Monthly archive for August 2018

Surrey Board of Trade Disappointed in Courts Decision to Halt Trans Mountain Pipeline Construction - Decision compromises economic growth and competitiveness On August 28, the Federal Court of Appeals decision effectively halts the 1,150 km pipeline project indefinitely. This comes as a shock to the Surrey Board of Trade as the Federal Government has

The BC government has asked for input on clean transportation, clean and efficient buildings, and a clean-growth program for industry. The government is seeking to meet legislated carbon reduction targets and take responsibility for building a low-carbon economy for current and future generations. As global markets shift towards a demand for cleaner solutions, BC must

Today Minister of Children and Family Development, and Minister of State for Child Care issued a joint statement regarding a milestone reached under the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative.Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, and Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, have issued the following joint statement to celebrate reaching…

The Surrey Board of Trade will be hosting a Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue on Proportional Representation and the Economy – What it means for spending and decision-making from the provincial government on Wednesday, September 12 at the Eaglequest Golf Course in Surrey.British Columbian’s will have to vote this Fall on whether to keep the…

Canada's Immigration Minister, the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, will be speaking at a Surrey Board of Trade Breakfast on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30am at Eaglequest Golf Course.Minister Hussen will dispel common myths about immigrants and refugees speaking specifically about the importance of immigration to grow Canada's economy and the benefits to Surrey.Event: “Why Immigration Matters” a Conversation with

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Government has helped secure new, separate and voluntary commitments from three payment card networks that will lead to lower costs for small and medium-sized businesses. With lower interchange fees, businesses will be able to save money that they can use to invest, grow, and create more jobs—an important

The Surrey Board of Trade is invited to speak to the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare on August 15th.“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to providing our business perspective on the need for an immediate implementation of national pharmacare in Canada,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.“The…

The Surrey Board of Trade is proud to announce the finalists for the 22nd Annual Surrey Police Officer of the Year Awards.  Winners in the eight categories below will be announced at the gala event taking place on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey (15269 104 Avenue) from 6:00-9:30pm. Tickets