Press Releases & Media Statements

Tri-Cities Chamber CEO urges federal commission to not move South Port Coquitlam out of the Tri-Cities

  Tri-Cities Chamber CEO urges federal commission to not move South Port Coquitlam out of the Tri-Cities (TRI-CITIES) September 27, 2022 — Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO Leslie Courchesne spoke at the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for BC’s Public Hearing in Coquitlam today, to recommend South Port Coquitlam not be moved out of its Tri-Cities […]

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Moderators to host Tri-Cities Chamber All Candidates Meetings for 2022 Municipal Elections

Moderators to host Tri-Cities Chamber All Candidates Meetings for 2022 Municipal Elections     L to R: Jennifer McKinnon, Mary Vellani, and Richard Rainey to moderate Tri-Cities Chamber All Candidates Meetings. (TRI-CITIES) September 14, 2022 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the moderators for its All Candidates Meetings to be held […]

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Joint letter calls for BCGEU to immediately end job action affecting liquor and cannabis distribution

Joint letter calls for BCGEU to immediately end strike affecting liquor and cannabis distribution UPDATE August 30, 2022 — The BCGEU has ended its job action in good faith, as bargaining between the BC Government and BCGEU continues. (TRI-CITIES) August 25, 2022 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce urges the BCGEU and BC Government to […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber meets again with Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser

Tri-Cities Chamber meets again with Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser (TRI-CITIES) August 23, 2022 — Tri-Cities Chamber CEO Leslie Courchesne joined a meeting hosted by the BC Chamber of Commerce with Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Sean Fraser. Attended by 40 leaders of chambers of commerce and boards of trade from across BC, […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Jennifer O’Connell 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 (TRI-CITIES) August 22, 2022 — Nine Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce members including Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart attended a roundtable discussion focused on eliminating barriers to free trade within Canada, supply chain issues, procurement policies, and regulatory […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber urges BC Government to take action on small business challenges addressed in BC Budget 2023 Consultation Report

Tri-Cities Chamber urges BC Government to take action on small business challenges addressed in BC Budget 2023 Consultation Report (TRI-CITIES) August 16, 2022 — The provincial government has released its Report on the Budget 2023 Consultation, including recommendations supported by the Tri-Cities Chamber to address challenges small and medium-sized businesses continue to face. With 216 recommendations overall, […]

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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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Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed

Tri-Cities Chamber Supports Vital Policies to Help Businesses Succeed: BC Chamber AGM and Conference, Prince George (TRI-CITIES) June 17, 2022 — Last week, 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 of Trade across the province […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Announces 2021/2022 Business Excellence Awards Winners

Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber Announces 2021/2022 Business Excellence Awards Winners     (TRI-CITIES) May 2, 2022 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce held its 2021/2022 Business Excellence Awards Gala, after a three-month postponement of the event due to health restrictions on gatherings in effect earlier this year.   Some of the region’s most exceptional leaders […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber CEO speaks up for Coronation Park plans in Port Moody

Tri-Cities Chamber CEO speaks up for Coronation Park plans in Port Moody As published in the Tri-City News, April 18, 2022 [online here]: The Editor: The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce supports the proposed development by Wesgroup at Coronation Park, along with the requested amendments for the area in the Official Community Plan. Wesgroup has been […]

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