Businesses Province-Wide Call on Labour Minister to Urgently Act to Avoid More Employee Terminations and Forced Small Business Bankruptcies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 22, 2020, VANCOUVER: “In a letter to BC’s leading business organizations dated June 18, Minister Bains refuses to extend the temporary lay-off time limits. The letter was issued the day after Premier Horgan’s pledge to listen to and get input from British Columbians on rebuilding our province – together. The Minister’s […]

B.C.’s Chambers Pass Policies to Tackle Sharing Economy Issues

B.C.’s Chambers of Commerce Pass Two New Policies to Tackle Issues in B.C.’s Emerging Sharing Economy “The sharing economy brings exciting new business models and opportunities to British Columbians and Chambers are keen to see this new sector succeed,” said Maureen Kirkbride, BC Chamber interim CEO. “That said, we need to integrate these new models wisely […]

Cranbrook Business Walk 2016

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce the City of Cranbrook’s Economic Development Department, Community Futures East Kootenay and other partners are conducting the first annual “Business Walk” program Thursday June 23, 2016 The purpose of the business walk is to ensure individual business owners and managers have the opportunity to meet with the business and civic leadership […]

New Chamber Board Sworn In

Cranbrook Chamber Swears in New Board of Directors The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce has a new Board of Directors effective April 01. 11 Chamber members sworn in by Mayor Lee Pratt at the annual general meeting March 30 will form the newly minted board chaired by Chris Thom. The previous board served an extended 15 […]

Chamber Reacts to Budget 2016

The Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce gives Budget 2016 a tentative B- grade with hope for the future.  “We are cognisant that the Trudeau government has only been in power for 147 days and a lot of plans are still in the works”, said Chamber Executive Director David D. Hull.  “There was a lot of commitment […]

Federal Budget is Coming!!

The Budget Is Coming! (And you thought the new Star Wars movie was exciting.) February 25, 2015 March 22 is the big day! Like nerds lined up for the latest Star Wars movie, we at the Canadian Chamber just couldn’t be any more excited about the new government’s first budget. Will an empire of program […]

Chamber Reacts to BC Budget

Cranbrook Chamber Reacts to BC Budget Finance Minister Mike de Jong has unveiled his fourth consecutive balanced budget and once again the Chamber has declared that while not flashy it is a budget that will provide certainty going forward while the message is “stay the course”. Overall the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is pleased with […]