SURREY – The Surrey Board of Trade brought together business people from throughout the Lower Mainland on May 7 to celebrate their successes as local import and export companies.
Surrey International Trade Awards were presented to Tropical Link Canada (Small Business category) and LMS Reinforcing Steel Group (Large Business category).
. A Surrey mortgage broker has been named one of the country’s top performers.
Bill Macklem of DLC Macklem Mortgage has been listed in Canadian
Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Top 75 Brokers for 2015.
This prestigious ranking, compiled annually, recognizes the top-selling brokers in the Canadian mortgage industry, specifically looking at the residential space.
. Intercontinental Truck Body recently celebrated the completion of its 10,000th unit built in the company’s Surrey plant.
"On the one hand, it’s just another vehicle – same as the other 50 or so that we’re building right now," said B.C. sales manager John Van Seters. "On the other hand, we’ll only cross the threshold from four digits to five once in our lifetime."
Intercontinental Truck Body is on 192nd Street, just south of Highway 10.
. Trigate Development Corporation has donated $50,000 to Surrey Crime Prevention Society.
The society says the gift is the single largest individual donation in the history of the city that is solely dedicated to enhancing community safety.
SCPS executive director Karen Reid Sidhu said the donation will enable the group to expand programs and ensure the safety of its volunteers by purchasing new equipment.