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Monthly archive for April 2021

The Surrey Board of Trade knows that today’s Throne Speech presented by the BC Government sets out general policy priorities and that the BC Budget, to be presented on April 20, will set out the details on how the government plans to pay for that agenda, and any possible revenue-generating opportunities.“The 2021 BC Government

The Surrey Board of Trade’s review of the March 2021 Labour Force Statistics is released.“BC’s job recovery increased more strongly in March to grow by 35,000 jobs, but there are concerns,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Full-time employment in BC decreased by 6,700. The youth unemployment rate in BC dropped in

The BC Government announced today that the minimum wage is set to increase to $15.20 as of June 1, 2021, after which a yearly increase will be tied to inflation – commonly known as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) – to provide predictability going forward.“The Surrey Board of Trade was a leader in calling

The BC Government has released some funding programs to support the business community, and those businesses impacted by the recent circuit breaker provincial health orders.“The Surrey Board of Trade has been at the forefront of the call to ensure that business supports for those affected industries are ready on day one of health and

Surrey’s Top 25 under 25 Award Winners have been selected by the Surrey Board of Trade.Winners will be celebrated at a digital reception celebrating the recipients of the 11th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards, an event that celebrates the incredible initiatives of Surrey’s youth 25 years old or younger. The 25 winners