BBOT News

Let’s Plan-It! Help us create a plan for a greener future!


The City of Burnaby wants to hear about your priorities and ideas to protect and enhance the environment in Burnaby as input to the Environmental Sustainability Strategy (ESS). The ESS will work together with the City’s existing plans for social and economic sustainability. By building on our strengths, we can make Burnaby an even more […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade awarded Environmental Star for Pledge program


Burnaby, BC – The City of Burnaby has awarded the Burnaby Board of Trade an Environmental Star in the category of Business Stewardship for the development and implementation of the Pledge for a Sustainable Community program. “It’s a great honour to receive this recognition and all of us at the BBOT are extremely proud to […]

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Spring Economic Update – Recap


On June 5th, the BBOT held its Spring Economic Update feat. 2013 AGM event at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel. This event featured a special presentation from Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist of Central 1 Credit Union, on the state of the economy in Burnaby, BC, and abroad, and the trends for the future.  If you […]

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Guide to Completing PST Return


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Burnaby Board of Trade calls for greater government support of BC’s film and television industry


May 03, 2013 The Burnaby Board of Trade, in the interest of a strong, innovative and diverse creative economy, is calling on government to increase their support for British Columbia’s film and television industry by finding ways to increase the tax competitiveness of the industry. In its Economic Development Strategy (EDS) 2020, the City of […]

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Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) Innovation Forum


You’re invited to the Canadian Innovation Commercialization Program (CICP) Innovation Forum. CICP Innovation Forums provide entrepreneurs, innovation-focused associations and networks, and government employees opportunities to learn about the various government-supported programs and services that promote and assist innovation in Canada. Learn how the CICP can assist you to commercialize your new innovation Learn about programs […]

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Budget Day BC – Recap


On Tuesday afternoon the BC Liberal Government rolled out their pre-election budget, just three months before British Columbians will go to the polls. Among the highlights, the government presented a balanced budget ending the year with a $197 million surplus. A 1% increase will be added to the corporate income tax rate (bringing it to […]

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B.C. Budget 2013 – Flash Report


Provided by Helmut Pastrick, Chief Economist at Central1 Credit Union Courtesy of G&F Financial Group Summary:    Budget 2013 is focused on achieving a balanced budget. In the 2013/14 fiscal year, a small surplus is projected compared to the revised, and lower, deficit of $1.2 billion in 2012/13 fiscal year.  The projected surplus rises to […]

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