BBOT News

Have Your Say! 2016 Provincial Budget Consultations


The all-party Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is seeking public input on next year’s provincial budget. The input it receives will form the basis of a report it issues the Ministry of Finance on recommendations for spending priorities for Budget 2016. The Burnaby Board of Trade will be exploring options to provide […]

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Let us profile your business for Small Business Week!


Dear BBOT Member, The week of October 18th is Small Business Week and the BBOT wants to showcase some of the dynamic small businesses in our community! Featured businesses will be profiled during Small Business Week on various BBOT communication channels. Are you a member of the Burnaby Board of Trade? Are you a small […]

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$10,000 raised for Burnaby charity at annual Board of Trade golf tournament


On September 15th the Burnaby Board of Trade held its annual Charity Golf Tournament at Riverway Golf Course. The crowd of 150 participants enjoyed a lunch and dinner buffet, participated in activities and contests on every hole (including the hole-in-one challenge for a chance at $10,000), and won great prizes all while helping to fundraise […]

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BBOT Makes Submission to BC’s Climate Leadership Team


Earlier this year, the Government of BC announced plans to build on its previous environmental sustainability work by developing a new Climate Leadership Plan to move B.C. closer to its long-term emissions reduction goals. As part of the development of this plan, the Government underwent a public consultation seeking initial comments on the future goals, […]

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The Valley Bakery named 2015 Burnaby Business Hall of Fame inductee


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) and the City of Burnaby are pleased to announce that The Valley Bakery is this year’s inductee into Burnaby’s prestigious Burnaby Business Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame induction is presented annually to a widely-recognized, Burnaby-based business that has demonstrated outstanding business success over many years and has […]

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Local Procurement Opportunities with Trans Mountain Expansion Project


Should the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project be approved, there will be many opportunities for local businesses to participate in the project. If approval is received, Trans Mountain anticipates that early works (access roads, right-of-way clearing, etc.) could start in June 2016 with pipeline construction beginning in September 2016.  The Project is anticipated to require […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade and Port Metro Vancouver Hold Unique Networking Tours of Fraser River and Coal Harbour


The Burnaby Board of Trade in conjunction with Port Metro Vancouver held special boat tours of the operations of the Port on both the Fraser River and the Vancouver Harbour over the past two weeks. Burnaby Board of Trade members joined members of several neighbouring Chambers of Commerce/Boards of Trade on the tours which provided […]

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Burnaby RCMP Business Watch website & program launch


Burnaby RCMP Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley invites you to attend the launch of the Business Watch Program, to be held on Thursday, September 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby.

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5 Minutes for Business: Currency War–What is it Good For?


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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Save on PNE passes with our promo code!


Planning to attend the PNE this summer? Burnaby Board of Trade members are eligible for an exclusive discount through Perkopolis! Enjoy the attractions, take in the sights and savour the tastes and smells of this annual summer tradition—plus save money on every Gate Pass you and your employees buy!   Email marisol@bbot.ca or all 604 412-0100 […]

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