BBOT News

5 Minutes for Business: Export Revolution


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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5 Minutes for Business: What the Global Economic Crisis Means for Canada’s Economy


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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EVENT RECAP: Networking in the Lions Den


On Friday July 10th, 200 people from across the Burnaby Board of Trade and Surrey Board of Trade membership came together for a night of networking and football at our exclusive Networking in the Lions Den event. Attendees mixed and mingled with each other, a host of BC Lions players both past and present, and […]

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Following “No” vote Board of Trade urges government, TransLink back to the table


Following of the announcement of the defeat of the Metro Vancouver Transportation & Transit Plebiscite, the Burnaby Board of Trade is calling on government and TransLink to begin working on a new solution to address the region’s long-term transportation needs. Despite the result of the plebiscite, the Burnaby Board of Trade believes the proposed transportation […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade welcomes new Chair, says farewell to departing directors at 105th AGM


The Burnaby Board of Trade welcomed a new Chair and three new members to its Board of Directors at its 105th Annual General Meeting held on June 17th. Assuming the role of Chair of the Board of Directors will be Catherine Boivie.  Catherine is currently an Executive in Residence at the Beedie School of Business […]

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5 Minutes for Business: Top 3 Issues in the Federal Election


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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Re-Imagining the Lougheed Town Centre Core Area


Preliminary concepts for the redevelopment of Lougheed Mall and Burnaby’s Lougheed Town Centre area have been developed over the past year by City staff.  The City is accepting feedback, questions and comments on the redevelopment plans and your input will help shape the exciting future of the Lougheed neighbourhood. Visit the City of Burnaby website […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade joins 350 business and government leaders for BC-Korea Trade & Investment Forum


The Burnaby Board of Trade and several members of the its Pacific Gateway Committee represented the Burnaby business community at a special trade and investment forum focused on the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The forum, organized by the Government of British Columbia, featured panels of business and trade experts explaining the new trade agreement and […]

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Congratulations Access 2014/15 Graduates!


The Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) said goodbye to the 2014/15 graduates of its Access Student Career Development Program on Thursday night, at an intimate reception at Personas Restaurant and Lounge. The celebration marked the third graduating class of the Access Program, which provides senior post secondary students with the opportunity to build meaningful relationships […]

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