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News for Press ReleaseThursday, June 27, 2019Kamloops – 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseTuesday, June 18, 2019For 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseMonday, June 17, 2019Kamloops 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseFriday, May 31, 2019For 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 ...read moreCategories: Press ReleaseMonday, 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 ReleaseWednesday, 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 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 Release