BBOT Holds Roundtable and Tour with Jobs Minister Ravi Kahlon and Provincial and Municipal Leadership

The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) was pleased to host The Honourable Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation for a business roundtable and tour in Burnaby last week, along with Minister of State Katrina Chen, MLA Janet Routledge, and Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley.

The roundtable discussion, hosted safely at the BBOT’s Metrotown offices, featured small and medium businesses sharing their experiences of the pandemic, and highlighting areas where improvements could be made to keep Burnaby businesses competitive in the future.  Following the discussion, BBOT President & CEO Paul Holden joined the Minister and government leaders on a tour of Burnaby manufacturers and technology companies, highlighting our innovative business community.

The BBOT regularly meets with, engages with, and advocates to government leaders such as Minister Kahlon on the issues that are top of mind for local businesses, and makes sure our members concerns are heard by government.   To read more about our advocacy focus and impact, click here.