Monthly archive for June 2023

The Surrey Board of Trade was invited to attend the Federal Government’s National Adaptation Strategy update release on June 27. The Surrey Board of Trade is part of the Climate Proof Canada coalition, a national coalition of Canadian business representatives, disaster relief organizations, municipalities, Indigenous organizations, environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and think tanks that believe

The June 2023 Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report has been released by the Surrey Board of Trade.“The labour market in Surrey over the last few years is a tale of two themes,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “One of sustained growth in jobs among key goods-producing sectors in natural

On June 22nd, the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) and Yoruba Social and Cultural Association of British Columbia (Yoruba Social and Cultural Association or The Association) formally announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a collaborative working relationship and partnership. The work will include a co-working office space at the Surrey Board

VISAFF (Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival) has been rebranded to iSAFF Canada (International South Asian Film Festival Canada) to reflect the festival's growth and expansion in recent years."I think that the VISAFF's rebranding to iSAFF reflects how far we have come since the beginning and where we are headed. The community at large has been at the heart of

Property Tax Increases Unacceptable and Unsustainable for BusinessesOver the past three weeks, the Surrey Board of Trade has received numerous complaints about the high percentage level of property tax increases for businesses.“Class 5 and 6 are facing average increases of 16.9% and 27.3% this year, respectively,” said Anita Huberman, President and CEO, Surrey

The Surrey Board of Trade will be attending the renowned Collision Conference in Toronto from June 26-29 to generate leads, learn, network and increase the global profile of the Metro Vancouver economic region, which includes Surrey. Collision attracts over 35,000 global technology leaders and high potential start-ups for an event that is termed as ‘the…

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government launched the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), offering businesses loans of up to $60,000. The loans were processed through regular banks and financial institutions but guaranteed through the Federal Government, leaving the liability on the government. The loans were interest-free and intended to help businesses with expenses related…

Date:Thursday, June 22, 2023Time:Registration and lunch: 11:30amProgram begins at 12:00pmSpecial Surrey Economic Announcement at 12:10pmSurrey Board of Trade Annual General Meeting at 12:15pmBC Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation Brenda Bailey and BC Minister of State for Trade, Jagrup Brar at 12:50pmProgram concludes at 1:30pmLocation: