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5 Minutes for Business | Modernizing NAFTA

Modernizing NAFTA We remain optimistic that NAFTA 2.0 could be a huge boost to the economies of North America because there is so much to be gained. But we’re also starting to worry: anti-trade rhetoric and posturing could veer the talks towards trouble. There are a lot of contentious issues to resolve in an unreasonably […]

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Happy Anniversary!

Chamber Anniversaries Check back each month to find out what members are celebrating a milestone anniversary throughout 2017! JUNE ANNIVERSARIES 30 Years Kendon Kennels 25 Years Maritime Travel 10 Years Charlie’s Chocolate Factory Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation Pacific Coast Terminals 5 Years Ground X 3 Years Provita Nutrition & Health Beach Yoga and Wellness MAY […]

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Ambassador | Mehran Aazamifard

Ambassador | Mehran Aazamifard Mehran Aazamifard is a Business Banking Advisor with Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union. An experienced professional with more than 21 years of banking industry expertise, Mehran’s passion is for helping local businesses succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With a primary office in Coquitlam, Mehran frequently travels […]

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5 Minutes for Business | How Europe Got Her Groove Back

How Europe Got Her Groove Back Poor Europe! She suffered years of economic stagnation and austerity. Costly government bailouts and a drawn-out banking crisis sapped her confidence. Terrorism and an unprecedented surge of migrants poisoned political debate and encouraged extremists. The final insult came when the British voted to leave her. By the end of […]

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Editorial | Provincial Election Results Yield Uncertainty

Provincial Election Results Yield Uncertainty After almost three weeks of wonder, we finally know the results of the 2017 Provincial Election. On Monday afternoon, NDP leader, John Horgan and Green leader Andrew Weaver announced an agreement between the parties to form the next government. The new minority government could pose challenges to our business community as we need and […]

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Expert Article | Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder – How to Attain Your Health Goals Without Burning Out or Giving Up How many times have all of us felt exhilarating rush or excitement about our latest “Get in Shape Health Plan”? It’s a great feeling! We make a health plan, write it all down, tell our friends, post on […]

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Ambassador | Sandra Horton

Ambassador | Sandra Horton Sandra J. Horton is a leadership, transition, and sales coach. Sandra holds a Master’s degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Sandra is a co-founder of the Women’s Collaborative Hub, a locally based company providing comprehensive mentorship and evidence-based leadership training programs to women business owners and women leaders in the […]

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Feature Member | Tri-Cities Pest Detective

Feature Member | Tri-Cities Pest Detective Tri-Cities Pest Detective is a full-service pest control company that serves residential, commercial, and industrial buildings anywhere from Belcarra to Maple Ridge. From insects to raccoons to birds, Tri-Cities Pest Detective has you covered. What are your most popular services? Our most popular services are assessing and diagnosing pest problems, treating problems […]

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5 Minutes for Business | Exiting Europe and Terminating NAFTA – Have our Trading Partners Lost it??

Exiting Europe and Terminating NAFTA – Have our Trading Partners Lost it?? From Europe to the U.S.A., our largest trading partners are burning up with anti-trade fever. Is it a short-term flu of harmless populism or the most destructive strains of anti-globalization since the 1930’s? Last week the Trump Administration leaked a draft executive order […]

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Ambassador | Reena Venkatesh

Ambassador | Reena Venkatesh As an Interior Designer, Reena Venkatesh runs her design firm Seasonal Leaf Designs.  She transforms unique residential or commercial space to make it functional, organized and aesthetically pleasing with style, proportion, and color. Reena works with great trades people who are very good at their jobs, they work hard together to give […]

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