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SURREY – The Surrey Board of Trade presented a high-level review of the City of Surrey Financial Plan for 2019 and its future Capital Plan. The business organization provided ‘Opportunity Recommendations’ to the City of Surrey Finance Committee, Surrey Mayor and Council, at the public hearing on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.The Surrey Board of

SURREY, B.C. – On Thursday, December 6, the Surrey RCMP implemented the Inadmissible Patron Program (IPP). The program’s goal is to stop violence by gang members and their associates at local bars and restaurants. It is a recommendation that came from the Mayor’s Task Force on Gang Violence Prevention Report in July 2018.The Surrey Board of Trade was…

SURREY, B.C.  – On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the BC Government released the CleanBC Plan. The plan’s intent is to grow the use of clean and renewable energy to grow the economy, spur new industry innovations, increase affordability to clean energy options for all, collaboration with Indigenous peoples and meet 2030 GHG reduction goals.“I was pleased

BC’s Transportation and Infrastructure Minister, Claire Trevena, will be speaking at a Surrey Board of Trade lunch on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:30am at Civic Hotel. Minister Trevena will discuss transportation issues and plan for Surrey, and the region, including the new ridesharing legislation.Event: “Transportation and Ridesharing in Surrey”Lunch BC Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire TrevenaDate: Monday,…

At two upcoming Surrey Board of Trade events, Surrey's business community is urged to participate and give generously to the Surrey Hospital Foundation and to the Surrey Food Bank.1.     On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 5-8pm at the Civic Hotel (13475 Central Avenue, Surrey, BC), the Surrey Board of Trade’s Big Christmas Party takes

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the Fall Economic Statement in Ottawa on November 21, 2018.“The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy on export diversification became part of Canada’s international economic action plan that will help small and medium sized businesses access global markets and receive support,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. The

PHOTOS ENCLOSED-From Left to Right in Group Photo: Stephen Dooley-Surrey Board of Trade Board Chair, Janaka Rathanyaka and Pavani Dilhara of Clayton Glass, Franklin Jackson-Century GroupThe Surrey Board of Trade presented the 5th Surrey Innovation Award to Clayton Glass at today’s SFU President Business Lunch.The Surrey Innovation Awards celebrates, educates, and connects innovators across

On Tuesday November 21, 2018 the BC government announced a $166.7 million funding investment plan for opening new schools in Surrey and expanding existing schools. This announcement will create 7,000 additional spaces for Surrey students to move from portables to real classrooms.The Surrey School Board has been working with the BC government to accelerate

The Surrey Board of Trade was pleased with today’s approval by the BC Government on the Passenger Transportation Amendment Act that will allow app-based ride-hailing industries in all B.C. communities.The bill proposes amendments to eight statutes: Passenger Transportation Act, Insurance Vehicle Act, Insurance Corporation Act, Motor Vehicle Act, Commercial Transport Act, Local Government Act, Community