Chamber in the News
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AGM:  October 26, 2021

The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce held their annual general meeting yesterday afternoon. Their executive for this year includes President Colleen Arnold, Past President Dianne Russell, Treasurer Dave Kendall, Secretary Becky Cianflone and Directors Tom Therien and Laurence Gillespie.

             

Some of the highlights from the past year include the annual radio auction, free Chamber delivery for local businesses over Christmas,  met virtually with the Saskatchewan and Manitoba Chambers and continuing contact with them, discussion with the province on the lower cases of COVID locally and the effect of provincial restrictions on local businesses and various business promotions to encourage Shop Local.  The Main Street Committee supported Flowers on Main Street and the Mural Project, Main Street Christmas activities, Music on Main Street and joined others in encouraging the CBC show Still Standing to come to Flin Flon.

             

The Chamber will be forming a focus group to develop a plan for the direction they will be moving in the future and will meet with Chamber members and guests November 18th at 5:30 in City Council Chambers.

New Chamber of Commerce President, Colleen Arnold, is sworn in by Treasurer, Dave Kendall.  

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On November 18, 2021, The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce looked for input from their members on the future of the Chamber.  A PATH workshop, led by Becky Cianflone from Community Futures Greenstone, will help Chamber decide a direction and/or forcus for the next year.  

PATH

Planning Alternative Tomorrows With Hope

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Chamber's Love Local Contest

 

From September 20, 2021 to November 15, 2021;  with sponsorship from Mb. Chambers and the province of Mb., Chamber was able to give away $4500 in gift certificates purchased from local businesses during our Love Local Radio Contest.  Included were businesses from Flin Flon, Creighton, and Denare Beach.  The Grand Prize was sponsored by Flin Flon Credit Union, Flin Flon RBC, The City of Flin Flon, The Town of Creighton, and the Village of Denare Beach.  Many thanks to all our sponsors and Congrats to all the winners! 

Grand Prize Winners for Chamber's Love Local Contest:  Deanna Van Caeseele from Dee's Hairstyling Off Main & Bonnie Haygarth - each receiving $500!  

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Member in the Spotlight

Flin Flon Arts Council - Uptown Emporium

What Is The Uptown Emporium?   

We support artisans in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan by providing visibility to their products

with our physical storefront and online platform.  We are proud to say that all the items for sale are hand crafted by talented makers from Northern Canada. When you make a purchase, over 70% of the money

goes back to the maker.  Our mission is to expand opportunities in the north highlighting arts and culture

small business owners and tourism sector.

You can shop the Uptown Emporium online or in person at 83 Main Street, Flin Flon.

Sophia - store manager

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Home & Living

Clothing & Accessories

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Food & Beverages

Health & Beauty

Fine Arts & Collectibles

Denare Beach
Denare Beach

is rich in heritage of the Native Canadian culture, the fur trade, exploration and prospecting. Denare Beach is hugely popular in the summer and the winter months, well known for its fishing and outdoor adventure opportunities.

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Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

is located at the corner of Main Street and First Avenue, at the heart of Flin Flon’s central business district. Named in honour of the early residents who came to Flin Flon to work in the copper mine and smelter, and who stayed to build the settlement into today’s City.

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Family Fishing Derby
Family Fishing Derby

held on Phantom Lake during Creighton's "Bust the Winter Blues" festival is just one of the many different fishing derbies held annually in our district.

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Sunsets
Sunsets

Beautiful Sunrises & Stunning Sunsets! We have all the sky fun here!

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Flin Flon
Flin Flon

is know as "the city built on rock". Surrounded by the bedrock of the Canadian Shield, the boreal forest and scenic lake county, Flin Flon is a northern hub for commerce, tourism and outdoor activities.

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Creighton
Creighton

is a town with a strong historical past and a promising future. Creighton residents and visitors enjoy beautiful sunrises, sunsets, northern lights, and picturesque lakes. In the winter, Creighton is popular for its snow-mobile and cross-country ski trails. The town of Creighton is immediately adjacent to Flin Flon with the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border separating the towns.

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Flinty
Flinty

The statue of Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin, which stands at the Tourist Park and Campground at the entrance to the City of Flin Flon, was designed by the lake Al Capp, a renowned cartoonist, and creator of the comic strip 'Lil Abner.

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Northern Lights
Northern Lights

Manitoba is home to some of the most magnificent displays of the aurora borealis on earth. These northern lights draw travelers from around the world to witness the celestial display.

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Office Update

Our office remains closed to the public.  Please contact Michelle @ 306-688-0838 if you have any business updates, events, etc. that you would like to share with the membership.

Phone or Text:   306-688-0838

Email:  flinflondistrictchamber@gmail.com