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The Surrey Board of Trade is launching its fourth edition of Project Enterprise, an exciting hands-on program that challenges local students in grades 9-12 to develop social enterprises and discover their ability to be change makers. Supported in Surrey schools by a Community Investment Grant from Coast Capital Savings, the program encourages youth to think

-        However, some industries estimated to actually have a higher level of employment than February 2020.The Surrey Board of Trade Rapid Response Business Centre has released its 2nd Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report on COVID-19-related impacts.“This is the only Surrey-focused labour market report to inform decision-making and planning on recovery and resilience,” said

At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention to be held virtually on October 26-27, the Surrey Board of Trade will be seeking support for 10 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses.Delegates from the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT)

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) will recognize 8 of Surrey’s best and most resilient businesses in different award categories at the Digital Academy Awards-style 22nd Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards, the Resiliency Edition. Additionally, the Surrey Board of Trade will recognize excellence in innovation, environmental business practices, and international

The Surrey Board of Trade, in conjunction with Human Capital Strategies, through the Surrey Pandemic Rapid Response Business Centre, informs businesses and policy makers by tracking economic recovery from the pandemic.“The Surrey Board of Trade releases our latest ‘Surrey Business Leadership Perspective on the BC Labour Force Survey’ for September 2020,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board

October 9, 2020UPDATE FROM THE SURREY COVID-19 PANDEMIC RAPID RESPONSE BUSINESS CENTRE the federal government announced the government’s intention to introduce new, targeted supports to help hard-hit businesses and other organizations that are experiencing a reduction in revenue. The government plans to introduce legislation to provide support that would help these businesses…

At the 11th Annual (Digital) Surrey Women in Business Awards, the Surrey Board of Trade will finally welcome keynote speaker Erin Brockovich.“The event was originally scheduled for March 2020 with close to 500 people expected to attend, but was postponed due to the pandemic,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We had high hopes

On October 7, the Government of Canada stated that they will implement a ban on plastic items such as straws, stir sticks, carry-out bags, cutlery, takeout containers and six-pack rings for cans and bottles by the end of 2021.“The announcement aligns with the Surrey Board of Trade’s 2019 policy calling for the phasing out