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The Great Book Giveaway! Help provide Free Books for School Children this Summer


BBOT member BASES Family Thrift Store is holding The Great Book Giveaway. Help BASES provide every child in up to 3 local schools 10 free books for their summer holidays. WHY: Books are expensive. Not all families have the financial resources to purchase them and not all children can access our public libraries over the summer […]

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World Cup of Women’s Tennis this Weekend! Get your tickets and cheer on Team Canada


The World Cup of Women’s Tennis will be in Vancouver, April 15-16 Join us to cheer on Team Canada! Gabriela, Leylah Annie, Rebecca, Françoise and Carol will be teaming up against Latvia for a spot at the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in November. FRIDAY, APRIL 15 3:45pm and SATURDAY, APRIL 16 2:00pm BBOT members save 30% […]

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April is Dig Safe Month!


Traditionally, April is the start of the digging season, when homeowners and contractors are rolling up their sleeves to tackle various home and yard improvement projects. Spring projects often involve ground disturbance activities, including landscaping, excavation, and fencing, that can lead to potentially unsafe situations if the important step of “Click or Call Before You […]

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Join the 2022 WALK30 Challenge from April 11 – May 15!


  The annual Walk30 Challenge is a friendly competition between Burnaby and New Westminster that encourages and inspires people to walk more to improve overall health and wellness, strengthen community connections, and rethink how we get around. Participants will walk every day for 5 weeks and track their progress to see which municipality can walk […]

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Oxford Properties Signs Amazon to Complete Leasing of Burnaby Industrial Park


One of BBOT’s newest members, Oxford Properties, has completed leasing of Canada’s first multi-level industrial facility at the Riverbend Business Park in Burnaby. Amazon has signed to occupy Riverbend’s entire 707,000 square foot multi-storey building — bringing development of the 1.35 million square foot business park to a successful completion. Formerly an abandoned paperboard milling operation […]

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Join WeWork at the Station Square +Plus One Party!


Join WeWork Station Square at their +Plus One Party happening this Thursday! WeWork is extending an invitation to their +Plus 1 Party to all Burnaby Board of Trade members. The event will be happening this Thursday, April 7th from 3:00pm-5:00pm at WeWork Station Square. There will be a comedy show, beer tasting with Stanley Park Brewing, snacks, […]

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Portable Electric Relocates to Accommodate Accelerated Growth


Burnaby Board of Trade member, Portable Electric, is pleased to announce it is moving its headquarters to a new, larger space in Vancouver to advance the operations and growth of the company. Portable Electric’s new office space, located at 3030 E Broadway, is twice the size of its previous production facility and will provide the […]

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Congratulations SPUD.ca! 2022 Business of Good Award Winner for Environmental Sustainability


Congratulations to BBOT member SPUD.ca, winner of BC Business magazine’s 2022 Business of Good Award for Environmental Sustainability. The awards shine a spotlight on BC organizations large and small that are making a big difference in the world. Helena McShane didn’t always know that supermarket produce displays are just for show. “Not to shame other grocery […]

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Overcome Barriers to Climate Action – BBOT Members receive 20% off this SFU Online Course


Strategic Dialogue and Engagement for Climate Adaptation 8 weeks | Online | Begins April 6 | SFU Continuing Studies The new United Nations climate report warns the world must adapt now to climate change or face deadly consequences. “Adaptation saves lives,” said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres upon the report’s release. “As climate impacts worsen—and they will—scaling up […]

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Moving in a Livable Region: Join a Conversation on Mobility Issues in Burnaby


Moving in a Livable Region has begun hosting six dialogues on Mobility Pricing across Metro Vancouver starting mid-February. The Burnaby/New Westminster event caps off our public education campaign around the topic which commenced in October. We are currently recruiting participants for our event focused on Burnaby and New Westminster on March 30th. Participants will be […]

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