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    Saturday, October 20, 2018
    OCT. 17, 2018 - The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce is uniting behind the vision for enhanced cultural opportunities. On Saturday, Oct. 20, voters of Vernon, Coldstream and Electoral Areas B and C will be asked to borrow up to $25 million for a cultural centre, including community space, a museum and public art gallery, with another $15 million to come from senior government grants and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    With the warm summer weather has come a heating up of trade tensions. Looking back six months ago, it was inconceivable the United States would deem Canadian steel and aluminum exports a threat to American national security. However, on June 1—and in the absence of any cogent justification—Canadian steel was hit with a 25% tariff and aluminum with a 10% tariff. Unfortunately, these actions ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    VERNON, July 9, 2018 –The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce has called on the City of Vernon to accelerate efforts to address the impacts of homelessness, poverty, addictions, and criminal behavior in our business community. Their call was answered on Monday, July 9th as Council unanimously agreed to carry the recommendations put forth by the Activate Safety Task force, even pushing to expedite ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE:Council Carries Task Force's Recommendations  VERNON, July 9, 2018 –The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce has called on the City of Vernon to accelerate efforts to address the impacts of homelessness, poverty, addictions, and criminal behavior in our business community. Their call was answered on Monday, July 9th as Council unanimously agreed to carry the recommendations put forth ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Political, Press Release
    Monday, June 11, 2018
     May 28,2018GREATER VERNON CHAMBER REPRESENTED LOCAL BUSINESS AT BC CHAMBER POLICY SESSION  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Vernon –  Business was at the forefront in Kamloops this May, as Chambers from across the province debated Provincial policy. With a strong representation from the Okanagan Valley, the Greater Vernon Chamber was pleased to see policies they support passed by more than the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Thursday, April 26, 2018
     Greater Vernon Business Leaders Survey Results ReleasedThursday, April 26, 2018 - Vernon, B.C. – Despite some uncertainty about the future of the regional economy, more than half of local business leaders in the Greater Vernon area expect their businesses to perform better financially in 2018 with almost 40 percent planning to hire additional employees.These were among the key findings of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release