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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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SURREY – On Friday, February 22, 2019 the National Energy Board (NEB) released their report on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project after months of consultations with a range of groups from business advocacy groups, such as the Surrey Board of Trade, to environmental protection groups. The 700-page reconsideration report has been given to the Federal…

On Wednesday, March 13th, the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 10th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor BDC with support from BLG and EDC.  The winners will be announced at this event at the Sheraton Hotel. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s business women and their contributions to Surrey.The

#BCTECHSummit Expands to South Fraser’s Health and Technology DistrictSurrey Tech@NIGHT After-Hours Networking ExperienceTuesday, March 12, 20197:30pm – 9:30 p.m.City Centre 2 – Main Floor9639 - 137A Street, Surrey, B.C.RSVPVancouver & Surrey, B.C. – For the first time, #BCTECHSummit is expanding its popular technology forum from Vancouver out into the Fraser

SURREY, BC – February 20, 2019 – The Surrey Board of Trade is joining hundreds of other chambers of commerce and boards of trade across the country today to demand immediate improvements to Canada’s broken regulatory system to ensure our energy resources get to international markets.According to the Surrey Board of Trade, the very…

SURREY – The BC Government released the 2019 Provincial Budget on February 19, indicating a balanced budget. BC’s economic strength is allowing for spending and reinvestments to enhance livability.WHAT WE WANTED TO HEAR FOR SURREY:1.     Transportation investments in Surrey and South of the Fraser2.     Education investments specifically for K-12 and for SFU/KPU3.     Taxes: 2019 is the year of

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to host the Honourable Shane Simpson, BC Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. This important portfolio to Surrey will focus on housing affordability, development, supply and construction, and poverty reduction strategies through an economic lens. Plus, hear his BC Budget overview.Date: Friday, March 1, 2019Time:

The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased with BC’s Throne Speech. It’s presentation articulated forthcoming economic investments to support businesses, their employees and enhance livability in our communities.“The Surrey Board of Trade is looking forward to hearing the specific details of economic investments to reducing taxes for businesses, child care, transportation, education and housing

The Surrey Board of Education has appointed Chairperson Laurie Larsen as the Trustee representative for the Surrey Board of Trade.The Surrey Board of Trade has had a productive relationship with the Surrey School District – working together on youth entrepreneurship programs and school investments for Surrey.“The Surrey Board of Trade continues to advocate…

For the first time since its implementation, the BC Family Day Holiday will align with the rest of Canada one week from today, February 18, 2019.“The Surrey Board of Trade has been advocating to the BC Government for years for the BC Family Day Holiday to be in sync with the rest of Canada.…