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–Negative PCR Tests, Documentation Requirements, Rising US Cases and Vaccination RecordsToday, the United States announced it will be reopening the Canada and Mexico land borders for vaccinated travelers on a date to be announced in November. Canada reopened its US land borders in August.“This comes as a great relief for the economies of

Surrey, BC – The Surrey Board of Trade announced the winners of the 5th Surrey Arts & Business Awards, presented by Scotiabank, at a live digital event on October 12 which featured BC's Parliamentary Secretary for Arts and Film (and JUNO Award-nominated recording artist), Bob D'Eith, Prem Gill, CEO of Creative BC and Keely Rammage-Scott of Face

© A Master MediaOn October 8 at 9 am, the Surrey Board of Trade will be speaking in favour of Surrey’s Campbell Heights South Employment Lands application at the Metro Vancouver Regional Planning Committee meeting.“The proposed development of South Campbell Heights in Surrey is important to the Metro Vancouver region because of industrial

SURREY, BC – In partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) and Western Community College, the Surrey Board of Trade has received funding provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement in the amount of $256,519.00.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to have received this funding from the

The Surrey Board of Trade has released the September 2021 Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report today.“In August 2021, Surrey’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be driven by a two-pronged strength: knowledge-based industries and resource industries,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Many other goods and services sectors

As Canada becomes a place of refuge, BC prepares to welcome Afghan refugees. There will be many difficulties and challenges on the road ahead for Afghan refugees and their families."This crisis has left many businesses asking how to help with resettlement and facilitate this transition so our new residents feel safe and at home

SURREY, BC – In partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) and Western Community College, the Surrey Board of Trade has received B.C.’s Community Workforce Response Grant program funding in the amount of $263,229.00.The project provided 13 weeks in a classroom setting of Digital Business Essentials, addressing market disruption from COVID-19, as the businesses

The US has introduced new legislation, the Cruising for Alaska’s Workforce Act, to provide a permanent exemption from the Passenger Vessel Services Act (PVSA) for cruises transporting passengers to Alaska from any US port.The proposed legislation introduced to Congress on September 23 would apply to cruise ships travelling between Washington state and Alaska

The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their cultural industry strategy, will digitally present the 5th Surrey Arts & Business Awards on October 12th, from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm."Arts and culture industry enhances the livability of a city,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We need the arts