September 8, 2017   
Chamber Calendar of Events!

September 12, 2017
Open House
New Chamber Office
2061 Portage Avenue

September 19, 2017
Lunch Meeting (Tuesday)
Viscount Gort Hotel

October 19, 2017
Breakfast Meeting
Developing West Winnipeg - Opportunities & Vision
Clarion Hotel

Future Meeting Dates to Remember

November 1, 2017
Breakfast Meeting
December 14, 2017
Lunch Meeting
Member Referral Program
Thank you to our recent winners of Blue Bombers ticket packages

Mike McLenehan
Doreen Oswald

It's not too late to enter a business that you believe would benefit from chamber membership. Send us the company name, contact and phone number - That's It, That's all you have to do. (204) 774-4154 or
Assiniboia Chamber - Affinity Partner Offers   (For Members Only!)

Payment Processing for your POS, Mobile & Web based needs.
Book a comparative analysis of your current provider, if they can't Meet or Beat your current service then you are eligible for a $1k M/C gift card.

Remember to tell them you're an Assiniboia Chamber member.   
The Business of & Implications to Business of Cannabis Legalization.
Lunch Meeting 
TUESDAY September 19, 2017

You are undoubtedly aware of the pending legislation to legalize Cannabis for medicinal and recreational use as of July 2018. What does this mean to business and the workplace and what opportunities are available for entrepreneurs. Join us as we present a panel of local experts and innovators to present on these issues and field your questions. 

 Guest Speakers:
 Mark Smolenski  - General Manager of   Bonify  a Winnipeg based, Canadian-owned,  licensed producer of  quality medical cannabis. 
 Tracey Epp  - A partner with  Pitblado Law  specializing in Labour & Employment law. 
Don Rischuk  - General Manager of  Vending Design Works  a local manufacturer and designer of specialty vending machines.  No Image Available
This lunch meeting is the kick-off to our fall/winter series of member meetings. Sure to be in high demand, register your seat today, don't wait and be disappointed.

More Info: Globe & Mail article on Legalizing Cannabis April 2017. 

Proposed Federal Tax Changes!
Are you aware of the proposed tax changes that are expected to have a serious impact on small business?
Here is a great Blog outline of the tax changes by CMC.
Read the response to the Federal Finance Minister by your Canadian Chamber and The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness.
Contact your MP and provide your comments.
The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce
2061 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
September 12, 2017
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Come and celebrate our new office location
Refreshments will be served
Please note: NO PARKING on Portage Ave. after 3:30 p.m.
 Breakfast Meeting November 16, 2017
Ask Your Government Representative

If you could ask your municipal, provincial or federal representative a question -  what would it be?
Submit your questions to us in advance and we will have these presented at our November Breakfast where we have invited all three levels of government to attend and address our business community.

Send your questions to

 or via mail to office.
 Prepay Your Fall/Winter Meeting Registrations and Save $

Our full slate of nine monthly meetings will occur between September 2017 and May 2018, including our Annual Holiday Luncheon and AGM.  Attendance at all 9 events is valued at $335.00 including tax.  Prepay your registration for the entire year and save 15%.  Only $285.00 including tax. Send us an email to request your invoice or contact Dorothy at the chamber office to make your advance payment (204) 774-4154.  Registration is transferable, NO refunds on cancellations or unattended events.   Offer ends Sept. 15/2017.

Package of four seats or more - save 20%
Member Profiles

It is always a good time to review your insurance policies.  Personal, home or business. Contact one of our Insurance Professional members.

Compass Insurance Adjusters

H. Douglas Homenick Insurance Agency Ltd.

Hub International Insurance

Minuk Insurance Agency

Morris Insurance Brokers

Patill/S t. James Insurance

R & D Insurance Agency Ltd.

Visit the Chamber Business Directory for more information on these members and to review the many varied members of the Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce.
Enhance your Membership Profile 
Tip of the Week!

Purchase an enhanced web listing for only $25 year.
Includes your logo on your web directory listing to make your business STAND OUT on searches. Also allows you to add images of your product or services to your web directory listing.   Contact Richard for details

See an example listing: Creative Office Furniture
Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce | | |
2061 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, R3J 0K9