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Business in Vancouver’s Tri-Cities Report showcases our region’s economy and list of biggest employers

(VANCOUVER) February 26, 2024 — The latest issue of Business in Vancouver (BIV) features a seven-page Tri-Cities Report, and a first for the Tri-Cities: a BIV list.

Led by BIV Editor-in-Chief Hayley Woodin, the digital and newsprint edition includes four feature stories, three columns, and a list of the Tri-Cities biggest employers by number of employees.

Headlines and story links

CLEAN TECH: Giving EV batteries a second life
Coquitlam-based Moment Energy’s headcount has grown 10 times over in four years
Interview with Moment Energy Co-Founder and COO Sumreen Rattan

ECONOMY: Service sector grows alongside Tri-Cities’ population boom
The region’s population is projected to increase by nearly 60 per cent through to 2050
Interviews with Tri-Cities Chamber CEO Leslie Courchesne, and City of Coquitlam Manager of Economic Development Eric Kalnins

REAL ESTATE: Master-planned communities create new era for area
‘Unprecedented’ developments planned to accommodate projected population growth
Interviews with Tri-Cities Chamber CEO Leslie Courchesne, and Mosaic Homes Senior Vice-President Geoff Duyker

HOSPITALITY: Ale Trail part of evolving Tri-Cities culinary scene
Taste of the Tri-Cities foodie festival involves 76 eateries, promotions for customers
Interviews with Tri-Cities Chamber Director of Strategy Chloe Wan, and Parkside Brewery/Rewind Beer Co. Part-Owner Sam Payne


Businesses are stronger together — here’s how chambers can help
by Leslie Courchesne, CEO, Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

Coquitlam lobbies for skills training and business tax fairness
by Richard Stewart, Mayor, City of Coquitlam

Housing redevelopments must also consider local business needs
by Meghan Lahti, Mayor, City of Port Moody

BIV's digital edition is available online, with free and paid subscription options available. A print version of the newspaper and feature magazines are distributed to subscribers across Metro Vancouver.


Since 1971, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce has been the largest business association serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore, and Belcarra, now representing 1,300+ organizations from every sector. The Chamber works to foster economic development, provide connections and benefits, and influence public policy at all levels of government to ensure strong business and strong communities. The Tri-Cities Chamber is an active member of the BC and Canadian Chambers of Commerce.

For more information, contact:

Leslie Courchesne, Chief Executive Officer
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce

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