Archive for February, 2015

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February 23, 2015 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 23, 2015 In This Issue Prime Minister announces tax reductions for LNG projects New legislation introduced to regulate LNG development in B.C. British Columbia is expanding tax support to film and animation industry B.C. NDP propose series of democratic reforms The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in […]

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Columbia Basin Trust – Links to business grants

Issue 70  /  February 2015  View this email online It’s Time to Apply! Applications are now available for several of our funding programs: Arts, Culture and Heritage Program (deadline March 6 and 20) Grassland and Rangeland Enhancement Program (ongoing) Summer Works (application forms available February 19) Youth Grants (deadline March 10) Addressing Issues at Koocanusa A new report aims […]

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BC Chamber Comments on 2015 Provincial Budget

 BC Chamber welcomes balanced B.C. budget with targeted initiatives Victoria, February 17, 2015 -Chambers of Commerce from across the province congratulate the B.C. government for tabling a third consecutive balanced budget that combines continued fiscal discipline, including a specific focus on operating debt repayment, along with a number of targeted initiatives to support economic growth. […]

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February 16, 2015 – BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 16, 2015 In This Issue TransLink Board forces CEO to step down Canadian trade drives record year for Port Metro Vancovuer Province introduces Bill to improve worker safety 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 […]

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February 10, 2015 – BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 10, 2015 In This Issue Focus on balanced budget, as MLA’s return to work Minister of Energy and Mines Hon. Bill Bennett vows to restore B.C.’s utilities regulator in four years Letter to the Editor: Local economy overlooked in international trade spat The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on […]

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Chamber Network Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chamber Network Unveils Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness Vancouver, February 5, 2015 –Today, the BC Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Canada’s nation-wide network of chambers of commerce, associations and businesses, unveiled the Canadian Chamber’s Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness list for 2015.  The Top 10 Barriers […]

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February 2, 2015 – BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 2, 2015 In This Issue Premier Christy Clark says B.C.’s budget will be balanced Design failure responsible for Mount Polley dam breach Stillwell to become new minister of social development The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British Columbia and Canada.  This newsletter is brought to you […]

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