Monthly archive for May 2021

SURREY – The City of Surrey has made the commitment to build accessible, which was an advocacy item that the Surrey Board of Trade released in 2020 after consultation with the Rick Hansen Foundation. However, the BC Government must do more on this file.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased that the City of

Over a two-day BC Chamber of Commerce Convention this past weekend – May 28 and 29 - the Surrey Board of Trade called for action from Provincial and/or Federal Governments.“We received significant support, however, the BC Chamber of Commerce delegates do not believe some pertinent issues are a priority for business, and as such,

The Surrey Board of Trade has released the results of their third Surrey Pulse Survey today, which gives the only on-the-ground snapshot of how Surrey businesses are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.We are going to see significant changes in optimism and action as a result of the recent release of the BC Economic Recovery

Today there is news that the US Government may re-open the border – however, only on their side. That means that anyone heading north into Canada would still be required to quarantine for 14 days. There has been a significant lack of focus by the Canadian government on re-opening the border in consultation with the

The Surrey Board of Trade will induct its 56th Board Chair on June 17 at a Digital Surrey Economic Update and Annual General Meeting from 11:00am – 12:00pm. Baljit Dhaliwal, Owner of Tinker’s Tax & Accounting, will be inducted.“I am humbled and honoured to be the 56th Chair of the Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade Rapid Response Pandemic Business Centre was pleased to hear about today’s BC Government economic re-opening plan.“The gradual approach is to ensure that COVID-19 cases and its variants are being monitored,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We need to ensure that the majority of British Columbian's, who

SURREY BOARD OF TRADE REQUEST TO BC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CONFERENCE DELEGATESThe Surrey Board of Trade is asking the BC Chamber of Commerce delegates (chambers of commerce/boards of trade in BC) for their support on a single-payer universal pharmacare program. In the past only the Surrey Board of Trade has continued to instigate change

The Surrey Board of Trade will continue to instigate change through government advocacy by asking for support of their policies by their peers at the annual convention of the BC Chamber of Commerce from May 28-29, 2021.Watch for news and details on Surrey Board of Trade policies as they are released.“Even though the

Today, Labour Minister Harry Bains tabled legislation that would provide workers with a paid sick leave program that will support them to stay home when they are sick during and after the pandemic, including permanent paid sick leave. The legislation is brought through an amendment to the Employment Standards Act.“The Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade’s review of the April 2021 Labour Force Statistics is released.“BC’s job recovery stalled in April 2021, particularly impacting certain service industries with circuit breaker restrictions as of March 30, 2021 and extended to at least the end of the May long weekend,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of