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City breaks ground on new South Burnaby Arena

Press Releases, Project Updates, News
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.
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.
Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

Press Releases, News
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.
Sign of the times — City updates rules on election signs and other temporary signs

Election News, News
The City of Burnaby has introduced new rules to ensure temporary signs come down in a timely fashion following an election.
Burnaby firefighters provide valuable assistance in wake of Hurricane Dorian

The specialized training of Burnaby’s firefighters proved invaluable after a successful volunteer deployment to The Bahamas. The Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) recently left the island after assisting with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
City of Burnaby commits to bold emissions reduction targets

Press Releases, News
Burnaby City Council has declared a climate emergency, directing staff to develop a plan with a clear path to deliver carbon-neutrality by 2050.
Burnaby recognized for excellence in budgeting

Press Releases, News
The City of Burnaby has received an award for excellence in governmental budgeting from the Government Finance Officers Association, which represents more than 20,000 government finance officials in Canada and the U.S.
Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper

Press Releases, News
The Burnaby Art Gallery is excited to present Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper from September 13-November 17.
Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Welcomed

Press Releases, News
The provincial government announcement of long-awaited plans to redevelop Burnaby Hospital into a larger, modern facility is good news for the whole community, and no one is happier than Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley.
Help shape future community centres in northwest Burnaby

Press Releases, News
Northwest Burnaby is growing fast and residents’ needs are changing too, so we’re hoping to hear from you as we plan new recreation, culture and leisure facilities in this area.
Lights, Camera, Action! Movie nights are back at Civic Square!

Press Releases, News
Pack your blankets and snacks as Burnaby’s popular movie series returns to Civic Square outside the Bob Prittie Library at Metrotown every Thursday in August.
City Launches Housing Strategy to Activate Task Force Recommendations

Press Releases, News
The City of Burnaby has launched a housing strategy to activate the recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing.
Task Force envisions a Burnaby with affordable housing for all residents

Press Releases, News
The final report from the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing, to be presented to Burnaby City Council on Monday, features 18 recommendations and a vision of Burnaby as a “community with affordable housing for all of its residents.”
Hit the stage with Rawk Camp at the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

Press Releases, News
Young people with aspirations to be rock stars will have their chance by taking part in Rawk Camp with Yukon-based rockers Speed Control, culminating with a performance at the 2019 Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival on Saturday, August 10th.
BBQ dinner series delivers a sizzling Blues Fest warm-up

Press Releases, News
Two top-notch blues performers and a BBQ dinner combine for an amazing opportunity to enjoy an intimate warm-up to the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival.
Sounds Like Summer brings music to Burnaby’s public spaces

Press Releases, News
Residents to local community centres may be pleasantly surprised by performances from local musicians in July and August as part of Sounds Like Summer, a new initiative to activate and enrich community gathering spaces with music.
Willingdon Linear Park earns sustainability award

Press Releases, News
The Willingdon Linear Park project has received an Envision Silver Award from the Washington, DC-based Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).
The Shadbolt Centre’s 2019/20 season brings the Cool to Burnaby!

Press Releases, News
Sharpen your pencil and mark your calendars as the Shadbolt Centre launches its 2019/20 season, presenting a rich array of internationally acclaimed and award-winning storytelling, music, theatre, dance and performing arts.
Residents’ ideas about housing shared with City Council

One hundred Burnaby residents gathered for a full day of dialogue in May, and have offered their recommendations on how to tackle our city’s housing crisis.
The Giro di Burnaby races through Burnaby Heights July 11

The Giro di Burnaby offers a chance to experience the thrills of a criterium race and a taste of Italian culture as it speeds by the cafés and shops of the historic Burnaby Heights neighbourhood on Thursday, July 11.
Movies, Magic and More take over Civic Square this Summer

Press Releases, News
Weekly family activities, top-notch entertainment and movies under the stars are all coming to Civic Square outside the Bob Prittie Library at Metrotown every Thursday in July and August.
City of Burnaby offers three ways to celebrate Canada Day

Press Releases, News
The community is invited to gather for three exciting Canada Day events offering a safe, fun opportunity to celebrate our country’s 152nd birthday!
City seeks artists to help paint the town

Press Releases, News
The City of Burnaby is making it easier to get murals painted across the city, creating more beautiful and engaging public spaces. Artists passionate about putting their creations on wall-sized canvasses are encouraged to attend an information session at City Hall on July 11.
City of Burnaby to seek Living Wage Employer certification

Press Releases, News
The City of Burnaby has adopted a Living Wage Program, to benefit the health and well-being of everyone who performs work on the city’s behalf.
Willingdon Avenue closed for funeral procession Tuesday morning

Willingdon Avenue will be closed between Canada Way and Burke Street from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 to accommodate a funeral procession for a firefighter who passed away in the line of duty.
Burnaby Art Gallery’s New Summer Exhibition Places Focus on Women Artists

Press Releases, News
The Burnaby Art Gallery is excited to present Women’s Work: New Acquisitions from June 21-August 25 featuring significant contemporary and historical work by over 30 influential women artists.
Burnaby Will Continue to Fight Trans Mountain Expansion Despite Federal Approval

Press Releases, News
The Mayor of Burnaby says he will continue fighting to stop the Trans Mountain Expansion Project despite federal government approval of the project because the project poses an unacceptably high risk to local residents.
Dive into the World of Chalk Art at Burnaby’s Chalk Art Experience

Press Releases
The 3rd annual Burnaby Chalk Art Experience will transform the pavement outside of Bonsor Recreation Complex into a colourful art gallery on June 15.
National group recognizes and elects Burnaby councillors

Press Releases, News
Burnaby City councillors joined municipal leaders from across Canada last week to advocate for more support from the federal government on issues that matter to Burnaby residents.
Top Canadian indie band Stars to headline Canada Day in Burnaby

Press Releases, News
Top-notch Canadian music, family fun and spectacular fireworks come together for one of the region’s marquee Canada Day events returns to Swangard Stadium on Monday, July 1.
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World Rivers Day

Sunday, September 22
11:00 AM-4:30 PM

Burnaby Village Museum
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Free activities!