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The Surrey Board of Trade’s policy recommendations last year to the BC Government were that the BC Government bring forward ridesharing regulations that establish province-wide rules for safety and consumer protection. In addition, the Surrey Board of Trade asked the BC Government to evaluate and remove unnecessary red tape on existing transportation providers to create

The BC Government introduced the 2017 provincial budget today.“The BC Government budget is built for business & investments in a time of global economic uncertainty,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. The investments for business, the economy, and for Surrey are reflected in the Surrey Board of Trade’s top policy priority areas:

On Thursday, March 9, 2017 the Surrey Board of Trade will host the 8th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon, with Presenting Sponsor Vancity.  This event recognizes the hard work of Surrey’s businesswomen and their contributions to the community.The Surrey Board of Trade is pleased to welcome keynote speaker Margaret Trudeau, sponsored by

At the Surrey Board of Trade 2017 Economic Forecast Luncheon, Thursday, February 9, Gary Herman, CEO of the Industry Training Authority (ITA), and Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations. This is the first agreement to be signed by ITA with a…

The Surrey Board of Trade has been advocating for sustainable funding for Surrey Schools since 2008.“Today, the Surrey Board of Trade was pleased to hear from the BC Government that they will be investing $217 million for capital projects over the next 3 years to target the construction of up to 5,200 new student seats…

Yesterday, the Surrey School Coalition met with BC’s Education Minister Mike Bernier to advance their case on sustainable funding for Surrey schools. The Surrey School Coalition is a unique collaboration between parents, business, developers, homebuilder’s (Parent Advisory Groups, Surrey Board of Trade, UDI, GVHBA).“The meeting went well. The Minister listened to our concerns and…

Surrey, B.C. – On Thursday, February 9th, the Surrey Board of Trade will host its annual Economic Forecast Lunch with the focus being on the first 100 days of Trump, and the impact to Canadian businesses.What should the business community expect during the first 100 days under President Trump’s administration? Several key issues are

On Tuesday, January 31st, the Surrey Board of Trade will host a luncheon event featuring Professor Andrew Petter, President of Simon Fraser University. Professor Petter’s keynote address will focus on the Building BC’s Knowledge Economy, with Surrey Leading the Way.British Columbia is positioned to become a global leader in the knowledge economy. Drawing upon

WHAT IS IT:The Ministry of Environment (the ministry) will be revising the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR) made under the Environmental Management Act and the Public Health Act. Enacted in 2002, the OMRR governs the construction and operation of composting facilities and the production, distribution, sale, storage, use, and land application of biosolids and…