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Canada's Immigration Minister, the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, will be speaking at a Surrey Board of Trade Breakfast on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30am at Eaglequest Golf Course.Minister Hussen will dispel common myths about immigrants and refugees speaking specifically about the importance of immigration to grow Canada's economy and the benefits to Surrey.Event: “Why Immigration Matters” a Conversation with

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Government has helped secure new, separate and voluntary commitments from three payment card networks that will lead to lower costs for small and medium-sized businesses. With lower interchange fees, businesses will be able to save money that they can use to invest, grow, and create more jobs—an important

The Surrey Board of Trade is invited to speak to the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare on August 15th.“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to providing our business perspective on the need for an immediate implementation of national pharmacare in Canada,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.“The…

The Surrey Board of Trade is proud to announce the finalists for the 22nd Annual Surrey Police Officer of the Year Awards.  Winners in the eight categories below will be announced at the gala event taking place on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey (15269 104 Avenue) from 6:00-9:30pm. Tickets

SURREY, BC - The Surrey Board of Trade and FUSIONpresents have signed a Cooperation Agreement to open a Surrey Music City Centre Office at the Surrey Board of Trade building (#101, 14439-104 Avenue).FUSIONpresents is a quality music services provider, specializing in live music entertainment, artist development and creative music services.The Surrey Board of Trade…

Surrey, B.C. – On Tuesday, September 11, the Surrey Board of Trade will host TransLink CEO, Kevin Desmond, to talk about TransLink’s Regional Transportation Strategy and Investments in Surrey and the South Fraser region.Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018Time: Registration and Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Program 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Location: Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152

Today, the Surrey Board of Trade was in Vancouver to hear BC's Transportation Minister advancement of the ridesharing industry in BC. Following the announcement the Surrey Board of Trade's CEO, as part of the RidesharingNOW Coalition, reacted to the Minister's announcement.Minister Trevena said BC will bring in legislation in the early Fall of 2018…

The Surrey Board of Trade is very pleased with today’s announcement from the BC Government that a request for qualifications (RFQ) has been released to identify a contractor to design, build and finance a new Pattullo Bridge.“However, the Surrey Board of Trade asks the BC Government to re-consider an opening of 4-lanes to 6 lanes…

The Surrey Board of Trade has been closely watching the continued interest rate hikes. Today, the Bank of Canada again increased the prime lending interest rate from 1.25 per cent to 1.5 per cent.“Surrey is comprised primarily of small and medium sized businesses. The Surrey Board of Trade is concerned about the impact to…