Advocating for You

We take great pride in the prominent role we play in policy development within the Chamber movement. Senior levels of government look to the Chamber community for leadership and innovation in a broad range of policy areas. We are very active in policy development municipally, provincially, and federally, and always represent the concerns and issues faced by the Tri-Cities’ business community. We are the voice of business in the Tri-Cities. Below are a number of issues the Tri-Cities Chamber has advocated on in the past.


Renewing Riverview


Bailey Bridge

  • Chamber applauds TransLink for keeping New West trucking routes open. Read more
  • Chamber Policy Update: Bridges and Rivers. Read more
  • Chamber pleased with Province’s involvement in bailey bridge solution. Read more
  • Chamber pleased with arbitrator’s decision on bailey bridge. Read more

Bylaw 280

  • Bylaw 280 damaging to business in Metro Vancouver. Read more
  • Tri-Cities Chamber votes for reforms to local government, waste management and Property Transfer Tax. Read more

Evergreen Line

Fraser River

  • Chamber supports report focused on economic importance and risks of Fraser River. Read more
  • Chamber Policy Update: Bridges and Rivers. Read more

Mayors Council Transportation Plan

  • Chamber applauds Mayors’ Council Regional Transportation Plan for Lower Mainland. Read more
  • Tri-Cities Chamber supports Better Transit & Transportation Coalition & Mayors Council referendum question. Read more


  • Chambers Welcomes Changes to Recycling Regulations. Read more
  • Policy Alert: Your Business, Your Money. Recycling Regulations Could Cost You a Bundle. Read more

Transmountain Pipeline

  • BC Chamber responds to Kinder Morgan decision to suspend activity on Trans Mountain expansion project. Read more
  • Chamber welcomes Kinder Morgan President as keynote speaker. Read more


Future of the Riverview Lands

Tri-Cities Intermunicipal Business License

2005 – 2007

Preservation of Riverview Lands for Mental Health & Wellness

Fast-Tracking Foreign Credential Recognition

Revisions to Property Transfer Tax

Elimination of PST on Legal Services

If you would like more information on any of the above policies or our current advocacy efforts, please email Alex King, Public Policy Advisor at .