Press Releases

Tri-Cities Chamber Reacts to 2021 Federal Budget

Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber Reacts to Federal Budget 2021 (TRI-CITIES) April 23, 2021 – On April 19, the Government of Canada announced its 2021 Federal Budget, providing the clearest picture of the federal financial landscape and Canada’s economic recovery plan in over two years.   Budget 2021 includes $101.4 billion over three years in […]

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B.C. Budget 2021 – Tri-Cities Chamber Reacts

Press Release | BC Budget 2021 – Tri-Cities Chamber Reacts (TRI-CITIES) April 23, 2021 – On Tuesday, April 20, the Government of British Columbia released its 2021 Provincial Budget, outlining the government’s plans for spending through the pandemic and economic recovery.   The budget presented reflects the government’s commitment to the extension of the financial […]

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Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber Announces 2020 Business Excellence Awards Winners

Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber Announces 2020 Business Excellence Awards Winners (TRI-CITIES) February 1, 2021 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Business Excellence Awards.  Winners in each of our nine categories have demonstrated success, innovation, and passion in their respective fields.  The Tri-Cities Chamber recognized the […]

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Press Release | Does your business have a continuity plan in the event of a crisis?

Does your business have a continuity plan in the event of a crisis? (TRI-CITIES) March 4, 2020 – In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a Coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO and public health authorities around the world are taking […]

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Press Release | BC Budget 2020

Press Release | BC Budget 2020   “BC Budget 2020 continues the government’s focus on affordability, but lacks a sorely needed ‘competitive business strategy’ for the province” – Michael Hind, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. The 2020 BC Budget, released yesterday afternoon, February 18th, continues the provincial government’s laudable investments in affordability, but […]

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STATEMENT | Provincial Legislation for Interim Business Property Tax Relief a Step in the Right Direction

STATEMENT | Provincial Legislation for Interim Business Property Tax Relief a Step in the Right Direction   On January 17th, the provincial government announced plans to introduce legislation in the Spring of 2020 to provide interim property tax relief to small businesses, non-profits, and arts and culture organizations facing unusually steep property tax bills due […]

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Statement | Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Supports Move Toward Regional Business License for Ride-hailing

Statement | Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Supports Move Toward Regional Business License for Ride-hailing   The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce congratulates the Translink Mayors’ Council on the decision to fast-track the development of a regional ride hailing license that will reduce red-tape and compliance costs in this emerging sector. The regional license push is a […]

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Chamber Announces 2019 Business Excellence Awards Finalists

Chamber Announces 2019 Business Excellence Awards Finalists (TRI-CITIES) November 21, 2019 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2019 Business Excellence Awards Finalists! All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-Cities community. We wish them all great success in their respective industries. The finalists for the 2019 Business […]

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Press Release | Chamber to Host Federal All Candidates Debates

Press Release | Chamber to Host Federal All Candidates Debates   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chamber TO HOST FEDERAL ALL CANDIDATES DEBATES AND EXTEND TO VIEWERS ON THE GO (Tri-Cities) July 29, 2019 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a series of All Candidates Debates leading up to the federal elections taking place […]

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Statement | Chamber Advocacy Yields Results in Employment Standards

Statement | Chamber Advocacy Yields Results in Employment Standards   On April 29th the provincial government announced changes to the Employment Standards Act. Though the business community did not get everything it had advocated for during its consultations with government, the legislation contained no changes to existing provisions for sick leave and statutory holiday pay […]

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