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Local Businesses Coming Together - Shared screen with gallery view
Jovi Lam
17:12
Hi everyone! Feel free to send any questions or comments in this chat
Ruby Wang
17:21
sbbc.co/digital-meetup
Ruby Wang
17:27
askus@smallbusinessbc.ca
Ruby Wang
20:59
CEBA: https://smallbusinessbc.ca/article/canada-emergency-business-account-loan-program-opens-for-applications/
Ruby Wang
21:34
CEBA will be covered in detail in tomorrow's Digital Meetup: Finance session with Island Savings and Futurpreneur
Amrita Sondhi
22:15
I tried to apply for money and was declined
Amrita Sondhi
23:41
Ceba was declined for me, who takes a small dividend in my small business
Amrita Sondhi
23:57
Wage subsidy with me on payroll was also declined, so there was no relief
Amrita Sondhi
25:32
I manufacture clothes in Vancouver and that money would be used for local Canadian production
Amrita Sondhi
27:03
I also have a brand that has been alive for 15 years that still sells on line (retail now closed) so sales are reduced because of that, however we have a viable made In Canada business. The factory needs to sew and fabric needs to be bought to keep them operating.
Ruby Wang
27:30
Our lawyer contact: Dana Gordon at Benchmark law. https://www.benchmarklaw.ca/our-team/dana-gordon/
Heidi Clarkson
31:41
What is the link to the daily federal call?
Tom Conway
32:35
1 877-413-4781 Conf ID 5249761 every day at 8:00 am PDT
Francis McGee
33:45
Is this the one with the Federal Government?
Tom Conway
33:58
Federal Government
HarshulThakkar
36:40
Hi .. I want to know if there is any relief with regard to Property Taxes on commercial and residential properties?
Heidi Clarkson
37:32
what is the link to your Marketplace?
Jovi Lam
37:48
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/marketplace/
Jovi Lam
38:01
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/marketplace-submission/
Amrita Sondhi
38:09
Hi I tried to upload my business
Amrita Sondhi
38:18
and it did not have Bowen Island on it
Amrita Sondhi
38:39
Yes I did that this morning but it still did not upload thanks
Heidi Clarkson
38:43
I submitted but don’t see our listing
Jovi Lam
38:52
Will be posting them soon!
Heidi Clarkson
40:03
At least I think we did. IMPACT Parkinson’s Society
Amrita Sondhi
40:09
My other question and fear is that I heard yesterday that the BC govmt is near bankruptcy, what does that mean for us
Heidi Clarkson
41:57
We had 3 big in person fundraisers planned in April for Parkinson's Awareness Month but all cancelled. So we've created a virtual raffle fundraiser to help raise necessary funds! See all details here: https://impactparkinsons.com/become-a-community-partner/
Ben Abel Abel Markting
46:57
Heidi. I can send you some info on non profits and how they can raise funds re COVID
Ben Abel Abel Markting
46:57
Please check out net2van on Twitter
Heidi Clarkson
48:43
What was your % for # of small businesses in in BC?
Ruby Wang
48:58
98%
Ruby Wang
50:56
https://smallbusinessbc.ca/get-online-with-shopify-webinar-recording/
Heidi Clarkson
51:05
Thank you!
Ruby Wang
51:25
Get online with Shopify free webinar, they also provide free 3 months shopify to individuals via this partnership
Heidi Clarkson
53:28
98% is huge! I believe its 70% for Canada?
Ruby Wang
55:13
If there's any topic suggestions for future Digital Meetups please email me at wang.ruby@smallbusinessbc.ca
Jovi Lam
56:44
https://spring.is/
Ruby Wang
57:29
https://www.bizmap.ca/
Ruby Wang
58:09
All resources and chat will be available in the recording and posted at sbbc.co/digital-meetup today
Beth Jeppesen
58:19
Thank you, Tom, Ruby & Jovi!