Archive for October, 2013

28
OCT

October 28, 2013 – BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

October 28, 2013 In This Issue West Fraser, Canfor announce mill closures in Houston, Quesnel Destination BC names CEO Dominion maintains “AA” credit rating for B.C. BC NDP to set leadership election date in November The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada.  This newsletter […]

22
OCT

October 21, 2013 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

  October 21, 2013 In This Issue Throne Speech brings some good news, some areas to monitor: BC Chamber Premier releases trade missions schedule Alberta, B.C. premiers release terms of reference for Energy Working Group Survey looks to help small businesses better access government contracts Poll finds public support for Site C The Public Affairs […]

17
OCT

October 16th Federal Throne Speech

Yesterday’s federal Throne Speech had some good news for the BC Chamber membership, including a notable policy win for us on credit card regulation. In alignment with our credit card policy, the Throne Speech recognized that Canadians deserve to know the real cost to merchants when they pay by debit or credit card. The government […]

07
OCT

Columbia Cultural Tourism News

CCTA News September 30, 2013 The Columbia Cultural Tourism Association has had a busy few months! We want to make sure you, as a stakeholder, are kept abreast of what we are doing in our efforts to further a new vision for Columbia Valley tourism. Forum A Great Success Our Forum in May was a […]

07
OCT

October 7, 2013 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

  October 7, 2013 In This Issue Province close to deal on LNG taxes BC Chamber participates in Skills Training Roundtable in Toronto SFU forum looks to build B.C.’s economic future Provinces propose CPP reform The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada.  This newsletter […]

07
OCT

Kootenay Rockies Marketing Opportunties

September 18, 2013 Kootenay Rockies Marketing Opportunities Update WOW – there are 20 more marketing opportunities available to you, plus the five other projects offered earlier this year.  Don’t delay, sign up today! Adventure & Motorcycle Shows * 2014 Fly Fishing, Outdoor Adventure & Motorcycle Touring Consumer Shows Belt Drive Betty – Motorcycle Directory * […]

04
OCT

Columbia Valley Local Conservation Program Named a Finalist for Land Award

The Regional District of East Kootenay’s Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund has been named as a Finalist for the Real Estate Foundation of BC’s fourth annual Land Awards Gala. “To have the Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund recognized on this provincial scale for its innovation and leadership in the area of conservation is truly an […]

03
OCT

11th Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament

11th Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament

Copper Point Golf Club hosted the 11th Annual Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament on October 1, 2013. The event raised over $20,000 for the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce which will go towards maintenance of the the Chamber’s building and plans for renovating the building to create office space for short term office rental […]

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