Events for October 2019
Battlefords Chamber of Commerce
Oct 8    26th Annual Battlefords Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening

Join in the celebration of business excellence in the Battlefords!  The 26th Annual Battlefords Business Excellence Awards gala evening recognizes the achievements of businesses in seven different categories.


Date: October 8, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Event Centre, Gold Eagle Casino, North Battleford

Date/Time Details: Reception beings at 6:00 p.m. with dinner, program of awards presentation to follow.
Fees/Admission: Tickets available by registering online, emailing, or calling
Battlefords Chamber of Commerce office 306.445.6226
Oct 23 - Oct 25    Taxes Over Breakfast
3 Days of Breakfast Presentations on Commercial Taxation

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019    
Guest Speaker:  Chandra Reilly, Regional Manager, SAMA
TOPICS: SAMA General Overview; 3 Approaches to Value; Income Approach (more indepth) and business requirement to comply with SAMA requests for information. 

Thursday, October 24th, 2019       
Guest Speaker:  Chandra Reilly, Regional Manager, SAMA
TOPICS:   What triggers a Property Review?; and The Appeals Process

Friday, October 25th, 2019    
Guest Speaker:  David Gillan, Director of Finance 
and Deputy CAO,  Town of Battleford
TOPICS:  How municipal budgets are prepared; How are tax increases and utility fee increases arrived at in budgeting; what are the steps leading up to billing taxes including assessment changes/appeals, etc.; What are tax tools to municipalities in determining who pays what; and Other Issues Business Improvement Levies, Education / Property Tax, etc. 

Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Comfort Inn & Suites - Meeting Room
Carlton Trail, North Battleford
Contact: Battlefords Chamber of Commerce
Date/Time Details: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. each day
Fees/Admission: $15.00 plus GST per individual session, OR  $37.50 plus GST for the entire Taxes Over Breakfast Series