Monthly archive for April 2022

The BC Urban Mayors Caucus called on the Province to improve efforts on handling repeat offenders to better serve local communities by enacting stronger bail conditions and stricter consequences for prolific offenders.“The Surrey Board of Trade has had a longstanding policy on prolific offenders because the economic development of any community relies upon its

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2022WOJ Innovation & Technology, co-founded by Esther Wojcicki (Godmother of Silicon Valley) and conscious entrepreneur Amit Hooda, held a technology industry reception on April 13, hosted by Jatinder Jay Minhas, President of Elegant Developments.  Government officials, BC post-secondary institutions, land developers, and community leaders were in attendance.VIDEOThe

84% of Canadian small and medium sized businesses have been found to be vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. CAN/CIOSC 104 is Canada’s new national standard for baseline cybersecurity controls for small and medium sized businesses. The Standard was published by Canada’s CIO Strategy Council with support from Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to help SMBs. The

The following associations are surprised by the introduction of amendments to Bill 10 by the BC government, which proposes substantive change to the Labour Relations Code without any meaningful consultation with employers, and at a time when many businesses are still reeling from the pandemic.The right to choose union representation is guaranteed through legislation.…

Taxes, Cost Increases to Businesses and National Pharmacare Not AddressedToday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled and presented the Federal Government’s 2022 Budget. The Surrey Board of Trade evaluates the Federal Budget, as they do with all government budgets, because it impacts businesses.Although government has claimed this budget is modest,