At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held September 17-19, 2016 in Regina, Saskatchewan, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for 8 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber’s member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade will be releasing their policy wins during the policy debates on Sunday and Monday (Sept 18 and 19). Stay tuned for more details.
Surrey Board of Trade federal government policies that will be debated are:
- Canada-India Free Trade: Time to Re-Engage
- Business Needs More Clarity Regarding Its Role in Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
- Creating and Amending Protocols for Economic Recovery from Disaster for All Businesses
- Economic Benefits of Universal Pharmacare for Businesses
- Financial Incentives for Businesses and Municipalities to Help Accelerate Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction
- Integrated Water Management for Canada’s Water Resources
- Expanding Canada’s Export Capacity Through Harmonizing Agri-Food Cross-Border Trade Regulations
- The Risks of Cyber Crime – Electronic and Digital Issues
“The Surrey Board of Trade actively participates in the formation of federal government policies to share concerns about a specific challenge. We devote time, expertise and resources to reach a desired change in collaboration with government. This serves as one of our member and stakeholder value propositions for a healthy economy and sustainable businesses,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.