VBOT supports Better Transit and Transportation Coalition
The Vancouver Board of Trade has joined a new coalition to support increased investment in regional transit and transportation improvements.
Read the December 2014 issue of Sounding Board online
The December 2014 issue of Sounding Board, The Vancouver Board of Trade's official monthly newspaper, is now online.
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.
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.
VBOT CEO shares thoughts on the future of Granville Island
Letter to the Editor Re: "Port Metro Vancouver not the correct landlord for Granville Island," Vancouver Sun, July, 2, 2014