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Advocacy

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

Small business rebates for crime and vandalism costs: applications open this month

November 2, 2023

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce applauds the BC Government’s vandalism rebate program to help small businesses with the costs of repairing broken glass, removing graffiti, and vandalism prevention measures. Starting November 22, businesses will be able to apply for up to $5,000 from the $10.5 million fund.

Tri-Cities Chamber commends BC Government’s progress toward removing barriers for internationally trained professionals

November 2, 2023

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce applauds the BC Government’s introduction of the International Credentials Recognition Act. If passed, it will enable people in 29 professions who have done their education and training abroad to get into BC’s workforce faster.

Tri-Cities Chamber votes for strong policies to support business prosperity: Canadian Chamber Conference and AGM

October 24, 2023

Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO Leslie Courchesne and Board Director Jennifer McKinnon attended the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Convention in Calgary, October 12-14.

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