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Understanding the needs and challenges of recruitment Applied Science Technologists, Technicians, Engineering, Architecture


  The Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table (BIPT) is hosting a series of free webinars for newcomer and refugee jobseekers interested in learning more about hiring practices in a variety of sectors. The upcoming webinar features understanding the needs and challenges of recruitment in Applied Science Technologists, Technicians, Engineering, Architecture.  

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Accord Small Business Finance Announces AccordExpress Loans for COVID-impacted Businesses


  Did you know loans under the BCAP program are for both large AND small businesses? Accord Small Business Finance is pleased to announce the immediate availability of loans under the Business Credit Availability Program. Given the pressing need to assist small businesses in all sectors, we have developed our AccordExpress program allowing small business […]

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Make Charlford House Your Charity of Choice for Christmas Giving 


Charlford House is a 15-bed residential treatment home for women recovering from drug and/or alcohol addiction. Located in North Burnaby, we have been serving the community and saving lives for the past 50 years.   As our 50th Anniversary year draws to an end, we’re asking you to help us make this Christmas special for the […]

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Burnaby Mountain Gondola: Final Public Engagement Opportunity


  On November 23, TransLink kicked off its second round of public engagement for the Burnaby Mountain Gondola project. This second round of engagement will focus on the evaluation of the three proposed routes based on the project benefits, costs, and implementation considerations. At this stage, TransLink is asking the public what their level of […]

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Building Smart: Improved Earthquake Performance and Resilience for New Buildings


Studies show that a code-level earthquake has the potential to cause a multi-billion dollar impact to B.C. How do we build better performing buildings? How can we minimize the financial burden, community disruption and recovery time after an earthquake? We all want durable buildings that remain habitable and functional after a seismic event. Join BC Housing […]

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Accent Inns and Hotel Zed CEO Mandy Farmer Wins Prestigious Award


Accent Inns and Hotel Zed CEO, Mandy Farmer, Wins 2020 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Excellence Award — The award recognizes the extraordinary work done to provide for her community and employees during COVID-19.  Victoria, BC (November 23, 2020) – Accent Inns and Hotel Zed are proud to announce that at last night’s RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur […]

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‘Start of a new era’: How one company started their sustainability journey after 100 years


  Iconic Burnaby-based business Watson Gloves sustainability story was recently featured on Global TV. Their sustainability journey began in earnest two years ago. Michele Moore, the company’s director of media and corporate social responsibility, along with the executive team, decided to start their sustainability journey, as they saw the waste that was being created by manufacturers and […]

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IECBC Presents: BC JobConnect Employer Webinar


  The Immigrant Employment Council of BC,(IECBC)  are thrilled to announce a webinar for all employers looking to attract skilled and experienced newcomers. Register now for a free webinar on November 12th and get to know the BC JobConnect online platform. https://bit.ly/36qfNCe The Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IEC-BC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides […]

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Join Bromwich+Smith for a Financial Transformation Weekend!


Join us for this two-day Financial Transformation Weekend to improve your knowledge of personal finances and take back control of your future. We created this weekend to help you learn all the basics in a two-day financial bootcamp scenario. You’ll give us your Saturday and Sunday morning and in exchange we will teach you: how […]

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Free Virtual Water Damage CE Course from SERVPRO of North Vancouver


SERVPRO of North Vancouver is pleased to announce their FREE Virtual Water Damage Continuing Education Event! There are 2 courses on offer with limited virtual seats available. Event takes place on November 18, 9am – 11am. Please reserve your spot as soon as possible. Email office@servpronorthvancouver.com or call 604-558-4849.

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