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Supporting local farmers doesn't cost any more

This is Farmers' Appreciation Week in B.C., a time to reflect on the importance of our agricultural producers and of buying locally produced food to keep farm families farming and to support our local economy. In recent weeks in B.C.

Heather Gibbs takes over as BIA executive director

The Tsawwassen Business Improvement Association announced last week that Tsawwassen resident Heather Gibbs would be the group's new executive director as of Sept. 17. She takes over from Ana Arciniega, who has been leading the BIA since April 2006.

Chamber hosting business fair

The Delta Chamber of Commerce has a number of events planned throughout September: . The Delta Chamber Business Fair is set for Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Scottsdale Centre in North Delta.

New owner at Mark's likes community feel of Ladner

It's all about community for one new local business owner. Tammi Derkson took over Mark's Tanning and Hair Design in Ladner and, after some major renovations, the salon is ready to open this week. The single mom moved to B.C.

Where there's a will, you'll find a much easier way

Even 'simple' estates can benefit from proper direction

'Grove chef to compete at Fraser Valley Food Show

A local chef will be making an appearance at the Fraser Valley Food Show next weekend. Florin Mezo of the Beach Grove Golf Club is set to compete in the annual Master Chef Competition at the show, which runs Sept. 14 to 16.

Kin's celebrating 25 years with all sorts of activities

Contests, sampling and cancer fundraiser all on tap

Time on patients' side at South Delta Physio Clinic

The South Delta Physiotherapy Clinic takes the time to help its clients feel better. "In health care, people sometimes feel rushed. We are here to really spend time with people," says Sarah Macey, who runs the business with her husband Ryan.

Women's small business workshop goes Sept. 19

The Delta Chamber of Commerce hosts a Women's Small Business Workshop on focus marketing next month.

Pirate Pak Day generates over $50,000 for charity

Last week, thousands of people flocked to White Spot Restaurants across the province, including the Tsawwassen location, for Pirate Pak Day.