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March 2020

Legal Implications of Staffing Decisions During this Crisis

Take the BC Chamber MindReader Survey: How is your business faring today in the age of COVID-19? How are your needs evolving?

Business Survival Masterclass Week 2 with @Colin Sprake | CEO & Founder Make Your Mark


Business Resources

BC Government Listens to Urgent Business Feedback

Valuable resources for you and your business

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As of March 18, the physical doors of the Ladysmith Visitor Centre and Chamber of Commerce will be temporarily closed due to the Covid-19 Emergency, but we will continue to provide Chamber and Visitor servicing online and be a resource for information.
Please connect with us via our social channels,
Phone: 250-245-2112 (during regular business hours 9:30am to 4pm), Email: or Facebook Messenger.
Visitor Guides, Maps and additional local brochures are available in the Drop Box outside the office.
These measures are meant to safeguard the public health in accordance with the latest recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry
It’s incredible the way a community pulls together during difficult times. To everyone out there doing their part – even if that part is simply staying home to avoid possible transmission – THANK YOU! We’ll get through this.
                        Stay safe. Stay healthy. Shop local.
                      To the Ladysmith Business Community. 
The Chamber is here for you, please reach out to us if there is anything we can do to assist you and your business or organization.

Please find valuable resources for you and your business below.

Business Resources:  

Government of Canada Economic Support for Individuals & Businesses: Click Here

BC Chamber of Commerce Financial & Operational Support Resources: Click Here

BC Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Business Impact Survey: Click Here

BCEDA Planning for Corona Virus: A Guide for Businesses and Organizations: Click Here

BCEDA Community Tips for Business Response and Recovery: Click Here

BCEDA Employer Resources: Click Here

Small Business BC Resources: Click Here

COVID-19 Information:

Facts About COVID-19: Click Here

COVID-19 Self Assessment Test: Click Here

Learn at Home Resources:

Learn at Home Resources for Grades K-12: Click Here

Travel Advisories & Assistance:

Government of Canada Travel Advisories: Click Here

Emergency Assistance for Canadians Abroad: Click Here

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, fever, difficulties breathing) please phone:

8-1-1 anytime to speak to a nurse with HealthLink BC in over 130 languages .

7-1-1 anytime to speak to a nurse with HealthLink BC is you are deaf or hard of hearing .

1-888-264-4319 can be called between 7:30AM-8PM for non-medical information about COVID-19 .

604-630-0300 can be texted if you have questions about the virus.


Please reach out to us at 250-245.2112 if there is anything we can do to support your business.

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