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Roberts Rail Corridor up for discussion at Chamber meeting

Roberts Rail Corridor Program manager Robin Johnston will be the guest presenter at the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce’s dinner meeting on Oct. 18.

“There is no denying that transportation is a huge issue in the Langley’s,” said Chamber president Denni Bonetti.

“Robin Johnston will share information with us and answer questions concerning how the new road-rail projects for the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program will improve the safe flow of local traffic and access for emergency vehicles.”

The meeting is at the Cascades Casino Coast Hotel and Convention Centre (20393 Fraser Highway).

Networking is 5 to 6:30 p.m. and followed by dinner and presentations. Cost is $30 for Chamber members and $45 for non-Chamber members. Registration closes Oct. 14 at 5 p.m.

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The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce is offering tips to help businesses attract and retain top talent, plus strategies for moving performances up or out of your business.

Hire Slow, Fire Fast ... Talent Management Tips for Small Business is part of the Business Breakfast Club event series.

“No matter how brilliant your business plan is, if you don’t have the workforce to support it, you’re not going to achieve your intended business results,” explained presenter Glen Grant of HRfx Consulting.

“Join us and learn how to hire slow and fire fast when necessary.”

It is Oct. 26 at the abc Country Restaurant, 19219 56 Ave. Cost is $20 for Chamber members and $25 for non-Chamber members and includes breakfast.

To register for either event, call 604-530-6656 or email events@langleychamber.com.

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