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Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President & CEO Bridgitte Anderson reflects on her first year at the helm.
COVID, Crisis and Collaboration
– My First Year as CEO
COVID, Crisis and Collaboration
– My First Year as CEO
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NOV
12

COVID, Crisis and Collaboration – My First Year as CEO

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

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JUN
21

Free-trade zones offer opportunity to build economic resilience

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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 production capacity and leveraging Vancouver's role as a gateway to the world. 

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MAR
17

Inaugural Business Reinvention Awards

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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.

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NOV
02

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OCT
18

Future uncertain for events sector amid ongoing labour shortage

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The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the entire B.C. business community, but the arts, entertainment and events sectors have been especially hard hit. From reduced capacity at live events to labour shortages, those working in the sector are facing a host of challenges that have left them uncertain about the future.

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OCT
05

Lived experience drives new DLC co-chairs motivation to create change

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The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DLC) was developed at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade in 2020 as an evolution of the Women's Leadership Council, in recognition of the need to create a broader understanding of what constitutes a diverse and inclusive workplace. The council meets regularly to discuss ways to further this goal through training programs, advocacy and representation. 

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SEP
16

One-to-one with Stephen Gaskin

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

Our subject this week is Stephen Gaskin, Scotiabank Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region

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AUG
25

Canadian governments and corporations tap into green trade financing to create a more sustainable world after COVID-19

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Canada is embracing green trade financing as it looks to recover from the global pandemic and new funding instruments will help support sustainable economic growth.

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AUG
10

One-to-one with Hillina Ghulam Nabi

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

Our subject this week is Hillina Ghulam Nabi, Founder and CEO of Kids Innovative. 

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JUL
06

One-to-one with Jennifer Cudlipp

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

Our subject this week is Jennifer Cudlipp, Senior Vice President at LifeLabs in British Columbia. Jennifer is also the President of Excelleris Technologies. 

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MAY
17

One-to-one with John Bromley

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

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APR
16

Ensuring Optimal Retention When Creating an Inclusive Culture

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An inclusive workplace produces better services, higher quality product, and higher profit margins.
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NOV
05

Welcome to our blog

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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. 

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MAR
31

One-to-one with Natali Altshuler

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

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MAR
29

Board of Trade Members Support B.C. Vaccination Program

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

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FEB
08

One-to-one with Jean-Philippe Menard

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

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NOV
18

One-to-one with David Garofalo

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

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JAN
15

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

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

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JAN
20

Businesses skating on thin ice

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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 the...
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MAR
08

One-to-one with Kirsten Sutton

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

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