• News for Economic

    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
    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: Political, Economic, Education, Community, 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: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    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: General News Article, Press Release, Political, Chamber, Community, Economic
    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: Community, Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release