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The Surrey Board of Trade, as part of their workforce service portfolio, issue a call to action to the Federal Government to:1.     Revisit the implementation of a Military Employment Transition Program partnering with the chamber of commerce/board of trade industry, academic and industry associations;2.     Invest in a public campaign that clearly articulates the

The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Surrey Board of Trade are urging the Canadian government to immediately eliminate requirements for fully vaccinated Canadians to produce a negative COVID-19 molecular test (PCR test) when returning from the United States at land border crossings, ferries and airports.“The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to

RECORDING OF THE 2021 SURREY BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDSSurrey, B.C. – On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Surrey Board of Trade recognized eight winners at the 23rd Annual Surrey Business Excellence Awards – the Resiliency Edition, with presenting sponsors Grant Thornton LLP and TD Bank, and media sponsors CKNW, Global BC and the Surrey NOW-Leader.

Today, the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) published a provincial update on the Surrey policing transition today after a request for information. They found that there are several impacts caused by the Surrey Police Service (SPS) transition that must be considered, which would have local, regional, and provincial repercussions.“From the very beginning we

The BC Government has applied to decriminalize some illicit drugs to combat toxic drug supply and the resulting ongoing and increasing deaths. This is an important topic in BC as overdoses and deaths due to toxic supply sharply has increased since the onset of the pandemic.“We are pleased that the BC Government has moved

Today, the BC Government detailed its intention to defer 2.6 million hectares of old growth across British Columbia.“The deferral process is going to jeopardize many businesses,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Hundreds of employees will be laid off due to this deferral process. Every day, businesses are making tough

UBC is expanding its presence south of the Fraser River with the $70-million purchase of a property in Surrey. UBC Properties Trust has acquired a 135,000-square-foot property—currently home to the Grace Hanin Community Church—at the intersection of King George Boulevard and Fraser Highway. The site, which is located close to SkyTrain, Surrey Memorial Hospital and