Blog Tag: Kawarthas

CHOOSE LOCAL! – Staycations

Staycation Ideas

2020 has squashed a lot of travel plans this year… but new plans can be made! One doesn’t have to travel far to find a peaceful oasis. This year consider exploring your own backyard! The Kawarthas are known as a tourist destination, and for good reason. We boast beautiful lakes and parks, unique shops and delicious eateries. Choose Local! this year and discover what the Kawarthas have to offer. We have pulled together some great staycation ideas from accommodation providers in our area.

**Please see note at the bottom regarding Province wide lockdown**

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday – Choose Local

Choose Local

The Kawartha Chamber is encouraging everyone to Choose Local! this holiday season and beyond. Small businesses are owned by our friends and neighbours, and they need our patronage now more than ever. When you choose to buy local the benefits extend to their suppliers, employees and community initiatives that they in turn support.

This Black Friday, we have complied local deals to make it easier than ever to support local!  We will be updating information as it becomes available.

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Choose Local!

This Holiday Season – Choose Local!

Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism New Campaign Launch

Holiday season is once again upon us. It has been a whirlwind year and businesses continue to adapt to these challenging times. This holiday season will still be filled with joy and cheer even if it looks a little different.

The Kawartha Chamber is encouraging everyone to Choose Local! this holiday season and beyond. Small businesses are owned by our friends and neighbours, and they need our patronage now more than ever. When you choose to buy local the benefits extend to their suppliers, employees and community initiatives that they in turn support.

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Chamber Insurance Benefits

Benefits Article by Brian Bulger – October 20, 2020

Out of Country/Province Emergency Medical Coverage During COVID-19

The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Business owners and employees with Extended Health Care (EHC) coverage and insured with the non-profit Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan are covered for Emergency Medical Services while traveling across Canada and around the globe with no restrictions including the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Eligible dependents including students, who incur charges for emergency medical treatment outside their province of residence, are also covered. An individual must be covered under their provincial government health plans to be eligible for coverage. Coverage for an insured and any dependents is based on the age of the certificate holder.

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