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For Immediate ReleaseJuly 26, 2019 Kamloops Chamber and 10 additional Thompson-Okanagan Regional Chambers Meet with BC GovernmentPolicies discussion hosted by BC Chamber aims to improve business climate in the regionKAMLOOPS - On July 23rd, 11 Chambers of Commerce from the Thompson-Okanagan met with 18 government representatives—including Deputy Ministers and Assistant Deputy Ministers across 12 ministries —to discuss both local and Pan-Provincial issues affecting businesses in the region. AcaciaJun 27
Kamloops – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP announced their finalists this evening for the 33rd annual Business Excellence Awards at a special event hosted by the Kamloops Film Society at the Paramount Theatre. Please see the attached list of all award finalists. Background The thirty two Selection Committee members have selected the finalists of each award category by scoring each nominee independently. Scores were then tabulated by MNP. The committees will now interview each finalist toJun 18
For Immediate ReleaseJune 18, 2019 Kamloops Chamber Celebrates Approval of the TMX Pipeline. Kamloops – June 18, 2019 – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce is pleased that the National Energy Board has confirmed that the Trans Mountain Expansion Project has been approved. The Kamloops Chamber has been an advocate for this project and is celebrating today’s announcement. The Trans Mountain Expansion is projected to inject $46.7 billion into the Canadian economy, and will provide much needed revenue toJun 17
Kamloops Chamber of Commerce reacts to Bill C-69.Kamloops – June 13, 2019 – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce, along with the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce and Canadian Chamber of Commerce, is concerned with the federal government’s announcement to reject a number of the Senate’s improvements to Bill C-69.Bill C-69 as is will further drive out investment from Canada’s resource sector, and will also limit Canada’s ability to create essential trade-enabling infrastructure, including ports,May 31
For Immediate ReleaseMay 31, 2019Business Excellence Awards nominees announced Kamloops, B.C. - Nominations for the 2019 Business Excellence Awards were released today by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP. The complete list of nominees is attached. Background The 33rd annual Business Excellence Awards are brought to the community by the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and MNP. Nominations have now closed for 2019 and nominees have sent in their submissions. An independent selection committeeMay 06
Kamloops – May 06, 2019 – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce board of directors is pleased to announce Acacia Pangilinan as the new executive director for the organization. Pangilinan, previously the Programs and Events Manager, has worked at the Chamber since 2015. Prior to joining the chamber, Pangilinan worked at the office for Member of Parliament, Cathy McLeod. While attending Thompson Rivers University, she was student President for Enactus Thompson Rivers, a student volunteer organization that uses theMar 15
Just like the weather outside, the 2019 Kamloops business outlook is bright and prosperous according to Mayor Ken Christian. We eagerly sat amongst business owners and residents within The Plaza Hotel on Thursday March 14 to listen to the Mayor give his State of the City address. Some of the key focus areas mentioned included the creation and execution of council’s strategic plan, a continued focus on our local economy, building impactful relationships and changing our visual paradigm to placeFeb 20
Kamloops Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm at Canada’s growing divisions over infrastructure project failures Kamloops – February 20, 2019 – According to the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce the very fabric of our country is being threatened by the devastating impact of low oil prices, our inability to get energy resources to global markets and the increasing tensions between Canadians who live in resource-producing regions and other parts of Canada. We are joining hundreds of other chambers of commerce andFeb 12
For Release 3:00PM PTFebruary 12, 2019 Kamloops Chamber celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week Kamloops, BC. The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce celebrates Chamber of Commerce Week February 18 – 22 Background:In 1896, the first annual meeting of the B.C Inland Board of Trade was led by elected President, James McIntosh. The board worked together to promote business growth, trade and industry in the Kamloops region. On March 10, 1922 changed name to the Kamloops Board of Trade.In 1962 changed name to GreaterDec 12
Kamloops Chamber calls for mandatory truck driver training Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce has asked the provincial government for mandatorytraining for truck drivers.Background: Currently, there is no mandatory training curriculum for truckers. The BC Superintendent of Motor Vehicles requires only a pass on a written examination and a two-hour road test combined with a sixteen-hour ICBC-approved course on airbrake testing. There are cases in Canada where people have applied for and