BBOT News

BBOT Holds Roundtable with Honourable Minsters Kevin Sorenson and Alice Wong


Following the release of the federal budget earlier this week, the Burnaby Board of Trade hosted a round table with the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, MP (Minister of State – Finance) and the Honourable Alice Wong (Minister of State – Seniors), to provide businesses and community leaders with the opportunity discuss and learn more about details […]

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Nominations for the 16th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards are NOW OPEN!


Public nominations will be accepted until June 30th, 2015. Individuals wishing to nominate a business, individual, or organization can do so in one of three ways: 1) Complete the online nomination form 2) Contact awards@bbot.ca 3) Complete the physical Nomination Form and return by email (awards@bbot.ca) or by fax (604-412-0102). Click here to download the […]

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BBOT Survey: BC’s Family Day Impacts


BC’s Family Day statutory holiday is held on the 2nd Monday in February. However, in many other provinces and in the USA there is a statutory holiday on the 3rd Monday in February. This creates a misalignment of holidays between BC and most of our neighbouring jurisdictions. The Burnaby Board of Trade is exploring the […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade Members Explore Business Opportunities with Hong Kong


As part of its High Tea event series, the Burnaby Board of Trade held a special dim sum event on March 30th, 2015 with special guests from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office and the Hong Kong Canada Business Association. Representatives from these organizations presented on the potential […]

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Burnaby Board of Trade: “It’s time to fix the PST”


On the 2-year anniversary of the return of the provincial sales tax (PST), the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) is calling on the provincial government to fix the tax by beginning to remove the tax burden on business investments in new equipment, machinery and software with the creation of a refundable input tax credit. According […]

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The Burnaby Board of Trade is looking for presenters for Green Talks!


The Burnaby Board of Trade is looking for presenters for Green Talks!, our annual sustainability forum The BBOT’s annual environmental event brings together 100 individuals who care about sustainability in business and in our communities for an evening of networking, amazing food, and great presentations on the many ways businesses, organizations, neighborhoods and individuals are […]

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5 Minutes for Business: Is Canada Heading for Recession?


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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