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Tri-Cities Chamber Meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Jennifer O’connell And MP Ron Mckinnon 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 Written by Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, August 25, 2022 On August 22, nine Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce members including Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart attended a roundtable […]

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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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Joining the Chamber Is an Investment in Local Prosperity as Well as Your Own Success

Joining the Chamber Is an Investment in Local Prosperity as Well as Your Own Success Written by Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, July 28, 2022 Time does fly. I am coming up on one year as CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. Looking back, I’ve […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed: BC Chamber AGM and Conference, Prince George

Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed: BC Chamber AGM and Conference, Prince George First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, June 30, 2022 In June, 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 […]

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Extreme Heat Preparedness: How to Be a Heat-Healthy Business Leader

Extreme Heat Preparedness: How to Be a Heat-Healthy Business Leader Guest Post by Fraser Health | Monday, June 13, 2022 As we approach the heat and smoke season, Fraser Health would like to acknowledge that many businesses wanted to and took action to support their communities during last year’s heat events. In order to support […]

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Drawing Strength From Connections and Community

Drawing Strength From Connections and Community Written by Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, May 26, 2022 The weather is warmer, patios and parks are bustling, in-person events have returned, and summer is near. But there are still challenges facing our business community here in the Tri-Cities, […]

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Thank You to Our Incredible Volunteers

Thank You to Our Incredible Volunteers First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, April 28, 2022 Volunteering leads to a positive impact that reaches far and wide, and most non-profit organizations would not be successful in pursuing their mission without the support of their volunteers. The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, much like other non-profit organizations, […]

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April is Dig Safe Month!

Traditionally, April is the start of the digging season, when homeowners and contractors are rolling up their sleeves to tackle various home and yard improvement projects. Spring projects often involve ground disturbance activities, including landscaping, excavation, and fencing, that can lead to potentially unsafe situations if the important step of “Click or Call Before You […]

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Bringing Businesswomen & Supporters Together to Further Their Success

Bringing Businesswomen & Supporters Together to Further Their Success Written by Tri-Cities Chamber’s Women in Business Committee First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, February 24, 2021 The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion where our members can thrive. With a focus on empowering women, the Chamber together […]

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#ShopChamber — Shop Local First & Save as a Member

#ShopChamber — Shop Local First & Save as a Member First published in the Tri-City News on Thursday, January 27, 2022 Local businesses form the backbone of our community, and shopping locally is critical for continued growth. From economic benefits, increased support for community non-profits, job creation and more, shopping local brings countless benefits and […]

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