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Monthly archive for November 2017

Surrey Board of Trade Says No Support for Metro Vancouver’s Proposed Waste Levy   Metro Vancouver is proposing bylaw changes to the areas of Generator Levy, Hauler Licensing and Bylaw 181. There has been a consultation underway on Metro Vancouver’s solid waste regulatory framework. Metro Vancouver will consider proposed bylaws on November 24 on Solid

Are you in development, construction, an architect, engineer or in banking? Do you want to know about Surrey's recent and upcoming changes to help build our city, streamline development, encourage investment and reduce red tape? I encourage you to attend the Surrey Board of Trade Development Industry Forum on Friday, December 1st. Participate in a

The Surrey Board of Trade will be focusing on what employers need to do to improve their retention rate — especially related to millennial talent — and build a culture of engaged, motivated and healthy employees. Friday, November 24 from 7:30 - 9:30 am at the Guildford Golf & Country Club (7929-152 Street) for a Surrey Hot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 20, 2017 (photo enclosed – From Left to Right: Doug Tennant, Chair SBOT Social Policy Team, Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board of Trade, Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary, Mandie La Montagne, Chair, SBOT Workforce Development Team)   The Surrey Board of Trade met with Ravi Kahlon, Parliamentary Secretary, responsible for

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized the outstanding achievements of an individual and business that made a positive impact to Surrey’s agriculture industry at the Surrey Agriculture Industry Reception, with supporting sponsors Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada’s Energy Citizens and Vancity and media sponsors DreamZZ Radio and the

  The South Asian Business Association (SABA) and the Surrey Board of Trade are hosting a dialogue on the Surrey Light Rail Transit city-building initiative on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Taj Park Convention Centre (8580-132 Street, Surrey) from 6:00-8:00pm (program begins at 6:30pm). Complimentary Admission – pre-registration required. The purpose of this event

The Surrey Board of Trade is renewing their call to the federal government to implement a universal, public pharmacare system that improves coverage for all Canadians. “We have taken this position because our members have expressed serious concerns about high, uncontrolled costs private drug plans. This is a burden on companies that do offer drug

The Surrey Board of Trade has been advocating to both the provincial and federal government to focus on business and the workplace before marijuana use is legalized in 2018. By next Summer, Canada will officially legalize marijuana. This is a fundamental change to Canadian law. This will have a significant impact to business and to

[caption id="attachment_3721" align="alignnone" width="600"] © A Master Media[/caption][caption id="attachment_3722" align="alignnone" width="600"] © A Master Media[/caption]   Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized eight of Surrey’s best businesses at the 19th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards, with Presenting Sponsors BDC – Business Development Bank of Canada and TD

The Agriculture sector plays a significant role in Surrey’s economy, with Surrey’s expansive agricultural land base defining much of the city, albeit, roughly 7,500 acres is under utilized or non-productive. Most of this land is comprised of small parcels. Over 1/3 of land in Surrey (or 9,290 hectares) is within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR),