Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded

Posted July 20, 2015

All forms of lawn sprinkling using treated drinking water are further curtailed. See the At A Glance Guide to know what type of water use is restricted under Metro Vancouver's Water Shortage Response Plan Stage 3 and is enforced by the City of Burnaby. Learn more »

No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen. Learn more »

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Population & Quick Stats

2011 Census Data

The first release of data gathered from the 2011 Census shows that Burnaby's population has grown by 10%. Find out more »

Over the last quarter century, Burnaby has witnessed significant changes in its demographic profile.  It has become a much more urban and culturally diverse community. While Burnaby occupies about four percent of the land area of Metro Vancouver, it accounted for about ten percent of the region’s population in 2011. It is the third most populated urban centre in British Columbia with a population of 223,218 in 2011. To find out more about Burnaby’s population, please access the Statistics Canada website at:

City and Neighbourhood Profiles (2006)

This section includes statistical information related to Burnaby's population. The information is available for the City as a whole or by Neighbourhood or Planning Study Area (click the numbers on the map below to display, or use the links listed underneath the map). 

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Other Resources

  • Social Sustainability Strategy

    Social Sustainability StrategyMoreRead the strategy adopted by Mayor and Council on July 11, 2011.