Monthly archive for December 2022

The Surrey Board of Trade is receiving more than $550,000 to prepare participants for employment as cyber systems security specialists, with the help of its partners, Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS), and Western Community College.“This leadership-oriented program will train the participants and provide them with the connection to businesses to ensure work support,” said…

For Immediate Release – December 13, 2022On December 12, Surrey City Council approved a plan to retain the Surrey RCMP as the police of jurisdiction for Surrey. This decision overturned the previous council’s decision to transition to a new police force called the Surrey Police Service (SPS).“We are pleased that the City of Surrey intends

Surrey’s business community gave generously at the Surrey Board of Trade’s annual Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on December 8th. The event raised over $11,000 and 837 lbs of food for the Surrey Food Bank, in partnership with The Full Cupboard. Over 500 business people attended the return of this annual Christmas event, sponsored by Envision

Speaking on board governance, civic leadership, and organizational management, Surrey Board of Trade President & CEO, Anita Huberman, was featured on the international podcast called Discovery Pod.“Utilizing innovative programming showcases the work of the Surrey Board of Trade and our city-building initiatives,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.ABOUT

The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) and the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate to increase access to business opportunities in the corporate supply chain for their respective members, and when/where it makes sense given their respective mandates, to lobby government to effect change on…

President & CEO Anita Huberman was appointed as a Co-Chair of the Disability Inclusion Business Council as announced by Minister Carla Qualtrough, representing the Canadian Chamber of Commerce network. With inclusivity as a core pillar of the Surrey Board of Trade, this work further solidifies our commitment that every single person matters. We all have

The Surrey Board of Trade, Surrey’s city-building business organization, congratulates BC’s new cabinet ministers announced today by Premier David Eby.“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to working with existing and new cabinet ministers to ensure that we are instigating positive economic change for Surrey, as we move to become BC’s largest city,” said

PHOTO (Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade with Dr. Carman Neustaedter, Dean, Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology)Anita Huberman was announced as a Distinguished Alumni for the Simon Fraser University Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology (FCAT) 2022 Excellence Awards on December 1 at the Goldcorp Centre. The FCAT Alumni Awards recognize alumni achievements…

Jasroop Singh Gosal, the Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy & Research Manager, has been appointed to the BC Government’s Employment Accessibility Standard Technical Committee."The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to participating in this meaningful way to create results for those that face barriers to equally participating in the economy," said Anita Huberman, President