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APR

Formalization of Marketing Co-op – RFP

Request for Proposal The objective of this project is to lead the working committee meetings to create board bylaws and policies, define a membership model, submit application to create a new society (or association) based on the work completed and conduct board elections. Key dates: Starting April 25, must be completed by June 29, 2018 […]

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APR

New Alert System Does Not Include Local Governments At This Time

A new wireless alert system announced by the Provincial government this week does not apply to local governments at this time and the RDEK wants to get the word out so people are aware of the system’s current limitations. “Emergency Management BC will be utilizing the national Alert Ready program to send messages to wireless […]

20
MAR

Nicole Morgan – Director (2018-2019)

Nicole Morgan is the Employee Experience Manager at Kicking Horse Coffee. She is a human resource professional who has worked as a consultant, in tourism and college instructor. Nicole currently leads the internal training and facilitates the programming tied to the Kicking Horse Coffee strategy and process efficiency while improving and developing an already nationally […]

05
MAR

RDEK – March 2018 Highlights

RDEK – March 2018 Highlights

The RDEK Board Meeting was held on Friday morning.  To view the March Board Highlights, CLICK HERE. The public hearings for this month are on page 3 of Highlights and affect the following communities: Moyie (Tuesday, March 6) Windermere (Monday, March 26) Fairmont (Monday, March 26) Edgewater (Tuesday, March 27) The public hearings are also […]

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FEB

Federal Budget – Canadian Chamber Response

Budget: Big on Spending, Short on Growth Ottawa, February 27, 2018 – The 2018 Budget presents many interesting measures, but does not address the fundamental issues facing Canada’s economy, says the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “Canadian business asked the government to focus on fundamentals like the growing competitiveness gap, the need to attract more private […]

01
FEB

2018/19 CVCC Board Nominations

2018/19 CVCC Board Nominations

January 31, 2018 – The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce Nominations Committee Chair, Andrea Tubbs announced, at the January 31, 2018 meeting of the board that the Nomination Committee of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce (CVCC) in accordance with the CVCC’s bylaws, is seeking candidates with established business, leadership and advocacy expertise, to join the […]

04
AUG

Off-road vehicles restricted in backcountry

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2017FLNR0208-001391 Aug. 4, 2017, KAMLOOPS Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the operation of any offroad vehicle for recreational purposes on Crown land will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. In addition, all on-highway vehicles must remain on defined […]

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JUL

Petronas-led LNG decision is B.C.’s loss, but “LNG window” not closed

Petronas-led LNG decision is B.C.’s loss, but “LNG window” not closed VANCOUVER, JULY 25, 2017 – The Petronas-led decision to not proceed with building its Pacific NorthWest Liquid Natural Gas (PNW LNG) terminal in Port Edward is a loss for British Columbia – but the window is not closed. Liquid natural gas projects are possible in B.C.Although […]

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JUL

Calgary Connector

Calgary Connector

News Release Columbia Valley Transit Initiative Announces Inaugural Trip Olympus Stage Lines to commence transit service to Calgary starting Wednesday, August 2 July 18, 2017:  After over a year of consultations and planning The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce is ready to be the bus stop for the new scheduled shuttle service to Calgary. Starting […]

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JUL

2017 BC Chamber Policy & Positions Manual

2017 BC Chamber Policy & Positions Manual

The BC Chamber Policy and Positions Manual is now available online in electronic format, at http://bit.ly/2tJPuDj. The BC Chamber of Commerce appreciates the countless hours of preparation that both member Chambers and Boards of Trade and the BC Chamber Policy Review Committee have put into the policy resolutions that were developed, debated and eventually passed […]

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