Government Affairs Update 2019

Our Government Affairs includes: Rob Varnel, Chair (R & M Trade Laminating), Mark Weeks (IDRS-Data Print Mail), Mike Podmore (Datacore), Marilynn Knoch, (Honorary Life Member – Retired ED) and Jacquie McBain (Executive Director – PrintForward) PrintForward...

Government Affairs Update Fall 2018

Our most current Government Affairs committee consists of me Jennifer McConnell (Chair) Rob Varnel, Mark Weeks, Mike Podmore , Marilynn Knoch & Katie Jackson 2018 presents a lot of activity with issues such as Steel/Aluminum tariffs; NAFTA morphing into USMCA; the...

Government Affairs Activity – 2016

PrintForward Government Affairs Activity 2016 Update Our Government Affairs committee is an active group and is comprised of Daryl Akin, Doug Bourne, Marilynn Knoch, Judi Koster, Gordon Taschuk, Mark Weeks, and is chaired by me (Kris Bovay). During April, May and...

Government Affairs – 2015 Review

Government Affairs Committee – 2015 in Review PrintForward’s government affairs committee has been active at the provincial and municipal level.  Here’s a quick review and outlook: Last year, eight attendees represented the printing industry at the...

Open Letter to BC MLAs

While the printing industry in British Columbia supports sustainable recycling programs in which the full life-cycle costs of a product are scrutinized, it strongly opposes the way the BC’s Ministry of Environment has established new regulations with little or no...