While British Columbia has entered phase three of its Restart Plan, two-thirds (65%) of businesses surveyed are using some form of government support. Businesses expect a substantial “second wave” of negative impacts should these programs expire too quickly. Only about three-in-ten businesses (28%) on government support expect to return to normal once the programs end. […]
The BC Chamber of Commerce (and its 120-member chamber network) in partnership with Small Business BC, The BC Economic Development Association, and Community Futures BC, launched a survey on March 13 to understand specific impacts BC businesses are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and hear their proposed solutions. As of March 18, almost […]
Today the BC Government announced its COVID-19 Action Plan, which was directly informed by the BC Chamber’s COVID-19 Business Impact Survey.
As the biggest business organization in the province, we have always had our finger on the pulse of the community—and now we’ve wired BC for insight. What is BC MindReader? It’s an opt-in BC Business intelligence community—that is over 2000 members strong and projected to grow to 3500 by the end of 2020. Our members are […]
The BC Chamber wanted to know what is keeping provincial CEOs and business owners up at night. The Collective Perspective 2017-18 survey now has those answers. Conducted between October 25th to November 24th, 2017 by Abacus Data, the survey identifies top of mind issues and provides clarity on the choke points facing businesses in BC. […]