Monthly archive for November 2018

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the Fall Economic Statement in Ottawa on November 21, 2018.“The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy on export diversification became part of Canada’s international economic action plan that will help small and medium sized businesses access global markets and receive support,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. The

PHOTOS ENCLOSED-From Left to Right in Group Photo: Stephen Dooley-Surrey Board of Trade Board Chair, Janaka Rathanyaka and Pavani Dilhara of Clayton Glass, Franklin Jackson-Century GroupThe Surrey Board of Trade presented the 5th Surrey Innovation Award to Clayton Glass at today’s SFU President Business Lunch.The Surrey Innovation Awards celebrates, educates, and connects innovators across

On Tuesday November 21, 2018 the BC government announced a $166.7 million funding investment plan for opening new schools in Surrey and expanding existing schools. This announcement will create 7,000 additional spaces for Surrey students to move from portables to real classrooms.The Surrey School Board has been working with the BC government to accelerate

The Surrey Board of Trade was pleased with today’s approval by the BC Government on the Passenger Transportation Amendment Act that will allow app-based ride-hailing industries in all B.C. communities.The bill proposes amendments to eight statutes: Passenger Transportation Act, Insurance Vehicle Act, Insurance Corporation Act, Motor Vehicle Act, Commercial Transport Act, Local Government Act, Community

The Surrey Board of Trade provided input into the proposed Western Canada Growth Strategy. by the deadline of November 16.“A Western Canada Growth Strategy is timely for businesses and for our local economies because we need to be more innovative to compete globally,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Western Canadian provinces have

Group photo: From left to right – Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade; Jordan Voorhorst, Farm Manager, Heppell’s Potato Corp.; Pete Schouten, Partner, Heppell’s Potato Corp and BC Deputy Minister of Agriculture Wes Shoemaker.Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized the outstanding achievements of a Surrey

The Surrey Board of Trade delivered a strong message to the TransLink Mayors’ Council today. Staying true to SBOT’s long advocacy for the Light Rail Transit Project, CEO Anita Huberman proposed that TransLink build LRT in Phase 1, as planned, and work towards planning a skytrain on Fraser Highway in Phase 2, as a compromise.

Surrey, B.C. – On Wednesday, November 21, the Surrey Board of Trade will feature Professor Andrew Petter, President of Simon Fraser University to learn about SFU's Surrey Strategy.“The economic development potential of Surrey is tied to education. SFU is a leader in instigating community action through their innovative and entrepreneurial programming,” said Anita Huberman, CEO,

The Surrey Board of Trade will focus on Gas Prices as the next Surrey Hot Topic to engage Surrey’s business community.“We want to understand what policy and education objectives the Surrey Board of Trade needs to focus on as it relates to energy and economic growth,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.Gas prices fluctuate.