Member News

Recruitment Opportunity – Douglas College Hosting Joint Career Fair with Capilano and UFV


  The Burnaby Board of Trade is pleased to share this opportunity for employers to connect with and recruit students from three local post-secondary institutions. BBOT member Douglas College, along with Capilano University and University of the Fraser Valley, are collaborating to hold a joint Career Fair on Tuesday, March 1, from 10 am to 2 […]

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Congratulations Stantec, Telus – Named to Corporate Knights 100 Most Sustainable Corporations


  Congratulations to Burnaby Board of Trade members Stantec and Telus named to Corporate Knights’ index of the world’s greenest firms. Corporate Knights’ 2022 ranking of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations is based on a rigorous assessment of nearly 7,000 public companies with revenue over US$1 billion. This year’s list has Stantec ranked 17th (placed 5th in […]

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Congratulations Svante – 2022 Global Cleantech Top 100


BBOT member Savante has been listed on the 2022 Global Cleantech 100 list of companies committed to taking action on the Climate Crisis. Chosen from almost 11,000 nominations, Savante is listed under the Resources & Environment category. Savante develops energy-efficient technology to capture carbon dioxide from industrial sources at less than half the capital cost of […]

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Sungiven Foods to Open Third Store in Burnaby


As reported in the BurnabyNow: An Asian grocery store giant continues to expand its footprint in Burnaby by announcing it will open a third store later in 2022 – just days after opening its second store in our city. Sungiven Foods confirmed to the NOW in an email that it will be taking over the […]

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Congratulations Chandos Construction – Winner of Real Leaders Impact Award


Chandos Construction has been named one of the winners in the Real Leaders Impact Awards! The annual accolades recognize the world’s top purpose-driven businesses dedicated to positively impacting employees, communities and the planet. Chandos ranked 46th in a list of 200 companies that features Tesla, Microsoft, and Patagonia. “This award is a testament to our commitment and […]

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Help Tippet-Richardson Fight Hunger!


Tippet-Richardson is holding a Fundraiser, to raise funds for Move for Hunger. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented need for food support, throughout Canada and the US. Your support will directly impact the number of people that Move for Hunger are able to feed in the years ahead. 96% of every donation goes directly […]

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Amazon to Open Massive Multi-Level Distribution Warehouse in South Burnaby


As reported by Dustin Godfrey at Burnaby Beacon: Canada’s first multi-storey industrial development, in Burnaby’s Riverbend business park, will be occupied by an Amazon distribution warehouse, according to city officials. In fact, according to director of planning and building Ed Kozak, the facility will be “the primary Amazon distribution facility in Western Canada.” The facility […]

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Sungiven Foods Opens Second Grocery Store in Burnaby


Asian grocery store giant and Burnaby Board of Trade member Sungiven Foods has officially opened its new South Burnaby location as it continues to expand its footprint. The company, which already operates a popular store on Hastings Street in Burnaby Heights, opened a new location in the Big Bend area at 5771 Marine Way. The […]

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Tennis Canada On Track to Building World-Class Tennis Training Facility in Burnaby


Burnaby Board of Trade member Tennis Canada’s plan to build the Pacific Tennis Centre at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex has not been shaken by the pandemic. During a press conference earlier this month, Eva Havaris, the vice-president of tennis participation and partnership for Tennis Canada, stated the City of Burnaby has committed the required land for […]

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Charlford House Online 50/50 Raffle


Enter our 50/50 raffle for a chance to win half the funds raised,  with the other half donated to Charlford House! Draw will be live streamed on Zoom December 31st @ 12 noon. (Winners must be 19+ years of age and live in the province of BC.) To purchase tickets, please click here: charlfordhouse.ca/5050 Tickets […]

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