BBOT News

Celebrate Canada Day in Burnaby!


  Celebrate and connect with our families, neighbours and friends again! There’s something for everyone at the City of Burnaby’s 3 Canada Day celebrations that showcases the best of Burnaby’s incredible diverse community. Join in for multicultural entertainment, games, activities, food, live performances and fireworks! Friday, July 1 2022 – All Day The 3 celebrations include Edmonds […]

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Public Hearings on Proposed Redistribution of Burnaby Federal Electoral Districts


This evening, Burnaby Board of Trade CEO Paul Holden will be attending a public hearing hosted by the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia. He will be speaking on behalf of the Burnaby business community to ensure that there continues to be a fair and equitable representation of the interests of all our citizens […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade Introduces NEW Strategic Plan at 112th AGM


Today at its 112th Annual General Meeting, the Burnaby Board of Trade introduced its NEW Strategic Plan. The 2022-2025 Strategic Plan outlines the goals and objectives of the Burnaby Board of Trade and will guide its operations for the next three years. It was developed by the staff of the Burnaby Board of Trade, under […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade Champions Policies at BC Chamber Annual General Meeting


This week, Burnaby Board of Trade CEO Paul Holden, along with Chair of the Board Mike Kaerne and Vice-Chair Paula Skaper, attended the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting and Conference (BC Chamber AGM) in Prince George. There, they met with representatives from other Boards of Trade and Chambers to advocate on behalf […]

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Business Seminar: How to Export to the European Union Single Market


On 31 May, 2022 (12 pm – 1:30 pm EDT), the Delegation of the European Union to Canada, in partnership with the Trade Commissioner Services, is hosting a virtual “EU 101 Business Seminar” for Canadian businesses on how to export to the European Union Single Market. Opening with a fireside chat between Melita Gabrič, EU Ambassador […]

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State of the City Address 2022: Burnaby’s Bright Future


On May 16, the Burnaby Board of Trade hosted the 2022 State of the City Address where Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley outlined the long-term projects and priorities that will shape the future of our community. Mayor Hurley also shared a short video highlighting the major facilities the City plans to build over the next five years, […]

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BC and Federal Governments Increase Funding of EV Charging Stations to 75%


The B.C. and federal governments will increase funding to help individuals, businesses and municipalities install electric vehicle charging stations through the CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate and Fleets programs. For a limited time, funding will cover as much as 75% of eligible purchase and installation costs for EV charging stations, which is an increase from […]

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Public Survey: Hastings Street Improvement Project


TransLink and the City of Burnaby are seeking input on potential street improvements on Hastings Street between Boundary Road and Duthie Avenue. Share your thoughts and help shape the future of your community. TAKE THE SURVEY  (This survey will be open until June 13, 2022.) About This Project  TransLink and the City of Burnaby are […]

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Employers: Learn How Canada’s Immigration Programs Can Help You Hire Foreign Labour


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is offering a virtual learning series of free, 30-minute information sessions for employers in Western Canada. You’ll learn about Canada’s economic immigration programs and resources to help you attract, hire and retain global talent. Each week will feature a new topic, with an opportunity for employers to ask questions. Upcoming Topics and Dates June 1 @ 9am […]

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Canadian Industry for Ukraine – How Can Your Business Help?


The federal government is making an appeal to Canadian businesses interested in providing support to displaced Ukrainians arriving in Canada. Canada has partnered with the Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance and its national network of settlement organizations to provide direct and critical support to those in need. Donations from Canadian businesses will go to Ukrainians […]

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