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Need Assistance Accessing Your Desktop and Files From Home?


  TurboIT Solutions LTD. can help you access desk tops and files from home.With many employees being sent home to work remotely during the COVID19 crisis, businesses are struggling to access files and desktops from their home offices. Some staff might encounter technical issues with “Work from Home” if they did not have such work […]

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Alexander College Donates $120,000 to Burnaby Hospital Foundation


    The Burnaby Hospital Foundation received a $120,000 gift from Burnaby Board of Trade member, Alexander College. Alexander College donated $60,000 worth of gloves, gowns and goggles as well as another $60,000 in funding for a new ventilator. With the impact of COVID19  impacting healthcare systems everywhere this kind of support demonstrates how communities come […]

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Free Family Mediation Information Session from MyLawBC


Legal Aid BC has developed the Family Resolution Centre, the first tool of its kind in Canada., which allows separated and divorced parents to work together to create a parenting plan that’s in the best interests of their children, and if they can’t, get access to 5 hours of free mediation. As part of this […]

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Beedie Luminaries Looking for Corporate Partners Interested in Offering Internships!


Beedie Luminaries is looking for corporate partners interested in offering summer internships (12-16 weeks) for its first year university and college students. Hiring interns can be beneficial to both a company and the intern seeking to gain real-world, practical experience. 1. Fill your talent pipeline 2. Diversify your workforce 3. Get fresh ideas from the […]

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Join the Walk30 2020 Challenge!


Get your walking shoes ready! It’s that time of year again to challenge yourself and your team members to walk 30 minutes per day! Burnaby and New Westminster are challenging people to walk at least 30 minutes a day for better health, social connections and the environment. Registration opens March 2,2020 and the challenge runs […]

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Burnaby RCMP Safe Community Series | Fraud Prevention Workshop


Join the Burnaby RCMP in their “Safe Communities Series” for a workshop on Fraud Prevention. Topics include: How to protect yourself from fraud How to recognize a scam What to do if you were scammed

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Trainwest Online Academy: Negotiation Skills – A One Day Workshop


This fun, highly interactive workshop offers essential tools, techniques and resources to help you become a top notch negotiator. Date: March 25th, 2020 Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Lunch Included BBOT members are eligible for a ten percent discount by using this code:

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Douglas College: Skills Development Workshops for Supervisors


This spring Douglas College is offering skills development workshops for supervisors. This series of workshops are designed to help you become the leader you were meant to be.

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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Lunch and Learn


WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Lunch and Learn   Could you or an employee benefit from assistive technology to overcome a functional barrier at work? Do you or they have a disability or a chronic medical condition such as back, neck, or shoulder pain, or carpal tunnel syndrome? Funding is available now for supports such as: […]

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Clean Tech Internship Funding. New Subsidies Available in the Spring


  Employers can hire an intern for 6-12 months in a full-time position related to the use or development of clean tech, and CICan will contribute up to 70% of the intern’s salary, to a maximum of $15,000. Clean tech refers to technologies that help create a cleaner environment, such as technologies that support sustainable development, […]

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