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.

July 27, 2017
Public Finance & Taxation
Our hope is that the new government will show leadership by permanently granting the small business tax benefit to credit unions, as well as work with the business community to reverse the change made by the federal government in 2013.
July 25, 2017
Public Finance & Taxation, Productivity, Healthy Communities
It benefits communities and the businesses that serve them when credit unions are taxed fairly. Central 1 Credit Union (Central 1), along with the BC Chamber of Commerce (BC Chamber), are pursuing fair tax treatment for credit unions in the province. Central 1 and its B.C.
July 25, 2017
Natural Resources
“The decision to not proceed with the Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal is a loss for B.C., but there is still a window of opportunity to build a world-leading LNG industry,” said Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce.
July 25, 2017
Natural Resources
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.
July 19, 2017
Local & Regional Government
With a new government taking power in Victoria, Dan Baxter from the B.C. Chamber of Commerce outlines this year’s most pressing concerns for West Coast businesses.