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Today’s Speech from the Throne in Ottawa had many elements that will support Surrey and its economic growth over the next four years. The purpose of the Speech from the Throne is to highlight the legislative priorities of government for the next four years.“We were disappointed that economic priorities related to the skills crisis,

On November 19, the federal government announced that PCR testing requirements for shorter trips abroad will end as of November 30 for fully vaccinated Canadians. Travellers returning to Canada within 72 hours will not have to submit a PCR test but those that are returning after 72 hours will need to submit a test.“The

The Surrey Board of Trade observes and recognizes International Men’s Day today as part of their diversity and inclusivity portfolio.“Many people will be left wondering why men need a special day, but they do,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Having a city-building business organization like the Surrey Board of Trade recognize…

The November Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report has been released by the Surrey Board of Trade.“In October 2021, Surrey’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be driven by a two-pronged strength: knowledge-based industries and resource industries,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Many other goods and services sectors

The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of its service to its members, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ELAAR Immigration Consulting Inc. to provide members with reputable immigration expertise and recruitment services. The MOU will bridge the connection between employers and immigrant talent, to reduce the skills gap and labour shortages affecting

Surrey has joined with other Metro Vancouver municipalities in offering an alternative path to students who are not on track to graduate from high school. Launched in 2019 in Burnaby, New Westminster and Maple Ridge, the Reboot Plus program  recruits students identified by teachers and counsellors as unlikely to graduate and works to re-engage them