BBOT News

Business Seminar: How to Export to the European Union Single Market


On 31 May, 2022 (12 pm – 1:30 pm EDT), the Delegation of the European Union to Canada, in partnership with the Trade Commissioner Services, is hosting a virtual “EU 101 Business Seminar” for Canadian businesses on how to export to the European Union Single Market. Opening with a fireside chat between Melita Gabrič, EU Ambassador […]

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State of the City Address 2022: Burnaby’s Bright Future


On May 16, the Burnaby Board of Trade hosted the 2022 State of the City Address where Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley outlined the long-term projects and priorities that will shape the future of our community. Mayor Hurley also shared a short video highlighting the major facilities the City plans to build over the next five years, […]

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BC and Federal Governments Increase Funding of EV Charging Stations to 75%


The B.C. and federal governments will increase funding to help individuals, businesses and municipalities install electric vehicle charging stations through the CleanBC Go Electric EV Charger Rebate and Fleets programs. For a limited time, funding will cover as much as 75% of eligible purchase and installation costs for EV charging stations, which is an increase from […]

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Public Survey: Hastings Street Improvement Project


TransLink and the City of Burnaby are seeking input on potential street improvements on Hastings Street between Boundary Road and Duthie Avenue. Share your thoughts and help shape the future of your community. TAKE THE SURVEY  (This survey will be open until June 13, 2022.) About This Project  TransLink and the City of Burnaby are […]

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Employers: Learn How Canada’s Immigration Programs Can Help You Hire Foreign Labour


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is offering a virtual learning series of free, 30-minute information sessions for employers in Western Canada. You’ll learn about Canada’s economic immigration programs and resources to help you attract, hire and retain global talent. Each week will feature a new topic, with an opportunity for employers to ask questions. Upcoming Topics and Dates June 1 @ 9am […]

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Canadian Industry for Ukraine – How Can Your Business Help?


The federal government is making an appeal to Canadian businesses interested in providing support to displaced Ukrainians arriving in Canada. Canada has partnered with the Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance and its national network of settlement organizations to provide direct and critical support to those in need. Donations from Canadian businesses will go to Ukrainians […]

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Reboot Plus Program: Connecting Youth with Businesses


The Burnaby Board of Trade is a proud partner of the Reboot Plus Program, which connects youth with businesses to explore potential career paths and opportunities. Students in the Reboot Plus program are trained to connect to professionals for informational interviews to explore what businesses and careers are really like. This opportunity to ask their own […]

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Want to Better Understand and Meet Tax Obligations for your Business?


The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to helping small and medium businesses by ensuring they have the information and guidance they need to stay organized and to better understand and meet their tax obligations. File and pay on time The CRA understands that the pandemic may have impacted your business and does provide options […]

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Your City, Your Choice: City of Burnaby Mail Ballot Guide


Introducing the City of Burnaby Mail Ballot Guide, your source of information on how to apply for and complete a mail ballot for the 2022 Local Government Election. Please view the Mail Ballot Guide PDF below. Trouble viewing the PDF? Contact us for a copy of the Mail Ballot Guide. 2022 is a Local Election […]

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Lawn Watering Regulations for Homes and Businesses in effect May 1


Metro Vancouver is introducing enhanced seasonal lawn watering regulations for homes and businesses in order to better conserve the region’s drinking water during the hot, dry summer months. Lawn watering regulations will be in place May 1 until October 15. What you need to know: Lawn watering is now only permitted one morning per week […]

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