VBOT gives Federal Budget 2015 an A- grade
The Vancouver Board of Trade, representing thousands of businesses across Greater Vancouver and B.C., has assigned an overall grade of “A-” to Federal Budget 2015. This grade was awarded as a result of the budget’s focus on incentives to promote small and medium-sized businesses, improve gender diversity in business, and bolster national infrastructure.
VBOT reaction to Mayors' Council Transportation Strategy
Earlier today, representatives from The Vancouver Board of Trade attended a stakeholder briefing at TransLink’s office, prior to the public release of the Mayors’ Council 30-Year Transportation Strategy for Metro Vancouver. Below are some initial reactions from The Vancouver Board of Trade’s President and CEO, Iain Black, on behalf of the city’s leading business organization.
VBOT warns port shutdown will hurt B.C.’s economy
The Vancouver Board of Trade is expressing grave concerns about a looming work stoppage planned by Unifor and the United Truckers Association (UTA), which would seriously affect operations at Port Metro Vancouver — the largest and busiest port in Canada.
VBOT applauds approval of YVR fuel delivery project
The Vancouver Board of Trade applauds the Government of British Columbia for issuing a conditional Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corporation’s (VAFFC) fuel delivery project.
Vancouver Board of Trade backs APEC business travel card program
Board of Trade backs APEC business travel card program
Business groups push to Open Skies in Canada
The Vancouver Board of Trade and Richmond Chamber of Commerce are moving the dial forward on improving air access in Canada.
Vancouver Board of Trade gives Economic Action Plan 2013 a ‘B+’ grade
The Vancouver Board of Trade has assigned an overall grade of “B+” to Economic Action Plan 2013, based on the federal government’s promise to return to a balanced budget in 2015-2016, its commitment to spending control and debt management, and its focus on Canada’s long-term prosperity.
Vancouver Board of Trade gives B.C. Budget 2013-2014 a 'B+' grade
The Vancouver Board of Trade, representing thousands of business members in the Lower Mainland, has assigned an overall grade of 'B+' to the provincial budget 2013/2014.
Board of Trade supports redevelopment of historic Stock Exchange building
The Vancouver Board of Trade has expressed support for the proposed redevelopment of the historic Vancouver Stock Exchange in the Center Business District (CBD) of Vancouver.
Board of Trade makes pre-budget recommendations to Provincial Government
The Vancouver Board of Trade has made a number of recommendations to the Government of British Columbia in advance of the 2013-2014 provincial budget.