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    Monday, June 11, 2018
    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and Fort Nelson First Nation published the following News Release today:
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce policy on Emergency Medical Services for British Columbians adopted at BC Chamber AGM   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fort Nelson, BC – June 5, 2018 – A policy calling for equitable access to medical services for rural British Columbians was adopted at the BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference in Kamloops.  The policy was authored by the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 01, 2018
    NEWS RELEASE  Response to Proportional Representation Questions    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Fort Nelson, BC – May 31, 2018 – The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce  is concerned that the Province has not provided the public, including the business community, enough clarity and educational resources to make an informed decision in the upcoming referendum on Proportional ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Electoral reform referendum framework misses the mark Vancouver, May 30, 2018 – Today, Attorney General David Eby, released recommendations on how the fall 2018 referendum on electoral reform will be structured -- and according to our members, the framework and questions miss the mark.  The report recommends that the referendum include two questions. The first, asks British ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, April 19, 2018
         Confidence In Canada remains in questiondespite meeting between Prime Minister, PremiersApril 15, 2018 (Vancouver, BC) - Today, the Government of Canada announced it will assert federal jurisdiction through pending legislation and begin discussions with Kinder Morgan on the financial framework for a potential taxpayer-funded investment in the Trans Mountain ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Saturday, April 14, 2018
    Sometimes Sustainability Is Just another Word for Common Sense   Sometimes Sustainability Is Just another Word for Common SenseIn this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine the simplicity of implementing sustainability within the workplace and the fiscal outcome of these actions. When a business reduces its environmental impact by making better choices about how it uses energy and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Papers/Research, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 11, 2018
     Notice Received from the Canada Revenue Agency    Your association or organization has been identified as a key stakeholder of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). We hope you will share the following information with your membership.English version ***La version française suit***  Are you self-employed? Know your tax obligations    As a self-employed person, you and your spouse or ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Community, Education
    Wednesday, April 04, 2018
    This is notification of a document revision.   Document: What's New in B.C. Sales Taxes Source: Consumer Taxation Branch URL: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/taxes/tax-changes/whats-new/sales-taxes   New carbon tax and motor fuel tax return forms reflecting the April 1 changes will be available on May 1, after your March return is due.  If you need to submit an amended return for March ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Education
    Thursday, March 08, 2018
    Wednesday, March 7th  was a special night for Fort Nelson. Hosted at the Phoenix Theatre, the 23rd annual Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Excellence Awards gave the community a chance to come together in celebration of businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make a difference in our lives.The recipients of the 2017 Business & community Excellence ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    Budget: Big on Spending, Short on GrowthGuillaum (Will) Dubreuil – 27/02/2018 –  0 Ottawa, February 27, 2018 – The 2018 Budget presents many interesting measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  “Canadian business asked the government to focus on fundamentals like the growing competitiveness gap, the need to attract ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Monday, February 26, 2018
    News Release - February 26, 2018  Northern Chambers met with Ministers in Victoria.8 Northern Chambers representing approximately 1500 businesses across the north and the BC Chamber came together in Victoria to meet with Ministers regarding the opportunities and issues facing rural northern communities.  We were able to meet with the Honourable Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trades & ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 21, 2018
         Key investments in housing and childcare – but business bracing for massive tax hikeKey Word Downgraded in Budget: Innovation    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Victoria, February 20, 2018 – Today’s provincial budget reflects a social agenda with meaningful investments in both housing attainability and childcare – two areas of deep interest to the BC Chamber network –  but it leaves the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    News Release - February 13, 2018  Northern Chambers to meet with Ministers in Victoria.  February 19 - 23, 2018 is Chamber of Commerce week in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and in the  Province of British Columbia. The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce will be joining the BC Chamber of Commerce and other Northern Chambers in Victoria during Chamber Week to meet with ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Friday, February 09, 2018
     News Release from the BC Chamber of Commerce      BC Chamber of Commerce on the BC Government’s plan to increase minimum wage.  Vancouver, February 8, 2018 – The BC Chamber of Commerce calls on the provincial government to maintain certainty and predictability as minimum wage set to rise to by 2021.   “Predictability and certainty are what’s on our members’ minds,” said Val Litwin, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Political, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, January 18, 2018
        Yesterday, two important announcements were made that impact the Canadian business community. Please see our reactions below.Bank of Canada Interest Rate Increase: The Canadian Chamber Urges Caution  Following yesterday’s announcement of a 0.25% increase in the prime lending rate, we urge the Bank of Canada to be cautious about future increases.   While Canada’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Two new funding programs announcedView this email in your browserNew funding programs to drive innovation and economic priorities in the North  Prince George, B.C., January 16, 2018 - For immediate releaseNorthern Development Initiative Trust announced two new funding programs today that will support innovation projects in traditional northern B.C. industries and key ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, General News Article
    Tuesday, December 05, 2017
    The Comeau Case and Interprovincial Trade   The Comeau Case and Interprovincial TradeIn this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Aaron Van Tassel, our Business Law Committee Intern, examines the Comeau case, which will be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada this week, and the lasting impact it could have on interprovincial trade.    When Gerard Comeau crossed over to Québec from New ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Political
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
     The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has issued the following news release:    FOR IMMEDIATERELEASE                                                                              October27, 2017    The NRRM is Open for Wood-based Manufacturing Business  FORT NELSON,B.C.– A smallcommunityinBC’slargest (geographically) municipality,FortNelsonisstrugglingwith the loss ...read more
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