BBOT News

Business Intel: Mid-Year 2015 Canada, U.S. & U.K. Office Market Report


BBOT Member Avison Young has just released their Mid-Year 2015 Canada, U.S. & U.K. Office Market Report. This valuable report covers the office markets in 50 Canadian, U.S. and U.K. metropolitan regions and has useful information on vacancy rates, development and trends in the office space market locally, nationally and internationally.  We encourage you to […]

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5 Minutes for Business: The TPP – Trans Pacific Partnership


The BBOT, through its connection with the Canadian Chamber network, is pleased to bring you “5 Minutes for Business” — brief and informative updates on various business topics. Check back here every two weeks to get up to speed on a different business or economic topic courtesy of the Burnaby Board of Trade and the […]

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Consultation on the Small Business Deduction–Active versus Investment Business Income


If you have a business that incorporates any sort of rental of space, or allowing customers to use your space, (particularly self-storage facilities)  this may impact you! The federal government is reviewing the rules surrounding active versus investment business income and the implications for the federal small business tax deduction.  Businesses are able to submit […]

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Lackluster loonie makes filming in B.C. a blockbuster deal


[Burnaby NewsLeader – July 29, 2015] Canadian Motion Picture Park president Alec Fatalevich is receiving lots of calls from the 818 area code these days. It’s Hollywood calling. With the Canadian dollar free-falling, B.C.’s film and TV industry is suddenly getting a lot more action. “The Canadian dollar definitely plays a major role, there’s no […]

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5 Minutes for Business: Export Revolution


The BBOT, through its connection with the Canadian Chamber network, is pleased to bring you “5 Minutes for Business” — brief and informative updates on various business topics. Check back here every two weeks to get up to speed on a different business or economic topic courtesy of the Burnaby Board of Trade and the […]

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5 Minutes for Business: What the Global Economic Crisis Means for Canada’s Economy


The BBOT, through its connection with the Canadian Chamber network, is pleased to bring you “5 Minutes for Business” — brief and informative updates on various business topics. Check back here every two weeks to get up to speed on a different business or economic topic courtesy of the Burnaby Board of Trade and the […]

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EVENT RECAP: Networking in the Lions Den


On Friday July 10th, 200 people from across the Burnaby Board of Trade and Surrey Board of Trade membership came together for a night of networking and football at our exclusive Networking in the Lions Den event. Attendees mixed and mingled with each other, a host of BC Lions players both past and present, and […]

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Following “No” vote Board of Trade urges government, TransLink back to the table


Following of the announcement of the defeat of the Metro Vancouver Transportation & Transit Plebiscite, the Burnaby Board of Trade is calling on government and TransLink to begin working on a new solution to address the region’s long-term transportation needs. Despite the result of the plebiscite, the Burnaby Board of Trade believes the proposed transportation […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade welcomes new Chair, says farewell to departing directors at 105th AGM


The Burnaby Board of Trade welcomed a new Chair and three new members to its Board of Directors at its 105th Annual General Meeting held on June 17th. Assuming the role of Chair of the Board of Directors will be Catherine Boivie.  Catherine is currently an Executive in Residence at the Beedie School of Business […]

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