BBOT News

20th Annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Video Recap


On November 7th, the BBOT was happy to bring together 350 professionals to celebrate and recognize the best of local business, entrepreneurs, and non-profits at the 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards. Held jointly in partnership with the City, these awards are a great opportunity to showcase and promote success in the Burnaby business community. […]

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BBOT Collaborates with BIPT Partners to Host Employers Round Table on Attracting and Retaining Newcomer Talent


  As a long standing member of the Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT) the BBOT collaborated with partners including, Burnaby Family Life, Vancity, Douglas College, Mosaic, WorkBC, S.U.C.C.E.S.S to host an employer’s round table with BBOT members Reid Automotive Recycling, Hemlock Printers, Chandos Construction and Traction on Demand sharing workplace strategies on how to attract […]

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Information on Bus Service Disruptions Later This Week


Job action by the union representing bus and SeaBus workers is planned for this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday which is expected to result in a full disruption of bus and SeaBus services across the Lower Mainland region. The Burnaby Board of Trade knows how paramount an efficient transportation system is to our economy, and urges […]

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Federal Government Announces New Cabinet


November 20, 2019 —  Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the new federal cabinet, including 4 Ministers from British Columbia. The federal cabinet is comprised of the senior members of the federal government and the heads of the various federal ministries.  The Burnaby Board of Trade routinely engages with members of cabinet on a variety […]

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Join the BBOT & BCIT at the Entrepreneur Tradeshow and Support Future Business Owners


Burnaby Board of Trade members are invited to have fun while helping budding entrepreneurs by participating in the BCIT School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Tradeshow on November 26th! Burnaby Board of Trade members will visit booths set-up by business students outlining a prospective business idea and ask the students tough questions about their business concept, their market […]

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View the Photos from the 2019 Burnaby Business Excellence Awards!


The photos from the 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Gala are now posted and available to view and download! 350 business, government, and community leaders came together on November 7th to recognize and celebrate the best of the Burnaby business community.  Over the course of this black-and-white themed gala night, 9 different awards were […]

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Business Document Services at the BBOT


The Burnaby Board of Trade is happy to provide select Business Document Services through the BC Corporate Registry for use by local businesses in procurement and bids, financing applications, small claims courts, and other official purposes. The Burnaby Board of Trade is a partner office of the BC Corporate Registry and is able to access […]

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5 Minutes for Business: The Shortest Decade: Addressing the Coming Climate Crunch


In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Burnaby Board of Trade look at “Addressing the Coming Climate Crunch”. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been unequivocal: without significant action to limit global warming to a 1.5 degrees, humans will increasingly suffer from the effects […]

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Winners for 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards Announced; HUB International Insurance Brokers, Largest in Canada, Named Business of the Year


The winners for the 20th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards were announced last evening at the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards gala event attended by 350 business, community and political leaders. Co-hosted with the City of Burnaby, these annual awards recognize businesses, entrepreneurs and not-for-profits for their business success, innovation, community involvement, and environmental sustainability. This […]

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BBOT President and CEO Attends Government Housing Announcement at SFU


BBOT President and CEO attended Premier Horgans announcement of affordable on-campus housing coming to SFU, taking pressure off the rental market. “By providing more student housing at post-secondary campuses throughout the province, government is taking some of the pressure off students, while freeing up affordable rentals for people in communities like Burnaby, where there are […]

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