BC Chamber of Commerce Responds to Budget 2020

Feb 18, 2020

Overall, Budget 2020 lacks a clearly defined competitiveness strategy that would ultimately support affordability measures long-term Read full response...

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BC Chamber CEO Val Litwin: What is the ultimate goal of the non-Indigenous groups involved in #ShutDownCanada?

Feb 14, 2020

OPINION: Many non-Indigenous protesters appear to be appropriating an Indigenous issue for their own self-serving purposes. It has been difficult to watch the recent protests and the RCMP’s necessary enforcement of a B.C. Supreme Court inj...

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The BC Chamber calls on government and law enforcement to end blockades, rail disruptions

Feb 13, 2020

“Peaceful protest is a sacred Canadian right, but blockades are illegal” says BC Chamber Chief Executive VANCOUVER, February 13, 2020—As CN is forced to shut down significant parts of its national rail network, Canada’s rep...

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CHAMBER ANALYZES PROVINCIAL BUDGET ‘NEXT DAY’ NUMBERS & REACTION

Feb 10, 2020

Less than 24 hours after Finance Minister Carole James tables the province’s 2020 Budget, the Kelowna Chamber will analyze the details read more...

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CHAMBER CO-HOSTING IGNITE SYMPOSIUM MARCH 6

Feb 5, 2020

Employer Symposium: Diversity & inclusion practices that work Read more...

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KELOWNA CHAMBER BOARD NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

Jan 6, 2020

KELOWNA CHAMBER BOARD NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN Read more...

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OUR VISION FOR THE NEW YEAR IS PERFECT!

Jan 1, 2020

Of course, getting ready for 2020 was just like every other year. . Read more...

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GETTING AROUND THE OKANAGAN – EFFICIENTLY FOR BUSINESS, EFFICIENTLY FOR THE FUTURE

Dec 19, 2019

Business Examiner Thompson Okanagan December 2019 Read full article...

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Kelowna Chamber Re-accredited by National Council

Dec 18, 2019

Kelowna Chamber Re-accredited by National Council Read more...

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CHAMBER LAUNCHES TOP 40 UNDER FORTY

Dec 9, 2019

Search for 'Best of the Best' now underway Read more...

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Media Statement on Employer Health Tax

Nov 14, 2019

The new payroll tax is “an undue burden on many small businesses which are now faced with a significant new labour cost for which they were not prepared and had not planned.” Read more...

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Chamber hands out Business Excellence Awards

Nov 1, 2019

Sold out event packs Delta Grand The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce’s “Destination Excellence” Gala Awards evening saw 12 winners hoist their trophies at a sold-out event for 475 people at the Delta Grand. “We had a great e...

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Chamber Announces Business Leader of the Year 2019

Oct 23, 2019

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announced today that Jeff Stibbard has been named Business Leader of the Year for 2019. The prestigious award recognizes and celebrates Stibbard, Founder of Kelowna’s JDS Group of Companies, for his outstanding c...

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Fanfare Greets Finalists

Oct 3, 2019

Kelowna Chamber 2019 Business Excellence Awards The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce announced three finalists in each of twelve categories at a jam-packed luncheon today in the run-up to its 32nd Annual Business Excellence Awards Gala on November 1st....

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Chamber gets national support on issues important to Kelowna and the Okanagan

Sep 26, 2019

The need for federal investments to foster the development of the aerospace industry in the Okanagan and providing tax incentives to encourage purpose built rental housing – those were among the numerous polices the Kelowna Chamber got support ...

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City decision to add a new tax on future development does little to make housing more attainable for young families

Sep 17, 2019

Kelowna: On Monday September 16, Kelowna City Council endorsed a staff recommendation to double the development cost charges on parks in the city effective January 1, 2020.  Every new residential condo or home, regardless of size or design will ...

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Chamber gets national support on issues important to Kelowna and the Okanagan

Sep 16, 2019

Kelowna:  The need for federal investments to foster the development of the aerospace industry in the Okanagan and providing tax incentives to encourage purpose built rental housing – those were among the numerous polices the Kelowna Chamb...

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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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