Business

Business – Employers and Employees Resource

What makes for a strong economy are the businesses that make up our community.  The Surrey-Cloverdale constituency is enriched by the numerous businesses and business owners that make are integral to Surrey’s success.  Below are a few resources for the local business sector:

Resources:
WorkBC – A new, comprehensive on-line service for British Columbians seeking career and skills development information, employers looking to improve labour productivity, and skills training service providers interested in emerging best practices

Bizpal
 – an online tool that helps businesses streamline application processes for federal, provincial and municipal permits and licences

Worksafe BC –  promotes workplace health and safety, consulting with and educating employers and workers and monitor compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In the event of work-related injuries or diseases, WorkSafeBC works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, health care benefits, and a range of other services.

Worker’s Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) – is an independent appeal tribunal external to the Workers’ Compensation Board, operating as WorkSafeBC (WorkSafeBC). It is the final level of appeal in the British Columbia workers’ compensation system.

Small Business B.C. – a resource centre for products, services and support to help entrepreneurs with their successful entry into small business ventures, and existing businesses at every stage of their development.

Community Organizations:
Surrey Board of Trade – serving the community of Surrey since 1918, the site provides recent announcements and events, a local business directory, the latest news and international trade information.

South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce (SSWR) – supports a variety of community organizations and events, providing its members not only with opportunities to increase visibility within the community and amongst local leaders, but also a chance to give back and get involved in making a real difference in the community.

Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce – encourages new business, while continuing to promote current business and town development and good community planning. The Chamber also provides ongoing liaison with the City of Surrey and participates on a number of committees.

Cloverdale Business Improvement Association – managed by a volunteer board of property owners and tenants to act as a voice for business and contribute to street beautifications, business development, safety & security programs, business advocacy, community events and sponsorships.