B.C. seniors’ organizations back “Yes” campaign
"We need these services!” With that clear declaration, Lorraine Logan, on behalf of the Council of Senior Citizens Organizations (COSCO) of British Columbia, became one of the most recent signatories to the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition. “We’re recommending to all our members: vote Yes,” Logan said.
Better Transit and Transportation Coalition welcomes nine student associations to YES campaign
The Better Transit and Transportation Coalition is pleased today to welcome nine associations representing tens of thousands of post-secondary students in Metro Vancouver to the Yes campaign.
YWCA becomes 100th member of Better Transit and Transportation Coalition
YWCA Metro Vancouver has joined the Better Transit and Transportation Coalition, highlighting the important role that transit plays – now and in the future – for many local families.
Coalition Welcomes Provincial Clarification on Collection of Metro Congestion Improvement Tax
"Yes" coalition calls on voters to support Metro Vancouver transportation improvements
Victory for the "Yes" vote in Metro Vancouver's upcoming transportation referendum will benefit people from all walks of life, according to the broad-based Better Transit and Transportation Coalition, which calls the referendum "one of the most important decisions facing our region for the next generation."
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.