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Joint letter calls for BCGEU to immediately end job action affecting liquor and cannabis distribution

Joint letter calls for BCGEU to immediately end strike affecting liquor and cannabis distribution UPDATE August 30, 2022 — The BCGEU has ended its job action in good faith, as bargaining between the BC Government and BCGEU continues. (TRI-CITIES) August 25, 2022 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce urges the BCGEU and BC Government to […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber meets again with Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser

Tri-Cities Chamber meets again with Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser (TRI-CITIES) August 23, 2022 — Tri-Cities Chamber CEO Leslie Courchesne joined a meeting hosted by the BC Chamber of Commerce with Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser. Attended by 40 leaders of chambers of commerce and boards of trade from across BC, […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Jennifer O’Connell focuses on removing barriers to inter-provincial trade

Tri-Cities Chamber meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Jennifer O’Connell and MP Ron McKinnon focuses on removing barriers to inter-provincial trade (TRI-CITIES) August 22, 2022 — Nine Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce members including Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart attended a roundtable discussion focused on eliminating barriers to free trade within Canada, supply chain issues, procurement policies, and regulatory […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber urges BC Government to take action on small business challenges addressed in BC Budget 2023 Consultation Report

Tri-Cities Chamber urges BC Government to take action on small business challenges addressed in BC Budget 2023 Consultation Report (TRI-CITIES) August 16, 2022 — The provincial government has released its Report on the Budget 2023 Consultation, including recommendations supported by the Tri-Cities Chamber to address challenges small and medium-sized businesses continue to face. With 216 recommendations overall, […]

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Focusing Forward: Tri-Cities Chamber Endorses BC Chamber’s Newly Released Policies and Positions Manual for 2022-2023

Focusing Forward: Tri-Cities Chamber Endorses BC Chamber’s Newly Released Policies and Positions Manual for 2022-2023 (TRI-CITIES) August 2, 2022 — Last week, the BC Chamber of Commerce released its Focusing Forward:  2022-2023 Policy & Positions Manual. The document contains 55 policy statements and positions approved by members, including the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, at the […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed

Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed: BC Chamber AGM and Conference, Prince George (TRI-CITIES) June 17, 2022 — Last week, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO Leslie Courchesne attended the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference in Prince George. Representatives from Chambers and Boards of Trade across the province […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber CEO speaks up for Coronation Park plans in Port Moody

Tri-Cities Chamber CEO speaks up for Coronation Park plans in Port Moody As published in the Tri-City News, April 18, 2022 [online here]: The Editor: The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce supports the proposed development by Wesgroup at Coronation Park, along with the requested amendments for the area in the Official Community Plan. Wesgroup has been […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber hosts roundtable with federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Tri-Cities Chamber hosts discussion with federal Minister of Immigration (TRI-CITIES) April 13, 2022 — Nine Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce members attended an in-person roundtable with Canada’s Minister of  Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser, and MP Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam Ron McKinnon, at the chamber offices today. “We were very pleased to host this event for a […]

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Joint Statement on Bill 10 and Union Certification

Joint Statement on Bill 10 and Union Certification (TRI-CITIES) April 12, 2022 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce supports the joint statement issued by the BC Chamber of Commerce, Business Council of British Columbia, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, and Surrey Board of Trade, regarding the surprise introduction of Bill […]

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BC Chamber of Commerce AGM – Policy Sessions

Press Release | BC Chamber of Commerce AGM – Policy Sessions (TRI-CITIES) June 03, 2021 — From May 28-29, 2021, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce participated in the 69th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the BC Chamber of Commerce with other Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade from across the province. The AGM […]

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