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Burnaby Awards

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Presenting the FCM Green Champion-Individual Award to Mayor Derek Corrigan (centre) are: (left) Karen Leibovici, FCM 1st vice-president and councillor, City of Edmonton, AB and (right) Hans Cunningham, FCM past president and director, Regional District of Central Kootenay, B.C.

Because of its exemplary achievements, the City of Burnaby has been honoured with many awards, including being named "Best Run City in Canada" by Maclean's magazine. City programs, attributes and achievements have been recognized locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Awards include:

With Burnaby's award-winning Economic Development Strategy and its Social Sustainability Strategy in hand, the City has a clear vision of what it is trying to achieve. We work for a sound understanding of Burnaby's economic prospects for growth and practical strategies aimed at fostering businesses across industry sectors.

  • Best Run City

    Macleans - Best Run CityMoreBurnaby received top marks in a Maclean's magazine survey.
  • FCM Green Champion Award

    FCM - Green Champion AwardMore



  • Economic Development Strategy

    Economic Development StrategyMore



  • Social Sustainability Strategy

    Social Sustainability StrategyMore