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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Tri-Cities Chamber calls for submissions for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards(Tri-Cities) August 23rd, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards. Every year, the Business Excellence Awards recognize outstanding Tri-Cities’ businesses, organizations, and individuals that demonstrate excellence ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Tri-Cities Chamber announces Business Showcase(TRI-CITIES) September 5, 2017 - The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, along with our partners The City of Coquitlam, TD Canada Trust, the Business Development Bank of Canada, and Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Professional Accountant, is excited to announce our second annual Business Showcase. Not your old school tradeshow, the event features drinks, ...read more
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Chamber to host Port Moody City Council By-Election All Candidates Debate(Tri-Cities) September 6, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an All Candidates Debate leading up to the Port Moody City Council By-Election taking place on September 30, 2017. This debate is designed to give voters the chance to hear directly from the municipal candidates vying for residents’ votes. ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Chamber rejects/strongly against proposed business tax changes(Tri-Cities) September 15, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is strongly against the federal government’s proposed business tax changes. This series of changes are creating complexity and uncertainty that will negatively impact how small and medium businesses operate and have unintended consequences throughout each region’s ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
CHAMBER HOSTS INFO SESSION ON THE PROPOSED BUSINESS TAX CHANGES(Tri-Cities) September 15, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is strongly against the federal government’s proposed business tax changes. This series of changes are creating complexity and uncertainty that will negatively impact how small and medium businesses operate and have unintended consequences throughout each region’s ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Chamber Announces Call for Director Nominations(TRI-CITIES) October 4, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of 14 elected individuals; they set the strategic direction for the organization. The Chair presides over a volunteer Board consisting of him or herself, the Vice-Chair and 10 Directors. In addition, the immediate Past Chair, Chief ...read more
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Chamber announces nominees for 2017 Business Excellence Awards  (Tri-Cities) October 5, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the nominees for our 2017 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 ...read more
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Thursday, November 09, 2017
Chamber welcomes revised tax reforms and lower small business tax rate but remains concerned(Tri-Cities) October 16, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce welcomes the government’s plans to revise its proposed tax reforms and to reduce the small business tax rate as a result of the comments and concerns expressed from businesses and chamber’s across Canada."We are pleased with the ...read more
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Chamber to extend All Candidates Debates to viewers on the go (Tri-Cities) April 17, 2017 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a series of All Candidates Debates presented by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver leading up to the provincial elections taking place on May 9, 2017 in the Tri-Cities. These debates will be streamed live through the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce ...read more
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
TRI-CITIES, February 22, 2017 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is optimistic with the announcements in the BC Budget 2017. Commitments to housing, investment in transportation, reduction to small business tax rates and cuts to MSP premiums address some of the key issues raised by our members in our September Survey on Provincial Budget Priorities and in our Pre-Budget Submission to the ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Business Excellence Awards.  Winners in each of our seven categories have demonstrated success, innovation and passion in their respective fields.  The Tri-Cities Chamber recognized the accomplishments of these businesses and individuals at the annual Chamber Gala on January 28, hosted at The Molson Canadian Theatre ...read more
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Monday, November 21, 2016
Chamber Announces 2016 Business Excellence Awards Finalists(TRI-CITIES) November 21, 2016 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2016 Business Excellence Awards Finalists!  All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-Cities community.  We wish them all great success in their respective industries.The finalists for the 2016 Business Excellence Awards ...read more
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Business groups support Greater Vancouver’s millennials   TRI-CITIES — Four chambers of commerce from across the Lower Mainland are joining forces to provide networking and professional development opportunities for millennials beginning their careers.   Since 2007, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has offered a program called the Company of Young Professionals, with events and workshops ...read more
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tri-Cities Chamber excited for Business Showcase(TRI-CITIES) September 12, 2016 - The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, along with our partners The City of Coquitlam, TD Canada Trust, the Business Development Bank of Canada and Sharon Perry Inc., Chartered Professional Accountant, is excited to announce our first-ever Business Showcase. Hosted at the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre in ...read more
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Friday, May 06, 2016
(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 than expected. We expect this change to directly affect approximately 10 per cent of our membership ...read more
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
CHAMBER CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT FEDERAL BUDGET 2016TRI-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 economic investments being made in this ...read more
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Thursday, March 10, 2016
(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, March 14th and Port Moody on Tuesday, March 15th.  The Tri-Cities Inter-Municipal ...read more
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Monday, February 29, 2016
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 event will applaud the social, economic, cultural and political ...read more
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Thursday, February 18, 2016
VANCOUVER, February 18, 2016 – Standing with Chambers across Canada, B.C.’s Chambers are calling for action to address 10 Barriers to Competiveness for Canadian businesses.The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has just released its latest 10 Barriers to Competitiveness Report. From this list, B.C.’s Chambers have identified and localized the top five barriers faced in B.C.  1)      Canada’s trade ...read more
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Monday, December 14, 2015
Chamber Announces 2015 Business Excellence Awards Finalists(TRI-CITIES) December 14, 2015 – The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our 2015 Business Excellence Awards Finalists!  All of our nominees demonstrated passion for business and the Tri-Cities community.  We wish them all great   success in their respective industries.The finalists for the 2015 Business Excellence Awards ...read more
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Thursday, November 05, 2015
TRI-CITIES, November 5, 2015 — The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce applauds federal government on the announcement of the reinstatement of the mandatory long-form census for 2015.“We need good, reliable data,” said Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains who made the announcement today with Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Yves Duclos.A similar ...read more
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