Chamber says many unanswered questions remain following announcement that temporary downtown no-barrier shelter to stay open indefinitely

May 23, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce will be seeking answers from BC Housing and others following last Friday’s announcement that for the fourth time the temporary shelter known as Cornerstone will be staying open longer than had been previously pro...

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Chamber of Commerce warns regulatory red tape still hurting agri-food sector

May 1, 2019

By Kelsey Johnson. Published on Apr 18, 2019 11:00am Regulatory red tape is continuing to impede the competitiveness of Canada’s agriculture and food industry, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce says — and it wants the federal government...

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Beyond the Headlines: Kelowna's top stories from those who cover the news

Apr 25, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber is hosting something new – and newsy – on Tuesday May 7 from 11:45-1:30 at the Coast Capri. The Chamber’s May luncheon sees us turn the microphones around and ask our local news gatherers the questions – in...

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Federal Budget Sprinkles Spending Across Variety of Groups but Misses Opportunity to Address Tax Competitiveness

Mar 20, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber is pleased with a few aspects of the Federal Budget but like many other Chambers across the country, the local Chamber sees it as a missed opportunity to move forward on bold changes to the tax code that the national network had b...

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Chamber President Carmen Sparg's statement following emergency shelter extension in downtown Kelowna

Mar 5, 2019

BC Housing has announced another extension to the Cornerstone Shelter lease on Leon Avenue......

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Kelowna Chamber Welcomes 113th Board of Directors and New President

Feb 26, 2019

The full slate of directors for 2019-2020 can be found here. . ....

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BC's SECOND NDP BUDGET GETS A PASSING GRADE (B-) FROM KELOWNA CHAMBER

Feb 20, 2019

"While many of the 2019 Budget tax initiatives are laudable goals. . ."...

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Chamber Week Next Week - February 19-22, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Here's what's on our minds at the Chamber. . . ...

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CHAMBER OPENS UP MORE SEATS FOR STEPHEN HARPER EVENT February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019

Chamber reacts to Former Prime Minister lunch selling out in one week. . . ...

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Kelowna scores well against global competition February 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Released today is a detailed Economic Scorecard which measures Kelowna against similar communities. . . ...

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Kelowna Economic Scorecard - Backgrounder Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Background, Methodology, Indicators, Results, Next Steps...

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Kelowna Economic Scorecard - FAQs Feb 11, 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Lots of questions, lots of answers. . . ...

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February 7 Kelowna set to host IGNITE Okanagan

Feb 7, 2019

IGNITE Okanagan: An employer focused symposium showcasing diversity and inclusion practices that work...

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Nominations Now Open for Chamber Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2019

One of the highlights of our Chamber year.......

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November 27, 2018 CHAMBER RESPONDS TO PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

Nov 27, 2018

Echoes Call for City Leadership...

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November 21, 2018 FEDS CUT RED TAPE - LISTEN TO CHAMBER NETWORK

Nov 21, 2018

Kelowna Policy Influences Government Direction on Interprovincial Trade...

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Chamber Hosts Bank Chief Economist

Oct 31, 2018

BDC's Pierre Cleroux Advises Businesses to "Embrace New Technologies"...

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Chamber Announces Business Excellence Winners

Oct 25, 2018

"A Night to Remember" say winners.......

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October 23, 2018 Chamber Congratulates Winning Municipal Candidates

Oct 23, 2018

President Carmen Sparg is congratulating all the winners in the. . . ...

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Chamber Gears up to Fight Spec Tax (Again)

Oct 19, 2018

"Still a Bad Tax" - Amendments Don't Make it Work. . . ...

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