Press Releases

Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Thursday, September 30th, marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. In observance of this day, the Tri-Cities Chamber office will be closed as we reflect upon the history and trauma of residential schools in Canada and honour those who were lost and the survivors, families and communities who continue to grieve. Honouring the […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber Welcomes New CEO

Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber Welcomes New CEO     (TRI-CITIES) July 28, 2021 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce (TCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Leslie Courchesne as our incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who will be starting her new role on August 18, 2021. A seasoned leader with a proven track […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO, Michael Hind Resigns as of July 2021

Press Release | Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO, Michael Hind Resigns as of July 2021 (TRI-CITIES) June 15, 2021 — Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce (TCC) CEO, Michael Hind, has submitted his resignation to the Board of Directors and will be leaving his position early to mid-July.  “Michael has served our Chamber exceptionally well for over […]

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BC Chamber of Commerce AGM – Policy Sessions

Press Release | BC Chamber of Commerce AGM – Policy Sessions (TRI-CITIES) June 03, 2021 — From May 28-29, 2021, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce participated in the 69th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the BC Chamber of Commerce with other Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade from across the province. The AGM […]

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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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BC 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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