Monthly archive for January 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2020Surrey-Langley SkyTrain Business Plan Approval a Good Start:Surrey Board of Trade Calls for Immediate Formation of South Fraser Inter-Regional Economic Transportation Task Force The Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation has approved the business case for the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project. With this approval, TransLink is now able to seek

The Surrey Board of Trade was invited by the BC Government to today’s media announcement on new Surrey school investments.The Government of BC is providing $25.5 million for the Surrey School District to purchase a school site in the Redwood Heights neighbourhood. The school district has also secured a school site for a new

In November 2019, the BC Government unanimously passed legislation on Indigenous human rights.“This historic legislation – passed by all MLAs – 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 and inclusive business organization congratulates the BC Government

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to announce the City of Kelowna Mayor as the keynote speaker for the 4th Surrey Arts and Business Awards on June 11, 2020. Mayor Colin Basran will speak on Kelowna’s  local government leadership in prioritizing arts and culture strategies to enhance economic development.“To ensure Surrey continues to be

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, the Passenger Transportation Board approved the Uber and Lyft applications to operate in the Lower Mainland and Whistler.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased with the approval of the Lyft and Uber applications to operate in the Lower Mainland,” said Anita Huberman CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 11th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community.2020 Surrey Women in Business Awards Finalists are:Entrepreneur (Small Business)Katrina Amurao, Katrina Amurao Personal Real Estate Corporation

The Surrey Board of Trade and StartUp Surrey are presenting the first event Surrey Entrepreneur Morning Showcase of 2020, featuring Surrey’s distinguished business leaders in different industries and business sizes. The event takes place on Friday, January 31 at the Civic Hotel."Surrey has a vibrant entrepreneurship community," said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. "Join

On January 17, 2020, the BC Government stated that small businesses, non-profits, and arts and culture organizations paying high property taxes through their commercial leases will be able to get relief through interim business property tax relief legislation that is now under development. This is expected to provide municipalities with a tool to help with

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, February 6th, the Surrey Board of Trade will host its annual Economic Forecast Lunch. This year’s event will feature Pierre Cléroux, Vice President and Chief Economist of Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).Join members of the Surrey Board of Trade, business and industry leaders as this year’s Chief Economist

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the City of Surrey sent a media release stating that the City will be working to compose bylaws to ban single-use plastic shopping bags for enactment by January 2021.“This is a vital step that all cities need to take in the fight against climate change,” said Anita Huberman, CEO,