Surrey Business News
Surrey Board of Trade Focused on Federal Government Policy in Saint John, New Brunswick
At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention held on September 21-23, 2019 in Saint John, New Brunswick, the Surrey Board of Trade sought the support for federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses.
Four delegates from the Surrey Board of Trade attended: Anita Huberman, CEO; Jasroop Gosal, Policy Coordinator; Doug Tennant, Chair; and, Dr. Greg Thomas, Immediate Past Chair.
“The Surrey Board of Trade actively participates in the formation of federal government policy perspectives to instigate change to help business and the economy. This serves as one of our member and stakeholder value propositions,” said Anita Huberman.
Surrey Board of Trade federal government policies, which all earned support, were:
There are 450 chambers of commerce/boards of trade in Canada. There were 76 federal government policies being debated at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention this year, very similar to a UBCM and FCM format.