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The Surrey Board of Trade has received $230,450 in funding to continue and build upon the Thank You Surrey – Shop Local campaign, which originally launched in early 2021. Funding is provided through the BC Chamber of Commerce through Canada’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development."The Surrey Board of Trade is thrilled to have received this funding to build upon the…

The Surrey Board of Trade has been awarded a grant of $15,000 from the Province of British Columbia to lead a business and workforce focused anti-racism data engagement strategy. The purpose of the grant is to help organizations lead public engagement sessions that will help government introduce and amend legislation/policies to better identify and address

SURREY, BC – In partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) and Western Community College, the Surrey Board of Trade has received funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement in the amount of $256,519.00.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to have received this funding from the

SURREY, BC – In partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) and Western Community College, the Surrey Board of Trade has received B.C.’s Community Workforce Response Grant program funding in the amount of $263,229.00.The project provided 13 weeks in a classroom setting of Digital Business Essentials, addressing market disruption from COVID-19, as the businesses

Surrey School District’s Meal Program provides daily nutritious breakfast and lunch meals to students that may not otherwise be able to access them. The Surrey Board of Trade believes that the business community has a role to play in supporting the accessibility of these nutritious meals.“As we move into a new school season after

Today, the Federal Government announced a $2,210,000 investment to support the establishment of the Quantum Algorithms Institute (QAI) to accelerate the innovation and commercialization of quantum technologies at Simon Fraser University, in Surrey, British Columbia.“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to working with SFU and the Quantum Computing Institute as they are a…

The BC Government has invested an additional $30 million in their Launch Online Grant program.“The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing more customers online, giving businesses an opportunity to get online quickly or enhance their online presence to make sales,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “The Surrey Board of Trade partnered with Blue Meta to

A new program was announced today to support local governments to improve their development approval process to ensure that homes are approved and built faster.“We have a housing supply shortage in Surrey and housing affordability continues to be a crisis situation,” said Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade. “The development industry

In ongoing consultation with the BC Government, the Surrey Board of Trade is pleased that the BC Small and Medium Sized Business Recovery Grant has been extended until the end of August and that revenue requirements have been decreased to 30% from 70%.“These changes are welcome and will provide greater support to the business

Today, the BC Government outlined needed changes to the Small and Medium Sized Business Recovery Grant.“Businesses continue to face significant challenges by the pandemic and today’s changes to the business recovery grant program is a step in the right direction,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “The BC Government needs to continue