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Letters to Government & Town Halls

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce advocates on behalf of its members through letters and town halls with all levels of government

April 7, 2021 - Provincial Restrictions Cinemas and Performing Arts Venues

April 7, 2021 - Provincial Casino Reopenings

April 7, 2021 - City of Vernon Retail Cannabis Business License Fees

March 31, 2021 - Congratulations to Okanagan Indian Band Chief and Council

March 30, 2021 - Regional Benchmarks Needed for Covid Restrictions

Feb. 3, 2021 - Support for Local Farmers Markets

Dec. 21, 2020 - Tax Equity for Canadian Craft Distillers

Dec. 11, 2020 - Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau about distilleries

Dec. 11, 2020 - Letter to Premier Horgan about distilleries

Nov. 8, 2020 - Congratulations to Harwinder Sandhu

Sept. 3, 2020 - Ellison Park Expansion

July 13, 2020 - Aquatic Invasive Species

July 8, 2020 - Ellison Park Expansion Urged

June 25, 2020 - Temporary Layoff Extension

June 23, 2020 - Parkland Acquisition Sought

June 22, 2020 - Temporary Layoff Time Limit

June 18, 2020 - Greater Vernon Cultural Centre

June 9, 2020 - Personal Protective Equipment

May 29, 2020 - Invasive Mussels

May 26, 2020 - Overdose Prevention Site Location

May 11, 2020 - Overdose Prevention Site Location

April 16, 2020 - RDNO Covid-19

April 15, 2020 - District of Coldstream Covid-19

April 15, 2020 - City of Vernon Covid-19

March 30, 2020 - Provincial Government Property Taxes (Covid)

Feb. 7, 2020 - Federal Excise Tax

Nov. 29, 2019 - Mel Arnold Shadow Minister Congratulations

Oct. 24, 2019 - Distilled Spirits Industry

Oct. 22, 2019 - Mel Arnold Congratulations

Sept. 16, 2019 - Forest Sector Action Needed

Aug. 29, 2019 - Vernon Security Patrols

Aug. 16, 2019 - Invasive Milfoil Weed Control

Aug. 16, 2019 - Rocky Mountain Mussels

April 29, 2019 - Milfoil Weed Control

April 17, 2019 - Employment Standards Act

April 4, 2019 - Invasive Species Study

March 29, 2019 - Overdose Prevention Sites

Jan. 14, 2019 - Cultural Centre Support

April 7, 2021 - Chamber Town Hall with BC Official Opposition

Greg Kyllo - MLA for Shuswap and Critic for Labour

March 31, 2021 - Chamber Town Hall with YLW

Sam Sammadar - Airport Director, Kelowna International Airport

March 3, 2021 - Chamber Town Hall With Federal Opposition.

Mel Arnold - Member of Parliament for North Okanagan-Shuswap
Pat Kelly - Shadow Cabinet Minister for Small Business and Western Economic Diversification

February 19, 2021 - Chamber Town Hall with BC Government.

Ravi Kahlon - Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery & Innovation
Lana Popham - Minister of Agriculture
Harwinder Sandhu - MLA for Vernon-Monashee

Chamber Provincial Election All Candidates Forum.

Kyle Delfing - BC Conservatives
Eric Foster - BC Liberals
Harwinder Sandhu - BC NDP
Keli Westgate - BC Greens

Greater Vernon State of the Region.

Kevin Acton, Regional District of North Okanagan chair
Victor Cumming, City of Vernon mayor
Jim Garlick, District of Coldstream mayor
Byron Louis, Okanagan Indian Band chief
Kevin Poole, Vernon economic development manager