Government heeds BC Chamber recommendation to tackle tax competitiveness within a balanced B.C. budget

Feb 17, 2016

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 2/17/2016 Media Releases Government heeds BC Chamber recommendation to tackle tax competitiveness within a balanced B.C. budget ...

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Canada's Credit Unions - Support for Small Business

Feb 16, 2016

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 2/16/2016 Media Releases Canada's Credit Unions - Support for Small Business In Kelowna and right across C...

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State of the City 2016

Feb 11, 2016

Among de-bunking recent lists "ranking" Kelowna, Mayor Colin Basran reaffirmed Council’s commitment to working toward an integrated water system for the whole city during today's address to the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. Th...

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What is Chamber Week?

Feb 4, 2016

February 15, 2016, marks the beginning of Chamber of Commerce Week in Kelowna, officially proclaimed by Mayor Colin Basran, joining other communities across BC. Chamber week is an opportunity for Chambers of Commerce throughout British Columbia to ...

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Come Aboard our Award-Winning Chamber

Jan 13, 2016

We are currently accepting nominations for the 2016-2017 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors! In a volunteer capacity, members of the Board of Directors of the Kelowna Chamber provide a leadership role in determining the long-term dir...

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Best. Year. Ever.

Jan 6, 2016

Happy New Year! Before we bid farewell to 2015 and look onward and upward to the new year ahead, we must pay our respects; for 2015 was our most successful year, ever.   To that we owe thanks to our sponsors, partners, supporters, aff...

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Separating Myth from Fact in the TPP Debate

Dec 30, 2015

The TPP is getting a lot of media coverage as the new government tries to decide whether this ground-breaking trade agreement is in Canada’s best interest. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce believes that it is, but any agreement of this scope ...

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How to Help the Middle Class

Dec 22, 2015

Ho-ho-ho! That jolly sound you’re hearing is Prime Minister Trudeau coming down the chimney with tax cuts for the middle class! Last Thursday, the government passed the ways and means motion so that the cuts come into effect on January 1. ...

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Climate Change & Canadian Business Pt 2

Dec 14, 2015

The Canadian Chamber participated in the COP21 Climate Conference, which ran from November 30 to December 11. Canadian Chamber staff produced periodic briefing notes to keep our membership apprised of the proceedings and the pot...

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Climate Change and Canadian Business

Dec 9, 2015

The Canadian Chamber is participating in the COP21 Climate Conference, which is running from November 30 to December 11. Canadian Chamber staff will be producing periodic briefing notes to keep our membership apprised of the proceedings and the poten...

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U.S. Interest Rates about to Rise: What Does It Mean for Canada?

Dec 2, 2015

After seven long years with interest rates at zero, the U.S. Federal Reserve will almost certainly raise rates by 0.25% at its next meeting on December 15. It has been warning about a coming rate hike since 2013. In the last Fed statement, it...

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Kelowna Chamber welcomes Eagle Spirit Energy President

Nov 25, 2015

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 11/25/2015 Media Releases Kelowna Chamber welcomes Eagle Spirit Energy President Alternative pipeline prop...

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What exactly is Venture Capital & where does it hide?

Nov 20, 2015

Venture Capital is a critical part of the Canadian economy because it provides the funding that enables innovative, early-stage technology companies to survive and grow. These fast growing firms represent just 5 per cent of the companies in Cana...

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The Red Wave: What it Means for Canadian Business

Nov 9, 2015

Canadians have spoken decisively and given the Liberals a majority that no one thought possible. (Why do we even read polls anymore? Maybe we’d be better off scanning the stars.) Here’s why the pollsters got it wrong. The number o...

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And the Winners Are...

Oct 22, 2015

KELOWNA, October 22, 2015 - Thirty-five finalists were honoured at the 28th Annual Business Excellence Awards presented by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and Platinum Sponsors the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) and Far...

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Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Looks Forward to Working with Steven Fuhr and Dan Albas on Making our Region More Competitive

Oct 21, 2015

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 10/21/2015 Media Releases Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Looks Forward to Working with Steven Fuhr and Dan Albas on Making our Region More ...

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Cloud Accounting in Canada

Oct 14, 2015

A common question posed by business owners like you to accounting professionals here in Canada: What’s the best way for a small business owner to generate business income / expense statements and file tax returns efficiently? The answer? It ...

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Business Leader of the Year Announced

Oct 8, 2015

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 10/8/2015 Media Releases Business Leader of the Year Announced KELOWNA, October 8, 2015 - The Kelowna Cha...

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TPP Deal has potential to provide $9.9 billion in gains

Oct 6, 2015

Yesterday's announcement that Canada has successfully concluded negotiations to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) came as a great relief to the Chamber.  The economic benefit and jobs this trade agreement will bring our country's com...

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Kelowna Chamber Applauds TPP Agrrement

Oct 6, 2015

ARTICLE Date ArticleType 10/6/2015 Media Releases Kelowna Chamber Applauds TPP Agrrement Kelowna, October 6, 2015 -The Kelowna Cham...

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