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The Surrey Schools Coalition was present at today’s Surrey education announcement by the BC Government. As a unique and innovative coalition of business, parents, homebuilders and developers, the Surrey Schools Coalition heard new school project announcements by the BC Government. Nearly 1,000 students in Surrey’s Grandview Heights area will enjoy brand-new classrooms in the near

Surrey – The Surrey Board of Trade is concerned that changes to the Canadian-controlled Private Corporations, comprised mostly of small to medium sized businesses, are coming on January 1. And no one knows what those changes are. “The Surrey Board of Trade wants the federal government to postpone implementation and undertake a comprehensive review of

The Surrey Board of Trade, at its annual Christmas Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on December 5th, gave the Surrey Food Bank $1800.00 and 500 pounds of food. Over 500 business people attended this annual Christmas event, and donated either cash or food. "Thank you to all the businesses that attended this annual Christmas event for

The Federal Government’s consultation ended yesterday on the Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). The Surrey Board of Trade submitted their feedback by the deadline. RECOMMENDATIONS to strengthen internal trade in Canada: 1.     Achieve alignment in issues such as construction safety programs and similar safety focused regulation and permits, workers’ compensation, safety measures and ratings; 2.    

The Surrey Board of Trade presented their unique business and social perspective to the Fair Wages Commission to on how to move towards a $15-an-hour minimum wage with increases that are regular, measured and predictable. A boost to the minimum wage is especially challenging for Metro Vancouver-based businesses that also have to contend with high

There are limited seats remaining for the Surrey Board of Trade Surrey Development Industry Forum which is organized as a dialogue to encourage investment in Surrey. Hear from the City of Surrey about recent and upcoming changes to help build our city, streamline development and reduce red tape. Speakers: 1. Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner (JUST

SURREY – The Surrey Board of Trade gave their annual review and recommendations to the City of Surrey Finance Committee, plus Mayor and Council, on Monday November 27. “We gave a very high-level overview of the Surrey Board of Trade’s perspectives on the City of Surrey Financial Plan for 2018,” said CEO Anita Huberman. “We

Surrey Board of Trade Says No Support for Metro Vancouver’s Proposed Waste Levy   Metro Vancouver is proposing bylaw changes to the areas of Generator Levy, Hauler Licensing and Bylaw 181. There has been a consultation underway on Metro Vancouver’s solid waste regulatory framework. Metro Vancouver will consider proposed bylaws on November 24 on Solid

Are you in development, construction, an architect, engineer or in banking? Do you want to know about Surrey's recent and upcoming changes to help build our city, streamline development, encourage investment and reduce red tape? I encourage you to attend the Surrey Board of Trade Development Industry Forum on Friday, December 1st. Participate in a

The Surrey Board of Trade will be focusing on what employers need to do to improve their retention rate — especially related to millennial talent — and build a culture of engaged, motivated and healthy employees. Friday, November 24 from 7:30 - 9:30 am at the Guildford Golf & Country Club (7929-152 Street) for a Surrey Hot