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Beresford warming centre hours extended during cold snap

With extremely cold weather in the forecast for next week, the City of Burnaby is extending the hours of its Beresford warming centre to allow patrons to remain inside during the day.
Winter weather is on the way in Burnaby

With snow in the forecast for Thursday night (Jan. 9) and the possibility of more to come in the days ahead, the City of Burnaby has activated its snow plans.
Help us find Burnaby’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year!

The time has come for Burnaby residents to recognize one of the outstanding volunteers who power our community by nominating them for the Kushiro Cup.
Recycling Your Christmas Tree in Burnaby

There are many ways to recycle your Christmas Tree in Burnaby—from curbside collection, multi-family complex collection, dropping off at Burnaby's Eco-Centre, plus tree chipping events.
Holiday Hours & Council Meetings

Burnaby's City Hall complex will close at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24 and will open again at 8:00 AM Friday, December 27. The next Council Meeting will take place Monday, January 27 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chamber.
Burnaby’s water and sewer rates to remain stable despite regional hikes

Burnaby residents will pay only modest increases for sewer and water services in 2020, even as the cost passed along by Metro Vancouver to run the regional water and sewer systems has increased significantly.
Burnaby surveying child care needs

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The City of Burnaby is asking local parents and guardians to share their child care experiences with us.
Burnaby pursues historic expansion of tenants' rights

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The City of Burnaby is pursuing one of the most progressive tenant assistance policies in the country, after revisions to the City’s existing policy were approved in principle by City Council on Monday.
City of Burnaby marks 110th anniversary of the Great Northern Railway disaster

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The City of Burnaby and the BC Labour Heritage Centre are unveiling a plaque to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the Great Northern Railway disaster.
City of Burnaby taking steps to assist transit commuters if needed

The City of Burnaby is taking steps to assist commuters connecting to SkyTrain if strike action results in a shutdown of bus service in the region beginning Wednesday.

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The Burnaby Art Gallery (BAG) is pleased to present echoes from November 29, 2019 to January 26, 2020.
Heritage Christmas creates a winter wonderland at Burnaby Village Museum

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Thousands of guests will be transported to a winter wonderland at the Burnaby Village Museum during Heritage Christmas, one of the largest annual holiday celebrations in Metro Vancouver.
Deer Lake Craft Festival artisans deliver a one-stop Christmas shop

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High-quality vendors and artisans have always been a staple of the Deer Lake Craft Festival, but for the event’s 49th year attendees can also enjoy a standout cast of performers and musicians.
Enjoy the holiday spirit with festive lights all across the City of Burnaby

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Every corner of Burnaby is lighting up with holiday cheer this month, and the City of Burnaby has the tools to help locals plan a festive tour through town. View a map of the light displays at Burnaby.ca/holidaylights.
Burnaby’s Warming Centres set to open on November 15

The City of Burnaby will once again provide relief for folks this winter, with three warming centres set to open on November 15.
Burnaby Remembrance Day Ceremonies: Monday, November 11

Ceremonies with parades will take place on November 11 at the North Burnaby Cenotaph in Confederation Park, and at the South Burnaby Cenotaph in Bonsor Park.
Local Heroes lauded by the City of Burnaby

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Six outstanding citizens have been named Local Heroes by the City of Burnaby, recognizing the immense contributions they have made to their community.
Metropolis at Metrotown Master Plan to shape heart of Burnaby’s downtown

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The creation of a true, single downtown core in the heart of Burnaby has taken a significant step forward as Burnaby City Council has asked staff to work with the owners of BC’s largest shopping mall on the Metropolis at Metrotown Master Plan.
Significant Kinder Morgan Tank Farm Public Safety and Environmental Concerns Remain Unaddressed by Federal Government

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A fire protection audit report commissioned by the National Energy Board estimates that Trans Mountain’s response time to a major event at the Kinder Morgan tank farm in Burnaby – such as a serious fire – would be six hours.
Supreme Court Grants Burnaby Leave to Intervene in Province’s Appeal of BC Court of Appeal Decision Regarding Proposed Amendments to the BC Environmental Management Act

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The Supreme Court of Canada has approved Burnaby’s Leave to Intervene application in the Province of B.C.’s appeal of the May 24, 2019, BC Court of Appeal’s Constitutional Question Act Reference decision.
Burnaby Lake Aquatic and Arena Facility Open House

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Come learn about plans for the new Burnaby Lake Aquatic and Arena Facility on November 6!
City introduces House Rental Business Licence

Starting in October, owners of single- or two-family homes in Burnaby will be asked to fill out a declaration indicating whether or not they are renting out their home.
Burnaby pursues BC Housing partnership to build more than 1,300 units of non-market housing

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The City of Burnaby is pursuing an ambitious partnership with the Province, through BC Housing, to increase non-market housing in this city by up to 25 per cent.
New stretch of Central Park Perimeter Trail now complete

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The Central Park Perimeter Trail is taking shape! Phase two of the trail offers walkers, cyclists and joggers a great way to be active in our city.
Call for Submissions - PechaKucha Night in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby and Burnaby Neighbourhood House invite you to submit your application to present at the fifth PechaKucha Night in Burnaby. Applications are due by October 14.
Free Events During Active Aging Week®

Are you 50 years or older and looking to try a new activity? The City of Burnaby is pleased to offer free activities for older adults during Active Aging Week®.
Connect with arts and culture during Burnaby’s Culture Days

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With plenty of activities on the schedule, Culture Days is the perfect chance for the public to peek behind the curtain at Burnaby’s world-class arts facilities.
City breaks ground on new South Burnaby Arena

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Construction of Burnaby’s newest arena is now underway! The South Burnaby Arena will offer two NHL-sized rinks, as well as space for dry-floor sports and public gatherings.
Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

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With more than 90 unique waterways, Burnaby is the perfect setting for a World Rivers Day event that celebrates our watersheds and highlights the need to protect and enhance our local rivers and streams.
Changes to curbside collection aim to reduce human-bear conflict

The City of Burnaby has introduced changes to the Solid Waste & Recycling Bylaw to reduce the risk of resident-bear interaction on collection day. The changes will help make our community safer for everyone.
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