The provincial government unveiled the 2024 BC Budget today in Victoria.
“The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see the BC Budget include some tangible cost-savings for businesses, including a cut to the Employer Health Tax that we have long been advocating for,” said Leslie Courchesne, CEO, Tri-Cities Chamber. “We also welcome the much needed investments in health care, housing, and education. But the rise in the province’s budgeted and planned deficit over the next three years is simply staggering.”Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is clearly outlining its priorities for the upcoming 2024 Federal Budget for local Members of Parliament.
“The Tri-Cities Chamber urges our locally elected MPs to work toward a budget that will support business, particularly SMEs, that are the backbone of our economy,” said Leslie Courchesne, CEO of the Tri-Cities Chamber. “As we continue to face economic challenges and uncertainties, Ottawa must create the conditions for businesses to thrive, and communities to flourish.”Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the finalists in eight categories for its 2024 Business Excellence Awards.
“Our Chamber is so proud to bring together business and community leaders for a premier gala to celebrate outstanding organizations and individuals that demonstrate excellence in business and a passion for the community,” said Leslie Courchesne, CEO, Tri-Cities Chamber.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is set to celebrate Shelley Linn as 2024 Chamber Member of the Year at its Business Excellence Awards gala on April 27.
Linn, who founded Linn Estate Management Group after retiring from a 35-year career in banking, has been actively engaged with the Chamber for more than a decade, serving as a volunteer on the Ambassador Team and Women in Business Committee.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is welcoming more than 300 member businesses from the Austin Heights Business Improvement Association, thanks to a membership agreement between the two organizations. The BIA has purchased a Chamber membership for its area businesses for five years.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is offering a nine-day river cruise down the Danube in October 2024, following its successful trip to Portugal in November 2023. With its partner Indus Travel, the chamber’s group travel tours offer participants an exceptional experience with significant savings.Read More
The BC Chamber of Commerce has launched its search for five new Directors to join its 2024-25 Board of Directors.
Four vacancies will be filled by individuals from the Lower Mainland/Southwest, Northwest BC, Central BC, and the Kootenays. The fifth vacancy can be filled by an individual from any of the seven economic regions of BC.Read More
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is urging a swift end to the labour dispute that has halted bus and SeaBus service across the region.
“Our local businesses have suffered far too many disruptions and challenges over the past few years, and this transit strike is yet another brutal blow to our local economy,” said Leslie Courchesne, CEO, Tri-Cities Chamber.Read More