BBOT News

#TradeTalks June 29th at Metro Vancouver Convention Centre


#TradeTalks is being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre June 29th and has been designed to help businesses step up their export game. The day will feature 4 incisive panels, an export-readiness workshop and a global marketplace tradeshow with over 10 international Consul Generals from key trade markets in attendance. This forum will be ground zero […]

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5 Minutes for Business: How Europe Got Her Groove Back


Now that the European elections have come and gone with favourable results, in this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, brought to you by The Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Hendrik Brakel, our Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, reflects on the prosperous impact these elections have fostered for both the European and Canadian economies.  With Europe […]

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Government Suspends CASL “Private Right of Action” – BBOT To Continue to Push for Amendment & Repeal of Spam Law


Today, June 7, the Government of Canada issued an Order in Council suspending the implementation of the ‘private right of action’ contained in Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation (CASL), a move the Burnaby Board of Trade applauds as a significant step in reducing the burden and harm of CASL on the business community. The provision, known […]

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Join in June Membership Charity Drive


From June 1st to 29th the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is holding a Membership Competition to grow our business network while supporting the work of local non-profit organizations! Four teams of BBOT members will be reaching out to business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals and inviting them to be part of the dynamic Burnaby Board […]

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BBOT Policy Initiatives Adopted by the BC Chamber of Commerce


  The Burnaby Board of Trade regularly advocates on issues important to our membership via our social, environmental, and economic development committees, and through other targeted initiatives. This weekend Cory Redekop (Manager-Policy and Events) and Paul Holden (President & CEO) attended the BC Chamber of Commerce AGM in Victoria where they had the opportunity to […]

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The Burnaby Board of Trade is pleased to be recognized by the City of Burnaby for Environmental Excellence


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2017 Burnaby, BC The Burnaby Board of Trade is pleased to be recognized by the City of Burnaby for Environmental Excellence in the category of Business Stewardship for its multi-award winning program, A Pledge for a Sustainable Community. The Pledge for a Sustainable Community, is an online resource which helps […]

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5 Minutes for Business: Fast and Furious—Negotiating NAFTA


Now that the Trump administration has notified Congress that it plans to renegotiate NAFTA, in this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, the Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, considers what will happen over the 90-day consultation period and whether it’s possible to renegotiate NAFTA within […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade Makes the Case for More Women in Corporate Boardrooms with New Policy Proposal


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is making the business case for greater gender diversity on corporate boards as a way of driving economic growth and is calling for provincial action in a new policy released today. The BBOT’s new policy is calling for BC to take several steps to encourage greater gender diversity including: […]

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The Burnaby Board of Trade is Hiring!


Finance Coordinator Burnaby Board of Trade – Burnaby, BC Finance & Administrative Coordinator We are a dynamic business association who rely on the smooth operation of our administrative and general office functions in order to deliver high quality service to our members. Your forte is utilizing your dependable and ‘can-do’ customer service orientation and strong […]

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BBOT Hosts Mayor Corrigan’s Annual State of the City Address


Over 330 people packed the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre on May 4th for the annual State of the City Luncheon featuring Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan’s annual address on the state of Burnaby and the plans for future development, growth and opportunities. Following a networking reception–featuring “now-and-then” photos of Burnaby in recognition of its 125 […]

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