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.

August 14, 2018
Vancouver, August 13, 2018 – After meeting with representatives from the Richmond and BC Chambers of Commerce, Honourable Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services, acted swiftly to bolster the Chamber brand across British Columbia. 
August 09, 2018
Finance & Taxation
The path to affordable housing won't be paved by the Speculation Tax. Read Val Litwin's take in the Province. 
July 30, 2018
Transportation & Infrastructure
Dan Baxter, Director of Policy Development, reacts to the new union-only monopoly for public construction projects. 
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. 
July 03, 2018
Our 2018 AGM & Conference told a story of strong engagement and collaboration among our network. 52 resolutions were put forward with various levels of collaboration on 27 of those policies -- from co-submitting  resolutions to many resolutions with supporting chambers. The end result?