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The Fernie Chamber of Commerce is a service organization dedicated to enhancing the economic future of Fernie and strengthening local businesses. Members of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce are provided access to a number of benefits and services designed to help their business prosper.


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Posted: November 23, 2016 - 3:34pm
Posted: November 4, 2016 - 5:27pm

GPI Professional Chartered Accountants will host this session on tax strategies.

December 6, 12:00 - 1:30 at Park Place Lodge Fireside Room

The presentation will cover: 

Income Tax

  • How to reduce it
  • Dealing with owner's wages
  • Tax deferral
  • Tax reduction
  • Tax evasion (please don't do it)

Dealing with CRA

  • What information you have to provide
  • Documents they want
  • Talking to CRA
  • Areas CRA looks at most

Bookkeepers and Accountants

Posted: October 24, 2016 - 10:16am

On Friday, October 21, 150 plus filled the ballroom at the Fernie Best Western to celebrate the best in Fernie and announced the winners for the 2016 Community and Business Excellence Awards sponsored by CanAus Coal Limited. The evening started with welcomes from MP Wayne Stetski, Mayor Mary Giuliano, and Chamber President Sheila Byers.

Fernie Chamber of Commerce Blog

Friday, January 6, 2017

January is a month based around making and fulfilling goals, allowing individuals to imagine their best self. This month’s feature business has done exactly that. After opening in 2011, this Fernie favourite instantly became a household name all over the Elk Valley.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

I love January. Everyone is so hopeful and excited for the New Year. The gym is full of people who have made resolutions to get healthy this year. We have been exposed to enough family time to make us appreciate work again. And we get to focus on the year as a clean slate. It is a great time to set goals. So here is our list of 5 goals to set for 2017.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

As a member of the business community since 1902, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce is committed to being a leading business organization in Fernie. It works on behalf of its members to advance and strengthen commerce in Fernie. To connect with business members, each month, the Chamber arranges great sessions like Banter, Business, & Beer. Every session is hosted by a different chamber member, Urban Settler hosted November’s Session.