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Policies, Projects & Initiatives

The City of Burnaby’s vision as a livable, sustainable, and thriving City provides a roadmap for the future. For several years, Burnaby has been working toward this goal through the implementation of a trilogy of Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability Strategies to complement our Community Development Plans.


These initiatives create a sound strategic policy direction for the future and provide a foundation for the continued strengthening of Burnaby’s overall well-being, enhancing our status as a liveable, vibrant and sustainable community; a place that facilitates an engaged and active citizenry, a healthy economy and a strong respect for the natural environment.

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Economic Sustainability

Burnaby’s economic development strategy—an action plan for the future
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Burnaby’s Social Sustainability Strategy – an action plan for the future.
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Burnaby Environmental Sustainability Strategy

Environmental Sustainability Strategy

Learn more about how Burnaby works toward the protection and enhancement of our environment.
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Community Development

Community Development

Burnaby’s long range policies and strategies—action plans for the future.
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