Boundary Chamber of Commerce

Learn all about the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce and how it serves the area.

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts Biz After Biz networking events. Photo courtesy James Wilson

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts Biz After Biz networking events. — Photo courtesy James Wilson

The Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce serves the entire Boundary business region from Beaverdell to Christina Lake. It works with existing community groups to market and promote the area, advocate for business and create regional alliances.

Kathy Wright, the outgoing executive director of the Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce, has laid solid groundwork for her successor.
Boundary chamber 2017

As Kathy Wright wrapped up her time with the BCRCC, she had a number of projects well begun to hand off to the board and her successor.

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Executive Director: Kendra Begg
Board president: Kathy Korolek
Number of members: 110
When established: April 2012
Annual membership cost: $50. to $500, depending on type and size of business.
Chamber website: www.boundarychamber.com
Office contact: 250-442-7263; [email protected]
Address: 1647 Central Ave, Grand Forks, B.C.; the Bunkhouse by the museum, Midway BC
Office hours:  Variable—please call or email

Annual events sponsored:

  • AGM in March
  • Golf Tournament in early October at Christina Lake Golf Course
  • Ongoing events held for members and non-members:
  • Business After Business
  • Monthly open house
  • Round table meetings and business forums as appropriate.

Business Excellence and Community Awards

Kayla Sebastian is the owner and chef at The Wooden Spoon Bistro & Bake Shop in Grand Forks, B.C. - Photo courtesy Kayla Sebastian

The annual Business Excellence and Community Awards night was held in October, 2017. Here are the winners:

Business of the Year - East Boundary: Lisa’s Lakeside Bistro.
Sponsored by Community Futures Boundary.

Business of the Year - West Boundary: Deadwood Junction
Sponsored by Community Futures Boundary

Accessibility Award: Boundary Musical & Theatre
Sponsored by Sunshine Valley

Individual - Service Excellence Award: Pam Smith – Pharmasave
Sponsored by Telus

Business - Service Excellence Award: The Wooden Spoon Bistro & Bake Shop
Sponsored by BCRCC

Community Impact Award: Boundary Community Food Bank 
Sponsored by Grand Forks Credit Union

Family Friendly Business/Organization: BFISS
Sponsored by the Phoenix Foundation

Retail Excellence Award: Buy Low
Sponsored by Black Press

Trade Services Excellence Award: Brady Dunbar
Sponsored by Black Press

Manufacturing/Industrial Excellence Award: Vaagen Fibre Canada
Sponsored by BCRCC

Promoted Grand Forks businesses