SURREY BUSINESS NEWS: Surrey Board of Trade Seeks Support on 20 BC Government Policies at BC Chamber Convention in Whistler – June 1-2

The Surrey Board of Trade continues to lead in BC as a key player in instigating change through government advocacy. On June 1-2, the Surrey Board of Trade will seek support for their policies from their peers at the annual BC Chamber of Commerce convention in Whistler, to advance BC’s economy. Details on Surrey Board of Trade policies will be released throughout the convention.

“Even though the Surrey Board of Trade can advocate on its own to the various levels of government, it is always helpful when we receive support of our leadership-oriented policies from other chambers of commerce and boards of trade,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.

Policies that the Surrey Board of Trade wrote or co-wrote for the 2023 convention are:

1.     Connecting Incentives to Vehicle Battery Recycling Programs

2.     Enhancing Transportation Initiatives and Legislation to Create Livable Cities

3.     Committing To Vertical Growth – The Next Phase of Agricultural Production

4.     Focus On Youth Entrepreneurship

5.     Blockchain Technology Strategy

6.     Transitioning Workers to Full Employment

7.     A New Economic Lens for BC Health Care

8.     Guidelines For Enforcing Residential Rental Tenure Zoning

9.     Improving Economic and Labour Market Performance for Women And Minorities

10.   Can The Future Learn in The South Fraser Region? The Need for More Investments in Post-Secondary Education

11.   Manufacturing – A Skilled Workforce

12.   Enabling BC’s Cannabis Economy

13.   Countering Costly Cybercrimes

14.   Keep BC Business Moving

15.   Expediting The George Massey Crossing Project

16.   Revitalizing The Fraser River – Unlocking Its True Potential

17.   A Focus on Refugees

18.   The Cure to Congestion – The Need for Reliable Transportation Funding

19.   Accelerating Critical Minerals Strategies for British Columbia

20.   Minimum Wage Tied to CPI

Review the Surrey Board of Trade’s submissions here.

Review the full draft manual here.


Anita Huberman, 604-340-3899,