Media Statement | Tri-Cities Chamber is Pleased with Easing of Pandemic Restrictions

(TRI-CITIES) February 15, 2022 — Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, made the following statement in reaction to the reduced restrictions for business and travel announced today by the federal and provincial governments.

“The Tri-Cities Chamber is so pleased to hear this great news today on the easing of pandemic restrictions. Businesses related to the events sector, restaurants, the fitness industry, and more can truly begin to rebuild.

“But restarting a business after two years, or ramping up capacity, comes with its own challenges. We urge government to ensure economic recovery through ongoing financial assistance to businesses.”

For information on the changes to restrictions announced today by the federal and provincial governments, read more here.



Since 1971, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce has been the largest business association serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore, and Belcarra, now representing 800+ businesses from every sector. The Chamber works to foster economic development, provide connections and benefits, and influence public policy at all levels of government to ensure strong business and strong community. The Tri-Cities Chamber is an active member of the BC and Canadian Chambers of Commerce.


For more information, contact:

Leslie Courchesne, Chief Executive Officer
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce