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Port Metro Vancouver Chemical Fire

Posted 5:00 PM, March 4, 2015

At approximately 1:40 PM today, a chemical fire started in a container at Port Metro Vancouver Centerm Container Terminal facility. As of approximately 3:50 PM, this is being described as a 4th alarm fire, as it includes the Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services Hazardous Materials Team. Because the smoke plume has now moved into areas of the City of Burnaby, the City of Burnaby has now activated its Emergency Operation Centre to ensure citizen and property protection.

Vancouver Coastal Health recommends that if you are in an area in which you can smell or see smoke, that you should cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth. If you are in a building, you should keep the windows closed.

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Spanish explorer Ponce de León may or may not have found a literal fountain of youth, but modern researchers and a generation of active adults have certainly discovered one for themselves. The real secret to longevity and quality of life? Staying fit and being active.

Upcoming Events 

Hoedown with Peggy
Mar 11
9:30am-12:30pm
Peggy Thomson leads you through line dancing to a variety of tunes. All levels. Light refreshments.
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Confederation Flea Market
Mar 14
9:30am-2pm
Clean out your cupboards or find yourself a great bargain! More than 50 tables of pre-loved items are on display to comb through. Free admission for buyers.
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Move for Health Day
May 10
Get moving, Burnaby... it's free! Check out free events taking place all over Burnaby.
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55+ Centres

  • Bonsor

    Bonsor+Located right across the parking lot from Bonsor Complex 
  • Cameron

    Cameron+ Located in the Cameron Complex in northeast Burnaby.
  • Confederation

    Confederation+ Located next to the Eileen Dailly Leisure Pool in north Burnaby.
  • Edmonds

    Edmonds+ Located inside Edmonds Community Centre in southeast Burnaby.

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Trips & Outings

Have fun and try new things with other active 55+. Join in one of our Seniors' Trips & Outings tours.

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Registered Programs

Begin your search by checking out our latest selection of registered programs

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Drop-in Programs

Drop by our easy and accessible programs. Pick the one that's right for you.

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55+ Membership Fee

To take part in the 55+ activities, you need to purchase a membership. You can use the single centre fee if you usually take part in activities in only one centre, or you can use the multi-centre fee if you enjoy taking part in activities in more than one centre. If you’re a Burnaby citizen 90 years + please contact your local 55+ Centre regarding a lifetime membership. Note that many classes are open to non-members for a slightly higher fee.

Single Centre: $16.70 per year
Multi-centre: $41.60 per year