Delta, BC (May 27, 2013) The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the nationwide network of local chambers of commerce, including Delta Chamber, and corporate and association members have identified Canada’s top 10 barriers to competitiveness. President & CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce the Honourable Perrin Beatty will speak on this and other topics [...]
[ September 26, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] As home to a major part of Canada’s largest port system and supporting infrastructure, to two of Canada’s larger industrial parks, and to significant agricultural production, Delta plays an important role in the economy of BC and Canada. The local economy and the viability of the 5,000+ businesses here need to keep competitive.
For the past [...]
A system to clear gridlocked highways and roads as quickly as possible following a major traffic incident, often involving large trucks, is the purpose of the Delta Chamber resolution, “Coordinating highway incident management” recommended to the provincial government.
Delta Chamber of Commerce representatives will be speaking up once again on this issue from May 23 to [...]
A total of almost 200 people attended two provincial all candidates’ meetings on April 30 for Delta North and May 1 for Delta South to hear candidates respond to a wide range of business and community questions. Between opening and closing remarks by each, the candidates were given one minute each to respond to questions [...]
Our BC Chamber of Commerce is helping drive a public debate on how B.C. can grow its economic prosperity – and share that wealth across all tiers of British Columbians.
Global, national and B.C. experts, including former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd, converged in Vancouver April 5 to offer their insights on how B.C. can grow [...]
Mike Owen, of Ladner Reach Properties, who is a former Chair of the Delta Chamber of Commerce, is to be inducted to the Fraser River Hall of Fame this Fall by the Fraser River Discovery Centre Society.
Fraser River Discovery Centre Executive Director, Catherine Ouellet-Martin, made the announcement that Mike had been chosen this year to [...]
Here are some recent activities and achievements of our Canadian Chamber of Commerce at work across Canada and internationally for our business community.
Two major reports released: 1) mining sector and 2) electricity sector
Worked with chambers on advocacy surrounding Canada’s Anti-Spam legislation (CASL). Based on overwhelming feedback (from the chamber network and other groups) on the [...]
Free national webinars still available on job skills: 1) recruiting immigrants; 2) connection education and employment; 3) aboriginal workforce development
Three FREE webinars created (in 2012) as part of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce skills agenda are still available to Delta Chamber members for a few more weeks:
Recruiting, hiring & integrating skilled immigrants (expires April 25, 2013)
Connecting education and employment (expires May 30, 2013)
Aboriginal workforce development (expires June 27, 2013)