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.

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.
March 13, 2018
Public Finance & Taxation
The Canadian Chamber Network, which represents 200,000 businesses, is calling on Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to review the Canadian tax system. 
March 01, 2018
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February 27, 2018
The B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) is looking for feedback on whether it should require publicly traded B.C. companies to disclose how many directors and executive officers are women. Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce comments. 
February 21, 2018
Public Finance & Taxation, Local & Regional Government
Tuesday's provincial budget reflects a social agenda with meaningful investments in both housing attainability and childcare – two areas of deep interest to the BC Chamber of Commerce network –  but it leaves the business community to pick up a $1.92 billion tab on MSP by the fiscal year 2020.