• News for Human Interest

    Friday, May 31, 2019
     Chamber Network Calls for B.C Species-At-Risk Legislation to Include Socio-Economic ImpactsLast week, the BC Chamber of Commerce network – encompassing over 120 chambers, representing 36,000 business across BC – passed a resolution at its 2019 AGM, calling on the Provincial Government to include socio-economic impact assessments in any future species-at-risk legislation. This was ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Political
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services would like to invite the public to participate in the Budget 2020 consultation. This annual consultation is taking place in June this year. British Columbians can share their input, experiences and recommendations by speaking with the Committee at a public hearing (in-person or via teleconference), by making a written, audio or video ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019
        A message from the Government of Canada. Are you proud of the work done in your company’s name to improve situations for members of the community? Nominate your employer for a Canada’s Volunteer Award!From now until June 21, 2019, you can nominate a business for Canada’s Volunteer Awards in the Business Leader or Social Innovation categories!   Grocery ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, 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: Community, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Wednesday, February 20th  was a special night for Fort Nelson. Hosted at the Phoenix Theatre, the 24th annual Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Excellence Awards gave the community a chance to come together in celebration of businesses and individuals who go above and beyond to make a difference in our lives.The recipients of the 2018 Business & Community ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
                Affordability strategy welcome, but costs to SMEs piling upBC Chamber of Commerce responds to 2019 Budget   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Victoria, February 19, 2018 – Today’s balanced provincial budget tackles affordability head on, with continued investments in housing ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Political
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    5 Minutes for Business   In this month’s 5 Minutes for Business, we take a closer look at Canada’s energy sector and how Canada’s regulatory system is limiting the ability to get energy products to market.     Canada’s energy resources are of strategic importance and getting support right for this sector is not about offering the sector loans; it is about creating a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political
    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
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