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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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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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