Monthly archive for April 2019

The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (RBT2) is a proposed new marine container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, BC on Canada’s west coast. The project is necessary to ensuring Canada can deliver on its trade commitments and ambitions.The project proposal is to create 108 hectares of new industrial land in deep, subtidal waters

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreements (CETA) may offer Canada preferential access to the European Union by removing almost all tariffs, but the trade deal doesn’t necessarily mean that Canadian exports aren’t being blocked from entering the market by other means.A new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, CETA Issue in Focus: Opening Opportunities for

-Recognizing business and community-minded youth under the age of 25, working in Surrey or working on a business or community project in/for Surrey.© A Master MediaOn Thursday, April 24th, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 9th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards, recognizing business and community-minded youth under the age of 25,

SURREY, BC – On April 23, 2019, the BC Government announced that Public Safety Canada will be assisting communities facing increased gun and gang violence throughout British Columbia. Six programs aimed at enhancing efforts to prevent, disrupt and combat gun and gang violence will receive sustained funding through the Federal Government’s Gun and Gang Violence Action…

Today, representatives from the Surrey Schools Coalition attended the BC Government funding announcement that will result in 200 new student spaces at Surrey’s Sullivan Elementary, moving students out of portables.The Province announced $9.6 million in additional funding to move the Sullivan Elementary construction forward. The $15-million expansion of Sullivan Elementary will bring eight new

The Surrey Board of Trade met with BC’s Solicitor General and Public Safety Minister, the Honourable Mike Farnworth, on Monday, April 15, 2019, and other representatives at the Vancouver Cabinet office to discuss Surrey’s policing transition.“The Surrey Board of Trade reiterated our position in support of keeping the Surrey RCMP, harnessing existing resources, creating…

Potential Surrey Investors, existing businesses and others can attend the 10th Surrey Industry Tour on Friday, May 3, 2019, from 7:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This innovative event showcases Surrey’s industries and Surrey’s future developments. With commentary by Lee & Associates on Surrey development, you will tour five business stops. The tour stops are noted below. The tour will conclude with guest speaker Ryan’D’Arcy, President

A new report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Cultivating Competitiveness: Turning Agri-food Regulatory Reform Promises into Action highlights the need for government to act urgently to reduce regulatory burdens on Canada’s agri-food businesses.“The Surrey Board of Trade supports the recommendations of this position paper especially as 1/3 of Surrey’s land base is agricultural

The Surrey Board of Trade will be hosting a business breakfast with Dr. Terry Lake, former BC Minister of Health and VP of Corporate Social Responsibility at HEXO.The keynote will focus on the impact of cannabis legalization, job creation and business opportunities locally and globally."The Surrey Board of Trade has been a leader

Join us for a unique opportunity to learn more about LifeSciences BC along with the cutting-edge research and development being done in the Surrey area.Life sciences sectors include bio-pharmaceuticals and medical technology, to digital health and medical devices.The event will also provide the opportunity to network with a wide range of guests from