Monthly archive for September 2022

The Surrey Board of Trade is concerned about the 2023 Employment Insurance (EI) Premium Rate increase, set to possibly take effect tomorrow, September 30.“This EI rate increase will cost businesses who are already facing significant bottom-line erosion,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “This increase to EI premiums comes at

The September 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, and a close

The Surrey Board of Trade has heard that as of October 1, all travellers, regardless of citizenship, will no longer have to:1. Submit public health information through the ArriveCAN app or website;2. Provide proof of vaccination;3. Undergo pre- or on-arrival testing;4. Carry out COVID-19-related quarantine or isolation;5. Monitor and report

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) will recognize 7 of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories at the in-person Academy Awards-style 24th Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards. The event, with Presenting Sponsor TD Bank, will also feature the 7th Corporate Social Responsibility Award, recognizing a business that is operating

Significant changes were announced to BC’s child care policy on September 23, 2022.FOR CHILD CARE OPERATORS: The fee reduction process will be streamlined to allow child care operators (both private sector and not-for-profit) to increase their fees by 3% without having to be approved by the BC Government. The BC Government will also provide

Watch a recording of the press conference announcement. The Surrey Board of Trade has announced a bold move by purchasing a second location in Surrey’s Health & Technology District by the Lark Group. In a co-ownership arrangement with Western Community College, the space is expected to open in early 2023 following renovations to establish the…

Today, the BC Government released the expert recommendations report on repeat offenders. The report, titled ‘A Rapid Investigation into Repeat Offending and Random Stranger Violence in British Columbia’ was issued by Amanda Butler, PhD and Doug LePard, O.O.M., M.A.“The recommendations made by the authors is in line with our requests,” said Anita Huberman, President