Advocacy in focus: B.C.'s Competitiveness

Chamber hosts competitivness forums

To tackle a concerning slide in B.C.'s competitiveness, the BC Chamber has partnered with the B.C. government to host forums in communities across the province to seek businesses' insights into fixing the problem. Forums are being held in Vancouver, Terrace, Prince George and Fort St. John; additional locations are being planned for the fall.

THE BC CHAMBER AT WORK

BC Chamber calls for fixes to internal trade barriers

The BC Chamber, together with Chambers across Canada, is calling for the removal of barriers to internal trade and mobility. The Chambers have asked that this be tackled at August's Council of the Federation meeting.

Cross-B.C. forums tackle competitiveness slide

B.C.’s economy faces a serious challenge: our businesses’ global competitiveness has been sliding for some time. To find solutions to this challenge, the BC Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the B.C. government to launch Competitiveness BC Forums.

Productive approach reduces recycling reg impact

Backed by local Chambers, the BC Chamber worked constructively with government and Multi Material BC to limit the impacts of a recycling regulation on packaging and printed paper that has caused concern for B.C. businesses. We are continuing active efforts (PDF) on this file.

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MEMBER NEWS

  • Policy: The following 2014 Proposed Resolutions and 2014 Proposed Late Resolutions were voted into force at the BC Chamber AGM. Please bear with some typos/page number errors. We have posted this to ensure our network has immediate access; We are in the process of producing our finalized 2014 Policy Book.

  • Election of 2014-2015 Board of Directors: Results here.

  • Website RFP: The BC Chamber is accepting proposals for a website redesign. Access the RFP here (PDF).

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