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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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Expert Article | Things to Consider When Building a Website

Top Things to Consider When Building a Website If you’re seriously considering putting an existing business up on the web for the first time or thinking about having a website for your brand new business, there are a lot of factors to think about, and all of these “10 best ways” articles throw out terminology […]

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Feature Member | Reviving 5000 Years of Civilization Society

Feature Member | Reviving 5000 Years of Civilization Society I’m Vivian Yu with the Reviving 5,000 Years of Civilization Society, a non-profit based in Vancouver. One of our major projects is to partner with the presenter of Shen Yun Performing Arts to promote Shen Yun in western Canada. Shen Yun’s revival of China’s ancient culture […]

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Expert Article | Top Things  to Consider When Building a New Website for Your Business

Top Things  to Consider When Building a New Website for Your Business   If you’re seriously considering putting an existing business up on the web for the first time or thinking about having a website for your brand new business, there are a lot of factors to think about, and all of these “10 best […]

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Expert Article | Factors that Affect Property Value

Expert Article |Factors that Affect Property Value Location, Location, Location! The location is the main factor that affects property value, and the value of a home differs substantially depending on the city, subarea, or street it is located on. Desirable location traits such as being near a skytrain/bus, or close to a city centre or schools […]

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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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Statement | Electoral Reform Results

Statement | Electoral Reform Results   On December 20, 2018, Elections BC released the results of the electoral reform referendum. Of the over 1.4 million ballots cast, 61.3% voted to maintain the First Past the Post (FPTP) voting system currently used in BC, while 38.7% opted for a switch to proportional representation (PR). Voter turnout […]

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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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Statement | Federal Fall Economic Statement tackles Canadian competitiveness

Statement | Federal Fall Economic Statement tackles Canadian competitiveness Canada enjoyed relatively steady growth over the past year but also faced continuing headwinds from trade uncertainty and deteriorating economic competitiveness that threaten a slowdown. With the newly signed USMCA trade deal between the US, Mexico, and Canada, businesses can breathe a sigh of relief on […]

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