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Today, the BC Government announced that Surrey will have additional school infrastructure investments.“The Surrey Board of Trade, who has been an ongoing advocate for needed school investments in Surrey, thanks the BC Government for investing in a new 655-seat elementary school in Sunnyside Heights, a 195-seat addition at White Rock Elementary, and a 190-seat

While the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program was announced a month ago, it is only within recent days that the public has been able to see and understand the details of the CECRA program. Until now, the government explained the program as follows: the government will pay 50% of your rent, the landlord

The challenges in creating a vaccine and treatment program has been made apparent by the recent COVID-19 pandemic, which has compromised our global economy.“The Surrey Board of Trade composed a policy to support the Federal Government’s investment into a global vaccine fund. Businesses want a vaccine as well as ongoing virus research to help

SURREY BC – The Surrey Board of Trade continued their leadership work in provincial government advocacy at this weekend’s virtual BC Chamber of Commerce AGM & Convention, which concluded today on May 23rd.“The Surrey Board of Trade presented a variety of innovative policies to instigate economic activity, innovation and industry support,” said Anita Huberman,…

The Surrey Board of Trade will continue to instigate change for business through government advocacy by asking for support of their policies by their peers at the annual convention of the BC Chamber of Commerce this weekend, to be done virtually, on May 22-23, 2020.Watch for news and details on Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade, and our Surrey Pandemic Business Centre are here to help you during this time of re-opening your business and organization. Contact my team noted below to help you in your language of choice.1.     WorkSafeBC Industry Guidance: https://www.worksafebc.com/en/about-us/covid-19-updates/covid-19-returning-safe-operation(NOTE: this website is experiencing a lot of traffic, visit again if

The Surrey Board of Trade is changing the public narrative for the taxi industry around partnership and innovation. Their continued advocacy for the past 6 years, in addition to advocating for the ridesharing industry, is to ensure that the taxi industry can participate in the economy on a level playing field.“As we move to…

The Surrey Board of Trade is very pleased that TransLink service will continue to ensure a smoother restart to BC’s economy. This decision today will cancel the previously announced service reductions and rescind approximately 1,500 layoff notices.“The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of the Premier’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force, kept the message

Today, the Surrey Board of Trade was pleased to hear the BC Restart Plan (https://news.gov.bc.ca/ releases/2020PREM0026-000826) PLUS WorkSafeBC Guidelines (https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/ BG_Support_for_Workplaces_ Resuming_Operation.pdf), with opening procedures starting on May 19.The Surrey Board of Trade is a member of the Premier’s Economic Recovery Task Force on COVID-19.The Surrey Board of Trade