Monthly archive for December 2017

The Surrey Schools Coalition was present at today’s Surrey education announcement by the BC Government. As a unique and innovative coalition of business, parents, homebuilders and developers, the Surrey Schools Coalition heard new school project announcements by the BC Government. Nearly 1,000 students in Surrey’s Grandview Heights area will enjoy brand-new classrooms in the near

Surrey – The Surrey Board of Trade is concerned that changes to the Canadian-controlled Private Corporations, comprised mostly of small to medium sized businesses, are coming on January 1. And no one knows what those changes are. “The Surrey Board of Trade wants the federal government to postpone implementation and undertake a comprehensive review of

The Surrey Board of Trade, at its annual Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on December 5th, gave the Surrey Food Bank $1800.00 and 500 pounds of food. Over 500 business people attended this annual Christmas event, and donated either cash or food. "Thank you to all the businesses that attended this annual Christmas event for

The Federal Government’s consultation ended yesterday on the Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). The Surrey Board of Trade submitted their feedback by the deadline. RECOMMENDATIONS to strengthen internal trade in Canada: 1.     Achieve alignment in issues such as construction safety programs and similar safety focused regulation and permits, workers’ compensation, safety measures and ratings; 2.    

The Surrey Board of Trade presented their unique business and social perspective to the Fair Wages Commission to on how to move towards a $15-an-hour minimum wage with increases that are regular, measured and predictable. A boost to the minimum wage is especially challenging for Metro Vancouver-based businesses that also have to contend with high