Monthly archive for November 2019

Observations and Recommendations in General: Increased business taxes, cancel RCMP transition, improve development approvals, focus on economic development assets, art & culture investments, increase transparency, housing & transportation Strategies and municipal spendingEach year, the Surrey Board of Trade reviews the City of Surrey’s budget and five-year plan to provide observations and recommendations to the

Target Audience: Canadian exporters, importers, customs brokers, lawyers and students.Training sessions about Incoterms® 2020 are being held across Canada to help Canadian businesses prepare for changes to Incoterms®, which take effect in January 2020. These training sessions will help businesses of all sizes succeed in global markets and avoid costly misunderstandings by defining costs,…

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019 the B.C. Government passed legislation on Indigenous human rights unanimously.“This historic legislation - passed by all MLA's - will ensure that there is a framework to enhance reconciliation,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “The Surrey Board of Trade as Surrey's city-building & inclusive business organization congratulates the

Tickets are now available for purchase for the Surrey Women in Business Awards Lunch, featuring icon Erin Brockovich. This special pre-sale opportunity is available exclusively to Surrey Board of Trade Members in advance of the public release next week.Speaking Topic: Overcoming AdversityAbout the Speaker:It’s been over 15 years since Julia Roberts starred

The Surrey Board of Trade and PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs will be making an exciting announcement at a film screening and business pitch contest of youth entrepreneurs."The Surrey Board of Trade Youth Entrepreneurship Program mentor Surrey’s next generation of business leaders going all the way to Grade 6," said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.Following the film screening,

From Wednesday, November 27 to Friday, November 29, Unifor will escalate job action resulting in the suspension of SeaBus and major bus service in Metro Vancouver."The Surrey Board of Trade calls for a conclusion to this continued job action which compromises workers, business, and our economy," said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.…

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 21, 2019, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized the outstanding achievements of a Surrey business that has made a positive impact to Surrey’s agriculture industry at the 4th Surrey Agriculture Industry Reception, with Supporting Sponsors Canada’s Association of Petroleum Producers and Fraser Grain Terminal, Award Sponsor Kwantlen Polytechnic University,

© A Master Media© A Master MediaSurrey, BC – On Wednesday, November 20th, the Surrey Board of Trade presented two winners with the Surrey Innovation Awards at the 6th annual event. Wednesday’s event featured Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, as keynote speaker, with a captivating discussion on how to navigate

This Thursday, November 21st, the Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their agricultural advocacy, will present the 4th Surrey Agriculture Leadership Award. The award is presented to Surrey-based business/organization that has made a positive impact to Surrey’s agricultural industry.“The South Fraser Economic Region is a powerful economic engine in British Columbia,” said Anita

Last night, Surrey City Council unanimously supported a motion that supports in principle the legal challenge against the discrimination of freedom of religion as set out in Quebec’s Bill 21.Bill 21 was introduced in Quebec last June that prevents public sector workers from wearing religious symbols in the workplace. The ban includes employees at…