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Stay up to date with the latest developments at the Surrey Board of Trade. Read our latest news releases below. The latest issue of our Surrey Business News publication as well as an archive of past issues is also available for reading online.

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The results have been released for the Surrey 6th Surrey Roads Survey by the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT). This annual survey helps to:·       Understand their members’ commute and business travel trends;·       Determine any actions, recommendations, or policies that may be required; and,·       Add to their body of knowledge that will lead

PHOTO 1: Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for South Surrey - White Rock awards Anita Huberman with an Outstanding Canadian Award Medallion on January 21, 2022PHOTO 2: 2021 Outstanding Canadian Recipients Surrey’s Anita Huberman was one of 15 recipients in Canada to receive a 2021 Outstanding Canadian Award Medallion. The medallion was specially designed…

The Surrey Board of Trade is calling on the BC Government to immediately communicate, support and consult the Early Care and Learning sector.“We add our economic voice to the recent call by the Early Childhood Educators of BC to the BC Government to ask for early childhood educators (ECEs) working in early learning and…

Mowi Canada West – British Columbia’s largest salmon producer - has made the difficult decision to permanently close its fish processing plant in Surrey, British Columbia (BC), Canada. This is a direct result of the Liberal Government’s decision on December 17th, 2020, to cancel salmon farming licenses in the Discovery Islands.The former federal Minister…

The Provincial Government created a COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant for businesses that have been fully closed due to the December 22, 2021, Provincial Health Officer orders. It is the second week of January and this funding is still not available.“Many businesses are operating at reduced capacity to protect the public, customers, and staff, which

On December 22, the Surrey Board of Trade presented our observations on the City of Surrey financial plan for 2022-2026, and government budget recommendations on December 23 at the City of Surrey Finance Committee meeting.“The Surrey Board of Trade monitors public sector spending to maximize productivity in the economy and encourage growth in the

The Surrey Board of Trade is a part of the BC Covid Industry Engagement Table and was a part of the pre-briefing this morning with Dr. Bonnie Henry and BC's Economic Development Minister Ravi Kahlon.Today, the BC Government announced extensive restrictions due to the new Omicron Covid variant. These restrictions will come into effect Wednesday, December

The Surrey Board of Trade has received $230,450 in funding to continue and build upon the Thank You Surrey – Shop Local campaign, which originally launched in early 2021. Funding is provided through the BC Chamber of Commerce through Canada’s Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development."The Surrey Board of Trade is thrilled to have received this funding to build upon the…