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The Surrey Mayor's Annual State of the City Address is scheduled to take place on September 19, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269-104 Avenue, Surrey BC) from 11:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Mayor Linda Hepner will deliver her 4th Annual State of the City Address on the progress of Surrey’s Economy."Thank you to everyone for their patience as we re-scheduled this…

B.C.’s MSP Task Force has recommended B.C. make sugary drinks more expensive. The three-person panel suggests the province take away the PST exemption on pop, juice and energy drinks.Three years ago, the Surrey Board of Trade put forward a policy recommendation to both the Provincial and Federal Governments to introduce an excise tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) and…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-June 15, 2018(Photo enclosed from Left to Right: Hannah Lohnes-Surrey Little Theatre, Grant Murray-Concord Pacific Development, Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner, Ellie King-Royal Canadian Theatre Company, Geoff Giffin-Peninsula Production Society)Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade’s, 2nd Surrey Mayor’s Art Awards took place on June 15th, drawing close to 200 business people,

The Surrey Board of Trade will induct its 54th Board Chair on June 27 at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778-152 Street) at a members-only Annual General Meeting and Chair’s Dinner event  from 5:30-8:30pm. Stephen Dooley, Executive Director of SFU-Surrey, will be inducted following a two-year term by Dr. Greg Thomas, President, of G3 Consulting, an aquatic environmental consulting…

CINI 2018 – Canada India Networking Initiative – continues to build links between Canada and India to implement processes, strategies, technologies for sustainable health through patient engagement, social innovation and technology. Over 100 health professionals from India will be in attendance to build ties to Surrey and to British Columbia to collaborate on leading health…

The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their cultural industry strategy, will present the 2nd Surrey Mayor's Art Awards on June 15 (Registration and Breakfast 7:30am and the Program is from 8:00-10:00am) at the brand-new Civic Hotel (13475 Central Avenue, Surrey). This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required at info@businessinsurrey.com. The awards will be

In the face of rising gas prices and the need for alternative transportation options, especially in Surrey and South of the Fraser, the Surrey Board of Trade calls for action and implementation on ride-sharing by the BC Government.“The Surrey Board of Trade understood the need for the newly formed government to review ride sharing…

A Surrey Board of Trade policy calling for A PST REBATE ON PRODUCTION INPUTS has passed at the BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference in Kamloops.The Surrey Board of Trade recommends: That the Provincial Government, until there is a VAT, exempt production machinery, equipment and technology from the Provincial Sales Tax.“Until…

A Surrey Board of Trade policy calling for USING PROPERTY TAX REFORM TO SUPPORT AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION has passed at the BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference in Kamloops.The Surrey Board of Trade recommends that the BC Government:1.     Reform the school tax exemption to apply strictly to land classified as farm,…