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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 […]

26
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 […]

18
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 […]

13
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 […]

17
MAY

15th Annual Turn Copper into Gold another Chamber Success!

15th Annual Turn Copper into Gold another Chamber Success!

May 15th, 2017 – The 15th Annual Turn Copper into Gold Tournament was another successful collaboration of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Radium Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. Monday’s event, hosted at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s Mountainside Golf Course was the 15th Annual for the CVCC and the first time the RHSCC […]

27
MAR

Destination BC News

The Google Street View Trekker in the Kootenay Rockies. Photo credit: Destination BC/Rick Graham Destination BC’s immersive marketing platform breaks new ground Our industry partners expect innovative ideas from Destination BC, and our new immersive content marketing program goes even further to put consumers in the heart of a BC moment. Developing the BC Journeys […]

14
MAR

BC FundCONNECT e-News

BC FundCONNECT e-News

Your connection to funded programs for better business. Get Youth Working Limited Spots Available Take advantage of the $2,800 hiring incentive and save on the cost of hiring while helping local youth secure full-time employment. Additional training funds of up to $1,000 are available through the program for your new hire. Funding still available in the following […]

13
MAR

Greenways Lands a Cool Million!

Greenways Lands a Cool Million!

Ever gone for lunch and returned with a million bucks?  That’s what happened when Mark Halwa attended the Provincial Budget overview today with special guest, Premier Christy Clark. “All I can say is WOW!” – said a very surprised Mark Halwa at the Columbia Valley Chamber luncheon.  “It has been an unbelievable week, we just […]

14
FEB

Opportunity to Strengthen the Business Community

Opportunity to Strengthen the Business Community

Strengthen your business community. The Chamber’s Nominating Committee is seeking nominations from members to let their name stand for election to the Board of Directors for 2017/18. Positions are for a one-year term with a request to commit for a second term. Applicants should have the ability to fill a time commitment of approximately 11 […]

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