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Surrey, B.C. – On Friday, February 28th, the Surrey Board of Trade will welcome the Honourable Bruce Ralston at its BC Natural Resource Industries Lunch with an update on his goals and priorities for the Ministry under his leadership, especially in light of recent protests and First Nation Reconciliation goals.“The event will hear from

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 18, 2020The BC Government released the 2020 Provincial Budget on February 18, indicating a balanced budget.“The Surrey Board of Trade realizes that detailed strategies for the BC Budget are to come; however, Surrey will be the largest city in BC very soon and needs strategic economic and infrastructure

The BC Government completed the widening of Mount Lehman Road from two lanes to four, adding new bike lanes and sidewalks, enhancing lighting and improving Simpson Road, Marshall Road and Marshall Road Extension intersections.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased that the BC Government has completed this project. The Abbotsford International Airport is an

The Surrey Board of Trade knows that today’s Throne Speech by the BC Government sets out general policy priorities and that the BC Budget, to be presented on February 18, will set out how the government plans to pay for that agenda and any revenue-generating opportunities that are possible.“The 2020 BC Government Throne Speech…

Today, a formal announcement was made by the BC Government indicating that a team has been chosen to build the new Pattullo Bridge. Construction will begin in the coming months. The new bridge is scheduled to open in fall 2023.The Fraser Crossing Partners team that will build the new Pattullo Bridge, consists of:Acciona Construccion S.A.;Acciona Infrastructure

DCIM102MEDIADJI_0006.JPGToday, the Surrey Board of Trade, an ongoing advocate for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, heard today that the construction for the pipeline project has begun to accelerate.Work has begun with pipe in the ground and terminal construction in Alberta, and significant work ongoing at the Burnaby and Westridge Marine Terminals in British…

The Surrey Board of Trade will be formally releasing the results of its 4th Annual Surrey Road Survey at today’s 2020 Economic Forecast Lunch at the Civic Hotel at 12pm. (February 6).“In this annual road survey, the message is clear,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We need planning and action that anticipates

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to announce that its CEO, Anita Huberman, has been named as a finalist in the Leader award category for the BCBusiness Women of the Year Awards.“I am honored to be recognized at this provincial-level event, and for the Surrey Board of Trade to be recognized as well

Surrey, B.C. – On Friday, March 6, the Surrey Board of Trade will host BC Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena. Minister Trevena will speak on transportation issues and plans for Surrey, and the region, including:Ridesharing and the taxi industry - creating a level playing fieldPattullo BridgeMobility pricingMassey Tunnel ProjectSustainable