Monthly archive for March 2016

Oregon Speaker to talk on Oregon's Road Usage Charge ProgramThe Surrey Board of Trade will host a Leadership Surrey Dialogue focusing on Mobility Pricing as a funding mechanism for transportation and transit infrastructure. The question on how to fund transit and transportation infrastructure development and maintenance has yet to be resolved. Mobility pricing is the

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition in the House of Commons will be speaking to the Surrey Board of Trade.Topics include:- Federal Budget 2016- Policy PrioritiesA question and answer period will follow.Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016Registration/Lunch: 12:00

Surrey Board of Trade Says New Federal Budget Is an Investment Budget  — Good for National and Local Economic Infrastructure StimulusThe Surrey Board of Trade congratulates the new Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau on tabling the first Federal Liberal Budget.“The Surrey Board of Trade wanted to see infrastructure spending, small business tax breaks,

What will be in the Federal Budget 2016? Infrastructure spending, small business tax breaks, climate action, housing — this will be a stimulus budget incurring deficits to address a variety of needs highlighted in the Fall election Liberal platform.The Surrey Board of Trade will be hosting an intimate lunch with business and community leaders

On Thursday, April 14, the Surrey Board of Trade will host Assistant Commissioner Bill Fordy, Officer in Charge of the Surrey RCMP, in his annual luncheon address.Assistant Commissioner Bill Fordy will provide an update on public safety initiatives in Surrey, his plans for Surrey under his leadership of the Surrey RCMP and the relationship

At the 2016 Surrey Women in Business Awards Lunch this week, the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) launched their Women in Business Entrepreneurship Service Initiative.

Services, programming and capital for women entrepreneurs, developed through collaborative partnerships, will be funneled through the SBOT’s Business Centre. The four core areas for female business owners will be: Funding, Growth, Mentorship, and Leadership — and guided by the newly created SBOT Women in Business Team.

The Surrey Board of Trade will host the Leadership Surrey Dialogue Series focused on the Economics of Industrial Lands on Friday, March 11 at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778-152 Street) from 7:30am to 9:30am.Metro Vancouver Chair Greg Moore and Acting Surrey Mayor Vera LeFranc will present joined by Minister Peter Fassbender on his overview of

The Surrey Board of Trade calls for the current Inter-Municipal Business Licence (IMBL) program boundaries to be extended to encompass the entire Lower Mainland. The request was made to Surrey City Council last night on March 7, 2016 as members surveyed indicated a strong support to merge the existing programs into one.