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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Economic Sustainability

Burnaby is already an outstanding place to live, learn, work, invest and play.  

Burnaby has economic strength, social strength and environmental strength. Burnaby offers a rapidly growing knowledge-based economy, culturally diverse and welcoming urban centres, all surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural settings and parks in Canada.

Burnaby has a strong and diversified local economy with clusters of companies in a range of signature industries. These include information technology, wireless, biotechnology, life science, film, new media, education, environmental technology/services, tourism and professional services. 

Burnaby also has companies in stable industrial sectors such as light industry, warehousing/distribution, heavy industry, agriculture and not-for-profits.

There are a number of supporting PoliciesPrograms and Resources that the City uses to support and advance economic sustainability.

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Places to do Business

Burnaby has a business location to fit every business need – store front retail, business centre office/research/distribution, light industry, heavy industry or high-rise office tower in a town centre. Visit Places to Do Business and learn more about the options. 


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