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    Thursday, November 08, 2018
    5 Minutes for Business     In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine how in order to remain competitive, businesses need to focus inwards and begin investing in and improving how they navigate mental health in their workplace.   With most adults spending more of their waking hours at work and with one in five Canadians experiencing a mental ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic, General News Article, Chamber
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    The NRRM and Fort Nelson First Nation have provided the following news release on the Community Forest Agreemetn Application.  
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the candidates who put their names forward to serve the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality in the recent municipal election.   We would especially like to thank all our past Mayors and Councillors for their hard work and dedication to our community. Thank you to Bill Streeper for serving as Mayor for the past 16 years and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    The Canada Revenue Agency has released the following information: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.  Did you know?  If you don’t file your GST/HST returns, your tax refund will be placed on hold.    The Canada Revenue Agency ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, October 19, 2018
    Chambers across the province are calling on Premier Horgan to hit the pause button on the upcoming electoral reform referendum.  
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    The Canadian Chamber is pleased to provide our members with a webinar on cannabis in the workplace presented by the team at Fasken. Following the webinar earlier today, we are providing the recording of the event for your use.  
    Categories: Education, Community, Chamber, General News Article
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    5 Minutes for Business     In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we examine how social media can be used as a tool to create economic growth and foster competitiveness for Canadian businesses.    The impact social media has as a means to reach customers, encourage female entrepreneurship and millennial business ownership will continue to grow. We ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
      Senate Committee Echoes Your Policy Resolutions in Report Released TodayToday, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking,Trade and Commerce’s recommendations released a report called Canada: Still Open For Business? The report outlined a number of recommendations to the federal government to improve Canadian business competitiveness:    Why is this important? Much of what the ...read more
    Categories: Political, Press Release, Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article
    Friday, August 31, 2018
     View this email in your browser  BC Chamber of Commerce discouraged by Court of Appeal Decision on Trans Mountain Vancouver, August 30, 2018 – Though it will take time to review the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today, the BC Chamber is extremely disappointed that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is now in legal limbo.  "The message we just sent to investors is that it's ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Political, Economic
    Friday, August 31, 2018
       BC Labour snapshot: businesses challenged with retention, recruitment and skills mismatches  Vancouver, August 31, 2018 – From labour shortages to significant skills mismatches, British Columbians will ring in Labour Day against a backdrop of labour challenges -- according to a recent BC Chamber MindReader™ survey done in partnership with the BC Government, which canvassed business ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Political
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    The Timber Supply Review is currently being undertaken by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development.  The discussion paper has been released and is open for public comment.  The following is information from the FLNRO&RD website.  Provide your comments by September 11, 2018Access Website Here.    "Fort Nelson Timber Supply Area   The Fort Nelson timber ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
    Thursday, August 16, 2018
    Latest on Canada-U.S. Tariffs   5 Minutes for Business: GDPR an Example for the World? Be Careful of Fool’s Gold…Now that Europe has implemented the General Data Protection Regulation and California announced that it would be taking action, the pressure is on the Canadian government to develop the right framework for our data economy.   In this month’s edition ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article
    Friday, August 03, 2018
    Cannabis in the Workplace  Recreational cannabis is set to be legalized in Canada on October 17, 2018. The Chamber has prepared this informational sheet for employers with a variety of resources regarding both your responsibility and your role as an employer as this legislation comes into effect.  Recreational Cannabis in the Workplace  According to WorkSafeBC, the Occupational Health and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Education
    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    The BC Chamber and other business organizations have released an Open Letter to Premier Horgan regarding the governments intent to change the procurement policy to require all workers to join a government approved union for work specific to projects.  This policy would effectively end fair procurement opportunities for BC companies.  To access the open letter click here.  To access the Fort Nelson ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and Fort Nelson First Nation has released a FAQ regarding the  Community Forest.  The Community Forest will be a commercial forest within the NRRM.  The Demonstration Forest will fall within it's boundaries however there is no link to the Community Trails.  Please see below for the full FAQ or click here for the pdf                                      ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political
    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
    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