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SURREY – The Surrey Board of Trade’s advocacy has been that BC is the only province that pays a regressive healthcare premium. The premium is shouldered by employers as part of a benefit package or paid outright by contractors and consultants. This simply is not fair to BC’s business community. “We put forward a position

WHAT IS IT: The Ministry of Environment (the ministry) will be revising the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR) made under the Environmental Management Act and the Public Health Act. Enacted in 2002, the OMRR governs the construction and operation of composting facilities and the production, distribution, sale, storage, use, and land application of biosolids and

Bill C-227 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT POLICY POSITION WHAT IS IT: Community Benefit Agreements (CBAs) — are agreements between developers and coalitions of community organizations, addressing a broad range of community needs designed to ensure that affected residents share in the benefits of major developments. They allow community groups to have a voice in shaping a project,

The Surrey Board of Trade is an independent business organization that supports business and attracts business to Surrey through a diversified service portfolio of government advocacy, international trade, workforce development, business development, cost-saving benefits and business connections. The Surrey Board of Trade has 2,400 members, representing over 6,000 business contacts and over 60,000 employees. Why


The Surrey Board of Trade, at its annual Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on December 7th, gave the Surrey Food Bank $1600.00 and 700 pounds of food. Over 500 business people attended this annual Christmas event, and donated either cash or food, at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. "Thank you to all the

Surrey – The Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) has released the 2016 Surrey Road Survey results. Widening roads such as 64 Avenue, the Fraser Highway and 100 Avenue were some of many suggestions given to SBOT through a survey developed by the SBOT with the help of the City of Surrey. “Our economy rests on

Surrey – December 5, 2016: Something exciting is going on at Surrey's Coyote Creek Elementary. In the hallways and classrooms of this Surrey school, things are buzzing. Market research has been completed, product designs have been finalized and the school’s Grade 6 and 7 students have moved full swing into production mode. They have been

Surrey, B.C. – Today, Prime Minister Trudeau announced four government decisions: the approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project; the approval of Enbridge Line 3 replacement; the dismissal of the Northern Gateway project; and the continued moratorium of tankers off the northern BC coast. “The approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project is the