2014

Chamber pleased with arbitrator’s decision on bailey bridge

Chamber pleased with arbitrator’s decision on bailey bridge The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased with the arbitrator’s decision in favour of Coquitlam’s proposal for a two-lane bailey bridge connecting United Boulevard and Braid Street over the Brunette River. The crossing has been a contentious issue for Coquitlam and New Westminster for approximately 20 years. “This is […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber welcomes back Chair Janine Davies

Tri-Cities Chamber welcomes back Chair Janine Davies The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome back Janine Davies as Chair of our Board of Directors after her leave of absence to pursue a Federal party nomination. “The nomination experience has taught me a great deal about the challenges and opportunities that public life presents.  […]

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Chamber to host All Candidates Debates

Chamber to host All Candidates Debates The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a series of All Candidates Debates leading up to the municipal elections taking place on November 15th, 2014 in the Tri-Cities. These debates are designed to give voters the chance to hear directly from the mayoral, city council and school trustee candidates […]

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New Workplace Anti-Bullying Laws

New Workplace Anti-Bullying Laws Has your business complied with new anti-bullying laws? As of November 1, 2013, B.C. businesses have new obligations under the Workers Compensation Act to take action to prevent bullying and harassment in the workplace. Your obligations: To comply, all B.C. businesses need to create anti-bullying and anti-harassment policies and procedures around reporting […]

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Chamber supports report focused on economic importance and risks of Fraser River

Chamber supports report focused on economic importance and risks of Fraser River The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce supports today’s release of a research study regarding the economic importance of the Fraser River and the risks posed if senior levels of government do not address serious issues facing the Fraser. The report titled The Economic Importance of […]

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Chamber announces nominees for 2014 Business Excellence Awards

Chamber announces nominees for 2014 Business Excellence Awards The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the nominees for our 2014 Business Excellence Awards! The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognize outstanding businesses in the Tri-Cities.  Each of the nominated businesses and individuals has demonstrated excellence in business and a passion for our […]

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2014 Business Excellence Awards Nominees

2014 Business Excellence Awards Nominees The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the nominees for our 2014 Business Excellence Awards! The Business Excellence Awards were created to recognize outstanding businesses in the Tri-Cities. Each of the nominated businesses and individuals has demonstrated excellence in business and a passion for our community. We will […]

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Cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Chamber bring procurement workshop to local business

Cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody and Chamber bring procurement workshop to local business The Cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody in partnership with the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce will be providing local businesses with a free workshop on the municipal procurement process on Thursday, September 18th. The Chamber has been looking at the […]

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Chamber supports proposed industrial zoning consolidation in Coquitlam

Chamber supports proposed industrial zoning consolidation in Coquitlam The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce supports the City of Coquitlam’s efforts to review and consolidate industrial zones in the city. The consolidation of industrial zones will make it easier for businesses to set up in Coquitlam and will help diversify the local economy. The City proposes to […]

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Tri-Cities Chamber votes for reforms to local government, waste management and Property Transfer Tax

 Tri-Cities Chamber votes for reforms to local government, waste management and Property Transfer Tax (Tri-Cities May 27, 2014) This past weekend, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce joined business leaders from across B.C. to discuss and pass policies calling for local government reform, the rejection of Metro Vancouver’s Bylaw 280, a new take on Property Transfer Tax, […]

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