MAR
29

Board of Trade Members Support B.C. Vaccination Program

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade members continue to make a difference in the fight against COVID-19.

MAR
26

Inaugural Business Reinvention Awards

The GVBOT was thrilled to recognize five outstanding local businesses who were recipients of our inaugural Business Reinvention Awards run by our Scale-up Centre for SMEs to celebrate innovative businesses and organizations that have reinvented, adapted and shown exceptional resilience in the face of challenge and barriers.

FEB
22

Sustainability Series returns for 2021

Following the success of our inaugural events in 2020, The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade is bringing back its popular sustainability series later this month.

FEB
08

One-to-one with Jean-Philippe Menard

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.

JAN
29

Region in Review – Counting the cost of 2020 to Greater Vancouver businesses

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President & CEO Bridgitte Anderson examines the findings released in our annual Region in Review report.

JAN
22

Businesses skating on thin ice

Evi Mustel, Principal of Mustel Group looks at the impact that COVID-19 has had on Greater Vancouver businesses. 

Despite some positive economic news being reported for B.C., many Greater Vancouver businesses are on thin ice and worried about how they will cope without government supports. A survey conducted by Mustel Group among Greater Vancouver Board of Trade members shows that 62% are still experiencing decreased sales volumes because of the pandemic, and about half (48%) expect their revenues to still be lower in 3-6 months compared to pre-COVID times.

JAN
18

Economic Outlook: Rough seas ahead, but smooth sailing still on the horizon

Jean-François Perrault, SVP & Chief Economist at Scotiabank, looks at the economic outlook in the wake of COVID 19.

DEC
18

32nd annual Economic Outlook Forum to examine the year ahead for businesses.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it unprecedented challenges for businesses. Since February, more than 5,500 companies in Greater Vancouver have been forced to shut their doors as a result of the virus, and according to our research, many more (26%) fear they will not survive another year if economic conditions do not improve.  

NOV
18

One-to-one with David Garofalo

Welcome to the latest installment of Q&A, our regular series of one-to-ones with some of Greater Vancouver's leading business figures.  

DEC
18

COVID, Crisis and Collaboration – My First Year as CEO

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President & CEO Bridgitte Anderson reflects on her first year at the helm.

NOV
05

Welcome to our blog

Hi there!

And welcome to our blog.

Since its inception in 1887, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has been recognized as Western Canada's leading business association, engaging members to impact public policy at all levels of government and to succeed and prosper in the global economy. 

NOV
02

GVBOT blog editorial policy

The following content is intended for any person or organization that is a member of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade or a guest collaborator and wants to contribute to our blog. Its aim is to help contributors understand the publishing, management, and presentation standards for our content.

Featured stories

An inclusive workplace produces better services, higher quality product, and higher profit margins....
A robust economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will require that all levels of government use the full range of tools at their disposal for stimulating economic activity, increasing domestic pr...
In November 2019, British Columbia passed the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (the Act) committing the Province to implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indi...