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Monthly archive for September 2019

SURREY, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade urges the Government of Canada to take real action to address the lack of innovation regarding blockchain technology in Canada.Blockchain is a distributed ledger in which anything of value can be stored, ranging from money, stocks, bonds and intellectual property, votes, art, music, loyalty points, carbon credits,

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, September 26, the Surrey Board of Trade will host TransLink CEO, Kevin Desmond. The presentation will be focusing on:TransLink’s next steps for transit and transportation investments in the Surrey and South Fraser region, including the new RapidBus program and the proposed SkyTrain extensionHow over 500,000 people use transit

Surrey, BC – On Tuesday, September 17th, the Surrey Board of Trade presented four winners with the Surrey Environment and Business Award at the 13th annual event. Tuesday’s event featured Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as keynote speaker, with a captivating discussion on environmental policy. His presentation highlighted the need for innovation to advance the clean

At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held September 21-23, 2019 in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for 10 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses.Four delegates from the…

The Surrey Board of Trade provided a submission to the Government of Canada in its consultation on how red tape and regulatory burdens impact businesses.The summary of the Surrey Board of Trade’s submission include:·      Wherever possible, it is important for the government to eliminate duplication, overlap, inconsistencies, and contradictory rules across agencies and