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    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

    February 24, 2021
    What Exactly is a Policy Session? A Former Kamloops Chamber Board President Answers...

    A Policy Session at a local Chamber of Commerce is an opportunity for business owners to participate in creating laws that will indirectly or directly affect their business.

    Nic Zdunich

    November 23, 2020
    Is a Land Trust Initiative the Answer to Affordable Housing in Canada?

    We recently caught up with Colin O’Leary, Principal at O’Leary & Associates Ltd and Kamloops Chamber Board Member, who has led the Land Trusts Initiate to learn more about where the idea came from and how we can tackle affordable housing across Canada.

    Nic Zdunich