Chamber Member Local Promotions & Updates

We want to continue to support our Chamber members during this time and encourage our community to choose shopping local where they can. Please share your offers and we will happily share them on our social media and website. This offer is only available for our Chamber members.

Grocery

TOP-NOTCH CONCIERGE

A component of our business is running errands, personal shopping including groceries and home delivery. To help those who need assistance during this pandemic crisis we have reduced our hourly rates 69% until May 31st. This means we could grocery shop & deliver to homes for $20/hour, for smaller errands call to get a price that is less than the hourly rate.

PICARD’S

We are remaining open to provide some normalcy in people’s lives.

Quantum Greens Inc.

We are offering healthy food preparations and meal packages for delivery. Each pack includes 6 meals, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. Learn more.

Dana Shortt Gourmet and Gifts

Dana Shortt Gourmet and Gifts is closed to retail foot traffic but we remain open for online, phone and email orders. Contactless curbside pick-up and delivery available. www.danashortt.com 

Retail and Additional Services

KW AWESOME & CIVILIAN SCREEN PRINTING

Support multiple Chamber members by purchasing a specially designed T-Shirt. By purchasing one t-shirt, you will be supporting two local businesses and helping maintain strength within the local economy. $12.50 from each shirt sold goes directly to the feature business. Learn more.

TyltGO

TyltGO is offering to work closely with businesses in the community to come up with delivery solutions that work for them and their customers. They are offering a 10% discount as additional help during this time. To get more information contact Jaden Pereira at 647-961-3549 or email jaden.pereira@tyltinnovations.com. You can also make an account at https://www.tyltgo.ca/business.

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT WATERLOO ST. JACOBS

Marriott International invites first responders and support staff providing medical, relief, and support services to book designated hotels nationwide as part of a community caregivers program.  This will provide health care and relief professionals, and those supporting them, a place to stay in close proximity to hospitals and government buildings as they aid in COVID-19 response efforts. To reserve individual rooms for up to 30 days, book through www.Marriott.com/ykfcy.

Total Blind Care

We are offering a discount for no contact porch pick up and delivery as well as no contact drop off. Learn more.

Wild Birds Unlimited

The Squirrel Buster Mini, our customers love and squirrels, not so much. The Mini is $43.99, plus tax and qualifies for Free delivery in KW area. Add a bag of our popular No-Mess seed blend for a tidy feeding experience. Enjoy your birds! Learn more.

Kitchener Hypnosis

We are offering 50% off our Weight Loss, Stress Management, Stop Smoking and all Other Online Programs now until May 31, 2020.
Book Today for your FREE Online Screening 226-641-0645 or online. Offer expires May 31, 2020.

Jeff Alpaugh Custom – The World’s Most Dangerous Dress Shirts

Sock of The Month Club. If you would like the socks donated to our front liners. Please advise in the notes and we will send directly to Grand River Hospital. Learn more.

UPS

Chamber members, take advantage of the UPS Members Benefit Program and save on a variety of UPS services! You’ll receive 50% off all small package shipments* including imports to Canada, 30% off brokerage entry preparations fees, at least 75% off freight shipments over 150 lb. and more. To get started today, visit www.membersbenefitprogram.com/KitchenerCC or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST. *Incentives are based on the daily rates in the UPS Rate and Service Guide. The member understands that actual rates for shipments may vary and be less.

Groundhog Divers Inc.

Learn all about the “Science of Diving” and save on Courses. Want to learn how to dive. Take advantage of this limited time offer. Offer expires June 30, 2020. Learn more.

BEATTIES BASICS OFFICE PRODUCTS

We have also expanded our product offering to include COVID-19 PPE, protective personal equipment. We carry over a dozen different sneeze guard barriers, social distancing decals, sanitizers, mask, face shields, etc. Below is a link to some of the offering. We continue to add to this each day to help our customers and other businesses prepare for the return to work in the new normal. Learn more.

PAUL PUNCHER MENSWEAR

Paul Puncher menswear is helping keep our community safe and our local children in need fed. With your donation to the Food4Kids Waterloo Region Mask Project you will receive a custom non-medical designer mask. Food4Kids feeds over 600 food insecure children in our area. With your donation they can continue to provide these children with healthy nutritious food.

DAY DREAMER ACCESSORIES INC.

Day Dreamer Accessories Inc. is a small business with big dreams of making a monumental impact on the world, starting with our home – Waterloo region, Ontario. They created to The Dream Mask, a non-medical grade, eco-friendly face mask, made with love right here in Ontario. We were about to launch the ultimate travel accessory when COVID-19 disrupted the world. We decided to shift our focus and create eco-friendly masks made from Bamboo Rayon and 100% recycled substances – PET (food-grade) water bottles and post-consumer materials. Learn more at daydreameraccessories.com

Vertical Interiors by McIntyre

We’re working hard to provide products and services to protect workers during Covid-19 and when everyone is back to work. This includes products for physical distancing and long lasting anti-microbial treatments. Learn more.

IT Hardware/Software Services

EXECULINK TELECOM

Waiving overage fees for Internet services until April 30, 2020 for both residential and business customers, offering free previews on many of its TV channels, such as Disney and National Geographic, until April 30, 2020, arranging for shipping on necessary hardware returns and exchanges, and assessing service calls on a case-by-case basis to best serve the customer and keep both customers and technicians safe. The telecom provider is also encouraging its customers to take advantage of e-billing and pre-authorized payment options to reduce the risk of transmission or infection.

CPR CELLPHONE REPAIR

Remaining open Monday – Friday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. If your phone, tablet or laptop is out of commission then drop it off at one of our locations or give us a call to arrange FREE local pickup and delivery.

COPPERTREE SOLUTIONS INC.

CopperTree is offering free 1/2 hr consultations with organizations about how to maintain IT security and continuity while employees work from home. Learn more.

FoxNet Inc.

All local businesses are under pressure to facilitate “self isolation” for their employees at this time, but many small to medium sized businesses are not in a state of preparedness to enable this. If you’re having challenges implementing a “work from home” scenario for employees and need guidance on how to enable this including securing these endpoints effectively, we can assist. FoxNet is here, as we have been for 18 years, to help. Learn more.

CRV.Computer

Business as usual; curbside protocol; computer design & assembly, sales & repair.

Five Nines IT Solutions

We are offering free consulting and assessment services to any business, geared towards preparing them to operate remotely in a secure fashion, keeping the wheels of business turning. Offer expires September 30, 2020. 

RECOVERY FORCE INC.

We will provide a 10% discount for a successful recovery. We will waive our $500 “Rush” fee and still make Chamber members a priority. When possible and practical, we will provide the recovered data via free. secure download.

MRC Systems Inc.

MRC is working hard to be fully operational, however our offices are closed to customers. For assistance, call us at 519-749-1763 or shop our products conveniently on our website.

Just Fix IT

– 50% discount on new Audio Conferencing services for first 30 days. Supports up to 50 participants, controlled with a passcode and a toll-free access number to help staff communicate when working remotely..
– Free 1 hr consulting to plan how your remote workers can connect to the office network. Learn more. Offer expires July 31, 2020.

REM Web Solutions Inc.

We are looking to help businesses get online. From helping customers order product for curb side pickup or full on eCommerce. Contact us to see what options work best. Learn more.

CarefreeIT

We’re offering a free report on best practices for instituting a work-from-home strategy. Learn more.

MicroAge Kitchener

MicroAge Kitchener is offering free webinars for businesses on how Power BI, Dynamics CRM, Power Apps and Power Automate can help streamline and increase productivity. Sign up now to guarantee your spot! Expires June 22, 2020. Learn more.

Marketing, Consulting and Training

ShopKW

As a business owner, you wear many hats, but it can be hard to make time for marketing. Let ShopKW.ca be your marketing guru with custom made websites, social media scheduling, email marketing and more! We are offering a FREE 90 day trial! Learn more.

Taylor’d Ergonomics Incorporated

We have a free online presentation for employees who have begun to work from home (Engish or French). If a company would like to license and brand it, for distribution to all employees, we are donating 50% of the license fee to FoodBanks Canada Covid-19 charity. Purchase at www.taylordergo.com/store. Offer expires May 31, 2020.

Lori Straus, Freelance Copywriter

Social media in a pinch: I’ll look after companies’ social media accounts for $50/week if their usual team is out of commission. Also happy to offer communications consulting. Learn more. Offer Expires May 31, 2020.

Paula Stanghetta & Associates Inc.

Paula Stanghetta & Associates Inc. is offering two free products in these challenging times. The first is 45-minute online coaching session for small business owners to help identify short-term strategies to re-focus during COVID-19. The second offer is a series of 30-minute ‘training byte’ webinars. To access this free, no-obligation offer, contact paula@stanghetta.com. Offer expires August 31, 2020.

Lalonde Muller Digital Strategies

Are you a local business wanting to add an online ordering form to your website? We can build it for you. Learn more.

Performance Matters

I help companies redesign in-person programs for online delivery. I’d be happy to have an initial brainstorming conversation to share insights with you about what is possible and some first steps you can take. Learn more.

CKX TRAINING ON-THE-GO

To help reduce the financial burden during these times all Chamber members can take advantage of our courses at a reduced rate of $100. Offer expires June 1, 2020. Learn more.

TOKEN CREATIVE SERVICES

If you’re a brick and mortar store who has had to close down, we’re offering to create FREE online stores for you. If you want to avail of this simply fill out our form and we will be in touch, if you qualify. SIGN UP FOR A FREE SHOPIFY STORE.

Go Analytics Inc.

Go Analytics Inc. is offering 15% off for new clients.

Authentika Consulting Inc.

Not sure if you want to invest in an e-course? Why not try it for free? Subscribe to my monthly newsletter and access Module 1 of Supercharge Your Motivation absolutely free for 14 days. Give it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time. Offer expires May 11, 2020.  Learn more.

Julie Witmer Custom Map Design

We’re still open and available to work with you on those map projects you have on the back burner. Contact us to request a free 30-minute discovery call to talk about your project. Learn more.

Non-Profit

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region

Your support helps The Food Bank of Waterloo Region focus on ensuring no one goes hungry. Financial donations can be made at: www.thefoodbank.ca/covid-19-response/ and will help purchase many of our Most Needed Items, fill gaps in our inventory, and support various operational activities.

Junior Achievement of Waterloo Region

As we continue our mission to serve youth in our community, JA has been working to rapidly develop digital programs in response to COVID-19. JA’s programs align with curriculum objectives across the country, making them excellent resources for students in grade 4+ to continue learning while schools remain closed. These self-directed online programs combine slides, online activities and games to teach youth about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. For free registration, visit: www.jacampus.org/program-library

rare Charitable Research Reserve

At rare, offices and facilities are closed, but staff and volunteers continue to work remotely. Please continue your support of the Springbank Food Bank Garden and food security by making a donation to Campaign 19. Keep in touch at rare@raresites.org. Expires June 1, 2020. Learn more.

Sustainable Waterloo Region

Talking to your Financial Leaders about Climate Change webinar with Susan Todd of Solstice Sustainability Works Inc. View on May 20, 2020 – register today.

A Business Case for a Sustainability Project That Your Executives Will Love with Bob Willard of Sustainability Advantage. View on June 2, 2020 – register today.

Cleaning Services

AERO CLEANING SERVICES LTD.

In these challenging times with COVID-19, please keep your family, friends and employees safe. Please see our special message regarding COVID-19 Cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting. Learn more. Offer expires December 31, 2020.

Clean & Tidy Inc.

We want to announce we are still working and making sure to take the steps needed to ensure we are providing a safe clean to our clients and team. We are using gloves if we feel the need to. Our products will remove up to 99% of bacteria and are all natural. We want to make sure to provide a space our clients feel safe.

Newtex Limited

Fast laundry and earth friendly cleaning services available for any need. We provide cleaning for standard & bio hazard items for Police and EMS services, and can clean just about anything. We offer pickup and delivery. Call 519-744-4411 or email info@newtex.ca for more information.

Healthy Hands Company

Healthy Hands Company, is focused on making hand sanitizer readily available at a market competitive price. We have made a very conscious decision to keep as much of our product as possible within Waterloo Region. We also decided that for every 100 litres we sell we will donate 1 litre to a local charity, not-for-profit, or frontline service.

Medical and Wellness Services

Lisaard and Innisfree Hospice

We are in desperate need of PPE- masks, gowns, sanitizer. Please contact at Www.lisaardandinnisfree.com.

KW Counselling Services

We are offering phone and video counselling at no cost through April 5th thanks to funding from the LHIN. People can call 519.743.6333 to get started. Learn more.

Fox Chiropractic & Wellness

I am offering free online yoga classes to anyone that is interested in mid-day movement. I stream live from Facebook and Instagram every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00pm. 

DEPTH Training Inc.

We have developed a platform to bring fitness, rehabilitation and performance to the comfort of your living room. We offer Personal Training, Physiotherapy and Athletic Performance sessions virtually. We have also developed a monthly program through our custom App that provides daily workouts with video demonstrations. Offer expires May 31, 2020. Learn more.

TINKER TRADESPACES

Tinker TradeSpaces is not currently operating. However, I am making masks and hospital-type gowns for professions that find themselves at the front lines of this pandemic. Contact Dayna Barnes for more information.

Exhale Therapy

We are offering online and phone sessions for those that need support. Learn more.

Sage Naturopathic Clinic

We are offering virtual appointments with our Naturopathic Doctors, holistic nutritionist and therapist. We are also offering curbside pick up of supplements or $5 flat rate delivery. Learn more.

Elite Training Facility

Social distancing to remain in place for another 28 days. Do you need help with your fitness? Do you have fitness equipment at home but no idea what to do with it? Sign up for our online coaching with Clint Sinding $100 +HST / month. Workouts customized to equipment you have or no equipment at all. Email: dorothy@elitetrainingfacility.ca

DermaEnvy

We have recently developed an online store for our products. dermaenvy.com/shoponline

Right at Home Canada-Kitchener-Waterloo

We are offering an Employee COVID 19 Screening Service for those returning to work or currently at a work location. Learn more.

Knapp Fasteners Inc.

Looking for PPE? Knapp Fasteners has face shields, masks, gloves, and sanitizer in stock. Contact sales@knappfast.com or 519-653-4558 to order yours today. Learn more.

Human Resources

H2R Business Solutions Inc.

H2R can assist employers, and their employees navigate through these uncertain times due to COVID-19 by providing a variety of information and support regarding all things HR as well as assistance with navigating the ever changing government announced subsidies, special leaves of absence, employee ROE submissions and EI applications, government funded, and other assistance programs provided to employers, and offer employees support and strategies for staying healthy and productive. Learn more.

Newman Human Resources Consulting

I am providing a free 15 minute coaching session to support business owners during COVID-19. One call per week for 6 weeks. I’ll help you with all those difficult people questions from layoffs and people management to re-engaging your team. Offer expires May 31, 2020.

Insurance

Ives Roth Nowak Insurance Brokers

Our doors are closed to visitors, but we remain open by phone and email to assist clients with any insurance needs whether personal or business related. Contact service@ivesinsurance.com.

Equitable Life of Canada

On May 7, Equitable Life of Canada announced a $4.6 million donation to support health care in Waterloo Region. $4.5 million to purchase a new MRI at Grand River Hospital and $100,000 to Regionready.ca to help our three hospitals with COVID-19. Learn more.

Wholesale and Manufacturing

s.t.o.p. RESTAURANT Supply

We are always available for online Shopping. Shipping right to your door. Pick up at the location only available at our Kitchener & Sudbury location Monday to Friday. www.shopatstop.com.

Supreme Basics – Office Supplies and Furniture

Smile You’re Going to Save! Offer expires June 30, 2020. Learn more.

Stesco Global Packaging Corporation

Until further notice, Stesco Packaging will not allow customer pick up orders at Stesco’s warehouse. All orders will be shipped to customer locations.

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

We are offering a special service to all manufacturers, where employers can ask questions and share responses about anything related to COVID-19. We invite all manufacturers to participate, even if they are not EMC members. Learn more.

Print and Promotional Products

Artals Promotions Inc.

Free rush service on all engraving, and free shipping on any order over $250.

MINUTEMAN PRESS KITCHENER

At Minuteman Press Kitchener, we are doing our part to author Canada’s recovery story by running the Bounce Back Canada initiative.  First, we are distributing COVID-19 awareness and prevention posters at no charge to any business in our service area. Second, we are providing free local advertising on our sites https://bouncebackcanada.minuteman.com/locations/on/kitchener/  to stimulate business and help all of our neighbours overcome the tremendous economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

FASTSIGNS Of Kitchener-Waterloo

Proudly display your appreciation of Waterloo Region’s essential workers, while also helping to support The Food Bank of Waterloo Region! With every order of a “Thank You Essential Workers” coroplast sign, we will be donating $10 to The Food Bank of Waterloo Region. To place an order for your sign please email us at 681@fastsigns.com. We are happy to offer curbside pick up.

Financial and Legal Services

Currency Converters of Waterloo Inc.

With the crazy hike in the USD we are here to offer all Chamber members a VIP rate on selling or buying USD or any currency you require, plus all wire fees at $15.00. Learn more.

LegalShield

LegalShield is providing services uninterrupted. You’re not alone – we can help with things such as travel restrictions, cancellations & refunds, employee rights & employer obligations, wills & POAs. Learn more.

MNP LLP

MNP has launched the COVID-19 Business Advice Centre www.mnp.ca/COVID-19, providing information and practical insights to help organizations navigate uncertainty brought about by COVID-19. Visit MNP’s COVID-19 Business Advice Centre at www.mnp.ca/COVID-19 and subscribe to receive email alerts to get the latest guidance, tools and resources to help you navigate uncertainty during this crisis.

BDO CANADA LLP

View the BDO Canada LLP COVID-19 resources here.

KW Mortgage Group

Our services if people need help: Obtaining mortgage financing / information regarding mortgage deferral / mortgage renewal? What do I do now that someone is laid off? Need funds to get you through this period? Answers to financial concerns due to COVID. Learn more.

Cloud International Advisors Inc.

50% Discount on Bookkeeping update and tax E-filing. Offer expires June 30, 2020.

PRIMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES

Primerica is open for business and we are helping clients thru ZOOM Meetings! We are able to help them with Life insurance, Registered Education Savings Plan, RRSP, Disability Insurance, Investments and more.

Currency Converters of Waterloo Inc.

CCW is open reduced hours, Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2pm. We are requiring all of our clients to call or email us first so that we can set up an appointment for you. Learn more.

IG Wealth Management

We currently are providing a virtual seminar series on variety of topics for business owners and individuals on various financial planning, tax, estate etc to help Canadian during this unprecedented time. Offer expires September 30, 2020. Learn more.

Skilled Trades

Huron Creek Development Corporation

We are working hard to stay safe and deliver homes.

The Crack Specialists

We are still privileged to still be serving our community – priority issues – home maintenance – emerg services – outside and inside the home – Our techs are outfitted with PPE protection (to protect them and homeowners). Contact info@thecrackspecialists.com.

H-Four Logistcs Inc.

H-Four Logistics in partnership with the Cambridge Hotel are offering discounted suite rates to drivers and essential workers. Mention H-Four Logistics at time of check in and receive an additional discount and welcome gift. Offer expires May 30, 2020.

ElecTrade Electrical Contractors

ElecTrade is an electrical contractor serving Waterloo Region and Wellington County. We offer residential, commercial and industrial electrical services. We also offer emergency break down service and repairs. Learn more.

Stone Landscapes

10% Off Frontline workers Orders to all the first responders, police, fire, ambulance, hospital staff and all frontline workers, we are grateful for your dedication to our community. We are offering 10% off all orders for frontline workers until August 1st, 2020 with proof of ID. Did you hear!!! Yes we are offering half price delivery. Stay home, stay safe and we can bring you your mulch and soil, please call 519-888-9992. Learn more.

ONYX ENERGY

For all new clients that choose to work with Onyx Energy for sub-metering needs for water and or electricity; we will waive our monthly admin fees to the Tenants/Owners for 6 months. Certain conditions apply. Offer expires July 1, 2020.

Hospitality and Entertainment

Princess Cinemas

Spring Gift Packs-Discounted Admissions! Offer expires April 30, 2020. Learn more.

Little Mushroom Catering and Dining Lounge

We are currently offering Grocery, Hot & Frozen Meal options for Curbside Pick up or Delivery including PayItForward Meals and Thank You Cookies for Essential Workers. Learn more.

Golfplay

Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday Golfplay is offering touch-free pick up for our take-out menu including our famous stone oven pizza, wings and more, including beer and wine. For every order placed, $10 will be donated to a local hospital or charity – a different one each week. Pre-order at golfplay.ca. Thanks for your support! Learn more.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Waterloo, St. Jacobs

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Waterloo, St. Jacob’s Compassionate Rate $79++ to all the Healthcare Professional and Essential Businesses that is looking for overnight accommodation during this unprecedented times. We know your days are full of difficult decisions, choosing a temporary safe accommodation should not be one of them. This time, let us care for you. Expires September 30, 2020. Learn more.

Concordia Club

Are you craving a schnitzel dinner? We are doing curbside pick up on Thursday and Friday evenings from 4 pm to 7 pm. Call ahead to place your order!

Proof Kitchen + Lounge

Proof is open for takeout and delivery from Tuesday – Sunday. We have options to order our Proof signature dishes as well as bundled meals for 2 people. Learn more.

Galt CC

The Galt Country Club is thrilled to be open for the season and offering new members 10% discount on dues and are presently waiving the Initiation Fee. Learn more.

KW-Cambrdige Sport & Social Club

In staying true to our purpose, we have ‘pivoted’ to create online social play offerings, for people to gather and stay connected as a community. Please consider helping us by sharing to let others know we can help organizations of any size, located anywhere who are currently struggling with keeping their teams feeling connected. We can provide affordable customized corporate packages of experiences that are a playful, fun opportunity to engage employees for much needed social activity during this challenging time. Learn more.

Real Estate

Inspections by Gibson

We are offering our 2019 fee’s for all inspections and Radon Testing. Learn more.

Realty Executives Complete Properties Inc

If you are looking to buy or sell a home we are still able to help you, making sure your health is our utmost priority. We have the tools to safely conduct our business virtually. Our agents are working very hard from home during the COVID pandemic to ensure all their clients are looked after. Give us a call 226-686-0400.