Archive for September, 2013

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Attention Golfers

Are you ready for golf the 11th Annual Turn Copper into Gold this coming  Tuesday, October 1st at Copper Point Golf Club? They are predicting beautiful fall weather! So just some details for the day…. Registration starts at the Copper Point Golf Club clubhouse at 11 am Tim Horton’s will be there with donuts & […]

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September 23 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

September 23, 2013 In This Issue Premier Clark addresses B.C. municipalities Province releases BC Jobs Plan progress report Adrian Dix steps down as NDP leaders BC Chamber welcomes step towards a national securities regulator The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada.  This newsletter is […]

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Sept 9 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

September 9, 2013 In This Issue Industry Training Authority independent review panel named B.C.’s unemployment rate drops in August The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada.  This newsletter is brought to you by the largest, and most broadly-based business organization in the province, the […]

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Kootenay Workforce Roundtable – Final Report

The Kootenay Region of British Columbia, including the West and East Kootenays, is diverse and large. In the East Kootenays, a boom has been underway in coal mining. In the West, an economic recovery is being fuelled by large hydro-electric construction and expansion projects. In addition, forestry and tourism are important and thriving industries throughout […]

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The Economy of Tourism

By Amanda Robinson, Chair CV Tourism Marketing Committee (Director, CVCC) So, how is business you ask? It seems it all depends on who you talk to. The Columbia Valley Tourism Marketing Committee is a group of volunteer tourism leaders who have come together to create initiatives to market the valley as one destination. We are […]

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BC Chamber applauds rethink of local government finances, calls for cost control

NEWS RELEASE BC Chamber applauds rethink of local government finances, calls for cost control ______________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, September 16, 2013 – The BC Chamber of Commerce commends UBCM for its efforts to strengthen local government finances, but urges local governments to commit to new levels of spending discipline. “With B.C.’s infrastructure deficit placing […]

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