Margaret Trudeau is coming to Surrey next month.

Margaret Trudeau comes to Surrey

Surrey Board of Trade names the finalists in the Surrey Women in Business Awards

Margaret Trudeau is coming to Surrey next month to host an event honouring women in business.

On Thursday, March 9, the Surrey Board of Trade will hold its eighth annual Surrey Women in Business Awards Luncheon.

The event recognizes the huge community contributions of women in the business community.

Trudeau, mother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is the keynote speaker for the event.

Also the former wife of former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, she has become an icon in Canada, and is well-respected for her work as a mental-health advocate.

She tirelessly shares her personal stories to remind others of the importance of nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. She is also the proud mother to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The Surrey Board of Trade has also released the names  of the finalists in the Women in Business Awards.

They are:


Noel Asmar – Noel Asmar Group Inc.

Leanne Cordeiro – Salon Cordeiro

Galia Shukr – Prestige Performance Consulting Ltd.


Mandie La Montagne – The Intueri Group

Parminder Mann – All Care Counselling

Sonia Virk – Virk Viyas & Associate Lawyers

Not-for-Profit Leader

Judy Krawchuk – Sophie’s Place/Child Development Foundation of BC

Dr. Noreen Simmons – BC Family Hearing Resource Society

Louise Tremblay – The Semiahmoo Foundation/Semiahmoo House Society


Dona Hurry – Mansonville Plastics Group of Companies

Marian Maletta – Westminster Savings

Emily Taylor –  Surrey City Development Corporation

Social Trailblazer

Paola Ardiles – SFU/Bridge For Health

Alice Sundberg – Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition

Jen Temple – Trademark Group

The awards luncheon will be held Thursday, March 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue.

Admission: $55 +GST each, $550 + GST for a table of 10



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