2016

TRI-CITIES CHAMBER REACTS TO MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

TRI-CITIES CHAMBER REACTS TO MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE   (TRI-CITIES) May 6, 2016 – Wednesday, the Provincial Government announced a two-stage increase to the minimum wage to $11.25 by September 2017. While the government has promised certainty and predictability in the minimum wage by tying it to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), these increases are larger […]

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CHAMBER CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET 2016

CHAMBER CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET 2016   TRI-CITIES, March 22, 2016 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is cautiously optimistic following the release of the 2016 Federal Budget by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. There are four focus points that the Chamber has identified as important for the Tri-Cities business community. “There are some great […]

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CHAMBER ASKS FOR EXPANSION OF INTER-MUNICIPAL BUSINESS LICENCE PROGRAM

CHAMBER ASKS FOR EXPANSION OF INTER-MUNICIPAL BUSINESS LICENCE PROGRAM   (TRI-CITIES) March 10, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is requesting that the current Inter-Municipal Business Licence (IMBL) program be expanded to include a new license that encompasses the entire Lower Mainland. The Chamber will be presenting to Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam City Councils on Monday, […]

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CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS

CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS   CHAMBER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH WHITECAPS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, RACHEL LEWIS  (Tri-Cities) February 25, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present its second annual International Women’s Day event on Tuesday, March 8th, 11am – 1:30pm at SilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas. This unique […]

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BC Chamber calls for action on BC’s top five barriers to competitiveness

BC Chamber calls for action on BC’s top five barriers to competitiveness   VANCOUVER, February 18, 2016 – Standing with Chambers across Canada, B.C.’s Chambers are calling for action to address 10 Barriers to Competitiveness for Canadian businesses. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has just released its latest 10 Barriers to Competitiveness Report. From this […]

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