Chamber leaders from across the province gather for BC’s largest business policy forum

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MEDIA ADVISORY 

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2018 – More than 200 business and Chamber leaders from across BC are meeting in Kamloops for the BC Chamber AGM: ‘The Business of Insight’, to vote on new business and economic policies. Policies that are adopted become part of the BC Chamber’s advocacy agenda. This year, at least 52 proposed policies will be up for debate. 

Key policy themes include:

  • Resource development in BC – from pipeline development to LNG  

  • Housing affordability and progressive housing solutions

  • Tax competitiveness and solutions to the ‘dogpile’ of federal and provincial taxes facing business owners

  • Electoral reform

  • Innovative solutions to management of waste in BC

Featured conference panel discussions include:

  • The ‘Green Economy’ – Cannabis comes to Canada. We’ll hear from industry producers and regulators on how the industry can be safe, sustainable and profitable.

  • Meet the Energy Disruptors -- Some of the out-of-the-box thinkers who understand how today’s natural resource development conversations and project proposals must disrupt old mindsets and expectations if they are to succeed.

  • Proportional Representation: Yea or Nay?

See our Program-at-a-glance here for conference speaker information. To be added to the media list or to line up an interview, please contact Jessica Gares.

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About BC Chamber of Commerce
The BC Chamber is the province’s largest and most broadly-based business organization driving insights to its partners, government and the Chamber network. With 36,000 members hailing from every nook and cranny of the province, the BC Chamber knows what’s on BC’s mind.

For more information, contact:
Jessica Gares, Director of Communications, BC Chamber of Commerce 
T 604.638.8114 C 778.233.5372 E jgares@bcchamber.org