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At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held September 22-24, 2018 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for 7 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses.Five delegates from the Surrey…

Surrey, B.C. – The 10th Surrey Board of Trade, Surrey International Trade Awards Reception took place on September 13th to celebrate Surrey’s import and export companies. The Surrey Board of Trade proudly presented awards to the following businesses:Small Business Category (Revenue under $15 million) Winner: Kitply IndustriesKitply Industries is a wholesale distribution company that sources over 20,000

Media are invited to attend.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 and Final Annual State of the City Address on the progress of Surrey’s Economy.Date: Wednesday, September 19,

At this morning’s Surrey Board of Trade Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue on Proportional Representation and the Economy, panellists spoke to how a different voting system in provincial elections might impact spending and decision-making. Participants learned why this is important to business, the choices of voting systems being proposed and whether changing voting systems will improve

Can you attend the Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue on Cannabis and the Workplace – Issues, Impacts & Responsibilities on Wednesday, September 26 at the Civic Plaza Hotel in Surrey? To register go to www.businessinsurrey.com or email info@businessinsurrey.com.On October 17, a transformative law will change across Canada changing the way cannabis is grown, sold, possessed,

Many secondary and primary schools utilize portables as temporary classrooms for overflow students. There is currently a lack of classroom space available for children in Surrey.  Putting students into portables is not conducive to learning.“We need to find a better way to fund and support high growth school districts instead of the archaic education funding…

On September 4, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier John Horgan announced more than $3 billion in federal and provincial funding for the Broadway Subway project, and the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.Surrey Board of Trade’s CEO Anita Huberman was invited to the special announcement at SFU Surrey today and was recognized for

Surrey Board of Trade Disappointed in Courts Decision to Halt Trans Mountain Pipeline Construction - Decision compromises economic growth and competitiveness On August 28, the Federal Court of Appeals decision effectively halts the 1,150 km pipeline project indefinitely. This comes as a shock to the Surrey Board of Trade as the Federal Government has

The BC government has asked for input on clean transportation, clean and efficient buildings, and a clean-growth program for industry. The government is seeking to meet legislated carbon reduction targets and take responsibility for building a low-carbon economy for current and future generations. As global markets shift towards a demand for cleaner solutions, BC must

Today Minister of Children and Family Development, and Minister of State for Child Care issued a joint statement regarding a milestone reached under the Child Care Fee Reduction Initiative.Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development, and Katrina Chen, Minister of State for Child Care, have issued the following joint statement to celebrate reaching…