Surrey Business News
Surrey Board of Trade Focused on Federal Government Policy Action October 26-27
At the annual Canadian Chamber of Commerce Convention held virtually on October 26-27, the Surrey Board of Trade sought support for 10 federal government policies from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce member chambers of commerce and boards of trade, representing 200,000 Canadian businesses. The results were not ready at the time of publication distribution. Check businessinsurrey.com/ news for the results.
Delegates from the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) that participated in the digital debates included Anita Huberman, CEO; Jasroop Gosal, Policy Coordinator; Doug Tennant, Board Chair; and Dr. Greg Thomas, Chair of the SBOT’S International & Industry Team.
“The Surrey Board of Trade actively participates in the composition 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, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.
Surrey Board of Trade federal government composed policies for 2020:
1. A Focus on Refugees
2. Port Connectivity and Infrastructure Investments
3. Revitalizing Canada’s Riverfronts
4. Transportation and Congestion
6. Funding for Climate Changement Adaptation – Coastal & Waterfront Community Flood Protection
7. Global Research Fund for Vaccines
8. Canada’s Economic Opportunity in the Arctic
There are 450 chambers of commerce/boards of trade in Canada. The Surrey Board of Trade, as Surrey’s city-building business organization, is one of the top 10 largest boards of trade/chambers of commerce in Canada.