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Congratulations to BBOT’s Colin Chan – Alignable’s 2022 Burnaby Business Person of the Year


Alignable’s network has chosen Colin Chan of the Burnaby Board of Trade as Burnaby’s 2022 Business Person Of The Year! The 2022 contest is the most popular competition Alignable has ever hosted, marking a 64% increase in participation over last year. In all, 2,400+ small business owners were elected by their peers to be their Local […]

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2022 World Down Syndrome Day 50/50 Draw


It’s time for Down Syndrome Resource Foundation’s 50/50 Raffle! We’re all ready to MOVE ON! and we’re also ready for a brand new year of Empowering individuals with Down syndrome. Will you continue this journey with DSRF? Invest in individuals with Down syndrome and take a swing at a big cash prize with DSRF’s World Down Syndrome Day […]

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BBOT member Tippet-Richardson Celebrates 95 Years, Produces New Video Highlighting Their Services


BBOT member Tippet-Richardson, a full-service moving company located in south Burnaby, is marking 95 years in business in 2022, and has produced a new video to share its range of services with its community. Tippet-Richardson is one of Canada’s longest-serving and most trusted moving companies,  and offers a range of services including packing and moving […]

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“Washed Ashore” – Art to Save the Sea Exhibit


Metropolis at Metrotown is excited to announce that Washed Ashore, the renowned, sustainable art exhibit made entirely out of plastic waste from the Pacific Ocean, is coming to Burnaby for its first visit to Western Canada.  The Washed Ashore exhibit at the Metropolis at Metrotown consists of 10 giant marine wildlife sculptures made entirely of […]

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Friday Coffee on Purpose


Join the United Way Social Purpose Institute for Friday Coffee on Purpose on February 25 from 12 – 12:30pm PST / 3 – 3:30pm EST. Friday Coffee on Purpose is a casual and friendly way to connect over Social Purpose with others who have questions or are interested in Social Purpose in business. What to […]

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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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