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  • Fernie Chamber launches #FernieToGo campaign, joins call for regional approach to restrictions

    The Fernie Chamber of Commerce (in partnership with some passionate members) has launched a new campaign to help food & beverage businesses that have been impacted by the latest round of provincial health orders announced on Monday. The #FernieToGo bingo game features a bingo card with Fernie restaurants and bars offering take-out or delivery during…

  • Fernie Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 virtual AGM will be held on Thursday 15 April

    The Fernie Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday 15 April (from 9:30am to 11:00am) and is open to all members and the public. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings the AGM will be hosted on Zoom this year and will be livestreaming on our Facebook page where people will be able to watch it after the fact. Voting members are strongly…

  • Fernie Chamber receives grant from CBT for tech upgrades at new coworking space

    The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is set to receive $10,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Non-Profit Tech Grant program towards technology upgrades for Fernie’s brand new community coworking space – 2nd Edition Coworking. The program supports the acquisition of technology to increase efficiency and effectiveness of non-profits to improve operations, adapt programming and/or offer public use.…

  • Fernie Chamber 2020 Business Pulse Check Results

    In January 2020, the Chamber of Commerce starting the Fernie Business Pulse check to collect more information directly from our members to allow us to tailor our programming, advocacy efforts and frame conversations about future economic development in Fernie and area. The Pulse Check is a quick one minute survey sent to our members at…

  • 44th annual Griz Days drastically modified to meet all COVID-19 guidelines and keep Fernie safe

    Fernie’s beloved winter festival Griz Days will be celebrating its 44th year the first weekend of March, but in a completely different format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All activities planned will be either completely virtual (streaming Griz Days video content to people at home) or self-guided, COVID-safe activities people can enjoy while keeping…