2014

Policy Alert Your business, your money Recycling regulations could cost you a bundle

Policy Alert  Your business, your money  Recycling regulations could cost you a bundle Multi Material BC (MMBC)  is a stewardship agency charged with implementing a recycling program that shifts the cost of recycling from taxpayers to businesses. MMBC legislation comes into effect May 19th, 2014. Businesses that produce packaging or printed paper (PPP) that reaches the residential waste stream […]

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Chamber pleased with Province’s involvement in bailey bridge solution

Chamber pleased with Province’s involvement in bailey bridge solution   (Tri-Cities) May 13, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased that the Province is actively working to solve the traffic flow problems surrounding the bailey bridge, which connects Coquitlam to New Westminster via United Boulevard or Braid Street over the Brunette River. The […]

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Chamber Applauds Canada-Korea Trade Agreement

Chamber Applauds Canada-Korea Trade Agreement   (Tri-Cities) March 13, 2014 – The Chamber is pleased to learn that Canada has secured a free trade agreement with South Korea, one that gives Canada and British Columbia a strong foothold in Asia’s lucrative markets. With the removal of most trade barriers to South Korea, many of our Chamber members […]

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Chamber Applauds Balanced BC Budget

Chamber Applauds Balanced BC Budget (Tri-Cities) February 19, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce commends the B.C. government for tabling a balanced budget at yesterday’s meeting of the Legislative Assembly. The budget illustrated a pattern of restrained spending and stated no tax increases for the province.  We applaud the government for presenting a surplus without a […]

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Chamber Welcomes Public Policy Advisor

Chamber Welcomes Public Policy Advisor (Tri-Cities) February 18, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome our new Public Policy Advisor, Aaron Robinson, to the team.  In this newly created position, Aaron will be working closely with the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee on issues important to the Tri-Cities’ business community. “Public policy is a […]

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Chamber Welcomes Changes to Recycling Regulations

Chamber Welcomes Changes to Recycling Regulations Chamber Welcomes Recycling Regulation Changes to Protect B.C. Businesses (Tri-Cities) February 4, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce applauds the B.C. government for listening to B.C.’s Chamber network and amending a recycling regulation that was causing substantial concern among businesses.  Because of this amendment, the new recycling regulation will impact […]

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Congratulations to the winners of our 2013 BEAs

Congratulations to the winners of our 2013 BEAs   Chamber Congratulates Business Excellence Awards Winners (TRI-CITIES) February 3, 2014 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce congratulates the winners of the 2013 Business Excellence Awards!  Winners in each of our six categories have demonstrated success, innovation and passion in their respective fields.  The Tri-Cities Chamber recognized […]

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