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(PHOTO ENCLOSED - in photo with Surrey Fire Fighters are Surrey Board of Trade's Heather Booth and Anita Huberman)The Surrey Board of Trade, at its annual Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on December 10th, raised over $3,000 for the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society. Over 500 business people attended this annual Christmas event, donating in lieu of admission fees.

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Metro Vancouver’s Mayors Council voted to fast-track a regional ridehailing business license program. Until now, it has been speculated that each municipality would be in charge of providing business licenses, which would lead to more red tape and bureaucracy for the ridehailing industryLast week, the Surrey Board of…

I ask you to check out the December 2019-January 2020 Surrey Business Newspaper.https://businessinsurrey.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Surrey-Business-News-Dec-Jan-2020_web.pdfThank you to SW Media for your partnership on this publication for Surrey’s city-building business organization.The Surrey Board of Trade is working for you, our members, and instigating change to benefit business in Surrey.WHAT’S INSIDE:• INFORMATION:Member Value,…

Starting January 6, 2020, the Surrey RCMP will have a new Officer in Charge, Assistant Commissioner Brian Edwards.“The Surrey Board of Trade congratulates the new Assistant Commissioner and Surrey RCMP Officer in Charge Brian Edwards on his new role,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Surrey’s city-building business organization looks forward to

-Surrey Board of Trade-BC Chamber of Commerce-BC Rental Project-Kelowna Chamber of Commerce-Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce-Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce-LandlordBCThrough the release of a landmark rental report, the Partners for Rental Housing are calling on the Provincial Government to implement appropriate guidelines for the use of Residential

The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is set to replace the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to hear today that the CUSMA Trade Agreement will move forward,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We hope that this means continued benefits for Surrey’s business community, such as our

https://www.cdhowe.org/sites/default/files/attachments/research_papers/mixed/Commentary%20560.pdfOf the municipalities assessed, Durham Region, Windsor, London, Quebec City, Laval and Longueuil fail, providing little information in reader-friendly form. At the head of the class were Vancouver, with an A+, as well as Surrey and Richmond, each scoring an A-.– Bad budgeting practices impede councillors, taxpayers and voters seeking accountability from city…

On Monday, December 9, 2019, the BC Government announced the location of a new hospital for Surrey.Surrey’s new hospital will be built in the Cloverdale Town Centre of Surrey, beside the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus at 5500 180 Street. The new Surrey hospital will have inpatient beds, an emergency department, operating rooms, laboratory and

From tomorrow, Tuesday, December 10 to Friday, December 13, possible job action may occur resulting in the suspension of SkyTrain service in Metro Vancouver.“The Surrey Board of Trade calls for a conclusion to this continued job action which compromises workers, business, and our economy,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.“This matters…

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette delivered the Federal Government’s Throne Speech. The speech communicated the Federal Government's priorities.The Surrey Board of Trade advocates, evaluates and monitors the priorities and actions of local, regional, provincial, and federal governments to ensure meaningful investments that will enhance opportunities for businesses.