Archive for February, 2016

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FEB

Tourism Steering Committee Update 2016

Dear Stakeholders, Thank-you to the 80+ of you who joined us at Copper Point on January 27th to hear what the committee has been up to since being tasked with developing a framework for moving forward with a single sub-regional entity to market our amazing Columbia Valley to the outside world. We proposed the framework […]

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February 22, 2016 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 22, 2016 In This Issue Chambers applaud fourth consecutive balanced budget Temporary Foreign Workers Program under review B.C.’s first female First Nations MLA takes her seat 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 […]

17
FEB

BC Buy Local Program

The B.C. government has invested $6 million in the Buy Local Program including $2 million in Budget 2015, helping BC farmers and food processors promote their products, and support food security in B.C. The Buy Local Program aims to increase consumer demand and sales of B.C. agrifoods. Businesses and organizations can apply for matching funding […]

16
FEB

Western Innovation Initiative – Call for Proposals – Intake 3

On March 14, 2016, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) will be launching the third call for proposals for the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative. The objective of WINN is to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in commercializing new technology-based products, processes and services. WINN is a $100 million, five-year federal funding initiative that provides repayable […]

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February 15, 2016 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 15, 2016 In This Issue B.C. Throne Speech 2016: “Success is not for quitters” Premier Clark shakes up senior public service Affordable housing front and centre in B.C. 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 9, 2016 BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 9, 2016 In This Issue Clark, Chambers visit Ottawa, focus on jobs and training Globally significant landmark agreement reached on Great Bear Rainforest B.C. government takes action to keep mine workers on the job PM pledges support for Alberta  The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics in British […]

04
FEB

Shuswap Indian Band and CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures Sign MOU

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release — Invermere, B.C. – Feb 3, 2016: The Shuswap Indian Band, an aboriginal community located in Invermere, B.C. and CMH, the world’s first heli-skiing and heli-hiking operator, announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to enhance information sharing and cross-cultural understanding, and develop environmental stewardship and community-based initiatives […]

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FEB

February 1, 2016 – BC Chamber Public Affairs Update

February 1, 2016 In This Issue B.C. parties sharpen their messages ahead of 2017 election Oil and gas sector spared Alberta Royalty Review New skilled immigration system to help meet B.C.’s economic needs New funding to help young entrepreneurs reach their potential The Public Affairs Update is your weekly insight, perspective and analysis on politics […]

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