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Winter weather is on the way in Burnaby

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With snow in the forecast for Sunday, January 24, and the possibility of more to come in the days ahead, the City of Burnaby has activated its snow plans.
Live Streaming at the ’Bolt to Feature Award Winning Local Musicians

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Award-winning musicians highlight the star-studded lineup set to take the stage at Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts as part of the 2021 edition of Live Streaming at the ’Bolt.
Help us celebrate Burnaby’s environmental leaders

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Help the City of Burnaby find this year’s Environmental Award winners by submitting a nomination today!
Burnaby Residents Invited to Share Feedback on Short-Term Rental Framework

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The City of Burnaby has introduced new regulations for short-term rentals aimed at protecting the City’s long-term housing stock and preventing disruptions to local neighbourhoods while providing homeowners with the opportunity to earn extra income through an emerging trend in the tourism industry.
City of Burnaby Signs Purchase Agreement for Fortius Sport & Health Property

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The City of Burnaby has signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) with the Fortius Foundation to acquire the land and facilities currently occupied by Fortius Sport & Health.
City Hall In-Person Visits Suspended Until Further Notice

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Please be reminded that in-person visits to City Hall are suspended until further notice.
Burnaby Residents Offered First Priority for Winter Programs

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Burnaby residents can stay creative, curious and connected to their community this winter by registering for a wide range of programs at the city’s recreation and cultural facilities.
Masks Mandatory at all City Facilities, Heritage Christmas Cancelled

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As announced by BC's Provincial Health Officer, masks are now required in all City facilities and Heritage Christmas at Burnaby Village Museum is cancelled until further notice.
Indoor Sports, Group Fitness and Dance Classes Cancelled

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Due to a recently issued Provincial Health Order, all affected indoor sports, group fitness, cycling, yoga and dance classes are cancelled in all City of Burnaby recreation facilities starting November 8 until further notice.
Remember In Place on November 11

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Our veterans fought for freedom. This year, take a moment to pause, reflect and remember by honouring their sacrifice by staying home. On November 11, remember in place by observing a moment of silence at 11 am from your own home.
New Transit Projects to Ease Congestion and Support Sustainable Travel in Burnaby

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The City of Burnaby has partnered with TransLink to install new queue jumper lanes and other road features in select locations across the city, to make transit service faster and more reliable while improving traffic flow for all users of the road.
City of Burnaby Extends Active Sidewalks Program into 2021

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The City of Burnaby is continuing to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic by extending the Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses program to October 31, 2021.
World-Class Performers Highlight an Innovative Fall Lineup at the Shadbolt

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The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts will host one of the most ambitious livestream projects in B.C. this fall, offering audiences the choice to take in a live performance in person or from the comfort of their own home.
City of Burnaby Expands Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network

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The City of Burnaby has added 10 new electric vehicle charging stalls throughout the community, to make it easier for residents to transition to zero-emission vehicles and help the City achieve its Climate Action targets.
City Moves to Curb Speeds on Forest Grove Drive

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Responding to concerns raised by residents, the City of Burnaby is installing a series of traffic calming measures along Forest Grove Drive near a local elementary school and two neighbourhood parks.
City Recognizes Quick Thinking Local Heroes with Public Safety Award

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Five security workers who helped save the life of a suicidal male while on the job have been selected to receive Burnaby’s Public Safety Award for 2020.
City Launches Surveys to Guide Development of Urban Villages in Northeast Burnaby

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The City of Burnaby is seeking public input as we re-envision the future of two northeast Burnaby neighbourhoods, to shape how these areas will redevelop over the short- and long-term.
Arenas Re-open for Public Skating in Burnaby

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The City of Burnaby’s arenas open to the public on October 13.
City of Burnaby housing strategy process shines in national public participation awards

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The public engagement process that supported the City of Burnaby’s Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing in 2019 has been recognized with a significant award from IAP2 Canada, a national association focused on excellence in the field of public participation.
Burnaby Residents Offered Priority Registration for Fall Recreation Programs

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Burnaby residents will have the first opportunity to register for recreation programs this fall, with advanced registration for residents available October 1.
City Recognizes 2020 Environmental Awards Recipients

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The City of Burnaby is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Environmental Awards.
Burnaby Invites Public Feedback on Housing and Homelessness Strategy

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The City of Burnaby is inviting community input on HOME: Burnaby’s Housing and Homelessness Strategy, a plan to deliver on the vision of a community where everyone can find a home, afford a home and feel at home.
Live Performances Return to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

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World-class artists and performers will take to the stage as part of Live (Streaming) at the ‘Bolt, a 10-week online concert series at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts which will also feature a limited live audience.
Political Protest Meets Classical Literature at the Burnaby Art Gallery This Fall

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Explore the connection between written word and visual art in Reading Art, a powerful and challenging exhibition presented by the Burnaby Art Gallery from September 25 to January 17.
City Streamlines Rental Declaration Process for Single and Two-Family Homes

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The City of Burnaby has streamlined the way property owners inform the City of the rental status of their single or two-family home.
Burnaby Public Library Expanding Access

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All Burnaby Public Library branches will open for browsing beginning September 8, as the City of Burnaby continues to restart its programs and facilities.
Registration Starts Soon for Fine Arts Programs at Shadbolt Centre and Burnaby Art Gallery

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Nurture your creative side and reconnect with the community as fall programs and classes return to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and the Burnaby Art Gallery.
Gilmore Avenue and Central Valley Greenway Rehabilitation

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Beginning the week of August 10, the City of Burnaby is undertaking a major road and urban trail rehabilitation project on Gilmore Avenue and the Central Valley Greenway
Help Us Document the Experience of COVID-19 as Part of Burnaby’s History

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Burnaby Village Museum is asking for your help to collect experiences, stories, photos, videos, objects and mementos that will help document this time of COVID-19 in Burnaby.
Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide Wins National Award

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The Indigenous History in Burnaby Resource Guide, a Burnaby Village Museum project developed in partnership with the Kwantlen, Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh, Tsleil-Waututh and xʷməθkʷəyə̓m (Musqueam) First Nations, has earned national distinction from the Canadian Museums Association.
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