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City Hall Complex Closing Early on October 21

Posted October 21, 2019

Burnaby City Hall, the West Building and Civic Offices at Deer Lake Centre are closing at 4:00 PM today in order to provide staff at these locations the allotted required time to vote in the Federal election. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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History of Barnet Marine Park

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Barnet Marine Park is located on what a century ago was the site of a bustling logging mill camp.

Echoes of the past remain in the shape of a few concrete towers and the skeleton of a scrap burner. The Barnet townsite has a rich history. Starting as a small mill town in 1900 with a population of 150, it eventually grew to be a busy industrial area before the first Park Commission Development Plan in 1973 helped shape this spectacular foreshore park.

Learn more about the natural and cultural heritage of the Barnet Marine community via interactive maps in our Charting Change Atlas »

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