Bridgitte Anderson

Metro’s strengths will help it weather headwinds on the horizon

As I look to the year ahead, there is much to be optimistic about; but there has also never been more uncertainty about what the future will hold. We all hoped to be in a better place by now....

Free-trade zones offer opportunity to build economic resilience

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...

Year in review: Teamwork will be key for businesses to thrive post-pandemic

Since its inception in 1887, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade has borne witness to world wars, the Great Depression and shifting economic landscapes. But nothing in our 133-year history prepared...

Industrial lands strategy is key to the region’s economic health

Across all levels of government, the focus for the past few months has been on fighting COVID-19 and getting front-line workers what they need to do their important work, and rightly so. As we move...

B.C. businesses offer hopeful leadership for uncertain times

As the new leader at the helm of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, I’ve spent my first weeks listening to business leaders and our members. It’s clear to me that as we prepare to enter a new...