Monthly archive for May 2022

The Surrey Board of Trade continues to lead in BC as a key player in instigating change through government advocacy. On June 8-9, they will seek support of their policies from their peers at the annual BC Chamber of Commerce convention in Prince George, again bringing forward the most policies to advance BC.Details on

Today, in what the Surrey Board of Trade thought was already committed, the BC Government announced they are contributing more than $2.4 billion to advance key transit and infrastructure priorities, including the Surrey-Langley Skytrain and electrification of the bus fleet, as part of its ongoing commitment to fund 40% of the Mayors’ Council 10-Year Vision.“This

PHOTO: From left to right: Balraj Mann, Chairman & CEO of BM Group of Companies, Hedda Yao, Managing Director of Vitanergy, and Douglas Shi, Vitanergy.On May 25, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 14th Surrey International Trade Awards Reception, with Kevin Falcon, BC Official Opposition Leader, as the keynote speaker. The event is

BC’s Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, Ravi Kahlon, signed an agreement between the Province of BC and the Netherlands to help further secure BC’s food supply.“The Surrey Board of Trade and the Surrey International Trade Centre are pleased to see the BC Government securing agreements with international jurisdictions to cement industry opportunities

The May 2022 Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report has been released by the Surrey Board of Trade.“Tracking labour market trends in an ongoing way is important to ensure our policy framework is focused on developing a suitably skilled workforce, a broad availability of good-quality education as a foundation for future training, a close matching

The BC Government consulted organizations on a business name renewal process. The deadline was May 13. The consultation focused on a renewal process for business name registrations in BC, including names of sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations that use a ‘doing business as’ (DBA) name (also known as branding or trade name). It is believed

On Friday, May 13, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 13th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor Prospera Credit Union. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community, with 400 guests in attendance as the event returned to an in-person format.Master of Ceremonies Keri Adams

The Surrey Board of Trade issued a letter to TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn, calling for immediate action to improve safety measures for women on public transit.“To ensure that all women are part of the workforce, we need to address the needs of women on transit,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of

Attorney General David Eby and Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced their plan to deal with prolific offenders today. The purpose of the plan is to understand the current system and services available to prolific offenders through two experts. These experts will then provide a report on the situation and offer recommendations