leaders event series to the Fraser Valley on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Golden Ears Business Centre in…