Category Archive: Home Page News

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Aug 19

Social Media 911

Take your online presence & master a great understanding of how the digital world can help your business.  Do you want to take your business to the next level in the digital market?Please join us for this great session. Chamber members – FREEFuture members – $25.00 Wednesday, September 16th from 10am-12pm Email Cindy at the …

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Aug 19

Nominations Open!

The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Business Awards. Now more then ever, it’s important to celebrate and recognize our outstanding businesses and organizations. The Business Awards will be handed out at the Business Awards Gala on Friday, November 13th (Virtually) Please consider nominating a deserving business …

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Aug 19

B2B Manitoba

Recent enhancements to b2bmanitoba.ca enable businesses to contract health and safety services, such as product installation, laundry, cleaning and disinfection. The enhanced tool also now includes:  a helpful home page explanation video;  the ability to save search queries, page places and filters for an improved user experience; manufacturing location, shipping time and ships-from data the …

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Apr 21

COVID-19 Tools & Resources

Our Provincial Chamber, the Manitoba Chambers, has put together a page for businesses. COVID-19 TOOLS & RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS/BUSINESSES. This is a great resources for all business. Go to https://mbchamber.mb.ca/covid-19-tools-resources-for-businesses-employers/ If you are looking for specific information and can’t find it, please email us, and we will try our best to help you. info@portagechamber.com

Apr 21

Canadian Business Resilience Network

In partnership with the Government of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce established the Canadian Business Resilience Network to help Canadian businesses navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.   Go to canadianbusinessresiliencenetwork.ca

Apr 21

Funding For Indigenous Businesses And Financial Institutions

The government is providing up to $306.8 million in funding to help small and medium-sized Indigenous businesses and to support Aboriginal financial institutions that offer financing to these businesses. The program will be provided through Aboriginal financial institutions and administered by the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association and the Métis capital corporations, in partnership with …

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Mar 26

IMPORTANT FEDERAL UPDATES FOR BUSINESS

1) CEWS: The application process for claim period 5 (July 5 to August 1) opens today, August 17, 2020. Proposed legislative changes announced on July 17 would: Allow the extension of the CEWS until December 19, 2020, including redesigned program details until November 21, 2020. Make the subsidy accessible to a broader range of employers by including employers …

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Mar 26

Posters for you to hang in your businesses

Click here for posters that the Province made that you can use in and outside of your business to protect you and your staff. We know there are businesses that continue to operate in this uncertain time. PLEASE keep yourselves and your staff safe.

Mar 26

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

The Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers will allow eligible employers to reduce payroll deductions required to be remitted for March 18th to June 20th. Want to see if your business is eligible? Click here for information

Mar 26

UPDATES – PROVINCE OF MANITOBA

Dr. Roussin, Chief Provincial Public Health Officer, and Minister Friesen, Health, Seniors and Active Living, acknowledged that heightened anxiety may be resulting from Manitoba’s increasing case numbers, while reminding us of the continuing importance of the fundamentals: hand hygiene, physical distancing, mask-wearing when physical distancing cannot be maintained, and staying home when sick. “To alleviate …

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