COVID-19 Prime Minister’s Update: March 17, 2020

At 11:30 Eastern time (8:30 Pacific Time), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the country. Here is a summary of what was said. Anything that appears in quotes is directly attributable to Trudeau.  Ontario has declared a provincial state of emergency....

SURVEY: How is COVID-19 affecting your business?

The following email comes from the BC Chamber of Commerce. Through their membership, Sooke Chamber members have representation with the provincial Chamber. We at the Sooke Chamber are encouraging all businesses to respond to this survey so that the provincial and...

CRD notes risk is low, recommends practical precautions

-CRD media release Although the risk to British Columbia communities remains low, the Capital Regional District (CRD) would like to assure visitors, patrons and clients that the CRD is actively monitoring the status of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and taking...

Pandemic Preparedness for Business

In today’s global world, systems are more interconnected than ever. It stands to reason then, if a pandemic strikes in one part of the world, the opportunities for it to spread are that much greater. Pandemic Preparedness Guide Should COVID-19 escalate in Canada, some...

Sooke is open for business!

What is it about Sooke that makes it an outstanding location for investors, residents and visitors and distinguishes it from others? Quite simply, we enjoy and appreciate the Quality of Life and the Opportunities it provides to grow as a business, a family or an...