Monthly archive for August 2017

Surrey – Surrey’s business community is not willing to make up for increasing claims costs associated with poor driving. “The message was clear,” said Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board of Trade. “Our members want ICBC to go after bad drivers, not increase their business expenses. In this and past surveys, we know that in Surrey,

By 2021, BC’s Minimum Wage will increase to $15/hour. The current minimum wage sits at $10.85/hour. Effective September 15, the general minimum wage will increase from $10.85 to $11.35 and the liquor server wage will increase from $9.60 to $10.10. That will put B.C. from the seventh-highest rate in Canada to the third-highest among provinces. In 2016, the Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) and South Asian Business Association (SABA) will host an 'Update on Current Public Safety' event designed to understand the current situation in Surrey and how the business community can work collaboratively, proactively and reactively to situations in progress. Join, Linda Hepner, Mayor of Surrey, Dwayne McDonald, Officer in Charge

Today, the BC Government indicated that they have hired Thomas Berger as special legal counsel to look at current action against the pipeline expansion plan, and will also apply to be an intervenor in legal challenges to federal approval of the project. There is also a plan for ongoing further consultations with BC's First Nations.

The recent shootings in Surrey have led to a renewed call by the Surrey Board of Trade to the BC Government to work with local officials to strategically deal with prolific offenders. “The Surrey Board of Trade knows that the RCMP is working on specific strategies to counter those that are engaged in these shootings.

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, September 14, 2017, the Surrey Board of Trade will present four winners with a Surrey Environment and Business Award. The 11th annual awards are presented to Surrey Board of Trade members or Surrey-based businesses that have demonstrated exceptional dedication to environmental leadership and/or issues. The award recipients are guided by