• News for Community

    Friday, June 25, 2021
      NEWS RELEASE:   BC Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Federal Government’s $5.5million investment in Shop Local Campaign in B.C. VANCOUVER, B.C., June 25, 2021 — The BC Chamber of Commerce welcomes the announcement made by the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government and M.P. for Vancouver Quadra, on June 24, 2021, that funding of up ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 16, 2021
    Learn about WorkSafeBC’s preliminary 2022 ratesJoin one of our virtual rate consultation sessionsJoin us, and other employers, to learn more about WorkSafeBC’s preliminary assessment premium rates for 2022, and how to reduce injuries, claim costs, and premium rates. While we have extended this invitation to B.C. employers, please feel free to share this invitation with members of ...read more
    Categories: Political, General News Article, Economic, Education, Community, Chamber
    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: Community, Economic, Chamber, Education, Political
    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: Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Community, Chamber, Press Release
    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: Press Release, Community, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    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: Community, Chamber, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    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: Political, General News Article, Economic, Community, Chamber, Press Release