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Refugee Care Packages: How You Can Help


In preparation for the 2,700 Syrian refugees and other refugees that are expected to land in B.C. over the next few months – and the 500-600 in Burnaby, specifically – Edmonds Community School has committed to preparing care packages for at least 25 families whose children will attend schools in the Burnaby School District. Please […]

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Scotiabank Donates over $40k to Local Charities; Celebrates Lunar New Year


BBOT Member Scotiabank made substantial donations to the Burnaby Hospital Foundation and Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society on February 10th. The donations were made during Scotiabank’s Lunar New Year ceremony which included a traditional lion dance to help celebrate the new year and bring luck and prosperity. BBOT President & CEO Paul Holden was on hand […]

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“Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs” Event at the Microsoft Store


According to Entrepreneur.com, women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States and they are in charge of employing 19.1 million workers – that’s one in every seven employees. Their economic impact within the Information Technology sector is huge – $38 billion to be exact. Even though women entrepreneurs and executives occupy so much of […]

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Next Gen Family Business Leaders Workshop Details


March 9 &10 and April 6 & 7, 2016 The CAFE Next Gen Family Business Leaders Program is an opportunity for Next Generation leaders in family business to get together in a facilitated forum to examine and share ideas and issues as they relate to family business. CAFE is committed to equipping all family members […]

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Takao Tanabe – Sumie: Ink Brush Paintings exhibit


Sumie is often translated as brush painting, ink wash painting, or Japanese ink painting. In 1959, in part funded by a Canada Council artist grant, Canadian born painter Takao Tanabe visited Japan for the very first time. For two years he studied with sumie and calligraphy masters in Tokyo. Although celebrated across Canada for his […]

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Scotiabank Presents: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


Tickets available at: www.vtixonline.com ~ School Matinees ~ Friday, February 12 at 12:00pm Thursday, February 18 at 12:00pm Matinee tickets available thru info@alignentertainment.ca

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