Update from the DDCC
August 19, 2020
Local Updates
Business Services Voucher Program
Through this program, Community Futures Big Country would help pay for services related to your business's relaunch and future success. Potential business support services might include:
  • Legal Services and Advice related to business structure and decisions
  • Purchase business and/or accounting software, including support and/or training
  • Business training and/or relevant business courses, and more. Find out more

Atlas Coal Mine Launches Online Shop- The Red House
Looking for that perfect gift? Check out the Red House Gift Shop! We have a great selection of products, including locally made goods. Every purchase helps keep the Atlas Coal Mine running! Pick-up and shipping options are available.

Welcome New Chamber Member: The Nacmine Store!
Offering fuel, snacks, gift items, floral arrangements by Yoonim Floral Art and stunning prints by Sarah Yoonim Kim Photography.
Government Programs- Updates & News
Reminder- Businesses Could Receive up to $5000 from the Government of Alberta's SME Relaunch Grant
The Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations, and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 50%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eligible organizations can apply for 15% of their pre-COVID-19 revenue, up to a maximum of $5,000 in funding. Applicants will be required to demonstrate a revenue reduction of at least 50% in April and/or May 2020 as a result of public health orders. Find out more

Canada Revenue Agency Opens Applications For Enhanced Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
On August 17, the CRA announced that applications for period five of the CEWS were now available. Period five is the first of the periods that are a part of the new enhanced CEWS. Eligible employers can apply through their My Business Account or the CRA’s web form application. Learn more

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Question And Answer Teleconference With The CRA
The CRA will host a series of interactive question and answer teleconference sessions for eligible employers and stakeholder organizations. 
What Would You Like To See in Downtown Drumheller?
The Downtown Area Revitalization Plan (DARP) will provide a 15-year vision to catalyze the revitalization of downtown Drumheller. The project aims to re-establish the downtown as the cultural and economic hub of the Valley, a destination for locals and visitors, and a vibrant community.
Whether you live, shop, learn, work, or play in downtown Drumheller, get involved and have your say on what our downtown can be!
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Log into Alberta Perspectives anytime to access survey results (results we share directly with government), participate in quick polls, and catch media coverage of community insights.

Canada United- a movement that brings Canadians together to show their support for local businesses.
Local businesses are essential to our economy and communities. These businesses need our help, now more than ever. So, join and participate in the movement, buy local, and spread the word.

Watch and like to make an impact:
- Like the posts @GoCanadaUnited
- Use #CanadaUnited on Twitter
Every time you do, RBC will contribute 5¢ to the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund.

Please reach out to us via email (chamberinfo@drumhellerchamber.com) or telephone (403-823-8100) to share with us any issues your organization may be facing, and what support you need.

Thank you. Please stay safe and healthy.

Your Drumheller & District Chamber of Commerce Team
Drumheller and District Chamber of Commerce | 403-823-8100
drumhellerchamber.com chamberinfo@drumhellerchamber.com