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Beedie Luminaries – Hire the Future. Hire an Intern.


The Beedie Luminaries Foundation is looking for partners interested in offering student internships (12-16 weeks). Our student cohorts include young adults (Year 1-3 post-secondary students) as well as mature learners from our SPARK Program (Single Parents). Hiring interns can be beneficial to both a company and the intern seeking to gain real-world, practical experience. Here […]

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Nominate Burnaby’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year


  Outstanding Citizen of the Year recognizes outstanding service to our community. The City of Burnaby is currently seeking nominations for Outstanding Citizen of the Year. Every year, one outstanding volunteer is selected from a field of nominees to receive the Kushiro Cup, honouring them for their dedication to the community in cultural, recreational or other […]

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D-Wave in $340M Deal to Bring Quantum Solutions to Public Markets


Burnaby Board of Trade member D-Wave Systems Inc, a leader in development and delivery of quantum computing systems, software, and services, to go public through a proposed merger with DPCM Capital. . The transaction is expected to accelerate D-Wave’s ability to expand quantum computing beyond theory and government-funded research to innovative commercial quantum solutions for […]

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Put BCIT Computing Students to Work with Your Project


  BCIT’s School of Computing and Academic Studies has a long-standing reputation for producing graduates with job-ready skills for the IT industry. The Industry Sponsored Student Projects program (ISSP) provides students with real-life experience by working on IT or software development projects directly from industry. Students work in teams or individually with an industry sponsor, proceeding through the development life-cycle […]

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BBOT Member L’Arche Greater Vancouver Launches Redevelopment and Housing Project Following Government Support


February 9, 2022 – Today, BBOT member L’Arche Greater Vancouver, which offers homes and Community Inclusion Programs for people with developmental disabilities, announced it has received funding to move ahead with the proposed development of its site after receiving funding from the province, federal government and City of Burnaby. The project will replace three outdated group-home buildings […]

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Congratulations Hemlock and SPUD.ca – Finalists for the 2022 Business of Good Awards


Congratulations to Burnaby Board of Trade members Hemlock and SPUD.ca, chosen as finalists for BCBusiness The Business of Good third annual competition celebrating B.C. organizations that turn the principles of social responsibility into action. Hemlock and SPUD.ca are listed among 17 finalists under six categories: Community Involvement, Diversity and Inclusion, Environmental Sustainability, Indigenous Prosperity, Thought Leadership […]

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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Virtual Lunch and Learn


Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Join WorkBC Assistive Technology Services at their next virtual lunch and learn, and lunch is on them! Following the webinar, each attendee will receive a $20 SkipTheDishes voucher via email. Join Marketing Manager, Nate Toevs, to learn about the services available to people who have […]

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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Webinar


Could you or an employee benefit from assistive technology to overcome a disability or chronic pain at work? WorkBC Assistive Technology Services has you covered. Funding is available now for supports such as: assistive technology, ergonomics, restorative supports, communication and hearing devices, vehicle modifications, and more. To learn more, attend our webinar. When: Every Wednesday, […]

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City of Burnaby Endorses Treaty to Transition away from Fossil Fuels


Burnaby City Council voted unanimously to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, which is a global initiative to phase out fossil fuels and support a just transition. As reported in the Vancouver Sun: Burnaby has become the latest city to sign on to a global treaty that recognizes the climate emergency and the urgent need […]

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17th Annual “Bubbles & Bling” Fundraiser Gala


Burnaby Neighbourhood House presents the 17th Annual “Bubbles & Bling” Fundraiser Gala. Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022 Time: Doors Open at 6 pm Location:  Delta Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre “Bubbles & Bling” will be an evening full of champagne and glimmer as we raise funds to keep the community programs and services accessible for many of our local families […]

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