Advocacy News

Mirroring the diverse priorities of our B.C.-wide membership, the BC Chamber's policy and advocacy engages with all B.C. ministries and most federal departments. View our latest advocacy work below.

March 22, 2017
Public Finance & Taxation
Though wary of the ramifications of the continued federal deficit, the BC Chamber welcomes the federal government’s investments into technology and innovation, clean energy and skills training. 
March 22, 2017
Dan Baxter, director of policy development, government and stakeholder relations for the BC Chamber discusses international trade to Asia.
March 20, 2017
“The BC Chamber of Commerce worked alongside local chambers in the northeast region to facilitate workshops that connected BC Hydro with local businesses and expertise, and today we see how this effort has materialized into well-paying jobs for British Columbians,” said BC Chamber CEO Val Litwin.
March 17, 2017
Skilled Workforce
"The way we can best serve the community is not to offer just great service but epic world-class service training," says Val Litwin, the former chief executive officer of the Whistler chamber who now leads the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce. 
March 15, 2017
Skilled Workforce
BC Chamber of Commerce CEO Val Litwin and CCPA economist Iglika Ivanova discuss B.C.'s minimum wage rate on CBC's BC Almanac.