Editorial

Editorial | BC Budget Effects Will Be Clear in the Next Few Years

Editorial | BC Budget Effects Will Be Clear in the Next Few Years The BC Budget 2019 was tabled last week in Victoria. It seems to build on the province’s previous budget by redoubling its efforts to tackle affordability in the province. The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce welcomes investments in housing and childcare, including the new Enhanced Child […]

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Editorial | Business Excellence Brings Tri-Cities Community Together

Editorial | Business Excellence Brings Tri-Cities Community Together Last Saturday evening, the Tri-Cities Chamber held our Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. What a fantastic evening it was as we recognized the outstanding businesses, organizations, and individuals we have in our community. What stood out the most for me was the exceptional […]

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Editorial | 2018 Successes Position Chamber for Continued Growth

Editorial | 2018 Successes Position Chamber for Continued Growth 2018 was the most successful year for the Tri-Cities Chamber in every objective measure. The Chamber achieved our highest number of members at 993 members and counting and the highest revenue total to date. Last year also saw the addition of two new segmented programs and a re-energization […]

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Backgrounder | Employer Health Tax (Payroll Tax)

Backgrounder | Employer Health Tax (Payroll Tax) As part of their budget released Feb. 20, 2018, British Columbia’s provincial government announced the implementation of the Employer Health Tax (EHT). The proposed EHT is a payroll tax that came into effect on January 1, 2019. It is intended to fund the elimination of the Medical Services […]

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Editorial | 2018 Successes Position Chamber for Continued Growth

Editorial | 2018 Successes Position Chamber for Continued Growth 2018 was the most successful year for the Tri-Cities Chamber in every objective measure. The Chamber achieved our highest number of members at 993 members and counting and the highest revenue total to date. Last year also saw the addition of two new segmented programs and a re-energization […]

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Editorial | A Year of Growth & Engagement

Editorial | A Year of Growth & Engagement It’s that time of the year again when we look ahead to the festive season while reflecting on previous months. We started the year committed to our vision, to shape the future of business and our community, and with clear objectives established and committees in place, we started the […]

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Statement | Reaction to Signing of new North America Trade Deal

Statement | Reaction to Signing of new North America Trade Deal The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce welcomes the signing of a new North American trade deal. The successor to NATFA, rebranded as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), will bring stability to our trade relationship with the United States and Mexico after a year of uncertainty. […]

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Editorial | Getting Down to Business

Editorial | Getting Down to Business The Tri-Cities political landscape looks much different today than it did just two weeks ago. The municipal election results are in and the new mayors and councillors are getting acquainted with their new roles. As we stand on the cusp of a new era, with two new mayors in our […]

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BC Chamber News Release | New LNG Framework and Facility Signal Start of BC’s Economic Future

BC Chamber News Release | New LNG Framework and Facility Signal Start of BC’s Economic Future As a longtime supporter of new industry development, BC Chamber welcomes investment Vancouver, BC — LNG Canada’s $40 billion-dollar LNG investment is the single largest private sector investment project in Canadian history, and marks a significant turning point for British […]

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Editorial | Innovation Fundamental to Tri-Cities Chamber Success

Editorial | Innovation Fundamental to Tri-Cities Chamber Success   Your Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce continues to evolve, grow and expand to better serve our members and the Tri-Cities Community. It is exciting to see these innovative changes take place and the growth within our community as a result. This year marked the start of the […]

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