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  • Aug 30, 2021

 

The executive directors of the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce and the White Rock BIA are concerned that a new ‘vaccine passport’ measure will add “another layer of complication” for already COVID-battered businesses. (File photo).

Vaccine ‘passport’ creates concern among South Surrey, White Rock business groups

Chamber, BIA say more details of responsibility, enforcement needed

 

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Craig and Brandi Garden stand atop Mt. Gardner on Bowen Island in 2019. The Gardens founded Eversio Wellness in 2020 and have just been granted a license from Health Canada to produce psychedelic mushrooms for research and medical purposes. (Photo: submitted)

Surrey company receives licence to produce magic mushrooms

Eversio Wellness granted ‘Controlled Substances Dealer’s Licence’ by Health Canada

Craig and Brandi Garden stand atop Mt. Gardner on Bowen Island in 2019. The Gardens founded Eversio Wellness in 2020 and have just been granted a license from Health Canada to produce psychedelic mushrooms for research and medical purposes. (Photo: submitted)
Dawson Card pours a glass of beer at Galaxie Brewhouse, which is expected to open any day. (Aaron Hinks photo)

‘Galaxie’ brewery set for lift-off on White Rock waterfront in early July

Milkyway Hazy IPA, Zero Gravity Lime Berliner among space-themed bar’s offerings

Dawson Card pours a glass of beer at Galaxie Brewhouse, which is expected to open any day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.

New ‘Surrey Pulse Survey’ reveals local businesses top pandemic concerns

This is Surrey Board of Trade’s third such survey

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Photo courtesy NIAID-RML via AP.
A view of Fraser Surrey Docks. (File photo)

Surrey stores hurting after Canada imposes 295.5% tariff on China-made furniture

Jeet Jaswal, owner of MJM Furniture in Newton, says a tariff of 295.5% is ‘outrageous’

A view of Fraser Surrey Docks. (File photo)
As of March 31, the City of Surrey had the most COVID-19 cases of any city in the province. (BCCDC map)

16 Surrey businesses temporarily closed due to COVID-19 transmission

Total includes 6 businesses located in South Surrey

As of March 31, the City of Surrey had the most COVID-19 cases of any city in the province. (BCCDC map)
In 1961, Verna Hassall became the first female president of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, which was called the Cloverdale Board of Trade at the time. (Photo courtesy City of Surrey Archives.)

Chamber director researching his organization’s 72-year history in an effort to compile a list of past presidents

‘The Cloverdale Chamber is one of the oldest Chambers in the area:’ Wheatley

In 1961, Verna Hassall became the first female president of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, which was called the Cloverdale Board of Trade at the time. (Photo courtesy City of Surrey Archives.)
Mark Nagra and Raman Dhaliwal, co-owners of WR Mattress Gallery in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Is your mattress keeping you up at night?

3 ways to know if your mattress needs replacing

  • Mar 29, 2021
Mark Nagra and Raman Dhaliwal, co-owners of WR Mattress Gallery in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Surrey Board of Trade calls on city hall to waive patio fees for restaurants, pubs

Council’s Safe Surrey Coalition majority rejected a motion to this end last summer

Lia Crowe photo
Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: B.C. entrepreneur opens pest control business with ducks as employees

Slugs n’ Bugs For Lunch will take care of your garden pests naturally

Cameron Ezzy has his ducks trained as pest control officers. Through his business, Slugs N’ Bugs for Lunch, he will come to your home and rid your garden of slugs. Photo by Terry Farrell
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Raman and Mark

Mattress matchmakers: Helping South Surrey sleep at night

Sales staff study — and answer a 200+ question quiz — so you can sleep easy!

  • Feb 8, 2021
Raman and Mark
Mark Nagra met business partner Raman Dhaliwal at Staples in South Surrey. The two partnered and built a successful business in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)

4 steps to a better sleep

It takes a comfortable mattress, and also a comfortable shopping experience!

  • Jan 11, 2021
Mark Nagra met business partner Raman Dhaliwal at Staples in South Surrey. The two partnered and built a successful business in South Surrey. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock’s most ordered food on Skip the Dishes was bread. (Skip The Dishes photo)

Delivery app releases data on White Rock’s favourite foods

Skip the Dishes says 33 per cent more restaurants joined the service this year

White Rock’s most ordered food on Skip the Dishes was bread. (Skip The Dishes photo)
A example of a Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)

White Rock company aims to bring vacation experience to front door

‘Staycation Boxes’ launched two months ago, include food bank donations

A example of a Staycation Box featuring an Indian experience. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering this evening, Thursday Nov. 5. (File photo)

Surrey’s Business Person of the Year to be revealed tonight

The Surrey Board of Trade will announce winners in eight award categories

Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering this evening, Thursday Nov. 5. (File photo)
Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Public’s adherence to COVID-19 orders key to small businesses’ survival: Chamber

South Surrey-White Rock Chamber, BIA call on residents, visitors to ‘do their part’

Physical distancing in place at a South Surrey business. (Tracy Holmes photo)
From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations

From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations

When something breaks in your home, who do you call?

  • Jul 27, 2020
From a man with a shovel to 100 trucks: home service through 3 generations