Press Release | Chamber Young Professionals engage in housing and affordability roundtable with Premier Horgan and local MLAs


(Tri-Cities) April 3, 2018 – Last week, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable discussion with Premier John Horgan, Honourable Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, Honourable Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Mike Farnworth, and Parliamentary Secretary of Technology, Rick Glumac to discuss housing and affordability with members of the Tri-Cities Young Professionals.

The officials engaged in a dialogue with professionals to discuss the challenges that young professionals face living and doing business in the Tri-Cities. This access provided attendees from the Tri-Cities Young Professionals program the opportunity to share ideas and voice concerns directly to the key decision makers.

“The Tri-Cities Chamber is proud to have connected our young professionals with the Premier and local MLAs to discuss the challenges they face in today’s market,” says CEO, Michael Hind. “The struggles the next generation face differ greatly from the baby boomers and generation X. The Tri-Cities Young Professionals program is working to bridge the generational communication gap.”

30 young professionals from across the region engaged in a discussion moderated by Stephanie Rennie, Programs Manager beginning with housing and affordability, stretching to transportation, $10 a day daycare, and cannabis legalization.

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a proactive network of business-minded individuals that are committed to acting as an accessible, visible, supportive and reciprocal resource to our members and the Tri-Cities at large, communicating their collective voice to help shape a prosperous business community.

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For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Rennie, Communications Manager
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.468.6874

Michael Hind, CEO
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
T: 604.468.6870