Blog

Feature Member | Business Centre Solutions

Feature Member | Business Centre Solutions Finding the right office space to lease or rent is an investment in the future of your business. We are Business Centre Solutions, a full-service business centre in Coquitlam. We offer a positive, energetic environment that will enhance your professional image and take your business to the next level. […]

Read More

MAKE A CHANGE: Proposed Tax Reform will Damage Economy

Proposed Tax Reform will Damage Economy Historically, Canada has owned a strong advantage versus other jurisdictions for its simple and elegant tax code. Unfortunately, we may be losing this advantage. Changes to the tax environment are creating complexity and uncertainty that will have the unintended consequence of increased debt, under-investment, loss of risk-taking, brain-drain and downward pressure on […]

Read More

Feature Member | Galactic Entertainment

Feature Member | Galactic Entertainment Galactic Entertainment has been in the production industry since 1991 with one main goal – to provide epic sound, lighting, video, staging, lasers, pyrotechnics, electrical and rigging from a single source. We pride ourselves in every event production, beginning with quality customer service and ending with a dance party you’ll […]

Read More

Feature Member | Welcome Wagon

Feature Member | Welcome Wagon Welcome Wagon is an established greeting service that promotes local businesses to people that are experiencing a lifestyle change. We’re able to reach people before their buying habits are formed, encouraging them to shop locally.  Welcome Wagon has been a household name across Canada for over 85 years! What is […]

Read More

Proposed Tax Reform will Negatively Impact Small Business

Proposed Tax Reform will Negatively Impact Small Business Historically, Canada has owned a strong advantage versus other jurisdictions for its simple and elegant tax code. Unfortunately, we may be losing this advantage. The proposed tax reform is creating complexity and uncertainty that will have the unintended consequence of increased debt, under-investment, loss of risk-taking, brain-drain and downward […]

Read More

5 Minutes for Business | Canucks in the Volunteer State

5 Minutes for Business | Canucks in the Volunteer State Want to understand the reality of trade in North America? Start at the FedEx Super Hub in Memphis, Tennessee at 1:00 a.m., watching the incredible flood of 3.3 million packages daily, ripping with machine-like efficiency over 300,000 conveyor belts spread out over 862 acres. Our delegation’s four days in Tennessee […]

Read More

Feature Member | A3 Creative Solutions

Feature Member | A3 Creative Solutions A3 Creative Solutions is a full-service digital creative agency headquartered in the Tri-Cities. We specialize in branding, graphic design, marketing and responsive website development. We believe that everything can be better, which is why we do what we do. We are a relatively small agency with passionate people working towards one […]

Read More

Happy Anniversary!

Chamber Anniversaries Check back each month to find out what members are celebrating a milestone anniversary throughout 2017! SEPTEMBER ANNIVERSARIES 25 Years City of Port Coquitlam 20 Years Community Integration Services Society Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation 10 Years All-Pro Services LTM Solutions 5 Years My Business Room Lambert’s Moving Sammy J’s Bar & Grill AUGUST […]

Read More

Feature Ambassador | Melody McKiernan

Feature Ambassador | Melody McKiernan Melody joined the Foundation in 2015 after eight years working in Student Services at Douglas College. Melody did her undergraduate studies in French Literature at the University of Victoria and in 2012, she obtained a Master’s in Education with a focus on Post-Secondary Student Affairs and Services from Simon Fraser […]

Read More

5 Minutes for Business | The Explosive Debate around Minimum Wage

The Explosive Debate around Minimum Wage Big increases to minimum wage are becoming fashionable in Canada: first Alberta (from $12.20 currently to $15 in October 2018), then B.C. (from $10.35 to $11.35 in September 2017) and now Ontario (from $11.40 to $15.00 in January 2019, a 30% hike in 18 months). Are workers better off or does it mean fewer jobs? […]

Read More