Monthly archive for October 2022

The Surrey Board of Trade advocates for red tape reduction for businesses. Red tape is excessive bureaucracy, routines, rules and complexity at all levels of government which causes delays or unreasonable costs to businesses. Filing forms and applying for licenses are a part of doing business, however, the Surrey Board of Trade wants to ensure

The Surrey Board of Trade congratulates Mayor-Elect Brenda Locke, and incoming Council and School Trustees. Surrey’s city-building business organization looks forward to working on needed projects to advance economic development.“The Surrey Board of Trade hopes that the city’s new civic government will always be open for dialogue even when we have different perspectives,” said…

Today’s policy debates in Ottawa at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention saw the Surrey Board of Trade asking the Federal Government to focus on a revitalized economic strategy for the arts and culture industry.Specific ask:That the Federal Government implement a new independent commission led by the private sector with government participation to examine

On October 11th the Surrey Board of Trade, with BC Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation Minister Ravi Kahlon, featured an event to highlight Cybersecurity Awareness, Manufacturing, and Small Business Month.MANUFACTURING MONTHSurrey has the greatest number of manufacturers in BC, spanning from robotics and technology companies to computer, electrical, machinery, food production and furniture

At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held in Ottawa from October 14-15, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for six federal government policies from Canadian Chamber of Commerce members - chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade will release

The Surrey Neuroplasticity Clinic at HealthTech Connex, in partnership with the Surrey Board of Trade and the Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan represented by S&F Group Benefits Inc., have announced a ground-breaking innovation project to help people with protracted COVID-19 symptoms.  Many individuals who contracted the virus are still reporting profound fatigue, brain fog,

The BC Government will be making changes to the Highway 99 and 32 Avenue interchange entry and exit ramps in Surrey. The $23 million project will add new lanes to both exit and entry ramps and lengthen the southbound exit ramp to the 32 Avenue Diversion.“Previous Surrey Board of Trade Road Survey Reports have

The Federal Government has invited the public and stakeholders to provide key budget recommendations in advance of the 2023 federal budget.“The Surrey Board of Trade provides input on budgets at all levels of government based on concerns and policy priorities indicated by our members,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.