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Mission Chamber announces Business Excellence Awards winners

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Mission chamber plans trip to Ireland

Mission chamber plans trip to Ireland

Offering their members the opportunity to enjoy a a trip of a lifetime

Mission chamber plans trip to Ireland
Finalists announced for excellence awards

Finalists announced for excellence awards

Mission Chamber’s red carpet gala takes place on Jan. 19 at the Clarke Theatre

  • Dec 29, 2017
Finalists announced for excellence awards
$1 million in funding for Mission-based youth employment training program

$1 million in funding for Mission-based youth employment training program

Fraser Valley youth can apply for Express to Success in Agri-Food and Beverage Processing program

$1 million in funding for Mission-based youth employment training program
Thomas Miller (left) and Ian Morris loaded the Geisbrecht Tree Farm lot, at 5871 248th St. in Langley, with thousands of Christmas trees in readiness for this week’s opening on Dec. 1. (Bob Groeneveld/Langley Advance)

Langley grows past Christmas tree shortage

Despite issues elsewhere, local growers insist tree stock is fine in much of the Lower Mainland.

  • Nov 26, 2017
Thomas Miller (left) and Ian Morris loaded the Geisbrecht Tree Farm lot, at 5871 248th St. in Langley, with thousands of Christmas trees in readiness for this week’s opening on Dec. 1. (Bob Groeneveld/Langley Advance)
The Fischer Family Singers perform during the Mission Downtown Business Association’s Customer Appreciation event. / Kevin Mills Photo

VIDEO: Downtown Mission kicks off the Christmas season

Business Association holds annual Customer Appreciation event

  • Nov 23, 2017
The Fischer Family Singers perform during the Mission Downtown Business Association’s Customer Appreciation event. / Kevin Mills Photo
Artist Rendering of the new entry building proposed at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.

Greater Vancouver Zoo plans new buildings, parking lot

Animal farm applying to ALC for non-farm use to facilitate upgrades

Artist Rendering of the new entry building proposed at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.
The Fraser Valley Regional Tech Forum was recently held in Mission.

Fraser Valley Regional Tech Forum held in Mission

Sumas Regional Consortium for High Tech hosts event

  • Oct 31, 2017
The Fraser Valley Regional Tech Forum was recently held in Mission.
New website promotes local tourism

New website promotes local tourism

Mission one of several communities profiled on Scenic 7 site

New website promotes local tourism
Surrey ranked as one of the best places to buy real estate in Western Canada. (File photo)

Surrey an ‘investment destination’

City ranked as one of the best places to buy real estate

Surrey ranked as one of the best places to buy real estate in Western Canada. (File photo)
A postcard program started by the Mission chamber helped businesses voice their concerns.

Mission Chamber welcomes government’s plans to revise tax reforms

Chamber used every communication tool available to voice concerns.

  • Oct 20, 2017
A postcard program started by the Mission chamber helped businesses voice their concerns.
Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)

B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

Premier John Horgan and ‘Namgis Chief Don Svanvik meet at Alert Bay over opposition to salmon farming, Oct. 12, 2017. (Hanna Petersen/North Island Gazette)
Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo
Lighting inside and outside of home becomes more important as amounts of daylight decrease. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Picking the right lighting for a home adds ambiance and safety

Maintenance is also important.

  • Oct 4, 2017
Lighting inside and outside of home becomes more important as amounts of daylight decrease. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)

Businesses are ready to hire at the Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair

Free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Black Press Extreme Career Fair in Langley at the beginning of the year. (files)
Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival fills venue and glasses

The Chilliwack craft beer festival celebrated five years at the local cultural centre.

Guests filled up on brews, food and fun Saturday night at the 5th annual Fraser Valley Culture and Craft Beer Festival.
Erin Swint, CPA at Squire Company, David Sawatzky, president of the chamber and Kristin Parsons, executive director, hold up the postcards they are sending out to their members. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission Chamber begins postcard campaign against tax changes

Encouraging a quick and direct response to the issues of the proposed tax changes

Erin Swint, CPA at Squire Company, David Sawatzky, president of the chamber and Kristin Parsons, executive director, hold up the postcards they are sending out to their members. / Kevin Mills Photo
Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

How will the minimum wage increase affect your chances of getting a job?

The next Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair is set for Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Tristan Readman, of the Canadian Coast Guard, speaks with prospective employees at the Black Press Extreme Career Fair Thursday at the Kelowna Curling Rink. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Career fair helps you get hired

Career fair helps you get hired

More than 80 employers are set to meet you Sept. 28 at the Cloverdale Agriplex

Career fair helps you get hired
VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley

VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley

Crowd lines up outside Langley store for special release of latest Star Wars toys and collectibles

VIDEO: The Force awakens in Langley