Archive for April, 2014

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April 29, 2014 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

April 28, 2014 In This Issue BC Chamber disappointed with fast-food TFW moratorium Government outlines measures to address opposition to oil development Government announces province-wide consultation on ALR changes B.C. teachers’ job action began last week Colin Hansen to lead AdvantageBC The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in […]

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April 1, 2014 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

April 1, 2014 In This Issue BC Chamber welcomes tool to help small businesses sell to government B.C. resources declared in Canada’s strategic interests Agreement reached to resume full operations at Port Metro Vancouver B.C. announces changes to Agricultural Land Commission Roundtable established to address economy and the environment The Public Affairs Update is your […]

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Doing Business with Government

VICTORIA – The Government of B.C. has officially launched its two-page, short-form request for proposals (SRFP) making it easier for small businesses to sell to government. The shorter form will be used for government opportunities valued at less than $250,000, where it makes sense. The change streamlines the request for proposals process, making it easier […]

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE RDEK BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 4, 2014

Ten Year Service Award Building Inspector Tony Luce was recognized by the Board for his 10 years of service. Tony joined the RDEK’s Building & Protective Services Department in 2004 and continues to be a valued member of our team. Contact: Dan McNeill 250-489-2791 Manager of Building & Protective Services Volunteers of the Year Named The 2014 […]

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MMBC – Small Business Assessment Tool Now Available

  We are pleased to introduce the MMBC Small Business Assessment Tool.The online tool is designed to help small businesses assess whether they need to join MMBC to manage the packaging and printed paper they supply into the residential marketplace, and if so, whether they are a candidate to use the simplified reporting option when […]

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New Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds Webpage Established

Residents of the Columbia Valley now have a new way to access information about the Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Program and the funding process for projects. “The Community Directed Funds program in the Columbia Valley was the first such program in the Regional District,” explains Wendy Booth, Chair of the Columbia Valley Community […]

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Micro Business Training – EXTENDED!

We are very pleased to announce that our Micro Business Training program has been extended through 2014, with funding for an additional 548 participants. Significantly, due to our network’s active lobbying, eligibility criteria have been relaxed to broaden the reach of the program. This is a big win for our network and for business owners […]

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April 15, 2014 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

  April 15, 2014 In This Issue B.C. closer to announcing pending LNG fiscal regime Christy Clark addresses temporary foreign workers in B.C. John Horgan set to be acclaimed BC NDP leader Former B.C. finance minister Colin Hansen to lead AdvantageBC Gregor Robertson to seek re-election Junior Achievement seeks volunteers to support business training for […]

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Kootenay Business Seeking Nominations for Influential Women in Business Awards

Last chance to nominate your favourite Kootenay businesswoman—Deadline Friday, April 11, 2014 Kimberley’s Dr. Jenny Beatty of Healing Touch Family Chiropractic was one of our Influential Women in Business Award winners last year. Third Annual Kootenay Influential Women in Business Awards Do you know of an influential woman in business who deserves to be recognized? […]

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