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Awareness and Education

A series of educational pamphlets are available to the public on emergency preparedness. These FREE pamphlets are available at all Burnaby Public Library branches.

Requests for additional copies may be made to the Emergency Program Office by email at getprepared@burnaby.ca or by telephone at 604-294-7097.

Emergency Response

Request an Emergency Preparedness Presentation

The Burnaby Emergency Program Office offers free presentations on personal emergency preparedness to interested groups, businesses, residents and neighbourhoods.

To schedule a presentation and learn how you can become more prepared, complete the Request A Presentation Form or contact us by email at getprepared@burnaby.ca or telephone at 604-294-7097.

Community Events

The Burnaby Emergency Program is involved in numerous education events.  These include:

  • Emergency Preparedness Week, annually during the first full week of May
  • Great British Columbia ShakeOut, annually on the 3rd Thursday in October
  • Bonsor Multi-Cultural Festival, Bonsor Centre, annually in June
  • Edmonds City Fair & Car Show, Edmonds Street, annually in July
  • SFU Kids Safety Day, Academic Quadrangle at SFU, annually in July
  • Wesburn Family Picnic, Wesburn Park, annually in August
  • Kensington Community Fair, Kensington Park, annually in August
  • Willingdon Community Fair, Willingdon Park, annually in August
  • Friends of Alta Vista Picnic, Alta Vista Park, annually in September

If you would like the Emergency Program Office at your event, send your event details by email to getprepared@burnaby.ca or call 604-294-7097.

You can also use our Resources and Links for more information and learn more about Emergency Preparedness programming.

  • General Preparedness

    72 HoursMore Could you cope for 72 hours after a disaster?
  • Personal Preparedness

    FamilyMore What can you do to prepare yourself and your family?
  • Preparing Your Business

    BusinessMore Find out how to prepare your staff and your business.
  • What to do with your pets?

    PetsMore Learn how you can keep your pets safe in an emergency.
  • Be A Volunteer

    VolunteerMore Volunteers are always needed. Sign up today!
  • Resources and Links

    Resources and LinksMore Access our catalogue of useful information.