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Hot Weather in Store for Southwestern BC

Posted July 13, 2018

While hot and sunny conditions are welcomed news for most, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Medical Health Officers are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves from the heat. Keep cool by:

  • Spending time in an air-conditioned facility (such as a shopping centre, library, community centre or restaurant) for at least several hours every day.
  • Dress for the weather by wearing loose, light-weight clothing. Protect yourself from the sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
  • Avoid sunburn, stay in the shade or use sunscreen with SPF 30 or more
  • NEVER leave children or pets alone in a parked car.
  • Check in on others - People living alone are at high risk of severe heat related illness.  
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Materials Management

Who We Are

Materials Management supplies all divisions and designated agencies, boards and commissions of the City with the best value and service for public monies spent. We maintain the highest standards of business ethics in our dealings with suppliers and the bidding community.

Materials Management

What We Do

Purchasing Department
  • Responsible for the acquisition of goods and services for the City’s operations and programs
  • Examines the optimization and sustainability of the supply chain from the acquisition stage through to the disposal stage and balances adequate controls to support the City’s operational requirements
Print Shop
  • Full service facility provides high quality offset printing, high speed copying, colour copying, large format printing including banners and bindery services to departments and related civic groups
  • Provides technical assistance in preparing files to produce the final product
Central and Shop Stores
  • Provides strategic and technical work in managing inventory in multiple City store facilities
  • Provides development and implementation of inventory strategies/processes and maintenance of programs to optimize service levels while balancing inventory investments
  • Provides analysis of data from the ERP system for all inventory and outline findings/recommendations for continuous process improvement projects

Contact Us

Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Thursday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Materials Management
purchasing@burnaby.ca
Phone: 604-294-7370
Mailing Address:
6161 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby, BC, V5G 4A3