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, 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.
September 21, 2015
Finance & Taxation
BC Chamber 2016 Budget Submission to the B.C. Government
January 30, 2015
Natural Resources
January 30, 2015 The Honourable Joe Oliver, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance 90 Elgin Street, 17th floor Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G5 Dear Minister,
December 30, 2014
Transportation & Infrastructure
Transportation policy is a key driver of economic development for our country. As a trade-dependent nation, where upwards of 60% of our GDP and 1 in 5 Canadian jobs depend on trade with the rest of the world, a stable, reliable transportation network is needed to support Canadian business. In this...
December 10, 2014
While the Chamber appreciates the B.C. government’s desire to ensure a level playing field for small business owners and certainty for investors, and while the Chamber isn’t opposed to the overall ideas behind a B.C. Franchise Act, we would ask the government to reflect on a couple points before...