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SFU Alumni Association Election Results


The SFU Alumni Association is pleased to announce that Ali Solehdin (Absolute Software) has been re-elected as president of the Alumni Association. Robert Weston (New Westminster School District) has been elected vice-president and Angie Hall (HSBC) elected as treasurer. New to the board this year are Sarah Dench (SFU International) and Sam Thiara (GradusOne). Rejoining […]

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Korean Cultural Heritage Festival


The Korean Cultural Heritage Festival, held on August 8th at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium, is an annual festival celebrating multiculturalism in the Lower Mainland and which showcases Korean heritage through cultural performances, food, and entertainment. What to expect at the festival:     Kukkiwon Tae Kwon Do Black Belt demonstrations     Korean tightrope walking (Jultagi)     K-Pop […]

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BBOT Members Invited to special Microsoft event!


To celebrate the launch of Windows 10, the Microsoft Store at Metropolis at Metrotown will host an “Upgrade Your World” event for local businesses with food, giveaways, and networking to showcase the power of Windows 10. BBOT members are invited to attend as complimentary guests! Start your day with Wednesday, July 29 8:00 – 9:30 […]

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What is the Difference between a Consumer Proposal and Bankruptcy?


There is much confusion today regarding the differences between a consumer proposal and a bankruptcy. They both fall under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency act and allow you to extinguish unsecured debts but there are some very important differences which I have illustrated below: Consumer Proposal A consumer proposal is an offer you can make to […]

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Bottled water and sunscreen needed for Burnaby citizens living in poverty


Persons living at risk of homelessness and without housing are especially vulnerable in the summer heat. Donations of bottled water and sunscreen are desperately needed to combat the extraordinarily high temperatures and summer sun. All donations will be distributed by the Homeless Outreach Program and Outreach Resource Centre. Please drop off your donations at: Progressive Housing Society 7836 6th […]

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ABC Recycling Barbecue and Food Drive


The ABC Recycling Annual Food Drive Challenge is a competition among our 9 locations during the month of July. Non-perishable food donations will be collected and donated to the food bank in each of the 9 communities where we operate (Burnaby, Campbell River, Fort St. John, Grande Prairie, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Prince George, Surrey and Terrace). […]

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Celebrate & Savour SFU’s 50th Anniversary


On September 9, SFU invites you to celebrate this momentous anniversary with an unparalleled opportunity to sample exquisite cuisine under the stars. The iconic AQ Courtyard will be alive with lights, music, live entertainment and chefs from more than 30 local restaurants – including Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, Hawksworth, Vij’s, and more. This not-to-be-missed evening […]

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Puppy love behind fundraiser


[Burnaby Now – June 17, 2015] Bailey Jung loves dogs. He loves dogs so much, he began volunteering at the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society seven years ago and today, he uses his Burnaby-based company to help fundraise for the non-profit. Jung, the founder and president of Silver Bullet Shredding, is bringing his mobile shredder to […]

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BACI General Meeting & Summer BBQ!


Join us for 2 days of good food, entertainment, and interesting conversation! Come to our Summer General Meeting (GM), on Thursday, June 25, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Still Creek Centre, 2702 Norland Avenue in Burnaby. Join us at 6:00 pm to enjoy a light dinner and special entertainment before the meeting begins. Then hear special guest Jack […]

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Paraspace Landscaping gives back to Burnaby Hospital


[Burnaby Newsleader – June 17, 2015] Sunday morning finds most employees lounging, doing errands, and preparing for the week of work ahead, but for the employees of Burnaby’s Paraspace Landscaping Sunday, May 31, was spent donating their time to refurbish the rooftop patio garden at Burnaby Hospital. Two dozen employees volunteered their time and muscle power, […]

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