BCBC Policy Conference: Powering Canadian Prosperity: BC's Energy Opportunities
The Business Council of British Columbia was pleased to bring together leading energy industry analysts, government officials and CEOs from across the country for Powering Canadian Prosperity: BC’s Energy Opportunities. This special half-day conference featured respected energy expert Peter Tertzakian of ARC Financial Corporation, former federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice, plus Lorraine Mitchelmore of Shell Canada, Premier Christy Clark and a host of panelists on will examine the urgent need to leverage BC’s energy opportunities for the long term benefit of all British Columbians and Canadians.
Business Council of British Columbia 46th Annual General Meeting
This year's AGM opened with a panel discussion featuring Mayor Diane Watts of Surrey and Mayor Greg Moore of Port Coquitlam and Chair of the Metro Vancouver Board.
Graham MacLachlan, Regional President for RBC Royal Bank and outgoing Chair of the Business Council after for four years of service, welcomed Hank Ketcham, Chairman and CEO of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd as the incoming Chair for a two year term.
Member Forum: Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair TD Bank Group
Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair TD Bank Group, former Premier of New Brunswick and former Canadian Ambassador to the United States addressed members of the Business Council of British Columbia.
BCBC Policy Conference: British Columbia's Gateway: Realizing Canada's Asia Pacific Opportunity
The Business Council of British Columbia hosted British Columbia's Gateway: Realizing Canda's Asia Pacific Opportunity which brought together the country's leading CEO's, government officials and community leaders to highlight and reflect on the components of the country's success with Asia and explore how we can capitalize on the the opportunitiies to advance the province's prospertity during what some are now calling The Asian Century.
Service and Success: A decade of leadership Honouring Premier Gordon Campbell
A joint luncheon hosted by The Vancouver Board of Trade and the Business Council of British Columbia in recognition of Premier Gordon Campbell's contributions and achievements over ten years of public service.