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NewsResults Found: 7Monday, May 06, 2019Kamloops – 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseFriday, March 15, 2019Just 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 ...read moreCategories: General2019/02/20 | Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm at Canada’s growing divisions over infrastructure projectWednesday, February 20, 2019Kamloops 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseTuesday, February 12, 2019For 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseThursday, December 20, 2018Kamloops Chamber and Proportional RepresentationKamloops, BC – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce acknowledges a resounding defeat of BC’s proportional representation referendum.Background: From the outset, the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce’s concern has been about a flawed process in the structure of the referendum. The Chamber believes that BC residents have responded ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseWednesday, December 12, 2018Kamloops 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseThursday, November 15, 2018Chamber of Commerce Exec McClelland resigns post after 19 yearsKamloops, B.C. It is with sadness, yet thankfulness that the board of directors advises of Deb McClelland’s resignation from her current role as Executive Director effective December 31, 2018.Background: While the board will feel the loss to the Kamloops Chamber, they are confident that, with the team that Deb has assembled, the ...read moreCategories: Press Release