At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held September 23-25, 2017 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for 7 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber’s member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade will release their policy wins during the policy debates on Sunday and Monday (Sept 24 and 25). Stay tuned for more details.
Surrey Board of Trade federal government policies that will be debated are:
1. A Focus on Refugees
2. Manufacturing a Skilled Workforce
3. Marijuana and the Workplace: Ensuring the Safety of Workers and Businesses
4. Use of Carbon Tax Revenues to Incentivize Business and Municipalities to reduce GHG Emissions
5. A Focus on a National Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy
6. Supporting Bill S-229: Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act
7. Protecting the National Economy by Managing the Lower Fraser River
“The Surrey Board of Trade actively participates in the formation of federal government policies to instigate change to help business and the economy. This serves as one of our member and stakeholder value propositions,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.