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Retail Connections – Immigrant Youth Employment Program


“To discover yourself, to know yourself, you have to apply to this program!” – GA, Retail Connections Participant Are you ready to learn how to jump-start your career in Canada? We are excited to announce our next Retail Connections – Immigrant Youth Retail Employment Program start date: May 2nd, 2016! The Retail Connections Program is […]

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Heart of a Champion book launch


Sunday, March 13, 2pm. Matsu room, second floor. Free admission. Please join us for the launch of Heart of a Champion with author Ellen Schwartz. The book is inspired by the Vancouver Asahi Baseball team, and is suitable for readers 9-12 years old. Published by Tundra Books. The author will present slides and talk about […]

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Help Canada SCORES Vancouver win up to $25,000 to help Canadian kids lead healthier lives!


GoodLife Kids Foundation is giving away $100,000 to be shared among 10 charities that are helping Canadian kids lead healthier lives! We are one of the lucky finalists in the running to win up to $25,000. Vote for us today to help us take home the grand prize and help even more kids in our […]

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ExploPlaza Latina: The Sustainable Road to Prosperity in Latin America


ExpoPlaza Latina in partnership with GLOBE invites you to The Sustainable Road to Prosperity in Latin America, a niche-market seminar that will take place on March 1st, 2016 at Pan Pacific Hotel, Crystal pavilion, Vancouver, BC. Thanks to the strategic partnership with GLOBE 2016, organizations can take advantage of the benefits offered by these two remarkable events […]

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Financing Options for Housing Cooperatives Seminar


Vancity’s North Road Community Branch cordially invite you to attend an information session for Cooperative Housing. The evening will be dedicated to meeting other Cooperative Housing Members and learning what  conditions are required when approaching a lender for a Capital Expenditures Project: such as Technical Reports from engineers on building conditions assessments and building envelopes, […]

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South Burnaby Lawn Bowling Club’s 1st Social of the Year!


Burnaby Board of Trade members are encouraged to come out, enjoy some snacks and meet members of the club! Date: Saturday, March 19 Time 4:00pm Appetizers will be served! Everyone welcome! http://www.southburnabylawnbowlingclub.ca/ About We are situated in Beautiful Central Park in Burnaby. Our green is located in the 4000 block of Kingsway at Inman Ave. We […]

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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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