• News for Chamber

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has issued the following press release regarding the development of a regional economic strategy.  They are seeking input from citizens and businesses through meetings and two surveys.  Businesses will be invited to participate in a business survey through an email from the NRRM.  If you don't recieve an invitation please contact the NRRM at ...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
    Categories: Press Release, Political, Human Interest, General News Article, Economic, Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, December 04, 2018
        Last night, business and association executives, as well as senior public servants, gathered at our annual Crystal Ball Symposium to hear from leading experts on how trends in technology, the global economy and international politics will affect Canadian business 2019 and beyond.    This year’s event featured Linda Mantia, Chief Operating Officer for Manulife.  ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Papers/Research
    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: Economic, Education, General News Article, Community, 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, Press Release, Political
    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: Political, Press Release, General News Article, Chamber
    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, Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release, Political
    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: General News Article, Education, Chamber, Community
    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, Economic, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Community
    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: Economic, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Community
    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, Economic, Press Release, Political
    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, Economic, Press Release, General News Article, 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: Political, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Chamber, Community
    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: Community, Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Political
    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: Education, General News Article, Chamber, Community
    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: Community, Economic, Chamber, General News Article, Political, Human Interest, Press Release
    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: Political, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Community
    Monday, June 11, 2018
    The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality and Fort Nelson First Nation published the following News Release today:
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    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
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