BBOT News

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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5 Minutes for Business: Top 3 Issues in the Federal Election


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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Re-Imagining the Lougheed Town Centre Core Area


Preliminary concepts for the redevelopment of Lougheed Mall and Burnaby’s Lougheed Town Centre area have been developed over the past year by City staff.  The City is accepting feedback, questions and comments on the redevelopment plans and your input will help shape the exciting future of the Lougheed neighbourhood. Visit the City of Burnaby website […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade joins 350 business and government leaders for BC-Korea Trade & Investment Forum


The Burnaby Board of Trade and several members of the its Pacific Gateway Committee represented the Burnaby business community at a special trade and investment forum focused on the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The forum, organized by the Government of British Columbia, featured panels of business and trade experts explaining the new trade agreement and […]

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Congratulations Access 2014/15 Graduates!


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) said goodbye to the 2014/15 graduates of its Access Student Career Development Program on Thursday night, at an intimate reception at Personas Restaurant and Lounge. The celebration marked the third graduating class of the Access Program, which provides senior post secondary students with the opportunity to build meaningful relationships […]

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5 Minutes for Business: What is Happening in China?


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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‘Pledge for a Sustainable Community’ among best CSR projects in the world


The Burnaby Board of Trade’s Pledge for a Sustainable Community program placed among the top four in the category of “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Project” at the 2015 World Chambers Competition, finishing behind the winning Women Leaders Programme put forward by the Finland Chamber of Commerce. The Pledge program, which is a comprehensive online resource […]

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BBOT CEO Paul Holden talks ‘Pledge’ at World Chambers Competition


BBOT CEO Paul Holden and Marketing and Programs Manager Tessa Vanderkop were in Turin, Italy this week, where the Pledge for a Sustainable Community program was named a finalist at the World Chambers Competition in the category of Corporate Social Responsibility. See the video of Paul’s presentation to the judging panel.

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First Data Merchant Services: $1,000* if we can’t meet or beat your current offer!


Merchant Services: Right for Your Business Did your current processor pass the lower interchange savings on to you? Get a full STATEMENT ANALYSIS and we will meet or beat your rates. If we can’t meet or beat your current offer, we will give you a $1,000 MasterCard® gift card*. If you deserve more and switch by June 30th, pay no penalty or cancellation charges**. […]

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