Monthly archive for March 2017

Today, the BC Government issued the following statement announcing $2.2 billion in matching funds for new transit projects in Metro Vancouver, including rapid transit in Surrey and Vancouver:“Last week’s federal budget confirmed that the Trudeau government has joined with the government of British Columbia in historic levels of funding for new transit infrastructure –…

“The Surrey Board of Trade’s  policy platform articulates that Cyber Crime is an emerging threat where the growing trends are alarming and threaten governments, businesses, and people in general,” says Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.POLICY:The Surrey Board of Trade will be looking to strategize on results relating to their government policy

SURREY – The Canadian government has just announced that it will table a Marijuana Legalization Legislation on April 10. The Surrey Board of Trade has composed a government advocacy policy that focuses on workplace concerns if legalization goes through.“The major focus of the task force report released last Fall, was on youth, driving, and

Canada’s Government introduced the 2017 Federal budget today, the second Federal Liberal Budget.“The Federal Government’s 2017 budget initiates $5.7Billion in new spending. The Surrey Board of Trade now hopes that we can focus on building Light Rail Transit with the investment of an additional 2.2 billion for transportation projects,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey

SURREY BOARD OF TRADE LAUNCHES INDUSTRY EMPLOYER CHAMPION NETWORKCALL for Employer Champions in Construction, Health Care, Manufacturing, Technology to connect immigrants to jobs and entrepreneurial opportunitiesThe Surrey Board of Trade is calling for Employer Champions in Construction, Health Care, Manufacturing and Technology in a unique strategy to connect industry to immigrants as part

Do you know an individual that is 25 years old or younger? They could be running their own business, volunteering, working on a community or school project that has made a significant difference.The Surrey Board of Trade Nomination Deadline for the 7th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards is fast approaching! Nomination Deadline:

On Thursday, March 9, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 8th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor Vancity. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community, with a sell-out crowd of over 450 guests in attendance. Master of Ceremonies Sonia Sunger of Global

The Surrey Board of Trade’s policy recommendations last year to the BC Government were that the BC Government bring forward ridesharing regulations that establish province-wide rules for safety and consumer protection. In addition, the Surrey Board of Trade asked the BC Government to evaluate and remove unnecessary red tape on existing transportation providers to create