BBOT News

Burnaby Board of Trade Makes the Case for More Women in Corporate Boardrooms with New Policy Proposal


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is making the business case for greater gender diversity on corporate boards as a way of driving economic growth and is calling for provincial action in a new policy released today. The BBOT’s new policy is calling for BC to take several steps to encourage greater gender diversity including: […]

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The Burnaby Board of Trade is Hiring!


Finance Coordinator Burnaby Board of Trade – Burnaby, BC Finance & Administrative Coordinator We are a dynamic business association who rely on the smooth operation of our administrative and general office functions in order to deliver high quality service to our members. Your forte is utilizing your dependable and ‘can-do’ customer service orientation and strong […]

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BBOT Hosts Mayor Corrigan’s Annual State of the City Address


Over 330 people packed the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre on May 4th for the annual State of the City Luncheon featuring Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan’s annual address on the state of Burnaby and the plans for future development, growth and opportunities. Following a networking reception–featuring “now-and-then” photos of Burnaby in recognition of its 125 […]

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5 Minutes for Business – Exiting Europe and Terminating NAFTA – Have our Trading Partners Lost it??


In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, addresses the pending French elections taking place Sunday, May 7th. The people of France will vote in the second round of the Presidential election, which bears a striking resemblance to the US elections with threats to stop […]

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Burnaby Young Professionals Hosts MP Terry Beech


On April 20th, the Burnaby Young Professionals Network hosted MP Terry Beech to discuss where entrepreneurship meets politics. Beech wove his own values and experience into a presentation that stresses the importance of understanding that every individual, with a lot of hard work and a little luck, has the opportunity to rise to success. He […]

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BBOT Membership Competition — Call for Partner Charity Submissions


The Burnaby Board of Trade is now accepting submissions from organizations interested in being the Partner Charity at the BBOT’s 2017 Membership Competition. The Burnaby Board of Trade is looking for four charities to partner with on this year’s Membership Competition. The competition will see four teams competing to bring in the most memberships in the […]

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BC VOTES 2017


BC voters will elect a new provincial government on May 9th. This page will provide you with key information about the candidates in Burnaby’s four ridings and their platforms. Be sure to attend the Burnaby Board of Trade’s unique all-party, all-riding candidate meet and greet event on April 24th. Click here for more details. BC […]

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Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Offers Desirable and Affordable Benefits for your Employees


The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan is Canada’s largest group benefit program for small business, serving over 25,000 firms. BBOT members can access this national group insurance program which allows any sized business to enjoy group dental, extended health, short-term and long-term disability, life and critical illness insurance. Learn more about how the Chambers […]

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce: 5 Minutes for Business


A Big Boost to Business Investment This edition of 5 Minutes for Business, written by Susanna Cluff-Clyburne, Director of Parliamentary Affairs, sheds light on the big barrier that must be addressed: The Crown has a constitutional duty to consult with and accommodate Indigenous peoples whose rights could be affected through infrastructure development. There is a need […]

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