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New Anti-Spam Legislation will be coming into force on July 1, 2014.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes rules for the sending of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and the installation of computer programs. CASL also prohibits the unauthorized alteration of transmission data. The rules that apply to CEMs come into force on July 1, 2014 while the rules governing computer programs take effect Jan. 15, 2015, followed by the private right of action on July 1, 2017.  For more information, please visit our website.
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2014 SOOKE SECRET GARDEN TOUR 
(in association with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra)

Secret Garden TourThe 2014 Sooke Secret Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Many wonderful gardens have been selected.  They range from small detailed city gardens to spectacular acreages with fabulous views of the Sooke Harbour and its natural environs. A map of the garden locations is included with the ticket.  Tickets are $20 and are available from several locations in Sooke and around Victoria.


Open a Small Business

OPEN YOUR OWN SMALL BUSINESS!

Interested in opening up a small business? 
The CRA has created a Small Business Checklist that provides information on some of the key tax topics that should be taken into consideration throughout your business' lifecycle, in a user-friendly manner. 

 


Chamber 'Business Member Spotlight' Ad in the Sooke News Mirror

Mason Financial SNM Ad

Based on feedback from our membership requesting more high-profile advertising opportunities of their local business through the Chamber, we are very pleased to announce the launch of the 'Business Member Spotlight' series.
The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce has created this opportunity in order to showcase our members to the community-at-large, and has made it very affordable and easy for Chamber member businesses to participate.
Being 'in the spotlight' on this large 10.5" x 3" banner advertisement costs only $60, and the Chamber will do all the work in professionally creating and coordinating your content and business information.  We will also be featuring your ad through our social media platforms of Facebook and Twitter to bring further attention to you and your business.
Interest is already strong and we are filling ad spaces on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please contact the Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 250.642.6112 to book your space today.


Introducing...'The West Coast Grill' at Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke

West Coast GrillCongratulations to the managing partners at The Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke! 
As of Tuesday May 13th the restaurant and bar is under new ownership as
‘The West Coast Grill’.  Following the change, they have created a new menu featuring a plethora of fresh, locally sourced seafood, as well as other favorites.  
Stop in at 6929 West Coast Road, Sooke, BC to wish them well with their new venture while enjoying a fabulous meal with a spectacular view! 


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events

NEWCOMERS CLUB LUNCHEON:  
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm
~ Little Vienna Bakery Cafe & Marketplace~
6726 West Coast Road, Sooke
$10 Soup & Sandwich

The Newcomers Club is a get-together for relatively new residents to the Sooke region (3 years or less) to meet with other newcomers as well learn about our local community in the areas of history, recreation, volunteer opportunities, local amenities, services and businesses, along with other topical items that are important to the future of the community and its residents.

Regular monthly meetings will be scheduled at various venues throughout the Sooke region.

Members interested in hosting this event with access to a relatively semi-private meeting area are invited to contact the Chamber office.

mixers

May Business Mixer

Mixer 2014
Thursday, May 29th
5:0pto 7:00 pm

WorkLink Employment Society
Unit D, 6625 Sooke Road, Sooke, BC

Sliders & Sangria ~ Door Prize!
*Bring your business cards*
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Board of Directors Recruitment

The Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce invites members to join the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
Areas of expertise should align with our portfolios & committees.

Join us in building a strong community!

Call 250.642.6112 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

didyouknow

Are you taking advantage of all the benefits the Chamber has to offer? 
You may be interested to know the Chamber can save you money on everyday items such as gasoline & diesel purchases. For more info:
Visit our website Call: 250.642.6112 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sooke Region Chamber of Commerce  201 - 2015 Shields Road, Sooke, BC V9Z 0E4   Office: 250.642.6112  
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    Web: sookeregionchamber.com    Social: @sookechamber

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