May 26: Planned Outage of Websites and Online Services for Maintenance

Posted May 25, 2019

On Sunday, May 26 from 2:00 AM to 11:00 AM, the City's websites and online services will be unavailable for short durations while system maintenance is performed. We thank you for your patience.

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Symphony in the Park marks 32nd year at Deer Lake with free concert

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The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra returns to Deer Lake Park on Sunday, June 30 for a memorable night of classical favourites for the whole family - all for free.
Vancity Helps Fund Indigenous Education at Burnaby Village Museum

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On Wednesday, May 15, Vancity presented a $10,000 cheque to Burnaby School District and the Burnaby Village Museum (BVM). This money will support the inaugural Burnaby Indigenous Week of Learning for Burnaby elementary students this fall.
Mayor’s Task Force introduces ‘Quick Starts’ for housing action

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The Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing has presented its Interim Report, which includes 10 ‘Quick Start’ recommendations aimed at improving housing affordability and accessibility.
Out with My Waste app, in with Recycle Coach

Residents using the My Waste app are encouraged to download the app Recycle Coach before June 14 to ensure they continue to receive pickup reminders for curbside garbage, recycling and green bin collection.
New Eco-Centre Weekend Hours beginning April 27

The City’s Eco-Centre is extending its weekend closing time by two hours starting April 27, providing residents with additional opportunities to drop-off recyclables and green waste over the summer months.
Who's Your Local Hero?

Do you know someone who should be honoured and recognized as a Local Hero? The City is seeking nominations for Local Heroes – people who have selflessly given their time and energy to make an outstanding contribution in helping to build a better Burnaby.
Burnaby City Employees Receive United Way Award

The City of Burnaby and CUPE Local 23 (Burnaby Civic Employees) were awarded the 2018 United Way Community Spirit Award in the “Growth” category on April 23.
Spring is in the Air at Burnaby Blooms, May 4-5

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Burnaby Blooms (formerly the Rhododendron Festival) is re-imagined for 2019 with dazzling figures and floral ladies adorned with bright blooms, along with beautiful plants and colourful foliage.
Burnaby First Municipality in Metro Vancouver to Convert to LED Streetlights

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Just in time for Earth Day, the City of Burnaby completed conversion of all its streetlights to LED this month, becoming the first municipality in Metro Vancouver to do so.
State of the City Address 2019: Burnaby — Connecting & Sharing With Our Communities

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Mayor Mike Hurley delivered the 2019 State of the City address at lunch event hosted by the Burnaby Board of Trade on Tuesday, April 16. The address highlights city achievements and plans.
Burnaby Residents’ Voices Captured in What We Heard Report

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More than 2,300 Burnaby residents participated in the first phase of Your Voice. Your Home: Meeting the Housing Needs of Burnaby Residents. Their input is collected in the What We Heard Report.
Celebrating Volunteers

In honour of National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), the City of Burnaby sincerely thanks our thousands of volunteers who selflessly give their time and energy to help create a better Burnaby.
Public Open House: Northeast Burnaby Dog Off-Leash Area

The City of Burnaby is hosting two public open house events for the community to learn more and offer input on a proposed dog off-leash area in Northeast Burnaby.
Join the WALK30 Burnaby | New West Walking Challenge Today!

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The City of Burnaby has partnered with the City of New Westminster on this free challenge to inspire people to walk at least 30 minutes a day. From April 8 to May 10, registered participants can track and share their daily walking minutes online.
Call for Submissions - PechaKucha Night in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Neighbourhood House invite you to submit your application to present at the PechaKucha Night in Burnaby. Applications are due on Friday, April 12.
Golf Survey Recognizes Riverway Golf Course as Top Golf Course in Lower Mainland

The City of Burnaby’s Riverway Golf Course has been recently recognized as the top golf course in the Lower Mainland and the eighth favourite in a survey of golf courses across the province by the British Columbia Golf Association (BCGA), in conjunction with its publishing partner Inside Golf.
Putting a Pause on Demovictions and Creating Solutions Mark Mayor Hurley’s First 120 Days

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Four months after his election, Mayor Mike Hurley has made real changes to Burnaby’s response to housing affordability and homelessness.
New NEB Decision Fails to Meet Public Safety and Environmental Risks

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The National Energy Board’s reconsideration report on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and recommendation to proceed with the project met with concern and disappointment from the City of Burnaby today.
2019 Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

On Saturday, August 10, 2019 the Burnaby Blues + Roots returns to picturesque Deer Lake Park with another lineup of world-class musicians, including headliners Feist and Lord Huron. Tickets on sale March 1!
City Launches Your Voice. Your Home. Community Engagement Program

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As a follow-up to the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing formed in January 2019, the City is launching Your Voice. Your Home: Meeting the Housing Needs of Burnaby Residents – a community outreach and engagement initiative to address Burnaby’s current and future housing needs.

The winter issue of InfoBurnaby is available online and arriving in Burnaby mail boxes soon. Featuring: A Message from Mayor Mike Hurley, New Online Services for Utility Charges and Property Tax, What's Happening events list and more.
City's Response to Snow Covered Sidewalks

With the back-to-back snow events this week, the City is working as quickly as possible to resolve complaints received about snow covered sidewalks in residential and commercial business areas through our bylaw inspection and enforcement process.
City of Burnaby Wins Financial Achievement Awards

The City of Burnaby has earned the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting and the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association.
City Launches “My Property” Portal

My Property is a new online tool which streamlines owner access to property tax and utility information.
Do You Know An Outstanding Burnaby Resident?

Recognize the value and commitment a Burnaby resident has provided through their volunteer service to the community with a nomination for Outstanding Citizen of the Year by February 25, 2019.
BC Ombudsperson

On Monday, January 28, BC Ombudsperson, Jay Chalke, and his mobile investigations team are visiting Burnaby.
O'Christmas Tree, How Can I Recycle Thee?

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.
Long-Term Burnaby Volunteer Honoured with Award

Today, Breakfast Television aired its first BT Gives Back show, designed to reward volunteers and unsung heroes who do incredible work for their community. Long-term Burnaby Citizen Support Services volunteer, Ruth Gautschi, was featured as the winner of $3,000 worth of prizes!
Burnaby Opens New Warming Centres

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To help ensure the safety of all Burnaby citizens during the winter months, effective December 12, Burnaby will open two warming centres from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. daily, with a third to open on December 14, and a fourth scheduled to open soon after. Operated by the City, warming centres are open overnight to provide safe, warm spaces in which people can take refuge.
Council’s Holiday Greetings Celebrate Burnaby Students’ Artwork

The original designs of nine Burnaby Grade 4 students are featured on the holiday greeting cards to be sent by Mayor Hurley and city councillors this year.
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