Snow and Ice Removal Continues

Posted January 16, 2017

City crews and equipment will be working this week to:

  • Clear catch basins in anticipation for this week’s thawing and rainfall events
  • Clear wheelchair ramps and bus stops of compacted snow and ice
  • Sweep and clear main roadways and priority routes of sand abrasives

Remove snow from catch basins and storm drains. Keeping catch basins and storm drains on your street clear of snow helps prevent flooding when snow melts. Report problems to our 24-hour service line at 604-294-7200.

Locate catch basins using the Burnaby Map:

  1. Select Layers button
  2. Expand Engineering Operations option > Infrastructure
  3. Select Storm > Catchbasin > Zoom into your street

Motorists are advised to be prepared for changing road conditions. Attention should be paid to water pooling around roadways due to forecasted rainfall this week.

Hazardous conditions, downed trees, potholes, and localized flooding can be reported to our 24-hour Emergency Dispatch at 604-294-7200. Non-emergency requests can be reported to 604-294-7460. We appreciate your patience as we work towards removing snow and ice in as many areas as possible. View Snow and Ice Control Information and Our Role as a City.

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Burnaby Archives

Who We Are

The City of Burnaby Archives officially opened in 2001 and is located in the McGill Branch Library. It operates as the official repository for all inactive civic records of permanent administrative, legal, fiscal, historical, evidential and informational value to the City of Burnaby.

The Burnaby Archives houses records dating back to Burnaby's incorporation in 1892. Records include a variety of sources including documents, photographs and maps. The storage area can accommodate 900 lineal meters of material and is equipped with sophisticated environmental controls necessary to preserve archival items.


In 2007, the City of Burnaby Archive expanded its collection mandate to include private as well as public records. On February 14, 2007, an agreement was signed with the Burnaby Historical Society to accept the collection of community records that had been maintained and managed by the Historical Society since the 1950s. That Spring, the records were transferred from the Burnaby Village Museum to their permanent home in the Archives.

What We Do

City of Burnaby Archives preserves as evidence:

  • Public records including functions, legal rights, obligations, policies, decisions, procedures, accountabilities and operations of the City of Burnaby.
  • Private public records including those of elected civic officials, boards and commissions related to the administration of the City
  • Individuals, businesses and organizations with information that contributes to Burnaby’s history.

Contact Us

The City of Burnaby Archives is located in the McGill Branch Library. Public reference services are available from Wednesday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or by appointment.

For general information, or research assistance, please contact:

Archives Staff

4595 Albert Street (at McGill Public Library)
Burnaby, BC V5C 2G6
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