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    Thursday, September 26, 2019
     BC Chamber Caucus Brings Key Election Issues to Canadian Chamber AGMDelegation from BC puts key policies on federal agenda at national gathering of business leaders  (SAINT JOHN), September 26, 2019— The BC Chamber and 16 regional BC chambers and boards of trade attended the Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM last week, passing more policies than any other province.Of the 27 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Monday, September 23, 2019
    The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce along with Four Additional NE Regional Chambers Meet with BC GovernmentPolicy Discussion hosted by BC Chamber aims to improve business climate in the region Sept. 20, 2019: Ft. St. John, BC - Yesterday, five Chambers of Commerce from BC’s North East Region met with 11 government representatives in Fort St. John - including Deputy Ministers and ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
        Dear Bev,  The Nuts and Bolts of International Trade: Incoterms® 2020It is easy to think international trade is all about convoluted acronyms that describe trade agreements that take a long time to negotiate. A sampling of the ones you have probably heard about recently include CPTPP, CETA and CUSMA.   Indeed, the trade world is not short of acronyms, but here is ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Political
    Friday, August 23, 2019
    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.Warning: Watch out for self-directed RRSP tax schemesThe Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is warning Canadians about getting involved in tax schemes where promoters, including some tax representatives and tax preparers, are ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    AUGUST 22, 2019 — IN THIS ISSUE: 2020 Budget Report, Policy wins in LNG, and more!View email in your browser Making our Presence KnownBC Chamber Network has Strong Showing in 2020 Budget Report The latest Report on the Budget —from the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services—makes 43 references to submissions from the BC Chamber network. "This speaks to the influence ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Wednesday, July 17, 2019
    NEWS RELEASE  Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Meets with Minister Donaldson on Caribou Recovery Plan  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 17, 2019, VICTORIA--Yesterday, the Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce, along with the BC Chamber and 10 chambers from the North, Okanagan, and Kootenays, met with Minister Doug Donaldson to discuss concerns related to the Federal Species at Risk ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, June 17, 2019
        Dear Bev,  Back to the Future: Alcohol and Interprovincial Trade Barriers  In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, we hop in our time machine and take you back through all the interprovincial trade inefficiencies and hopelessly outdated promises made by Canada’s Premiers that are obstructing the liberation of alcohol trade.   With Council of the Federations meeting once ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Papers/Research, Community, General News Article, Political
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    Fort Nelson Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 60 Years of Service to businesses in Northeastern BC  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFort Nelson, BC – June 5, 2019 – The Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce turns 60 today!  In 1959 a group of local businessmen and women formed an organization dedicated to community welfare and development and the Fort Nelson & District Board of Trade was incorporated ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Political
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Bulletin from the Canada Revenue Association 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.English version ***La version française suit***  The Canada Revenue Agency now offers free in-person support to small corporations!  Small businesses are important to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    View this email in your browserBC Chamber presents to Senate Standing Committee on Bill C-69Yesterday in Vancouver, the BC Chamber of Commerce offered testimony on Bill C-69 in front of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources.The Federal government hopes Bill C-69 will remedy some inherent flaws in the current Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (2012) and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, March 07, 2019
        With our GDP at a standstill, businesses need to see a focus on protecting and fostering growth in the upcoming federal budget ahead of this year’s federal election. The federal budget is set to be released on March 19, and only time will tell if it will keep in mind the business community’s needs. With small businesses in Canada employing more than 8.2 million Canadians, this budget ...read more
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