Press Releases

CHAMBER MEMBER ISSUES ADDRESSED IN BC BUDGET 2017

CHAMBER MEMBER ISSUES ADDRESSED IN BC BUDGET 2017 TRI-CITIES, February 22, 2017 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is optimistic with the announcements in the BC Budget 2017. Commitments to housing, investment in transportation, reduction to small business tax rates and cuts to MSP premiums address some of the key issues raised by our members […]

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CHAMBER ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2016 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS

CHAMBER ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2016 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS   The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Business Excellence Awards.  Winners in each of our seven categories have demonstrated success, innovation and passion in their respective fields.  The Tri-Cities Chamber recognized the accomplishments of these businesses and individuals […]

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BUSINESS GROUPS SUPPORT GREATER VANCOUVER’S MILLENIALS

BUSINESS GROUPS SUPPORT GREATER VANCOUVER’S MILLENIALS   TRI-CITIES — Four chambers of commerce from across the Lower Mainland are joining forces to provide networking and professional development opportunities for millennials beginning their careers. Since 2007, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has offered a program called the Company of Young Professionals, with events and workshops catered specifically […]

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Chamber Announces 2016 Business Excellence Award Finalists

  Chamber Announces 2016 Business Excellence Award Finalists   (TRI-CITIES) November 21, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2016 Business Excellence Awards Finalists!  All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-Cities community.  We wish them all great success in their respective industries. The finalists for the 2016 […]

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TRI-CITIES CHAMBER EXCITED FOR BUSINESS SHOWCASE

TRI-CITIES CHAMBER EXCITED FOR BUSINESS SHOWCASE   (TRI-CITIES) September 12, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, along with our partners The City of Coquitlam, TD Canada Trust, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Professional Accountant, is excited to announce our first-ever Business Showcase. Hosted at the Executive Plaza Hotel & […]

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TRI-CITIES CHAMBER REACTS TO MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

TRI-CITIES CHAMBER REACTS TO MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE   (TRI-CITIES) May 6, 2016 – Wednesday, the Provincial Government announced a two-stage increase to the minimum wage to $11.25 by September 2017. While the government has promised certainty and predictability in the minimum wage by tying it to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), these increases are larger […]

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CHAMBER CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET 2016

CHAMBER CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET 2016   TRI-CITIES, March 22, 2016 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is cautiously optimistic following the release of the 2016 Federal Budget by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. There are four focus points that the Chamber has identified as important for the Tri-Cities business community. “There are some great […]

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CHAMBER ASKS FOR EXPANSION OF INTER-MUNICIPAL BUSINESS LICENCE PROGRAM

CHAMBER ASKS FOR EXPANSION OF INTER-MUNICIPAL BUSINESS LICENCE PROGRAM   (TRI-CITIES) March 10, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is requesting that the current Inter-Municipal Business Licence (IMBL) program be expanded to include a new license that encompasses the entire Lower Mainland. The Chamber will be presenting to Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam City Councils on Monday, […]

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CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS

CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS   CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS  (Tri-Cities) February 25, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present its second annual International Women’s Day event on Tuesday, March 8th, 11am – 1:30pm at SilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas. This unique […]

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BC Chamber calls for action on BC’s top five barriers to competitiveness

BC Chamber calls for action on BC’s top five barriers to competitiveness   VANCOUVER, February 18, 2016 – Standing with Chambers across Canada, B.C.’s Chambers are calling for action to address 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for Canadian businesses. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has just released its latest 10 Barriers to Competitiveness Report. From this […]

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