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    Tuesday, June 08, 2021
    Facilitating Safe Cross-border Travel Between the United States and Canada   Today, we, along with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and fellow business associations, released a joint statement addressing the need to revisit the restrictions on non-essential travel across the Canada-U.S. border.   Read Our Joint Statement        Release of Labour Data Shows a Light at the End of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Political
    Friday, June 04, 2021
     English version *** La version française suit ***  June 15, 2021, is the deadline for self-employed individuals to file their 2020 income tax and benefit return  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is here to support you and your business in meeting your tax obligations.  If you are a self-employed individual, or if your spouse or common-law partner is self-employed, you have until June ...read more
    Categories: Political, Education, Economic, Chamber
    Thursday, June 03, 2021
    A Resource Guidefor Small Business Resiliency  Today, the BC Chamber of Commerce launched the pan-provincial Resource Guide for Small Business Resiliency - a live resource to support businesses across the province in their navigation and recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic and BC’s Restart Plan.   In partnership with the provincial government’s Sector Labour Market Partnership Program ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
        NEWS RELEASE:   BC Chamber Network Passes Ground-Breaking DRIPA Policy Resolution at 2021 AGM & Conference  VANCOUVER, BC, June 01, 2021 — At the 2021 Virtual AGM & Conference of the BC Chamber of Commerce on May 28-29, 2021, the Chamber network passed a ground-breaking policy resolution that calls for actionable steps to move ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Press Release, General News Article, Education, Community, Chamber
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
      NEWS RELEASE:   Policies Passed at BC Chamber AGM Will Help Businesses Compete, Innovate, and BE Inclusive in Post-Pandemic Era VANCOUVER, BC, June 02, 2021 — On May 28-29, 2021, Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade from across the province gathered online at the 69th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the BC Chamber of Commerce. The event included ...read more
    Categories: Political, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Economic, Chamber
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
        MEDIA STATEMENT:   BC Chamber Network Pauses to Acknowledge the Stolen Lives of 215 Indigenous Children from Kamloops Residential School  VANCOUVER, BC, June 01, 2021 — Last week, a tragic story broke in the community of Kamloops, on the traditional territory of the Secwépemc people. The Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Education, Community, Chamber
    Friday, April 09, 2021
    As part of B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan, the Ministry of Finance has opened applications for two new programs to help corporations recover from the financial impacts of COVID-19.  1.     The B.C. Increased Employment Incentive is a one-time refundable tax credit for employers which encouraged the creation of new jobs for B.C. workers or increases in payroll for existing low- or middle-income ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Political
    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    ISSUE: April 2021View email in your browserCOVID Pulse Check Survey 6 We are at a critical stage in the pandemic. With a recent spike in COVID-19 cases, new provincial health orders announced, and the vaccination program well under way, we're launching our next COVID-19 'Pulse Check' Survey to understand how your business continues to be impacted during this critical time.  Government is ...read more
    Categories: Political, Press Release, Human Interest, General News Article, Community, Economic, Chamber
    Tuesday, April 06, 2021
    WELCOME TO THE BUSINESS RECOVERY BULLETIN   As the pandemic continues to evolve, so too do our responses and supports. Canada continues to face strong headwinds. COVID-19 numbers are rising, restrictions on our activities remain — and, in some cases are increasing again — and we face great economic uncertainty as businesses downsize or close and Canadians lose their ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Political, Economic, General News Article, Community, Chamber