The City of Coquitlam and City of Port Moody Councils welcomed Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO Leslie Courchesne to present an annual update. The Coquitlam Council-in-Committee delegation took place September 11, and Port Moody City Council’s on September 12.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is disappointed in the federal government’s announcement to extend the repayment deadline for CEBA (Canadian Emergency Business Account) loans for struggling businesses.Read More
How do traffic flow, pedestrian access, bike/micro-mobility lanes and parking affect your business? The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce recently hosted an online Town Hall meeting on the City of Coquitlam’s Strategic Transportation Plan, to address these issues and more.Read More
The BC Chamber of Commerce has released its 2023-2024 Policies & Positions Manual, for use as an advocacy playbook by its member Chambers and Boards of Trade across the province, including the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce.Read More
The City of Port Coquitlam’s Council-in-Committee welcomed Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce CEO Leslie Courchesne this week to present an annual update.
“It’s no secret that cities and chambers that work well together are the stronger for it,” said Courchesne, during the five-minute virtual presentation.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce applauds the BC Government’s new vandalism rebate program to help small businesses with the costs of repairing broken glass, removing graffiti, and vandalism prevention measures.
Starting in the Fall of 2023, businesses will be able to apply for up to $2,000 from the $10.5 million fund, called the Securing Small Business Rebate Program.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, along with more than 250 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of businesses across Canada, is calling on the federal government to extend the repayment deadline for CEBA loans for businesses. The group jointly signed an open letter to Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland today.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the tentative four-year agreement to end the labour disruption at British Columbia’s ports.
“The repercussions of this strike to Canada’s international reputation, let alone the $10 billion disruption in trade, will have impacts felt for years to come.Read More
More than 120 chambers of commerce, boards of trade, and business associations across Canada have expressed deep concern over the labour disruption at Canada’s West Coast ports. Our joint letter, addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, urges the government to take action to reconvene Parliament and pass back-to-work legislation, immediately.Read More