Monthly archive for June 2021

Property Tax Increases Unacceptable and Unsustainable for BusinessesOver the past two weeks, the Surrey Board of Trade has received numerous complaints about the high percentage level of property tax increases for businesses.“Class 4, 5, 6 are facing increases as high as 150%,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “This is unacceptable

Digital event. The link will be sent to you on June 21st. Register info@businessinsurrey.comBusinesses receiving their tax notices and are facing significant changes to their SurreyProperty Taxes. On June 21st, the Surrey Board of Trade will release the Surrey Property Tax Pulse Survey Results and discuss the challenges and opportunities to reduce commercial…

Uber Canada is providing up to $148,500 in promotional codes to subsidize rides for vaccination appointments. These rides will help to reduce transportation barriers by assisting people with trips to and from COVID-19 vaccination appointments within the Uber service area in Vancouver and surrounding municipalities. Uber Canada has partnered with BC211 to distribute the codes

The Surrey Board of Trade supports the letter signed by the Mayors of Victoria, Saanich, Nanaimo, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam and Kamloops as they ask Health Canada for approval to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of illicit drugs. This follows a similar ask from Vancouver’s Mayor.“Incarceration, gang related activity, and overdoses are

The Surrey Board of Trade’s review of the May 2021 Labour Force Statistics is released.“BC’s job recovery continues slightly in May 2021, particularly impacting certain goods and service industries, partly from public health restrictions, however recovery should pick up with the easing of restrictions in BC’s Restart Plan and increased vaccinations,” said Anita Huberman,

June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Celebrate safely - keeping yourself, your family and your community safe by following instructions from health officials and other trusted, reliable sources.“Surrey has the largest urban Indigenous population in BC,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “It is