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 30, 2018
Transportation & Infrastructure
BC Chamber signed an open letter on union-only monopoly hiring deals for public construction projects. Read the letter here. 
March 20, 2018
In a joint submission to the BC Labour Relations Code Review Panel, the BC Chamber of Commerce – along with 12 other significant business associations – has called on the BC Government to protect workers’ rights to a secret ballot in union certification votes.
October 03, 2017
Finance & Taxation
September 29, 2017 Honourable John Horgan, MLA Premier of British Columbia West Annex, Parliament Buildings Victoria, BC V8V 1X4 Dear Premier Horgan,
August 23, 2016
The BC Chamber was the first organization to address the invitation-only Provincial Commission on Tax Competitiveness on August 17, 2016. This was an opportunity for the Chamber to present key tax measures that should be included in the Commission’s report to the Minister on Finance in order to...
February 14, 2016
Trade & Technology, Skills & Training, Natural Resources
The BC Chamber met with the Federal Liberal Caucus in February to provide an overview of B.C.'s economy and to highlight key challenges facing B.C. businesses and policy areas where local businesses are calling for federal government action.