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    Ongoing Policy Efforts

     

    Currently the Advocacy Committee and the Board of Directors are working on the following issues:

     

    • Scrap the Speculation Tax - Press Release Here
    • Minimum Wage Increase - Press Release here
    • Albertas ban on BC wines - Press Release here
    • The Chamber has been invited to participate in the City of Penticton Commercial & Industrial Land Capacity Study - Feb 6 & 7, 2018
    • Participation in the City of Penticton Economic Development Strategic Planning Sessions - Oct 30 & 31, 2017
    • Mobile Vendors Licencing - BOD Recommendations Report
    • PST Reform
    • Highway 3 Improvements
    • Supporting the FreeMyGrapes movement and Federal Bill C-311
    • Working with the Provincial Finance Committee to plan the direction of the BC Government in the coming year
    • Changes to Provincial Recycling regulations
    • Facilitating relationships between Tourism Penticton and the Penticton Hospitality Association
    • Supporting progressive changes to BC’s antiquated liquor laws