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On Friday, May 13, the Surrey Board of Trade hosted the 13th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor Prospera Credit Union. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community, with 400 guests in attendance as the event returned to an in-person format.Master of Ceremonies Keri Adams

The Surrey Board of Trade issued a letter to TransLink CEO Kevin Quinn, calling for immediate action to improve safety measures for women on public transit.“To ensure that all women are part of the workforce, we need to address the needs of women on transit,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of

Attorney General David Eby and Public Safety Minister and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced their plan to deal with prolific offenders today. The purpose of the plan is to understand the current system and services available to prolific offenders through two experts. These experts will then provide a report on the situation and offer recommendations

The BC Urban Mayors Caucus called on the Province to improve efforts on handling repeat offenders to better serve local communities by enacting stronger bail conditions and stricter consequences for prolific offenders.“The Surrey Board of Trade has had a longstanding policy on prolific offenders because the economic development of any community relies upon its

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2022WOJ Innovation & Technology, co-founded by Esther Wojcicki (Godmother of Silicon Valley) and conscious entrepreneur Amit Hooda, held a technology industry reception on April 13, hosted by Jatinder Jay Minhas, President of Elegant Developments.  Government officials, BC post-secondary institutions, land developers, and community leaders were in attendance.VIDEOThe

84% of Canadian small and medium sized businesses have been found to be vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. CAN/CIOSC 104 is Canada’s new national standard for baseline cybersecurity controls for small and medium sized businesses. The Standard was published by Canada’s CIO Strategy Council with support from Standards Council of Canada (SCC) to help SMBs. The

The following associations are surprised by the introduction of amendments to Bill 10 by the BC government, which proposes substantive change to the Labour Relations Code without any meaningful consultation with employers, and at a time when many businesses are still reeling from the pandemic.The right to choose union representation is guaranteed through legislation.…

Taxes, Cost Increases to Businesses and National Pharmacare Not AddressedToday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled and presented the Federal Government’s 2022 Budget. The Surrey Board of Trade evaluates the Federal Budget, as they do with all government budgets, because it impacts businesses.Although government has claimed this budget is modest,

CAN/CIOSC 104 is Canada’s National Standard for Baseline Cyber Security Controls for SMOs and Businesses Should ComplySurrey, British Columbia – March 31, 2022 Surrey Board of Trade and its member CyberCatch announced the introduction of CAN/CIOSC 104 Compliance Manager, an innovative, cost-effective cybersecurity Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, to businesses in Surrey.CAN/CIOSC 104 is Canada’s

The Province has released the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Action Plan, developed in consultation and co-operation with Indigenous Peoples, outlining 89 specific actions every ministry in government will take to create a better province for Indigenous Peoples in BC“During the pandemic a lead group of BC chambers of commerce and