Divergence

The theme of divergence has been playing out in the global economy. One example is how the U.S. Federal Reserve has begun their path of gradually raising interest rates whereas central banks like the Bank of Japan or European...
Which B.C. city has experienced the largest population increase since 2011? Most readers will not be surprised at the answer:  Surrey. Between 2011 and 2015, more than 43,000 additional people became residents of Surrey, which translates into an average...
The Surrey Board of Trade attended the 66th Republic Day of India Celebration hosted by Consul General Shri. Rajiv K. Chander at the Fraser-View Banquet Hall in Vancouver. The event was well attended with many prominent Indo-Canadians, Consul Generals,...
The Surrey Board of Trade was in attendance on January 26th for the CERBA Mineral Conference, sponsored by Deloitte and held in their learning centre. Some of the speaker highlights were Mr. William Hoyle (Senior Manager, at B.C .Ministry...
On January 27, 2016, the Surrey Board of Trade was pleased to receive a delegation of about 10 members from Belarus, including representatives from both the public and private sector. The SBOT gave a short presentation about Surrey. Mayor...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a legislation that intends to prevent the U.S. food supply from contamination. Many Surrey farms and food production facilities will be affected by this act if they...
Donald J. Trump is still leading all the polls nationwide in the Republican primaries even though Ted Cruz eked out a tiny lead in Iowa. What is the Trump appeal? Surely it can’t be the casual racism, the absurd...
In the 1980’s we had Ronald and “Reaganomics.” Some 35 years later, are we getting ready to embrace Donald and “Trumponomics”? America is looking to make a change, for a “political outsider” who is brave enough to challenge the...
The Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) hosted Honourable Minister Stephanie Cadieux and MLA Marvin Hunt at the ultra high tech Surrey Traffic Management Centre to support the provincial announcement of Technology Skills Appreciation Week March 21st-25th,...
For the second consecutive year, the City of Surrey has been named as one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities by the New York-based think tank Intelligent Community Forum. The fourteenth annual Top 7 list includes cities from four...