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Burnaby | Kushiro Golden Jubilee Anniversary

In 2015, Burnaby and Kushiro, Japan, celebrated the Golden Jubilee Anniversary of their relationship as sister cities. From July 7 to 11, Burnaby hosted a number of delegates from Japan to celebrate 50 Years of Friendship, Educational, Economic and Cultural Relations.

Two significant public events took place during the visit to celebrate the valuable relationship between the two cities. View a photo album with highlights of the visit.

View a historic photo album of the relationship and milestones between the two cities.

Kushiro 50th Logo

Kushiro Celebrating 50 Years

  • Outstanding Citizen of the Year

    Kushiro CupMoreNominations closed February 19, 2021.

  • Kushiro, Japan

    Kushiro CityMore Burnaby's Sister City since 1965, with a population of 168,730.
  • Friendship Agreements

    Friendship AgreementsMoreView Burnaby's friendship agreements with Asia-Pacific cities.