BBOT News

Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table: Starting Your Own Business: Entrepreneurship for Newcomers


The Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT), of which the Burnaby Board of Trade is an active member, facilitates integration and settlement of immigrants and refugees to foster a welcoming and inclusive community in Burnaby. On February 12th the BIPT is hosting “Starting Your Own Business: Entrepreneurship for Newcomers“. This free all day conference helps entrepreneurs, learn […]

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5 Minutes for Business – Economic Rewind: A Decade In Review


Are you ready to rewind to the start of 2010? A time where your radio boasted the Black Eyed Peas and boot cut jeans were fashionable. While this may sound like a dystopian past, it really wasn’t. The start of this decade was actually a sign of hope for Canadians as we weathered the financial […]

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BBOT Submission for Climate Preparedness and Adaption Strategy


The Burnaby Board of Trade in response to the Provincial Government request for  public feedback on its Climate Preparedness and Adaption Strategy convened a small task force of business owners and professionals who met to discuss and brainstorm areas of concern and focus. This task force and our membership, representing businesses of all sizes and […]

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Celebrating Dine Out Vancouver 2020


The Dine Out Vancouver Festival is right around the corner (January 17th to February 2nd) and there is no better way to check out some of our city’s amazing culinary offerings than to taste test the menus at these participating members locations! Cactus Club  | 4291 Lougheed Cactus Club | 4653 Kingsway Cactus Club |Station Square 6090 […]

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2020 Vancouver Small Business Info Expo – Build your Business


2020 Vancouver Small Business Info Expo – Build your Business You’re invited to the FREE 2020 Vancouver Small Business Info Expo (#SBIE) on Feb 6, 2020 at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre! Access subject matter experts from over 50 government support programs and non-profit service providers that are here to help your business. […]

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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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BBOT and Indus Travels Provides Exclusive Offer for Southern France River Cruise Experience


The Burnaby Board of Trade has partnered with BBOT member Indus Travels to provide an unforgettable river cruise experience in the South of France for an unbeatable price with a special BBOT discount! A partner of the BBOT Experience Travel Program, Indus Travels is offering BBOT members and friends a $1200 per couple discount on […]

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Women’s Business Success Network Plans Career Discussion Events with Young Women Students at Burnaby School District


    The Burnaby Board of Trade’s Women’s Business Success Network (WBSN) is partnering with the Burnaby School District on a pair of unique events designed to support young women in exploring the diversity of career and professional opportunities available in our business community. We are now looking for women professionals to volunteer to participate in […]

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Share Your Perspective on Climate Preparedness and Adaptation


The Burnaby Board of Trade will be responding to a Government of BC consultation on developing a climate preparedness and adaptation strategy to help ensure that our business community can prepare for a changing climate. Across B.C. and beyond we’ve seen record wildfires, extreme weather, increased drought and more frequent flooding. These examples of the […]

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5 Minutes for Business: Sluggish Growth: The New Normal for Canada


In this edition of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s 5 Minutes for Business Canada’s economy is shifting into a lower gear. It’s losing steam as our growth engines sputter in the face of global uncertainty and competitive challenges. So, what is in store for our economy as we head into a new year and new decade? […]

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