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Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce

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Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce

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The Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce was founded by local businessmen in 1935 as the Kitsilano Commercial and Development Society to promote business and community activity in the Kitsilano area. For many years, the Chamber sponsored the Kitsilano Showboat, a program of free public entertainment. The Chamber also carried out various charity projects and participated in community projects such as the beautification of West Broadway in the 1970's. The Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce merged with the Kitsilano Business Association under the name and constitution of the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce in 1980.


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