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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

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

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,

At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held in Ottawa from October 14-15, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for six federal government policies from Canadian Chamber of Commerce members - chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade will release

Watch a recording of the press conference announcement. The Surrey Board of Trade has announced a bold move by purchasing a second location in Surrey’s Health & Technology District by the Lark Group. In a co-ownership arrangement with Western Community College, the space is expected to open in early 2023 following renovations to establish the…

The Surrey Board of Trade and Resource Works Society signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at today’s Surrey Environment and Business Awards, featuring keynote speaker the Honourable Josie Osbourne, BC Minister of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship.“The two organizations are committed to building awareness of the importance of partnerships toward Indigenous economic development and…

September 12, 2022 (TORONTO) – Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy is expected to be completed within a few weeks and unveiled before the COP 27 international climate conference. While it promises to be a big step towards protecting those living in Canada from the increasing impacts of climate change, without short-term targets and measures to prepare

Surrey, BC – On Tuesday, September 20th, the Surrey Board of Trade will present three winners with a Surrey Environment and Business Award at the 16th annual event.The winners were chosen based on their demonstration of exceptional dedication to environmental leadership and issues. This may take the form of hands-on work through recycling, promoting

The United States Department of Commerce indicated that they would continue to apply duties on Canadian softwood lumber exported to the United States.“The Surrey Board of Trade warns that this decision compromises regional economic development in the Cascadia Corridor,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.The dispute was set in…