Member News

Stories From the Eyes of a Social Worker – Rotary Club presentation


Join the Rotary Club of Burnaby on Thursday, March 21 and hear speaker Stuart Adamson as he presents “Stories From the Eyes of a Social Worker.” Stuart will be speaking about his experience in the social work field, families he has encountered and the realizations that came from these cases. Held at Bonsor’s newly renovated section. Doors open […]

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Park ‘N Fly YVR Gives Back To Local Community Groups


BBOT member Park ‘N Fly – YVR held a campaign over the last couple of months to encourage its management, staff and customers to donate warm clothing, blankets, gloves, shoes, boots, healthy non perishable food, toys and cash to local charities. At the end of the campaign, Park ‘N Fly is very pleased to announce […]

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3…2…1… LIFT OFF! The World Down Syndrome Day “Leave No One Behind” raffle is back!


The World Down Syndrome Day “Leave No One Behind” raffle is back! The big winner will jet off on a roundtrip flight for two guests to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination in the world! 2nd prize is 4 tickets to cheer on Alphonso Davies and the Canadian men’s soccer team, March 24 at BC Place […]

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“Grow Green Program Potential” – Rotary Club of Burnaby speaker presentation


Join the Rotary Club of Burnaby on Friday, March 15 and hear Karin England (Landscape Architect, Regional Parks, Metro Vancouver) as she presents “Grow Green Program Potential.” This is a public event. Mar 15, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Fortius Sport and Health – London Room 3713 Kensington Ave. Burnaby, BC, BC  V5B 0A7 […]

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Transforming Attitudes and Actions: How Senior Leaders Create Engaging Workplace Cultures


BBOT member Dale Carnegie Training of BC is holding a free workshop on March 28th designed for senior business leaders, HR and L&D professionals, as well as anyone who wants to empower their leaders to build a culture that engages and retains their employees. Driving a culture that engages employees is a critical element for […]

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Tips for Business Owners: Employees vs. Contractors – BBOT Member Hosts Webinar


  BBOT member Upskill Consulting is holding a webinar on March 14 that will explain the difference between an employee and a contractor, and outline why it is so important to get that right when hiring.   Click here for more info or to sign up! Is my worker an independent contractor or an employee? This […]

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BBOT member Hemlock Printers Creates Program in Honour of Dick Kouwenhoven


A generous gift to Simon Fraser University from the Kouwenhoven Family was announced on March 4th to honour the legacy of Hemlock Printers founder, Dick Kouwenhoven. The donation will establish the Dick Kouwenhoven Book Arts Studio at the SFU Burnaby campus’ WAC Bennett Library, as well as printer-in-residence program. The studio will be a centre […]

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Your Voice. Your Home. Four Ways to Engage!


The City of Burnaby, in partnership with SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue has launched an innovative public outreach and engagement initiative to address the current and future housing needs of residents in the City of Burnaby. Your Voice. Your Home. is an opportunity for community members to gather and share ideas, present recommendations […]

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The Burnaby Overdose Community Action Team is looking for your input


  The Burnaby Overdose Community Action Team (CAT) has received a grant to work on a community response to the opioid overdose crisis. It is comprised of community organizations, service providers, first responders, housing initiatives, peers, and concerned community members. 43 people died in Burnaby of illegal drug overdoses in 2018.  Over 80% of these […]

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A Circular Economy for Plastics in Canada: A bold vision for less waste and more value


Globally as little as 2% of plastics may actually end up being recycled for manufacturing in a closed-loop to displace virgin materials. Valued at between $100 and $150 billion annually, 95% of the material value of plastic packaging is lost to the global economy after only a single use. In this report, presented by the […]

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