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Community: Expectation vs Reality

  The Merriam Webster Dictionary’s definition of community is this: “a unified body of individuals: such as the people with common interests living in a particular area or persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger society”. This definition is…a little wordy; and not really something that seems to describe Mission—ironically enough…

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3 Ways to Support Mission in 2022

3 Ways to Support Mission in 2022 Welcome to 2022! We hope you had a fun and safe New Year celebration. We here at the Mission Chamber of Commerce are so excited for everything this year has in store for us and the community. We’ve made such huge strides away from the shadow of the…

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5 Reasons Why Gift Cards Are Actually Great

  The Holiday season is upon us which means that it is also the season of gift giving! Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: you’re going to a party and you have to get a gift for someone you don’t know very well. We all love to give the perfect gift—one that they’ll…

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Why You Should Do Your Holiday Shopping Locally.

Why You Should Do Your Holiday Shopping Locally.   For those of us guilty of last-minute holiday shopping, it’s not uncommon to look to our electronic devices and see which service will deliver in two days or less. Now, before you click away, this is NOT going to be a guilt trip; not at all.…

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4 Halloween Business Tips That are so Good it’s Scary

  Last year Halloween was more or less canceled which means that this year the hype for it is going to be over the top! Whether you have kids to take trick or treating or just want to have a candy-filled party with you and some friends, Halloween can be a great bit of fun.…

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How to Register Your 2021 Candlelight Parade Float

Alright, we know, it’s only October but we can’t not mention the Candlelight parade. This event is such a huge holiday tradition here in Mission. Not only that, but the Mission Chamber of Commerce has been organizing this event for over 35 years; we can’t help but be proud of it! This time, however, we’re…

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The Candlelight Parade 2021

  The Candlelight parade is the largest nighttime parade in Western Canada with over 12,000 people usually attending. This makes it, literally, a really big deal. This year will be the 37th annual Candlelight parade; and, even more importantly, it is going to be in person again. That being said, for this to happen we…

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Italy 2022: Why You Should be Really Excited

Italy Landscape

Italy 2022: Why You Should Be Really Excited   We know that the idea of travelling is a little bit of a sticky topic. We’re still dealing with the anxieties of Covid; we might be for a while. That’s why, in order to travel again, we need a confidence booster. Well, what will make you…

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Tim Hortons on London Avenue

Tim Hortons on London Avenue   We’re into the back to school season and if you’re a parent you might be starting to get a little worn out. Actually, let’s be honest, September seems to be a busy month whether you’ve got kids or not. If you’re in need of a pick-me-up for the road,…

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Mission City Pizza

Mission City Pizza Here at the Mission Chamber of Commerce, we like to celebrate our members. What we truly love to see is when we see those that celebrate and form connections in the community as well. Mission City Pizza not only has amazing food, they made the choice to pair up with a local…

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