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.


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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  • Pre-B.C. Budget Consultations: Submission available here (PDF).
  • Policy: The BC Chamber's 2014-2015 Policy and Positions Manual is available here (PDF); individual policies can be viewed here.

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