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Free Self-Employment Training for Young Entrepreneurs – JOIN OUR NEXT COHORT


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Burnaby Business Centre is offering free online training and specialized services to young adults between 17-29, to help them achieve their self-employment goals through the enhancement of professional knowledge, skills and connections for business success in B.C. On-going intake is available. To learn more, please refer to their website: SET – Free Self-Employment Training […]

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Applications Open – Jobs and Growth Fund


The Jobs and Growth Fund is now open for applications. On July 13, 2021, the Government of Canada launched the Fund to help job creators and the organizations that support them to future-proof their businesses, build resiliency, and prepare for long-term growth. Announced in Budget 2021, Canada’s Regional Development Agencies are delivering the $700 million […]

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RBC’s Burnaby Main Branch is celebrating 100 Years in the community of Burnaby, BC


  The Burnaby Board of Trade would like to congratulate it’s member, Royal Bank of Canada, for the 100th anniversary of their Burnaby Main Branch. Royal Bank of Canada was the first national bank to open a branch in Burnaby when it opened its branch at Kingsway and McKay Avenue on July 7, 1921 – right across […]

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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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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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BBOT Members Partner to Build New Public Green Space, Seeking Donations to Make Project a Reality


BBOT members Steamworks Brewery and Para Space Landscaping are leading an initiative to turn an ignored and underutilized area in North Burnaby into a new public greenspace for the benefit and enjoyment of residents, businesses and visitors to the area. Working with the Green Cities Foundation, these two members are collecting donations to help make their […]

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Fuel Up! Summer Meal Kit Program Sponsorship Proposal


Simply Foods is excited to launch this 10-week Summer Meal Kit Program for kids in Greater Vancouver – as an extension of the Fuel Up! School Lunch Program. Fuel Up was launched in 2019 to achieve one goal: to ensure that no child is hungry and every child eats healthy. This summer will be their […]

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Join our next Social Purpose Innovators cohort!


Social Purpose for business is quickly moving from “Nice-to-have” status to table stakes. These are some of the companies that have defined their Social Purpose with the Social Purpose Institute: Is your company ready to take the next step to discover your business’ Social Purpose? Would you like to become crystal clear on what societal good your company generates by the very act of doing business? […]

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Personas Patio + Restaurant + Lounge Ready to Welcome Guests Back with June 17 Re-Opening


Personas, known for their fun menu items, lively venue, and stunning patio, is a long-time BBOT member and has hosted many of our chamber events and receptions. The BBOT is looking forward to visiting Personas again and encourages you to join us there! See the attached official release statement below.    

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Steamworks Brewing Co. Marks the Release of its First Wine, Piquette


Burnaby Board of Trade member Steamworks Brewing Co. has announced the release of their Piquette, the company’s first foray into wine. “Piquette boasts high drinkability thanks to its delivery of light, fruity effervescence and low ABV (typically only 5-7%),” says a news release. “Most easily compared to petillant-naturel, a piquette offers a palate of bright acid and […]

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