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In May of 2020, cities across BC unveiled a unique policy to provide restaurants with the ability to temporarily use outdoor areas for customer seating.“We want as many restaurants as possible to participate in the City’s expanded patio program in 2021,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “But it has to be

Today is World Water Day, highlighting what water means to different people. Specifically, how water is important to your home, family, livelihood, cultural practices, and to businesses.“On World Water Day, the Surrey Board of Trade asks the Federal Government in coordination with the Provincial and Territorial Governments, to enact enabling policies that support the

The BC Government has invested an additional $30 million in their Launch Online Grant program.“The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing more customers online, giving businesses an opportunity to get online quickly or enhance their online presence to make sales,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “The Surrey Board of Trade partnered with Blue Meta to

The Surrey International Trade Centre, at the Surrey Board of Trade, will host the Consul General of Ireland Frank Flood and BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Bruce Ralston, at the digital Discover Trade and Investment meeting focused on business opportunities between Canada and Ireland, utilizing the Canadian European Trade Agreement.In addition,

The Surrey Board of Trade releases their latest Surrey Business Leadership Perspective on today’s Canada and BC Labour Force Survey.“The Surrey Board of Trade remains confident that BC is well-positioned fiscally, economically and public health-wise to survive any further adverse labour market impacts of this pandemic,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.“The

On Friday, April 30th, the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 12th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards. This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community.2021 Surrey Women in Business Awards Finalists are:EntrepreneurSandra Christian, Creative Kids Learning CentersDaniela Fisher, Naturally GivenConnie Marples,

The Surrey Board of Trade has released the 6th Surrey Labour Market Intelligence Report today.“The job market in Surrey is on a positive trajectory,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “We still need to pay attention to the 9,000 jobs that are yet to be recovered since the pandemic began. Surrey is

Indigenous knowledge and economic partnerships are a priority for all businesses as we all continue on the path towards reconciliation and the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).“The Surrey Board of Trade is a leader again in launching a Surrey Business Leadership Learning Series that will help

Surrey, B.C. – The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to announce another high profile speaker at their annual Surrey Women in Business Awards event on April 30 at 11am-2pm: Yaël Eisenstat.Yael will share her unique experience and journey as a special advisor to then-Vice President Joe Biden, as a CIA Officer facing counter-extremism