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Heritage landmark brands Heights shopping district

Historic "swinging girl" neon sign

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Offers degrees, diplomas and certificates that lead to rewarding careers

Simon Fraser University, more than 100,000 graduates

8888 University Drive, Burnaby

Day or Night

Enjoy spectacular views of the city’s twinkling towers from Deer Lake Park

Walk, Bike, Drive, Enjoy!

Getting here is easy, and no matter what time of year you visit, Burnaby’s attractions and events will be sure to please

Parks and Open Spaces

Come and enjoy the great outdoors year round

BurnabyQuick Facts

  • Fact 01

    Fairacres was built by Henry and Grace Ceperley in 1911.

  • Fact 03

    The swinging neon girl sign on Hastings Street is Kinetic art -- it moves!

  • Fact 02

    The “Freeman” award has been awarded by the City to 16 outstanding citizens to date.

  • Fact 04

    Playground of the Gods contains over 50 totem poles.

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