Monthly archive for August 2019

The Surrey Board of Trade has authored a policy requesting that federal and provincial governments ensure that the future workforce is adequately trained. The specific recommendations are to:1.     Build and implement competency frameworks to identify skill levels and competencies required by jobs in the economy and embed literacy in all workforce training and education initiatives;

Thousands of K-12 students in Surrey will again be learning in portables for the 2019-2020 school season as the first week of school starts.28 new portables will be brought in for the beginning of the school year, bringing the total to 361 portables. September's record enrolment is expected to be even higher than earlier projections,

The Surrey Board of Trade is bringing in a very unique and famous guest speaker to Surrey - a Kennedy - more specifically Robert F. Kennedy Jr.“Mr. Kennedy will speak on environmental policy and the clean technology industry sector - both important economic issues for Surrey in our Cascadia Innovation Corridor,” said Anita Huberman,

On August 22, 2019, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth announced plans to begin work on the Surrey Police Transition Plan by specifically appointing former Attorney General Wally Oppal with a committee to oversee the work, alongside the City of Surrey and other experts. The BC Government has given the go-ahead on the Surrey Police Transition…

BizBash, the premier resource for event and meeting professionals in North America, has announced the Surrey Board of Trade’s Surrey Business Excellence Awards as the Top 100 Events in the Metro Vancouver region. This annual high profile Surrey business event continues to break barriers, challenge the norm, and push limits to reach and engage audiences in

The Surrey Board of Trade has composed a federal government policy requesting action to address the lack of support for cryptocurrency miners, a recent way to conduct financial transactions for businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking the support from 450 chambers of commerce/boards of trade across Canada at the Canadian Chamber of

The Surrey Board of Trade is proud to announce the finalists for the 23rd 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 10, 2019 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey (15269 104 Avenue) from 6:00-9:30pm. Tickets are $105 + tax each. Thank you

Today, the Surrey Board of Trade is pleased that the Passenger Transportation Board has consulted with industry stakeholders and provided positive rules for ride-hailing services in BC. The BC Government will begin accepting applications on September 3, 2019 from companies seeking to provide commercial ride-hailing in BC.“However, the Surrey Board of Trade is disappointed that

Thousands of K-12 students in Surrey will again be learning in portables for the 2019-2020 school season and the foreseeable future. 28 new portables will be brought in for the beginning of the school year, bringing the total to 361 portables. The historical anticipated enrolment in September is typically higher than estimated so the number of portables listed may

Jagmeet SinghOfficial portrait / Portrait officielOttawa, Ontario, on 26 March, 2019.© HOC-CDCCredit: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo ServicesThe Surrey Board of Trade, as a city building business organization, continues their Business Town Hall Series for the 43rd Federal Election with leaders of the primary political parties.The third Town Hall