Member News

SFU Team Takes First Place at JDC West Competition


Students representing BBOT member Simon Fraser University took first place at this year’s JDC West competition, the best performance every by SFU in the prestigious business competition. The SFU team won first place in eight categories, including School of the Year and Academic School of the Year, in addition to Athletics, Business Strategy, Debate, Finance, International Business, and Marketing. The JDC West […]

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Government of Canada-Small Business Information Expo


  The Federal Government’s Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, is hosting a Small Business Information Expo (SBIE) in Vancouver on February 6th. The event will have over 50 booths from all levels of government providing information to small businesses about access to financing, grant programs, contracting with government and a variety of other useful information. […]

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Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) Recognized with International Award


Burnaby Board of Trade member, the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) was recognized recently by the Associated Boards of Certification (ABC) at its conference in Savannah, Georgia. This award is presented to a member certifying authority that has contributed through innovative and successful approaches, and leadership to advance the certification of environmental professionals.  To be […]

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Dale Carnegie Leadership Training Workshop: Uncovering Leadership Blind Spots: Discovering the Pathway to Motivating Your Employees


The results of a recent global employee study showed that only 17% of employees are satisfied with their job and 45% are planning on leaving their job in the next 12 months.  Dale Carnegie’s workshop for business leaders “Uncovering Leadership Blind Spots: Discovering the Pathway to Motivating Your Employees” will help business leaders identify blind […]

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Join the 2019 SingularityU Canada Global Impact Challenge!


Help us Find Canada’s Next Exponential Leader What’s your BIG idea to impact 1 Million+ Canadians and beyond using exponential technology? Enter the Challenge The SingularityU Canada Global Impact Challenge strives to celebrate Canadians and promote change agents with their high impact ideas; align them as thought leaders for innovation, exponential change, and positive social […]

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TD names Andrew Cribb as new Senior Vice President and Pacific Region Head of Branch Banking


TD announced the appointment of Andrew Cribb as Senior Vice President and Regional Head of Pacific Region – British Columbia and Yukon – for Branch Banking. “The Pacific Region is an important growth market for TD and one where we continue to build our business,” said Andrew Pilkington, Executive Vice President, Canadian Personal Banking, TD […]

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Are You Passionate About Ending Violence Against Women? Dixon Society is Looking for Volunteers


  Are you passionate about ending violence against women? Dixon Transition Society is looking for Board Members to: provide governance leadership surrounding Dixon’s mission, strategic plan, and finance be a voice for change and increase Dixon’s profile in the community increase Dixon’s impact by creating strategic connections and contributing to fundraising efforts act in a […]

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HMW Personal Taxes Hosts “How Money Works” a Must-Attend Seminar Debunking Common Myths Around Personal Taxes


There are two certainties in life: death and taxes! We will hold a highly anticipated How Money Works seminar to debunk some of the common myths around personal taxes. We have invited two industry experts to share with you some amazing tax strategies that will save you money now and for years to come! If […]

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Jak’s Opens New Location


BBOT member Jak’s Beer, Wine & Spirits has opened a new Burnaby location at 5901 Broadway in the Parkcrest mall in North Burnaby! The grand opening was marked with a ribbon cutting and champagne sabering, plus 10% of the opening day sales and proceeds from a silent auction were donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. […]

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How Money Works Seminar — Taxes


There are two certainties in life: death and taxes! You can only outplay one with the right knowledge of How Money Works™. Come learn some amazing tax strategies that will save you money especially if you are a business owner or planning on a side hustle to create more income! This seminar will include topics […]

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