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2020 Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

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Expanding to two days, the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival returns to picturesque Deer Lake Park on August 7-8, 2020 with another lineup of world-class musicians, including headliners Brandi Carlile and Steve Earle & The Dukes. Tickets on sale Februrary 21!
Northwest Burnaby community facilities open houses

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The City of Burnaby invites you to learn more about the future of community facilities in northwest Burnaby at two open house events.
Nature and manufactured materials collide at the Burnaby Art Gallery

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Though effects of climate change can sometimes feel distant, the newest exhibition at the Burnaby Art Gallery will force visitors to confront how industry reshapes our natural environment.
Winter weather is on the way in Burnaby

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With significant snow in the forecast for Tuesday (February 4), the City of Burnaby has activated its snow plans.
Framework for ride hailing licence strikes right balance, Mayor Hurley says

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The Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation’s agreement for municipalities to work together to develop an inter-municipal business licence for ride hailing strikes an appropriate balance, according to Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley.
City of Burnaby achieves Living Wage Employer certification

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The City of Burnaby has been certified as a Living Wage Employer, an important step in delivering on our commitment to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.
City of Burnaby offering grant of up to $2,500 for sewer separation

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Did you know Burnaby homeowners can qualify for a grant from the City of Burnaby of up to $2,500 to upgrade their sewer connection? We are encouraging residents to help us protect the environment while increasing sewer system efficiency.
Burnaby artist invites the public to Walk with My Ancestors

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Members of the public will have the unique chance to connect with local history and First Nations culture through an upcoming series of workshops hosted by Nicole Preissl.
Join Mayor Mike Hurley on a friendly walk and talk

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Burnaby residents will have more opportunities this year to connect with their mayor and achieve their daily step count goals at the same time.
Beresford warming centre hours extended during cold snap

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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.
Help us find Burnaby’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.
Echoes

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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

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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

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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

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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.
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