Monthly archive for September 2019

The Surrey Board of Trade, as Surrey’s city-building, non-partisan business organization, has launched the ‘Surrey Matters! in Federal Election 2019 – Please Vote’ Campaign.“The Surrey Board of Trade wants more Surrey residents to vote,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Voting is a privilege. Voting connects citizens with their political process. The

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize 7 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the Academy Awards style 21st Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards.The Surrey Board of Trade’s 21st Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards Dinner, with Presenting Sponsors BDC and TD Bank, will also feature the 6thAnnual Corporate…

TransLink is leading the development of a new Regional Transportation Strategy, called Transport 2050. At the same time, Metro Vancouver is developing Metro 2050, an updated regional growth strategy. Together, these strategies will shape our region and economic development over the next 30 years.The Surrey Board of Trade surveyed their membership for input on

SAINT JOHN, NB - The Surrey Board of Trade and the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce renewed their call to the federal government to:1.     Address the recruitment and retention crisis in the child care sector; and,2.     Invest in Early Learning and Child Care frameworks.This was a renewed policy call approved by Canadian

Saint John, NB-The Surrey Board of Trade 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 won unanimous support from 450 chambers of commerce/boards of trade across Canada at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce…

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