BBOT News

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Offers Stability


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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BBOT Hosts Special Event with the Consul General of Korea


Yesterday, the BBOT and our Pacific Gateway Committee held a successful event featuring Mr. Gunn Kim, the Consul General of Korea, who discussed the business connections and opportunities between BC and Korea. A room of over 60 business people enjoyed the presentation, lots of networking, as well as a delicious meal including at the table […]

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Calling All Eco Heroes!


Are you or do you know an individual, business or group working with sustainability as a priority in our community? In celebration of Earth Day (April 22nd) The Burnaby Board of Trade is looking to recognize the Eco-Heroes in our Burnaby community and we need your help! Through The Pledge for a Sustainable Community we […]

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce- 5 Minutes for Business


Budget 2017 – Let’s Not “Wait and See” In this edition of 5 Minutes for Business, Hendrik Brakel, the Senior Director, Economic, Financial and Tax Policy, addresses the lead up surrounding the release of the federal budget 2017. For more information, please contact Hendrik Brakel.

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Burnaby Board of Trade’s Annual Golf Tournament 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 Annual Golf Tournament on September 6th, 2017. Each year, the Burnaby Board of Trade designates one member non-profit organization to be the Partner Charity at its annual Golf Tournament. At the tournament, the BBOT […]

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BBOT Hosts Roundtable with Minister Stephanie Cadieux


On Tuesday, March 21st the BBOT held a special roundtable event with the Honourable Stephanie Cadiuex, Minister of Children and Family Development. At this roundtable, which was attended by 20 member organizations, the Minister shared her thoughts on the current status of her ministry, the progress that has been made, and the future outlook for […]

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BBOT POLICY BULLETIN – 2017 Federal Budget


Burnaby Board of Trade Welcomes Budget’s Focus on Infrastructure, Innovation, Housing and Child Care;  Concerned with Lack of Plan for Return to Balance March 22, 2017 — The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, released the 2017 federal budget today in Ottawa outlining the Government of Canada’s spending priorities for the coming years, including innovation, […]

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce- 5 Minutes for Business


The Number One Threat to America – Border Taxes This edition of 5 Minutes for Business, puts aside the renegotiation of NAFTA for a brief moment to redirect attention toward the proposed Border Adjustment Tax and how it might be a bigger problem than we think. With the proposed Border Adjustment Tax looming overhead, the article […]

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Burnaby Young Professionals Network Event Recap


On the heels of their successful launch event, the Burnaby Young Professionals Network (BYPN) held their first ”How To” workshop in a series aimed at supporting emerging leaders. The workshop, “Building Relationships Instead of Collecting Cards” was a great success with over 35 young professionals coming together! It was designed to help transform the networking […]

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BBOT Attends Mapleland Enterprises’ Grand Opening in Guangzhou


This week, Paul Holden, President & CEO of the Burnaby Board of Trade, attended the Grand Opening of BBOT member Mapleland Enterprise’s office in Guangzhou, China. Mapleland is a Burnaby-based international produce company bringing natural, clean and healthy Canadian produce to the world. They have their own private farms in Saskatchewan and apart from their […]

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