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Posted August 30, 12:05 PM

Power Outages

BC Hydro estimates crews to have the power restored to the majority of remaining customers in Burnaby by 8:00 PM Sunday, August 30. Visit twitter.com/bchydro for current updates or view the outage list. To report an outage, call 1 888 POWERON (1 888 769 3766), or *49376 (*HYDRO) from any cell phone.

Fallen Trees

City crews continue to remove trees and clean up storm debris from priority areas. To report an emergency situation, such as trees blocking roads or driveways, or trees appearing to be unstable, please call Engineering Dispatch at 604-294-7200. Minor issues can be reported on Monday to Engineering at 604-294-7460.

Traffic Lights Out

Until power is restored at intersections where traffic lights are out, please remember to use the 4-Way Stop procedure.

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Environmental Sustainability Strategy

 Mayor Corrigan - ESS

“For the Environmental Sustainability Strategy, Burnaby Council is using a similar model to the recently completed Social Sustainability Strategy – bringing together community leaders on a panel that will engage the broader community.

Together with Council and staff, they will develop a strategy that will set directions for continued environmental protection, stewardship, enhancement, and resiliency. I look forward to working with the Steering Committee and the broader community to define how the city can evolve and continue to build on its environmental strengths.”

- Mayor Derek Corrigan, Chair Environmental Sustainability Strategy

 

The Process is Well Underway

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The City of Burnaby is committed to ensuring Burnaby continues to be a vibrant and resilient community, built on a solid base of economic, social and environmental sustainability.  

With the successful completion of both the Social Sustainability Strategy and the award-winning Economic Development Strategy, the City is now developing an Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

Burnaby is already recognized as an environmental leader.  The process to develop the new Environmental Strategy will bring together hundreds of Burnaby citizens to sharpen and refine our environmental focus in a way that reflects needs and expectations of Burnaby citizens.  The Strategy will articulate a vision, goals and achievable actions that recognize current challenges and opportunities, while providing the flexibility to adapt to changing needs and opportunities.

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Contact Us

For more information about these projects, to learn how you can get involved, or to be added to our project email list, please e-mail ecoplanning@burnaby.ca, or telephone 604-294-7404.

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