As the voice of business for Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce advocates on behalf of its members with all levels of government, on issues that affect business, community, and economic prosperity in our region.
We listen to you, our members, to understand your issues and concerns, and we focus on solutions. Contact us for a conversation, attend our advocacy town halls and roundtable meetings with government officials, and join our BC Mindreader platform to participate in important surveys.
Advocacy in Action
Housing affordability, crime and social disorder, health care, and government accountability topped the list of topics for Kevin Falcon’s address to the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce at its Lunch With Leaders event today.
The BC Government announced today a 6.9% increase to the minimum wage effective June 1.
“While our Chamber understands the need to increase the wage of the lowest paid workers in our communities to help with the rising cost of living, this is yet again another increase to the cost of doing business. And it comes at a time when many businesses are struggling to survive and recover in these challenging economic times,” said Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.
The Tri-Cities Chamber is pleased to see a number of items in this year’s budget, including a national supply chain strategy, investments to address the labour shortage, and lowering of credit card fees paid by small business.
Public Policy Highlights
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