Affordability strategy welcome, but costs to SMEs piling upBC Chamber of Commerce responds to 2019 Budget
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Victoria, February 19, 2018 – Today’s balanced provincial budget tackles affordability head on, with continued investments in housing ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Remember the days where important working files were saved on a floppy disc, not the cloud? Or bills were paid via mail, not just instantly with the touch of a button on your smartphone? Lots has changed in the last few decades, but unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Canadian taxation. The last time Canada undertook a comprehensive review of its tax system, humankind had yet ...read more
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
5 Minutes for Business
In this month’s 5 Minutes for Business, we take a closer look at Canada’s energy sector and how Canada’s regulatory system is limiting the ability to get energy products to market.
Canada’s energy resources are of strategic importance and getting support right for this sector is not about offering the sector loans; it is about creating a ...read more
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Monday, January 07, 2019
5 Minutes for Business
In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine the accelerating pace of change in our economy. For many sectors, the economic fundamentals, the borders of industries, the value of different assets and even the types of competitors are rapidly shifting.
While change to this degree can be ...read more
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Today’s announcement by the federal government of 1.6 billion dollars to support Canada’s struggling oil and gas sector is a band-aid, not a cure for what ails Canada’s oil and gas sector.
“The country’s struggle to get our energy products to global markets, where they can get a fair price, is the issue. It is a failure that hurts the entire country,” said ...read more
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Monday, December 17, 2018
December 17, 2018
The Senate of Canada
c/o Senator Richard Neufeld
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Re: Bill C-69
I am writing on behalf of the Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce in regards to our concerns with Bill C-69. We represent over 225 businesses in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM). The ...read more
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Thursday, December 06, 2018
The Provincial and Federal governments will be implementing Caribou recovery plans for Boreal Caribou. The Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce has been working with the BC Chamber and the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality to lobby for open and transparant consultation that will lead to a well balanced plan for Caribou recovery.
We have the support of Chambers across BC through the adoption ...read more
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