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    June 21, 2021
    It Takes a Community to Twin a Pipeline

    TMX is under construction today & Kamloops is playing a major role

    Jack Middleton

    May 28, 2021
    5 Questions with Dan, Owner of A Groess Underground

    At A Groess Underground, they are focused on providing drain cleaning services with the highest level of customer satisfaction. We caught up with Owner, Dan, to discuss his first five-years in business.

    Nic Zdunich

    May 10, 2021
    6 Questions with Korah, First Nations Coordinator at New Afton Mine

    The big picture message asks the question “Why does this matter?” or more specifically “Why should the community (employee and their families) care about this engagement process?” It speaks to the vision of the project and inspires action from our stakeholders by connecting them to something bigger than us. Thinking about the eventual mine closure may cause anxiety and fear in the community but engaging them to help build a plan for the future is empowering and community building. Learn more about the

    Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

    April 28, 2021
    Three Rules To Follow To Ensure Your Retail Displays Are Always On Point

    There was a lot of thought that went into the general flow and feel of the space before the first product was unboxed. However, the space really came alive when we started layering product, colour, and texture. Regardless of how much physical room you have or what kind of product you sell, here are three rules we follow at Far + Wide to ensure our displays are always on point.

    Calli Duncan

    April 15, 2021
    Have a Business Champion in Your Corner for as little as $0.85/Day

    Membership should be more than an annual report and monthly newsletter. Membership is more with the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce. From pandemic-related guidelines to parking lot by-laws to political lobbying, the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce is here to champion for all aspects of your business.

    Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

    April 2, 2021
    What would you do with $100,000?

    The Kamloops Food Bank is thrilled to hold its first-ever online raffle: ‘Take it to the Bank - The Mother of All Raffles’. We invite you to purchase your tickets to support the food bank - and for your chance to win up to $100,000!

    Corra Gassner

    April 1, 2021
    6 Ways a Business Excellence Award is Good for Business

    When you are nominated for an award, such as a Kamloops Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award presented by MNP, the end goal is to win. Even if you don’t win, there are many perks to the application and nomination process. Here are 6 ways a Business Excellence Award is good for your business.

    The Chamber Team

    March 13, 2021
    Policy Tracker: Made in Canada – Inclusive Tax Policy Process (ITPP)

    After “50 Years of Cutting and Pasting”, Canadian taxation, in general, has become far too complex to understand, administer, and manage. In the present environment, there is a need, and an appetite, to have a close look at the anatomy of the Canadian taxation system to determine best practices, as well as methods of implementation. It has also been determined that a study of other countries existing tax review, and implementation systems that are working, are worth a look.

    Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

    March 13, 2021
    Policy Tracker: Unlocking the Potential of Nurses to Increase Access to Primary Healthcare

    Policy Tracker: Unlocking the Potential of Nurses to Increase Access to Primary Healthcare

    Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

    March 12, 2021
    Policy Tracker: Establishment of the First Nations Infrastructure Institute

    High-quality public infrastructure is critical to the health and sustainability of all communities, including Indigenous communities. Unfortunately, Indigenous infrastructure outcomes are very poor under the current approach. The literature, studies and media reports demonstrate that Indigenous infrastructure assets take longer to develop, cost more, and have shorter operational lifecycles than comparable infrastructure developed by other governments. Studies estimate that First Nations are facing an

    Nic Zdunich