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.

April 19, 2010
Local & Regional Government, Environment & Climate Change
Hudson’s Hope, April 19, 2010 – Chambers of Commerce from across the province today welcomed the B.C. Government announcement that it will be implementing the Site C Clean Energy Project.
March 08, 2010
Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government
Vancouver, March 8, 2010 – A report released today on Harmonized Sales Tax by public economic expert Jack Mintz states that the HST will have an unequivocal benefit for the province by attracting $11.5 billion in capital investment and creating 113,000 jobs by the end of the deca
March 03, 2010
Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government, Trade & Technology, Skills & Training, Productivity, Regulation
March 3, 2010 – The Federal Government delivered its Speech from the Throne on Wednesday. The following release was produced by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and is being reproduced.
March 02, 2010
Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government, Skills & Training
March 2, 2010 - The British Columbia Chamber of Commerce gave a cautious welcome to the provincial Budget unveiled by the Finance Minister today as being based on sound economic principles that present a responsible approach to difficult economic times by resisting irresponsible
March 02, 2010
Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government
KEY BC CHAMBER MESSAGES Positive Aspects A stable, prudent budget Controlling public spending Some economic initiatives Areas of concern