BBOT News

Industry Minister James Moore Discusses Economic Action Plan 2014 at the BBOT


Highlights initiatives to protect Canadian families while investing in innovation and research February 17, 2014 – Burnaby, British Columbia – Office of the Minister of Industry Industry Minister and Minister Responsible for British Columbia James Moore today addressed members of the Burnaby Board of Trade as he continued his post-budget engagement with British Columbians to […]

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Celebrate local restaurants with B.C. Restaurant Week


Take your family to share a meal at your favourite restaurant or bring your sweetheart for a romantic dinner to celebrate the vibrant restaurant industry during B.C. Restaurant Week (Feb. 10 – 16, 2014). The Province is joining with the B.C. Restaurant and Foodservices Association to officially proclaim the week and to encourage everyone to […]

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SFU President’s Dream Colloquium on Entrepreneurship


The Beedie School of Business is running a series of free lectures on entrepreneurship at SFU Burnaby and one at SFU Vancouver and would like to extend an invitation to Burnaby Board of Trade members. Please find details below along with registration information. Join us this spring 2014 for the SFU President’s Dream Colloquium on […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade Takes Next Step in Helping Businesses Become More Sustainable


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is pleased to announce the launch of a unique partnership with Climate Smart and Vancity to deliver a series of training programs, certification, tools and data to help twenty BBOT members to lower their greenhouse gas emissions through waste and energy reduction strategies. Vancity has made available twenty scholarships […]

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Event Recap: Local Government Reception


150 businesspeople mixed and mingled with representatives from the City and Provincial governments at last week’s Local Government Reception, kicking off the BBOT’s 2014 event calendar. Attendees enjoyed a welcome drink and noshed on appetizers like pulled pork sliders and compressed melon and prosciutto while networking with MLAs, Burnaby School Board Trustees, Burnaby City Councillors […]

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BBOT Annual Golf Tournament: Call for Partner Charity Submissions


Burnaby Board of Trade’s Annual Golf Tournament September 3rd, 2014 Call for Partner Charity Submissions The Burnaby Board of Trade is now accepting submissions from interested organizations to be considered for designation as the Partner Charity at the BBOT’s 2014 Annual Golf Tournament. Each year, the Burnaby Board of Trade designates one local organization to […]

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BBOT featured in Burnaby Now’s 2013 Profiles of Excellence!


“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – ARISTOTLE The Burnaby Board of Trade is pleased to […]

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BIV: “Anti-spam law set to hamstring Internet marketing”


Starting July 1, 2014, Canadian companies that send emails or texts for commercial purposes without the consent of recipients could face fines of up to $10 million under the new Canada Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). Read the full article in Business in Vancouver.

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Trans Mountain Expansion Project files application with National Energy Board


On December 16, 2013, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) submitted an application to the National Energy Board (NEB) seeking authorization to build and operate the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The application consists of eight volumes, including the environmental and socio-economic assessment, risk assessments and an overview of the Aboriginal and stakeholder engagement carried out […]

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Canada Post Unveils Major Changes to Postal System


As part of Canada Post’s operational and strategic review, this past year the Burnaby Board of Trade participated in local workshops and discussions and represented the interests of the business community.  Today, Canada Post released the results of that cross-country consultation: Today, Canada Post unveiled five initiatives that together will form the foundation of a […]

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