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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Mayor & Council

The Mayor and Council are elected by the residents of Burnaby and are responsible for providing municipal government services. The Mayor is the head and chief executive officer of the City. The Council is the governing body of the City, and is responsible for seeing that City resources are used for the benefit and protection of its citizens.

Council - Group - 2014

Top Row (left to right): Councillor Nick Volkow, Councillor Paul McDonell, Mayor Derek Corrigan, Councillor Dan Johnston, Councillor James Wang.
Bottom Row (left to right): Councillor Pietro Calendino, Councillor Colleen Jordan, Councillor Anne Kang, Councillor Sav Dhaliwal.

The City is advised by various Boards, Committees, and Commissions which are appointed by City Council. Executive bodies, appointed by Council, make decisions within guidelines provided by Council.

These bodies include:

  • Board of Variance – Accountable for approving requests for minor variances to the Burnaby Zoning Bylaw regarding the site, size and dimensions of buildings.
  • Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission – Accountable for the development, maintenance and operation of all parks and parks' property and the organization of recreation programs in the City.
  • Public Library Board – Accountable for the operation of all libraries in Burnaby.

Advisory bodies, appointed by Council, are identified in the City’s Organizational Chart. These bodies advise and make recommendations to City Council.  

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Phone: 604-294-7340
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby BC, V5G 1M2 | Map

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