Editorial

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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Editorial | New Business Park Will Bring Economic Gains to the Tri-Cities

Editorial | New Business Park Will Bring Economic Gains to the Tri-Cities A couple of weeks ago, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and myself had the pleasure of learning about the exciting new business opportunities the Kwikwetlem First Nation (KFN) has planned on their land in Port Coquitlam. The Kwikwetlem Business Park is 110 […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Policy Update

Tri-Cities Chamber Policy Update With the change in BC’s provincial government last July and clarity coming from the federal government, the Tri-Cities Chamber staff and Policy Committee have been busy. There have been three key themes that have been the cornerstone of our agenda: tax environment, regulatory environment, and development and housing.   TAX ENVIRONMENT Federal Tax […]

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Editorial | The Importance of Growth in the Tri-Cities

The Importance of Growth in the Tri-Cities At the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, one of our main objectives is to promote the Tri-Cities is the best place to live, work, and play. Livable region rankings are publicized frequently and measure key elements that lead to the trifecta of sustainability. Various factors that contribute to livability include green […]

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Editorial | Housing: The Times are a Changing

Editorial | Housing: The Times are a Changing I recently took a trip down memory lane and went to visit the neighbourhood I grew up in – Salisbury Ave. in Northside Port Coquitlam. Back in the day, the neighbourhood was filled with single-family homes on big lots. It was a great place to grow up. Our backyard […]

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Editorial | Business Excellence Celebrated in the Tri-Cities

Business Excellence Celebrated in the Tri-Cities This past weekend, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce held our annual Business Excellence Awards Gala. Over 400 people gathered at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to recognize the great businesses and individuals that we have here in our community. 2017 was a record-setting year for outstanding business in the Tri-Cities; we saw 83 […]

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Editorial | The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is Working for You

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is Working for You As I look back at 2017, I am delighted to see that the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce has been tirelessly working for you, your business and, our community. Early in the year, the Tri-Cities Chamber moved to a new, larger office in central Coquitlam to accommodate […]

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