Monthly archive for November 2022

The Surrey Board of Trade was at today’s BC Government announcement at Simon Fraser University, Surrey (SFU Surrey) where they heard that $4.9 million in start-up funding is being invested to support activities such as accreditation, curriculum planning, engagement, space planning and professional staff to support a new SFU medical school project office.“We applaud

On November 27, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, launched Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, a strong, bold, comprehensive road map to deepen business opportunities and engagement in the Indo-Pacific region over the next 10 years.“The Surrey Board of Trade’s Surrey International Trade Centre looks forward to identifying and implementing pathways to build global

On November 24, the Federal Government released the National Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan. The Strategy and Action Plan was a result of extensive consultation with industry, other orders of government, and the public.“The Surrey Board of Trade has been advocating for a national approach to issues related to natural disasters and climate change,

The Surrey Board of Trade asks residents and businesses to shop local this Black Friday and holiday season.“Shopping local helps create jobs, and contributes to investments in public infrastructure, and into the community,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “That means by buying local, you help create jobs for your

The Surrey Board of Trade announced the winners of the 6th Surrey Art & Business Awards, presented by Scotiabank, at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel on November 22 with Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke as keynote speaker.“The arts and culture industry enhances the livability of Surrey – and we need to celebrate those in Surrey

The BC Government announced ways and means to speed up housing development and increase supply by giving the BC Government the power to set housing targets in municipalities with the greatest need and highest projected growth. Targets will be based on information provided by and in consultation with municipalities. The new housing targets will encourage

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased about the BC Government’s new measures directed at reducing the impact of repeat offenders.“The economic development of any community relies upon its reputation as a safe, viable region in which to locate and do business with supporting infrastructure, community assets, and most importantly, customers willing to walk