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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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Public Safety Award

Burnaby City Council approved the establishment of the Burnaby Public Safety Award (formerly Community Policing Award) in 2007 to recognize individuals with a connection to Burnaby who have carried out an act of bravery or courage related to crime prevention or community policing. Nominations are invited at any time of the year from any person who has witnessed or attended the scene of a relevant act of bravery or courage.

Nomination Criteria

Nominations are accepted at anytime during the year. Nominations from any person who has witnessed or attended the scene should meet the following four criteria:

  • A verifiable meritorious service or act of bravery has taken place 
  • The service or act is related to fire prevention, crime prevention, community policing or public safety  
  • The service or act took place in Burnaby or was carried out by a Burnaby citizen or citizens (if outside of Burnaby) and
  • The service or act of bravery has taken place within two (2) years of the application being submitted 
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Contact Us 

City Clerk's Office
clerks@burnaby.ca
Fax: 604-294-7537
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC  V5G 1M2 | Map

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