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  Surrey, BC, July 19, 2017 — A lack of strategic investment in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor is hindering Canada’s access to market and competitiveness, says a new report by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, released with the Surrey Board of Trade and 450 Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade across Canada. The

The Surrey Board of Trade congratulates the new BC Premier John Horgan and his team. The Surrey Board of Trade is a non-partisan, independent business organization and, as such, we work on behalf of our members and Surrey’s business community with all parties and levels of government to benefit our economy and community. "Now is

The Surrey Board of Trade has been advocating for change in reducing the barriers between our provinces and territories for many years. Canada’s Free Trade Agreement will be implemented on July 1, 2017. “The Surrey Board of Trade is very pleased with the initiative to strengthen and modernize internal trade in Canada,” said Anita Huberman,

Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade inducted the following new and re-elected Board Directors and Officers on Wednesday, June 21st at their Annual General Meeting and Chair’s Dinner:   Dr. Greg Thomas, G3 Consulting, Board Chair 2017-2018 (2nd year) Tammy Rea, TD Bank, Treasurer Stephen Dooley, SFU Surrey (incumbent) – also inducted as

Surrey, B.C. – The first Surrey Board of Trade, Surrey Mayor’s Art Awards took place on June 9th, drawing over 200 business people, artists, and the Mayor of Surrey Linda Hepner to celebrate Surrey’s Creative Industry. The Surrey Board of Trade proudly presented awards to the following individuals and organizations:Arts and Innovation CategoryWinner:

The Surrey Board of Trade is celebrating the federal government’s decision to halt the coming into force of the Private Right of Action (PRA) provision of Canada’s anti-spam legislation that would have hurt Canadian businesses. The PRA was particularly worrisome as it would have exposed business to potentially unjust and costly litigation. The Private Right

The Surrey Board of Trade watched today’s announcement regarding the release of Canada’s new Defence Policy. ( en/canada-defence-policy/docs/ canada-defence-policy-report. pdf) “Investments in the Canadian Forces and the Canadian Coast Guard will result in local economic spinoff activity that including the creation of new jobs and companies across the country,” said Anita Huberman, CEO Surrey Board

  Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade will be joined by Gopal Sahota, Chair of the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board on Wednesday, June 21st at their Annual General Meeting and Chair’s Dinner. Mr. Sahota will provide an update on the State of the Real Estate Industry. Also at the event, new and

The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their cultural industry strategy, will present the Inaugural Surrey Mayor's Art Awards on June 9 (Registration and Breakfast 7:30am and the Program is from 8:00-10:00am) at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Admission is Free. The awards will be presented at this year's creative economy dialogue with Surrey

The Surrey Board of Trade won the support of business organizations across the province for a focus on youth entrepreneurship at this past weekend’s BC Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference, May 25 – 27 in Victoria. The Surrey Board of Trade is asking the Provincial Government work with the Federal Government to