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    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
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    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
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, 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
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    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
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    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
        Dear Bev, Today’s announcement by the federal government of 1.6 billion dollars to support Canada’s struggling oil and gas sector is a band-aid, not a cure for what ails Canada’s oil and gas sector. “The country’s struggle to get our energy products to global markets, where they can get a fair price, is the issue. It is a failure that hurts the entire country,” said ...read more
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    Monday, December 17, 2018
    December 17, 2018 The Senate of Canada c/o Senator Richard Neufeld Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A4 By Email: richard.neufeld@sen.parl.gc.ca sencom@sen.parl.gc.ca Re: Bill C-69 Dear Senators; I am writing on behalf of the Fort Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce in regards to our concerns with Bill C-69. We represent over 225 businesses in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM). The ...read more
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    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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