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Thousands of K-12 students in Surrey will again be learning in portables for the 2019-2020 school season and the foreseeable future. 28 new portables will be brought in for the beginning of the school year, bringing the total to 361 portables. The historical anticipated enrolment in September is typically higher than estimated so the number of portables listed may

Jagmeet SinghOfficial portrait / Portrait officielOttawa, Ontario, on 26 March, 2019.© HOC-CDCCredit: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo ServicesThe Surrey Board of Trade, as a city building business organization, continues their Business Town Hall Series for the 43rd Federal Election with leaders of the primary political parties.The third Town Hall

In partnership with Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, the Surrey Board of Trade will host a national Energy Week event. This event will discuss the roles Canadian energy products play in the global economy and meeting growing global energy needs. Energy Week, which will be highlighted by a series of events across the country, is

The Surrey Board of Trade’s leadership work in government advocacy has been recognized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, specifically through the utilization of their unique event program, entitled the ‘Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue Series’.“The Surrey Board of Trade is thrilled that the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has recognized the leadership work of the…

Today, the Canadian Government announced the creation of a new marine protected area near Arctic Bay — an Inuit hamlet on the northwest corner of Baffin Island.The Canadian Government also needs to focus on arctic economic opportunities specifically their  infrastructure needs and its economic potential for Canadian businesses.  Today, the Surrey Board of Trade

The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their agricultural industry advocacy, will present the 3rd Surrey Agriculture Leadership Awards on November 21 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Surrey Arts Centre.Nominations are open to individual or organization that has made a positive impact to Surrey’s agricultural industry.“Surrey stands at a critical juncture to

The Surrey Board of Trade, through a recently composed position paper on single use plastics, submitted feedback to the BC Government’s Consultation on banning, reducing, and recycling plastic waste and how it will affect consumers and businesses.The Surrey Board of Trade is calling on the Provincial Government, and ultimately the Federal Government, to work

All Surrey candidates running for political office in the next federal election will be presenting their perspectives at the Surrey Board of Trade’s Federal Election All Candidates Business Dialogue on October 2 from 6-8pm at the Sheraton Hotel in Surrey. Attendees will hear from candidates on how they will be responsive to business and economic

The Surrey Board of Trade presented to the TransLink Mayors’ Council to maintain the current 10-Year Transportation Plan including LRT.Though the Surrey Board of Trade’s presentation was referenced by the various regional mayors through debate, the final decision was that SkyTrain will be advanced to Fleetwood, to 166 Street. Reliance on whether SkyTrain can…

SURREY, B.C. – Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced a major investment in the Lower Mainland’s transportation infrastructure. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, announced a major investment of $102 million for five projects that will increase efficiency at the Port of Vancouver and move Canadian goods to international markets.The projects are:$42.7 million to