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Heritage Christmas creates a winter wonderland at Burnaby Village Museum

Press Releases, News
Thousands of guests will be transported to a winter wonderland at the Burnaby Village Museum during Heritage Christmas, one of the largest annual holiday celebrations in Metro Vancouver.
Deer Lake Craft Festival artisans deliver a one-stop Christmas shop

Press Releases, News
High-quality vendors and artisans have always been a staple of the Deer Lake Craft Festival, but for the event’s 49th year attendees can also enjoy a standout cast of performers and musicians.
Enjoy the holiday spirit with festive lights all across the City of Burnaby

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Every corner of Burnaby is lighting up with holiday cheer this month, and the City of Burnaby has the tools to help locals plan a festive tour through town. View a map of the light displays at Burnaby.ca/holidaylights.
Burnaby’s Warming Centres set to open on November 15

The City of Burnaby will once again provide relief for folks this winter, with three warming centres set to open on November 15.
Burnaby Remembrance Day Ceremonies: Monday, November 11

Ceremonies with parades will take place on November 11 at the North Burnaby Cenotaph in Confederation Park, and at the South Burnaby Cenotaph in Bonsor Park.
Local Heroes lauded by the City of Burnaby

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Six outstanding citizens have been named Local Heroes by the City of Burnaby, recognizing the immense contributions they have made to their community.
Metropolis at Metrotown Master Plan to shape heart of Burnaby’s downtown

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The creation of a true, single downtown core in the heart of Burnaby has taken a significant step forward as Burnaby City Council has asked staff to work with the owners of BC’s largest shopping mall on the Metropolis at Metrotown Master Plan.
Significant Kinder Morgan Tank Farm Public Safety and Environmental Concerns Remain Unaddressed by Federal Government

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A fire protection audit report commissioned by the National Energy Board estimates that Trans Mountain’s response time to a major event at the Kinder Morgan tank farm in Burnaby – such as a serious fire – would be six hours.
Burnaby Lake Aquatic and Arena Facility Open House

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Come learn about plans for the new Burnaby Lake Aquatic and Arena Facility on November 6!
Supreme Court Grants Burnaby Leave to Intervene in Province’s Appeal of BC Court of Appeal Decision Regarding Proposed Amendments to the BC Environmental Management Act

Press Releases, News
The Supreme Court of Canada has approved Burnaby’s Leave to Intervene application in the Province of B.C.’s appeal of the May 24, 2019, BC Court of Appeal’s Constitutional Question Act Reference decision.
City introduces House Rental Business Licence

Starting in October, owners of single- or two-family homes in Burnaby will be asked to fill out a declaration indicating whether or not they are renting out their home.
Burnaby pursues BC Housing partnership to build more than 1,300 units of non-market housing

Press Releases, News
The City of Burnaby is pursuing an ambitious partnership with the Province, through BC Housing, to increase non-market housing in this city by up to 25 per cent.
New stretch of Central Park Perimeter Trail now complete

Project Updates, News
The Central Park Perimeter Trail is taking shape! Phase two of the trail offers walkers, cyclists and joggers a great way to be active in our city.
Call for Submissions - PechaKucha Night in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby and Burnaby Neighbourhood House invite you to submit your application to present at the fifth PechaKucha Night in Burnaby. Applications are due by October 14.
Free Events During Active Aging Week®

Are you 50 years or older and looking to try a new activity? The City of Burnaby is pleased to offer free activities for older adults during Active Aging Week®.
Connect with arts and culture during Burnaby’s Culture Days

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With plenty of activities on the schedule, Culture Days is the perfect chance for the public to peek behind the curtain at Burnaby’s world-class arts facilities.
City breaks ground on new South Burnaby Arena

Press Releases, Project Updates, News
Construction of Burnaby’s newest arena is now underway! The South Burnaby Arena will offer two NHL-sized rinks, as well as space for dry-floor sports and public gatherings.
Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

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With more than 90 unique waterways, Burnaby is the perfect setting for a World Rivers Day event that celebrates our watersheds and highlights the need to protect and enhance our local rivers and streams.
Changes to curbside collection aim to reduce human-bear conflict

The City of Burnaby has introduced changes to the Solid Waste & Recycling Bylaw to reduce the risk of resident-bear interaction on collection day. The changes will help make our community safer for everyone.
Burnaby firefighters provide valuable assistance in wake of Hurricane Dorian

The specialized training of Burnaby’s firefighters proved invaluable after a successful volunteer deployment to The Bahamas. The Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR) recently left the island after assisting with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
Sign of the times — City updates rules on election signs and other temporary signs

Election News, News
The City of Burnaby has introduced new rules to ensure temporary signs come down in a timely fashion following an election.
City of Burnaby commits to bold emissions reduction targets

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Burnaby City Council has declared a climate emergency, directing staff to develop a plan with a clear path to deliver carbon-neutrality by 2050.
Burnaby recognized for excellence in budgeting

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The City of Burnaby has received an award for excellence in governmental budgeting from the Government Finance Officers Association, which represents more than 20,000 government finance officials in Canada and the U.S.
Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper

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The Burnaby Art Gallery is excited to present Saints, Sinners and Souvenirs: Italian Masterworks on Paper from September 13-November 17.
Burnaby Hospital Redevelopment Welcomed

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The provincial government announcement of long-awaited plans to redevelop Burnaby Hospital into a larger, modern facility is good news for the whole community, and no one is happier than Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley.
Help shape future community centres in northwest Burnaby

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Northwest Burnaby is growing fast and residents’ needs are changing too, so we’re hoping to hear from you as we plan new recreation, culture and leisure facilities in this area.
Lights, Camera, Action! Movie nights are back at Civic Square!

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Pack your blankets and snacks as Burnaby’s popular movie series returns to Civic Square outside the Bob Prittie Library at Metrotown every Thursday in August.
City Launches Housing Strategy to Activate Task Force Recommendations

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The City of Burnaby has launched a housing strategy to activate the recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing.
Task Force envisions a Burnaby with affordable housing for all residents

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The final report from the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing, to be presented to Burnaby City Council on Monday, features 18 recommendations and a vision of Burnaby as a “community with affordable housing for all of its residents.”
Hit the stage with Rawk Camp at the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival

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Young people with aspirations to be rock stars will have their chance by taking part in Rawk Camp with Yukon-based rockers Speed Control, culminating with a performance at the 2019 Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival on Saturday, August 10th.
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