No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen.

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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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