Surrey Business News

Sur­rey Board of Trade Fo­cused on Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment Pol­icy Ac­tion Oc­to­ber 26-27

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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

5. Blockchain

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

9. Grey­wa­ter

10. Pen­sions

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.

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