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.

February 14, 2018
Local & Regional Government, Transportation & Infrastructure
Dan Baxter explains why the BC Chamber of Commerce signed an open letter, along with several other B.C. business organizations, expressing concern about the BC Government's opposition to the TransMountain pipeline expansion. 
February 08, 2018
Public Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government
BC Chamber of Commerce on the BC Government’s plan to increase minimum wage  
February 08, 2018
Transportation & Infrastructure, Natural Resources
Val Litwin, president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce, Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C Green Party, Kathryn Harrison, professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, Karen Collins, owner of Asti Trattoria Italiana, and Chris Fodor, who invested $150,000 to create B.C.
February 07, 2018
Transportation & Infrastructure, Natural Resources
Two of the largest business groups in both provinces say it’s time for the federal government to step into the rumble. “This sits squarely on the shoulders of our prime minister,” said Val Litwin, president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce.
February 07, 2018
Transportation & Infrastructure, Natural Resources
The business community is concerned about what the next move may be in the ongoing dispute. B.C. Chamber of Commerce president Val Litwin says businesses in B.C. are worried about an ‘escalating trade scrimmage’...

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