August Public Hearing Schedule Change

Posted August 17, 2017

The Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, August 29 has been rescheduled to Monday, August 28 at 6:00 PM in the Council Chamber at City Hall. Find out more »

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Children and Child Care

Burnaby is committed to delivering a high quality of life for all its residents including its youngest citizens. In 2011, 5.7% of Burnaby’s population was five years old or younger and 12% was twelve years old or younger.


Child Care

The City recognizes the critical social and economic role quality child care plays in community well-being and is committed to assisting in the creation of a comprehensive and inclusive child care system in Burnaby. The City’s Child Care Policy outlines this commitment. Through the City’s Community Benefit Bonus Policy, the City has acquired five City-owned child care centres that are operated by non-profit societies. The City also supports child care services and programs in Burnaby through its Child Care Resources Group. 

For groups and individuals interested in opening a child care centre in Burnaby, please see these links:

For assistance in finding child care in Burnaby, visit these links:

Community Initiatives

The City also supports children in Burnaby through a broad range of activities and programs offered through Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services and through partnerships with Burnaby School District, Fraser Health and other community partners. The City is an active participant in Burnaby’s Early Childhood Development Community Planning Table and the Burnaby School Age Initiative.

  • 2012 Child Care Award of Excellence

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