Important Notice
Community Recreation & Events Centre (Curling Rink Build)

Business Recovery Support Program

Business Recovery Support Program

Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Pincher Creek have partnered to create a Business Recovery Support Program (BRSP).  Business and community leaders recognize that small business is the backbone of our economy and this program will assist in growing stronger businesses.

Phase 1: Business Support Coordination (up to $500 credit)

Business needs assessment
Ensuring  the business is registered for all existing support programs from the provincial and federal government
Expert advisors and/or one-on-one guidance on business challenges
Expert advisors to support the businesses in reviewing and planning for re-opening if relevant. 

Up to a maximum of 10 hours and/or up to a $500 value
Up to two sessions with a mental health professional may be available

Phase 1 Eligibility: 
  • Be located within the Town of Pincher Creek or MD of Pincher Creek, or within the towns and villages within the MD’s borders;
  • Have a valid Town of Pincher Creek business license or Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce membership
    Have been in operation for a minimum of six months; and
    Be a full-time business (self-employed), registered business and/or if a home-based business or owner operator must have operated the business full-time as a primary source of income.Funding is up to $500 in value, based on an hourly or daily rate and are paid directly to the advisor or allocated to a volunteer pool. 
APPLY TODAY! 

 

Phase 2: Professional Development Fund (up to $1000 credit)

This phase provides guidance and coaching to businesses that require major changes to remain viable;
are shifting their business delivery model;
or require other significant changes or interventions to remain open during the pandemic.  

Phase 2 Eligibility: 

  • Have completed Phase One;
  • Be located within be located within the Town of Pincher Creek or MD of Pincher Creek, or within the towns and villages within the MD’s borders;
  • Have a valid Town of Pincher Creek business license or Pincher Creek & District Chamber of Commerce membership;
  • Have been in operation for a minimum of six months;
  • Be a full-time business (self-employed), registered business and/or if a home-based business or owner operator must have operated business full-time as a primary source of income; and 
  • Demonstrate efforts to evolve business within the context of COVID-19.
Funding is up to $1000 in value, based on an hourly or daily rate and are paid directly to the advisor or allocated to a volunteer pool. 


All phases are subject to funding and on a first come, first serve basis. 
 
Examples of what is eligible:
 
Strategic plan development
Marketing plan development
Business plan development
Digital marketing  and/or e-commerce strategy
Succession planning
Accounting functions
Legal functions
Business Coaching
Business Advisor
New product or service launch
Marketing Assets
Marketing/advertising campaigns
Well-being/self-care
Business knowledge sharing/training
Human Resource operations training

Examples of what is not eligible:
Recurring operating expenses
Hardware/software
Existing operations, marketing, and business functions that were already in place prior to COVID-19. 

All phases are subject to funding and on a first come, first serve basis.



Thank you to those who are bringing this program to Pincher Creek!

 
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2023 Property Assessment Notices
March 23, 2023
New Process for Property Assessments
In the past, the Town of Pincher Creek has issued a “Combined Property Assessment and Tax Notice.” This meant that the property owner was notified of their assessment for the year at the same time they were notified of the amount of taxes owed. The new process for 2023 will be that the property owner will receive a Property Assessment Notice separate from the Property Tax Notice.
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Council will be sharing some updates with our community. All are welcome to attend.
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