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Monthly archive for February 2020

SURREY – On February 27, 2020, Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, granted approval to create a municipal police board for the City of Surrey. The next stage in the plan, according to a BC Government media release, is to transition from the RCMP to a municipal police department.It was noted

The Surrey Board of Trade is changing the public narrative for the taxi industry around partnership and innovation. Their continued advocacy for the past 6 years, in addition to advocating for the ridesharing industry, is to ensure that the taxi industry can participate in the economy on a level playing field.The Surrey Board of Trade

Surrey, B.C. – On Tuesday, March 10th, the Surrey Board of Trade will welcome the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of BC.“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to hearing the BC Premier's plans to focus on Surrey investments and how the business community can be supported through the Provincial Government,” said Anita Huberman, CEO,

Taxi Industry Initiative to be UnveiledDATE: Tuesday, February 25, 2020TIME: 9:00am – 10:00amLOCATION: Surrey Board of Trade (#101, 14439-104 Avenue, Surrey, BC)Representatives will unveil an initiative to instigate action for the taxi industry in Metro Vancouver.SPEAKERS:Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of TradeGurdip Sahota, General Manager, Sunshine CabsPlease …

Surrey, B.C. – On Friday, February 28th, the Surrey Board of Trade will welcome the Honourable Bruce Ralston at its BC Natural Resource Industries Lunch with an update on his goals and priorities for the Ministry under his leadership, especially in light of recent protests and First Nation Reconciliation goals.“The event will hear from

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 18, 2020The BC Government released the 2020 Provincial Budget on February 18, indicating a balanced budget.“The Surrey Board of Trade realizes that detailed strategies for the BC Budget are to come; however, Surrey will be the largest city in BC very soon and needs strategic economic and infrastructure

The BC Government completed the widening of Mount Lehman Road from two lanes to four, adding new bike lanes and sidewalks, enhancing lighting and improving Simpson Road, Marshall Road and Marshall Road Extension intersections.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased that the BC Government has completed this project. The Abbotsford International Airport is an

The Surrey Board of Trade knows that today’s Throne Speech by the BC Government sets out general policy priorities and that the BC Budget, to be presented on February 18, will set out how the government plans to pay for that agenda and any revenue-generating opportunities that are possible.“The 2020 BC Government Throne Speech…

Today, a formal announcement was made by the BC Government indicating that a team has been chosen to build the new Pattullo Bridge. Construction will begin in the coming months. The new bridge is scheduled to open in fall 2023.The Fraser Crossing Partners team that will build the new Pattullo Bridge, consists of:Acciona Construccion S.A.;Acciona Infrastructure