BBOT News

Burnaby Board of Trade and Port Metro Vancouver Hold Unique Networking Tours of Fraser River and Coal Harbour


The Burnaby Board of Trade in conjunction with Port Metro Vancouver held special boat tours of the operations of the Port on both the Fraser River and the Vancouver Harbour over the past two weeks. Burnaby Board of Trade members joined members of several neighbouring Chambers of Commerce/Boards of Trade on the tours which provided […]

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Burnaby RCMP Business Watch website & program launch


Burnaby RCMP Chief Superintendent Dave Critchley invites you to attend the launch of the Business Watch Program, to be held on Thursday, September 17 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at City Hall Council Chambers, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby.

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5 Minutes for Business: Currency War–What is it Good For?


The BBOT, through its connection with the Canadian Chamber network, is pleased to bring you “5 Minutes for Business” — brief and informative updates on various business topics. Check back here every two weeks to get up to speed on a different business or economic topic courtesy of the Burnaby Board of Trade and the […]

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Save on PNE passes with our promo code!


Planning to attend the PNE this summer? Burnaby Board of Trade members are eligible for an exclusive discount through Perkopolis! Enjoy the attractions, take in the sights and savour the tastes and smells of this annual summer tradition—plus save money on every Gate Pass you and your employees buy!   Email marisol@bbot.ca or all 604 412-0100 […]

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Event Summary: High Tea Sushi with Mayor Derek Corrigan


On August 20th, nearly 70 people attended the BBOT’s High Tea Sushi event held in the beautiful ellipse lobby of the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. The event, sponsored by the Beedie School of Business, offered attendees an opportunity to network and connect with a diverse crowd of business people from across Burnaby and […]

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Access Program – The Never Ending Journey of Self-Development and Relationship Building


by Mthabisi Mhlanga Self-development has been an important process in my life in which I consciously seek out opportunities that will put me in a better position to positively impact society. The Burnaby Board of Trade’s (BBOT) Access Program did just that. It allowed us to expand our networks with business professionals and acquire more […]

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Business Intel: Mid-Year 2015 Canada, U.S. & U.K. Office Market Report


BBOT Member Avison Young has just released their Mid-Year 2015 Canada, U.S. & U.K. Office Market Report. This valuable report covers the office markets in 50 Canadian, U.S. and U.K. metropolitan regions and has useful information on vacancy rates, development and trends in the office space market locally, nationally and internationally.  We encourage you to […]

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5 Minutes for Business: The TPP – Trans Pacific Partnership


The BBOT, through its connection with the Canadian Chamber network, is pleased to bring you “5 Minutes for Business” — brief and informative updates on various business topics. Check back here every two weeks to get up to speed on a different business or economic topic courtesy of the Burnaby Board of Trade and the […]

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Consultation on the Small Business Deduction–Active versus Investment Business Income


If you have a business that incorporates any sort of rental of space, or allowing customers to use your space, (particularly self-storage facilities)  this may impact you! The federal government is reviewing the rules surrounding active versus investment business income and the implications for the federal small business tax deduction.  Businesses are able to submit […]

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Lackluster loonie makes filming in B.C. a blockbuster deal


[Burnaby NewsLeader – July 29, 2015] Canadian Motion Picture Park president Alec Fatalevich is receiving lots of calls from the 818 area code these days. It’s Hollywood calling. With the Canadian dollar free-falling, B.C.’s film and TV industry is suddenly getting a lot more action. “The Canadian dollar definitely plays a major role, there’s no […]

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