Member News

The Overwaitea Story


Sheliza Mitha, local writer and editor, has recently completed writing a corporate history book to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Overwaitea Foods. Divided into 10 chapters, The Overwaitea Story recounts the century-old story of this iconic, home-grown BC company through little-known facts, anecdotes, personal stories and profiles on each of the company’s presidents, dating back […]

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New Element Vancouver Metrotown hotel opens for business!


Burnaby Board of Trade member Element Vancouver Metrotown is now open in Burnaby at the corner of Kingsway and Willingdon. The self-described “eco-friendly spa oasis” features 169 rooms and occupies the first 18 floors of Bosa’s LEED Silver-certified Sovereign condo tower. Click here for a recent Burnaby NewsLeader article on the opening.  Congratulations to the Element […]

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Auction items and donations needed for 11th Annual Diamond Ball Gala!


Burnaby Neighbourhood House is seeking auction items and donations for their upcoming 11th Annual Diamond Ball Gala, in support of a wide range of programs and services to people of all ages living in Burnaby. To donate, or for more information, please call 604.431.0400. You are invited to share in a very special evening at BNH’s […]

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L’Arche Open House – March 6th


L’Arche Greater Vancouver is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating homes and day programs in which people with and without developmental disabilities live, work and discover faith together. We live together as an intentional community. With over 40 years of experience in fostering inclusion, understanding and belonging, L’Arche is committed to the physical, spiritual and […]

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Immigrant Employment Council of BC: MentorConnect Program / Connector Program


MentorConnect Program Established professionals interested in coaching and sharing best practices with skilled immigrants are being recruited for IEC-BC’s mentoring program, MentorConnect. MentorConnect is a well-established program that brings together skilled immigrants and established professionals in an occupation-specific mentoring relationship. Mentors enhance their leadership and workplace coaching skills while gaining insights into business perspectives from […]

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Manufacturing Month: CME Translink Industry Tour – Burnaby


Date: October 22, 2014 Time: 9:00 am Location: This tour will depart from Burnaby City Hall at 9:00 am. 4949 Canada Way Burnaby, BC The tour will depart from and conclude at Burnaby City Hall at 9:00 am and visit the following facilities: 9:00 am – Departure from Burnaby City Hall 9:30 am – Creation […]

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BBOT President Helps Commemorate Newly Renovated Scotiabank Branch


BBOT President & CEO Paul Holden joined senior leaders from Scotiabank on July 3rd  for a commemorative ribbon-cutting at the newly renovated Burnaby Main branch.  Branch manager and BBOT Board Director Cheryl Westgard welcomed dozens of attendees, including several BBOT members, to the refreshed branch and commented that the bank managed to remain open throughout […]

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