• News for Economic

    Thursday, October 21, 2021
    The following release came from the Office of the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade:    Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland announced that the government is taking targeted action to create jobs and spur economic growth. This includes moving from the very broad-based support that was appropriate at the height of lockdowns to more targeted measures that will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Political, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, October 18, 2021
     Support Small Business Week 2021October 17 to 23 | #iHeartSmallBiz   Entrepreneurs. Leaders. Producers. These are all words that describe small business and the hard-working Canadians behind them. But they are also our friends, families and members of our community. During Small Business Week, let's show small businesses some love. Take to social media and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Chamber, Economic
    Thursday, August 26, 2021
    The Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce has written to the Provincial government asking that they reconsider the recent announcement of a "Proof of Vaccination" order that is scheduled to begin September 13th, 2021. We understand that individuals may feel strongly either in favour or opposed to a proof of vaccination requirement and we are not speaking to whether a program is appropriate however we ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, August 17, 2021
         English version *** La version française suit ***  New SR&ED Eligibility Guidelines  Understanding eligibility just got easierAs part of an ongoing transformation of the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Program, the CRA has updated the SR&ED eligibility information on our website. The new Guidelines on the Eligibility of Work for SR&ED Tax Incentives, which ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, 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: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, 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: Chamber, Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release