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About Burnaby

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Burnaby is a great place to live, learn, work and play. We are committed to strengthening our overall well-being and growing into the future as a liveable, vibrant and sustainable community. Burnaby works to facilitate an engaged and active citizenry, a healthy economy and a real respect for the natural environment.

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Our City

Some of the City's many features include:

  • 25% of land designated as parks and open space
  • Recreational facilities
  • Major commercial town centre development
  • Major post secondary institutions
  • Rapid transit
  • Arts, heritage and cultural facilities
  • Libraries
  • High technology research and business parks
Burnaby Neighbourhoods

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Burnaby occupies 38 square miles (98.6 square kilometres) and is located at the geographic centre of Metro Vancouver.

Where is Burnaby

Live, Learn, Work and Play

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Info Burnaby

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Burnaby Heritage

Arts & Heritage

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Things To Do

Things To Do  

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Public Safety

Public Safety

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