Monthly archive for January 2023

The 2023 Surrey Road Survey results have been released by the Surrey Board of Trade. This 7th survey demands bold change to significantly increase transportation choices, reduce serious injuries and deaths, and help avert the worst impacts of climate change.The top 3 choices for corridors to be improved are:1.     152 Street Overpass of

On January 26, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth indicated that the BC Government requires more information before deciding on Surrey’s police transition.“We are extremely disappointed that the BC Government has compromised the public safety of our businesses and residents,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Our

At the January 23 Agricultural Land Commission Public Hearing in Surrey, the Surrey Board of Trade presented their support to keep the subject land at 192 Street and 36 Avenue for agricultural (food) production. Acting under section 17(1) of the Agricultural Land Commission Act (ALCA), the Agricultural Land Commission is initiated a proposal to include

Co-hosted by PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs and the Surrey Board of TradePowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs and the Surrey Board of Trade continue their innovation and leadership for Grades 4-7 students in Surrey to connect them with a diverse industry base of business leaders to learn and implement entrepreneurial projects.“At PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs, we are committed

Surrey Board of Trade Applauds City of Surrey on City Budget Public Engagement-City Budget 2023 Needs to Focus on Reducing Business TaxationThe City of Surrey for the first time has launched a series of in-person engagements to seek feedback ahead of the 2023 budget process to hear the community’s priorities and what’s important

On January 16, the BC Government announced the creation of a single hub for developers to obtain provincial government approval for housing projects to avoid multi-ministry contact to obtain permits for items such as water licenses, riparian approvals, road rezoning, heritage inspections, and contaminated site cleanup. This follows the announcement of a $500-million fund for

Simon Fraser University (SFU) officially opened their Innovation Plaza, home to the Quantum Algorithms Institute (QAI) in Surrey, British Columbia. Funded by the Federal Government's Pacific Economic Development Agency, SFU and QAI, this newly-renovated, state-of-the-art, physical hub will facilitate engagement activities between industry and academia promoting collaboration, research, and training to prepare students for sought-after…