Delta Mayor Lois Jackson to Speak on George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project at 2017 Surrey Environment and Business Awards

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, September 14th, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson will speak on the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project at the 11th Annual Surrey Environment and Business Awards Lunch.

“The Surrey Board of Trade supports the George Massey Tunnel replacement. We will be interested in hearing her perspective from an environmental and transportation lens,” said Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board of Trade.

The Surrey Board of Trade will present four winners with the Surrey Environment and Business Awards at the September 14th event. The 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 a sense of respect for the environment and demonstrate this initiative consistently.

This year’s nominees are:

Small Business Category

Freshtec Innovations Inc.

Leading Ahead

The Eco Floor Store

West Coast Water Treatment

Medium Business Category

ENKON Environmental Limited

Honeybee Centre

Organic Grocer

PowerPAD – SFU Fuel Cell Research Laboratory

Large Business Category

ABC Recycling

BC Plant Health Care

CARO Analytical Services

Dillon Consulting Limited

Fraser Surrey Docks

Lafarge Canada Inc.


Stericycle ULC

Surrey Schools

TD Bank Group

Trans-Continental Textile Recycling Ltd.

A Circular Economy Award will also be presented this year to one of the nominees above. The winner will have demonstrated that they re-invent, re-think and re-define how they use materials. They will have kept resources in use for as long as possible, extracted the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life.

The Surrey Board of Trade will announce the winners of the awards at its 11th Annual Surrey Environment and Business Awards Luncheon.

Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Avenue, Surrey)

Time: Lunch and Registration 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Admission: $50 + GST each (member) or $65 + GST each (non-member)

Award Sponsor: Exp Services Inc.

Media Sponsors: News1130 and The Surrey NOW-Leader Newspaper

For further information, please contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade, at or at 604.634.0342.

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