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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.
Changes to Access at Barnet Marine Park Improve Safety and Overall Experience

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To ensure public safety and continued enjoyment of Barnet Marine Park, the City has re-built the east parking lot area and changed the way vehicles access the park.
‘You Won’t Stand Alone’ Celebrates Strength of Burnaby’s Diversity

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In a new video, Burnaby City Councillor Joe Keithley and Mayor Mike Hurley perform a song written by Keithley that celebrates the strength and solidarity that comes from Burnaby’s diversity.
City Seeking Public Input this Fall to Create Urban Villages in Northeast Burnaby

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The City of Burnaby is moving forward with plans to re-envision the future of two northeast Burnaby neighbourhoods, and will soon be seeking residents’ input to shape how these areas will redevelop over the next 50 years.
Public Input to Help Shape Next Phase in Development of ‘Made in Burnaby’ Housing Plan

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The City of Burnaby will conduct public and stakeholder consultation over the coming months to aid in the development of a “made in Burnaby plan” that will guide the City’s actions on housing and homelessness over the next decade.
Help Shape the Future of Burnaby.ca

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The City of Burnaby is redeveloping the website Burnaby.ca and we’d like to hear what you think about our current website. Your responses will be used to guide us as we build a more interactive and intuitive online experience.
Help Shape the Future of Transportation in Burnaby

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The City of Burnaby is inviting the community to help build the second phase of a new Transportation Plan through an online survey.
State of the City Address 2020: Celebrating Burnaby’s Resilience, Support and Adaptability

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Mayor Mike Hurley spoke to the resilience and adaptability of our community, and the way we support each other, during the annual State of the City address delivered in partnership with the Burnaby Board of Trade.
Burnaby Launches “This is Climate Action” Banner

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To highlight the many initiatives that will enable achievement of the City’s commitment to be “carbon neutral” (no longer contributing to the carbon emissions that accelerate climate change) by 2050, the City is launching a “This is Climate Action” banner.
Indoor Pools Re-open as Part of Burnaby’s Restart

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Most indoor pools in Burnaby are now open as part of the City’s ongoing restart plan.
City mourns loss of Councillor Paul McDonell

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We are deeply saddened by the passing of Burnaby City Councillor Paul McDonell.
Facility and Sport Field Rentals Now Available as Part of Next Phase of Burnaby Restart

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As part of the next phase of Burnaby’s restart plan, residents can now book small meetings and events at City facilities, book City sports fields and book Micro Weddings at Burnaby Mountain and Riverway clubhouses.
Arts and Culture Facilities Reopen as Part of Burnaby’s Restart

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The City of Burnaby’s arts and culture facilities, and registered arts programs will reopen as part of Burnaby’s restart next week, with enhanced health and cleaning protocols in place for the safety of participants and staff.
Burnaby Public Library Expanding Access and Going Fine Free

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Burnaby Public Library is one of the first libraries in Metro Vancouver to eliminate fines for overdue materials.
Burnaby City Council Approves Bold Climate Action Plan

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Burnaby City Council has approved a Climate Action Framework, a roadmap for the City as it takes meaningful actions to address climate change.
Summer Fun for Kids in Burnaby as Outdoors Pools and Summer Camps Open

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Children and youth can stay active and have fun this summer at many of Burnaby’s parks and recreation facilities, as the city prepares to open outdoor pools and offer a select range of camps.
Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses Arrives on Edmonds Street

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Beginning Tuesday, June 30, Burnaby pedestrians will have more room to safely roam and shop with the closure of the curb lane on the west side of Edmonds Street as part of the City of Burnaby’s Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses program.
Help shape the future Cameron Recreation Centre and Library in northeast Burnaby!

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The City of Burnaby is exploring the replacement of Cameron Recreation Centre and Library. Through an online survey, we are asking the public to tell us what new community amenities they want to see in northeast Burnaby.
City of Burnaby’s Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses Program Expands

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The City of Burnaby’s Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses program is expanding, giving local businesses the ability to temporarily use their outdoor space such as on-site parking spaces for retail areas or patios for customers.
More Ways to Be Active in Burnaby this Summer

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The City of Burnaby’s youth centres, recreation facilities and registered outdoor programs are set to restart over the next few weeks, with enhanced health and cleaning protocols in place for the safety of participants and staff.
City grieves loss of Councillor Nick Volkow

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We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Burnaby City Councillor Nick Volkow.
City of Burnaby launches new program to help businesses reopen safely

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The new Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses program will permit local businesses to temporarily (until October 31, 2020) add outdoor seating or otherwise expand into outdoor spaces.
City of Burnaby continues careful reopening of facilities and programs

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The City of Burnaby will open more facilities and programs to the public in the coming weeks, with modifications as required to ensure safe enjoyment of a wider range of activities.
City of Burnaby to Hold Virtual Public Hearings

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Beginning June 9, public hearings will use a virtual format, to ensure residents can participate in local government in a way that safeguards public health while ensuring city business can proceed.
Paper Bag Pickup available at Burnaby Public Library

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Burnaby Public Library is now offering a safe and contact-free pickup service for books, movies, music and much more.
Property Tax Increase Reduced, and Residents Given More Time to Pay for 2020

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Burnaby City Council has revised the property tax increase for 2020, reducing the rate from a proposed 3.5% to 1.75%. Property owners will also have the option to pay their taxes later in the year.
Burnaby Art Gallery Offers Virtual Tour of Local Artist’s Exhibition

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Burnaby’s Brad McMurray turns his lens on familiar local neighbourhoods, revealing their strange artistry in his latest show at the Burnaby Art Gallery.
City of Burnaby to Re-Open Select Outdoor Facilities

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Starting on May 13, City of Burnaby will begin to re-open a number of City-owned outdoor facilities in a limited capacity.
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