CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Have a say in the shaping of this community. Members are the first to be informed and can cast a vote on our future.

about us

We’re cheerleaders for the local business community

With roots that go back to 1935, the Sheet Harbour & Area Chamber of Commerce has been the voice of business, supporting its members’ success and championing community prosperity for over 75 years. 

Today, we are growing our membership to increase industry, tourism and social projects that will help businesses and residents of the Eastern Shore (from East Ship Harbour to Ecum Secum). 

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Mission Statement

The Sheet Harbour & Area Chamber of Commerce’s main objective is to facilitate the growth of the economy of this region, through ensuring the establishment of the requisite infrastructure for economic and social well being, while constantly being guided by our membership. We serve to maintain and create an environment that continues to grow the quality of life of our citizens through a prosperous economy and a social network that meets the needs of all.

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Benefits to you

As a member of the Chamber of Commerce, whether you’re a business or individual, you’ll be a part of shaping our wonderful community. Members have a say, are informed first, and have a vote on the future of Sheet Harbour.

With a thriving membership, we can increase industry, tourism and social projects that will help the businesses and residents of the Eastern Shore, from East Ship Harbour to Ecum Secum. You’ll benefit from:


Advocacy – Working for a Healthy Business Environment

Advocacy is the heart and soul of Chamber activity. Your Chamber can take a stand on local issues and be a part of the provincial and national issues that affect business.It gives active support to local businesses and lobbies for their benefit.


Networking – Expand Your Business Contacts

Networking is one of the most important factors in business success. The Chamber hosts business and social functions that provide the opportunity to network. These networking events allow you to expand your business and social contacts.


Exclusive Discounts & Programs

This is an exclusive plan for Chamber members only.  The plan can provide for a single practitioner to large employers, the opportunity to be a part of a high value, flexible group benefit insurance plan.  Over 22,000 businesses across Canada are a part of the Group Insurance Plan.  This volume is combined to give members the best rates possible.

This discount allows merchant members a rate as low as 1.64% on MasterCard transactions, 1.59% on Visa and as low as $.069 per transaction for Interac!  Competitive rates are also offered on terminals and touch tone stations.  Only as a Chamber Member can you enjoy such great discounts.

Save 3 cents a litre on fuel for fleet vehicles.  Whether you have 1 or 1000 vehicles, Esso Business and Fleet Cards can help you manage your business expenses.

Through TD Merchant Services

Ceridian provides 10% off Powerplay Suite regular service fees.

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Committees

The following is a list of areas of focus that committee activities provide the necessary research required for the Chamber to complete its mission.

  • Arts Committee
  • Broadband High Speed Internet
  • Cell Service
  • Economic Development
  • Facility Review
  • Fundraising/Social Committee
  • MacPhee House
  • Main Street/Waterfront Development
  • Membership
  • Quality of Life Committee
  • Recreation
  • Sheet Harbour and Area Heritage Society
  • Taylor Head Park
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Website Committee
  • Water Shed

JOIN THE CHAMBER

As a chamber member, you’ll have access to networking opportunities and a chance to strengthen your voice in the Sheet Harbour and area business community. Your membership is an investment in our area.

Membership Types

Annual Fee:

Individual $20.00

Business $50.00  

Non-Profit Organization $25.00  

Senior $10.00

Minutes & Reports

Find out what is new and developing in the Sheet Harbour area.

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people

I'm proud to be able to live and work in the Sheet Harbour area since building my business here.

Rebecca Atkinson

Sober Island Brewing