NEW BC MINISTER OF ENERGY, MINES AND PETROLEUM RESOURCES TO SPEAK AT SURREY BOARD OF TRADE ON ECONOMIC PRIORITIES – February 28 -Focus on Future of Energy Infrastructure Projects and First Nations Reconciliation

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 leaders in the LNG, mining and forestry industries for a discussion on the current state of their sector, the future of their industry, how these three industries interconnect and the business opportunities,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.


Bryan Cox, President and CEO, BC LNG Alliance

Michael Goehring, President and CEO, Mining Association of BC

Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO, BC Council of Forest Industries

Also joining the event is Val Litwin, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce with an overview of the results of the BC Natural Resource Survey.

The event will be moderated by Ken Peacock, Chief Economist and Vice President, Business Council of BC

“BC is home to unparalleled natural beauty and resources and a thriving economy. Natural resources are the foundation of our province. They support hundreds of thousands of jobs and generate revenues that help build infrastructure for residents.”

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

Location: Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104 Avenue, Surrey)

Time: Lunch and Registration 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Admission: $65 +GST each (member) or $75+GST each (non-member)


Supporting Sponsors: Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and CN

Community Sponsors: BCIT and FortisBC

Media Sponsor: Surrey NOW-Leader

For further information, please contact Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade, at or at 604.634.0342.