Surrey Business News
TWO METRE ECONOMY EDITION
Surrey Board of Trade Receives $400,000 in Funding from BC Government Surrey Board of Trade Receives $50,000 in Funding from Federal Government
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction provided up to $402,105 to the Surrey Board of Trade to deliver a Labour Market Partnership project that will immediately build and support Surrey employer capacity to respond to COVID-19 workforce needs.
Project outcomes include:
• More Surrey employers being prepared and able to respond to the workforce-related impacts and opportunities resulting from the pandemic;
• More Surrey workers impacted by COVID-19 to be connected to re-employment, re-deployment, reskilling and sustained employment;
• More unemployed members of equity-seeking groups in Surrey
• A real-time Back-to-work Strategies Playbook that can be adapted and used by other communities and tailored to specific industry sectors;
• Ongoing real-time labour market Intelligence to support employer and service provider decision-making; and,
• Better use of and connections to government supports.
NOTE: Cover: Bruce Ralston, MLA Surrey-whalley and Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade