Prince George, BC – May 2, 2019 –The Prince George Chamber of Commerce initiated a survey of our members at the beginning of April 2019, to better understand the impacts and outcomes of the Employers Health Tax (EHT) on business in our community.
Prince George, April 1, 2019 – Impacts of the Employers Health Tax (EHT)
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Prince George, March 28, 2018 – During the Annual Prince George Chamber of Commerce AGM, held at Trench Brewing and Distillery on March 27, 2019, the Chamber welcomed several new Board members, including some adjustments to the Executive. Lorna Wendling, Partner with Deloitte, will be returning for a second year as President of the Board.
“Through 2018, we implemented a tremendous amount of change and new opportunities for members.
We continue to evolve our processes, developing greater alignment with the needs of businesses in Prince George at the forefront,” said Todd Corrigall, CEO, Prince George Chamber of Commerce. “The incoming Board represents a strong diversity of business and verticals in our community, creating greater synergies.”
“I am thrilled to be returning for a second term as President. We aggressively pursued a number of initiatives this past year and continue to engage the membership on the issues that matter most to them,” said Lorna Wendling, President, Prince George Chamber of Commerce. “While we have maintained continuity with continuing members of the Board, new members represent fresh ideas and perspectives that will facilitate new dialogue and opportunities, particularly as we implement the new 5-year Strategic Plan.”
2018-2019 Chamber Board of Directors consists of:
- President: Lorna Wendling, Partner, Deloitte (2nd term)
- Vice-President of Finance: Frankie Albano, Partner, TBJ LLP (former VP, now VP Finance)
- Vice-President: Kiel Giddens, Public Affairs BC, TransCanada (new VP)
- Vice-President: Peter Sia, Dealer Principle, Northland Nissan & Hyundai (returning)
Past-President: Corey Naphtali, Partner, KPMG (continuing)
Prince George, February 26, 2019 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce, the College of New Caledonia (CNC) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) are teaming up to organize a Pre-NorthWorks event this Thursday, February 28 at UNBC’s Canfor Theatre.
Prince George, BC – February 12, 2018 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce will be spending ‘Chamber Week’ engaging in roundtable discussions with members, understanding the opportunities and challenges facing their business in 2019 and beyond.
Inspiring speakers & strategies to grow organizations and communities in Northern BC
Prince George, BC – November 23, 2018 – Co-hosted by the Prince George and BC Chambers of Commerce, the #TrueNorth Business Forum is a one-day program focused on building a more resilient and prosperous Northern BC. Thought-leading experts on economic development, leadership and emerging industries will bring participants the most current data and proven strategies to grow your brands, communities, teams and culture.
Prince George, BC – September 26, 2018 – Prince George businesses have taken advantage of a unique local initiative, developed with the financial assistance of CN, to become carbon neutral. The Prince George Air Improvement Roundtables’ North Central BC Clean Air Forum 2018 became carbon neutral as a local event. From a local business perspective, Northern Lights Estate Winery continued its carbon neutral status for a second consecutive year, and newcomers to the program, Prince George Driving For Life Academy and Timberline Footfitters, assisted our environment by becoming carbon neutral as well.
Prince George, BC – September 19, 2018 – On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Prince George Chamber of Commerce participated in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services Budget 2019 Consultation, a Committee represented by all sides of BC’s political spectrum. As the first presenter of the day, we were represented by our President, Lorna Wendling, Vice President of Finance, Bill Quinn and myself.
Prince George Chamber Issues Response to Proportional Representation Questions from the Government of BC
Prince George, BC – May 30, 2018 – The Prince George Chamber is concerned that the Province has not provided the public, including the business community, enough clarity and educational resources to make an informed decision in the upcoming referendum on Proportional Representation. Attorney General – David Eby – this morning released the proposed questions for the Proportional Representation referendum, scheduled to take place by mail-in ballot from October 22, 2018 – November 30, 2018.
Prince George, BC – May 30, 2018 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce has just returned from a successful 2018 BC Chamber AGM, held between May 24 & 27, 2018 in Kamloops, BC. The AGM saw the installment of the 2018 BC Chamber Board, many policy resolutions passed – which the BC Chamber will now use in their advocacy to senior levels of government on behalf of the Chamber network.
The Prince George Chamber of Commerce, in consultation with our members, brought forward one (1) resolution focused on amendments to the recent changes in the real estate industry with respect to limited dual agency representation. These changes have the potential to negatively impact the north, and this resolution received majority consent at the AGM and will be actioned on behalf of Realtors® across BC.