2012

Tri-Cities Mobile Business Licence a Reality

Tri-Cities Mobile Business Licence a Reality   After years of discussion, countless man-hours and cooperation between the cities of Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam and Port Moody, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Mobile Business Licence has been approved in the Tri-Cities.  Today, Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Small Business, along with Tri-Cities […]

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2012 Business Excellence Awards Finalists

2012 Business Excellence Awards Finalists   Chamber announces Business Excellence Awards Finalists The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the finalists for the 12th annual Business Excellence Awards.  All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-City community.  We wish them all great success in their respective industries. The finalists for the […]

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Province and BC Chamber of Commerce Announce Small Business Accord

Province and BC Chamber of Commerce Announce Small Business Accord   The province and the BC Chamber of Commerce have announced a consultation process to create a “Small Business Accord.” John Winter, president and CEO of the BC Chamber, said the accord will ensure that government is held accountable for its actions in regulating business. […]

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Nominees for 2012 Business Excellence Awards Announced

Nominees for 2012 Business Excellence Awards Announced   Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce the 2012 nominees for the Business Excellence Awards. We will be hosting the 2012 Nominees Luncheon at the beautiful Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club on October 25.  Come enjoy fine food and great company as we celebrate the […]

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Chamber Says Good-Bye to Former President

Chamber Says Good-Bye to Former President   Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is sad to say good-bye to former Chamber president Frank Toporchak, who passed away peacefully on September 24, 2012 in Coquitlam, BC. Frank Toporchak, a long time Tri-City resident, was Chamber president in 1980, and his contributions to the Chamber and the Tri-City community will not […]

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New Democrat MLA Diane Thorne announces retirement

New Democrat MLA Diane Thorne announces retirement, thanks constituents and New Democrat caucus After two terms serving as the Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA, Diane Thorne has released this statement, announcing she will not be seeking re-election in May 2013. “I’ve spent 17 years in public service, three terms with Coquitlam city council, and two terms with the New Democrat […]

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Chamber launches Youth Mentorship Program

Chamber launches Youth Mentorship Program Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is launching a new innovative mentorship program aimed at giving young entrepreneurs a head start. The Youth Mentorship Program is aimed at youth aged 18 to 25 looking for guidance from established business people with experience and expertise. Youth mentees can be high school and university students from […]

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Chamber applauds MLA’s new Cabinet post

Chamber applauds MLA’s new Cabinet post Premier Christy Clark Cabinet shuffle on Thursday is being applauded by the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. The shuffle includes moving C0quitlam-Burke Mountain MLA Douglas Horne into the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier. “We’re pleased to see MLA Doug Horne has been given a position in Cabinet,” said Michael Hind, […]

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Chamber staffer moves on

Chamber staffer moves on The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is looking to fill an important position. Gillian Kirk, the chamber’s Membership Services Coordinator, is leaving and moving on to a marketing position with a local member business. “I will miss being part of the chamber. As a team we have made great strides improving the […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber supports funding arrangement for Lincoln Station

Tri-Cities Chamber supports funding arrangement for Lincoln Station The Lincoln SkyTrain Station will not only be catalyst in the future development around Coquitlam City Centre but will also be uniquely funded – lessening the financial impact on Tri-City businesses and residents, said Michael Hind, Executive Director of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce. “This station will spur on […]

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