Take part in the Dream Employers of BC survey!
The Vancouver Board of Trade has joined forces with Insights West and Miles Employment Group to launch the second annual Dream Employers of BC Survey.
VBOT announces 2015 winners of its prestigious Rix Awards
Earlier today, The Vancouver Board of Trade revealed the 2015 winners of its Rix Center Awards for Community and Corporate Citizenship, which honour one outstanding individual and one exemplary organization each year, in memory of the late Dr. Don Rix.
Message from the President and CEO Re: Bylaw 280
Earlier today, an important announcement was made by B.C.'s Minister of Environment, Hon. Mary Polak.
In an unusual move, Minister Polak announced that the Province will not approve a Metro Vancouver bylaw passed (and sent to the minister for rubber stamping) a year ago. The now-rejected "Bylaw 280" would have changed the way our region deals with waste management - and the way your business would have disposed of its garbage.
Media Release: VBOT applauds Provincial review of solid waste management plan
The Vancouver Board of Trade applauds today’s announcement that the Province will formally review Metro Vancouver’s solid waste management plan.
Media Release: VBOT surveys business community on civic election issues
With only one month remaining before Vancouverites head to the polls, The Vancouver Board of Trade has released results from its 2014 Municipal Election Survey, giving insights into some of the top priorities and concerns of Greater Vancouver's business community.
Read the September 2014 issue of Sounding Board
The September 2014 issue of Sounding Board, The Vancouver Board of Trade's official monthly newspaper, is now online.
VBOT supports the Vancouver Aquarium and its current cetacean policy
The Vancouver Board of Trade’s President and CEO, Iain Black, sent a letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson, city councillors, and Parks Board commissioners yesterday afternoon outlining our organization’s support for the Vancouver Aquarium and its current cetacean policy.
New chamber report identifies $50B risk to Lower Fraser River
Today, chambers of commerce from the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley released a new research study which concludes that $50 billion in economic development along the Lower Fraser River is at risk unless all levels of government act now to address the serious issues facing the river.
Promote your business in the 2014-15 Members' Directory!
It's not too late to book your ad in our 2014-2015 Members' Directory — The Vancouver Board of Trade’s flagship publication and Vancouver’s definitive business reference guide, distributed to thousands of businesses across B.C. and 320 chambers of commerce worldwide.
Op-ed: Minister Shirley Bond on B.C.'s LNG opportunities
We are facing incredible economic opportunities here in British Columbia. The liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector alone has the potential for nearly $175 billion in industry investment and up to 100,000 jobs in B.C. over the next decade.