Blog 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 ...
GVBOT blog editorial policy
GVBOT blog editorial policy
Blog 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 ...
GVBOT blog editorial policy
GVBOT blog editorial policy
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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JAN
29

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

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

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JAN
22

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 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.

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JAN
18

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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DEC
18

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

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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.  

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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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DEC
18

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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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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NOV
02

GVBOT blog editorial policy

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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.

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