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BBOT Member Dageraad Brewing Takes 2 Silvers at Canadian Brewing Awards


Congratulations to BBOT member Dageraad Brewing for taking home two silvers at the annual Canadian Brewing Awards! Dageraad is a small-batch Burnaby-based brewery which focuses on the Belgian tradition in crafting their award-winning beer. Taking home the silver in the Belgian-Style Tripel category was Dageraad’s Antwerpen, while coming in second for best Belgian Style Abbey Ale/Pale Ale […]

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BBOT Member Alexander College Marks Grand Opening of New Campus with $1 Million Donation to Burnaby Hospital Foundation


At the end of the grand opening of their new, purpose-built campus, BBOT member Alexander College announced a stunning $1 million donation to support the redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital Foundation as part of the foundation’s Proud History, Bright Future campaign. The $1 million donation, while certainly the most significant, is not the first contribution Alexander College […]

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BCIT Entrepreneurship Roundtable is looking for judges!


BCIT Business Management and Entrepreneurship (Virtual) Challenge is looking for volunteer judges. Are you a thoughtful and curious person who is excited by new ideas.? Would you be willing to commit some time before, during and after the webinar? Join Round 1 Idea Pitch September 28th to support student innovation and venture ideas.

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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Webinar


September is Disability Employment Month in BC. 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, from 12:30pm to […]

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WorkBC Assistive Technology Services Virtual Lunch and Learn


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 work-related barriers due to a disability or functional limitation. Topics […]

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Are You New to Canada? Join the BIPT “Job Search” Workshop Series


The Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table  Employment Working Group provides employment resources for newcomers and refugees to Burnaby. In this fall series, workshops focus on learning soft skills, acing your job interview, and how to use Linked In effectively for your job search. All workshops are free and take place online. BIPT Soft Skills Poster-FINAL   […]

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BBOT Members YVR Prep and Spud.ca Collaborate to Deliver Hot Lunches to Kids in Schools


Huge thanks to SPUD.ca – Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery and 980 CKNW, Raji Sohal for inviting Simply Foods to the Simi Sara show to spread the word on Simply Foods Ltd.’s FUEL UP HOT LUNCH PROGRAM. Please consider making a donation or purchasing a SPUD Back to School Essentials Bundle, where $1 from each bundle goes towards free meals for kids […]

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BBOT Social Purpose Driven Organizations: Strengthening Communities


In 2020 the Burnaby Board of Trade signed a strategic agreement with the Social Purpose Institute and the City of Burnaby to grow social purpose “business for good movement” in Burnaby and beyond. Return-It, Traction on Demand and Chandos Construction are three social purpose businesses demonstrating how they’re social purpose mission is helping to strengthen […]

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Be a Superhero. Rappel down Metrotower 1!


Did you ever think you could rappel down an office tower like a superhero? Well now’s your chance! Easter Seals Drop Zone is coming to Burnaby for the first time on September 9th at Metrotower 1. This is a thrilling, no-contact fundraising event, that challenges you to step outside your comfort zone and rappel down […]

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Rotary Clubs of Burnaby Presents Revive & Thrive Shred-a-Thon


The Rotary Clubs of Burnaby Presents “Revive & Thrive Shred-a-Thon”. Proceeds will be used to purchase life-saving defibrillators in high traffick Burnaby locations via St. Johns Ambulance Start Me Up BC Program.

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