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Stage 3 Water Shortage Response Plan In Effect Until Rescinded

Posted July 20, 2015

All forms of lawn sprinkling using treated drinking water are further curtailed. See the At A Glance Guide to know what type of water use is restricted under Metro Vancouver's Water Shortage Response Plan Stage 3 and is enforced by the City of Burnaby. Learn more »

No Smoking in Parks, Trails & Green Spaces | No Charcoal Barbeques in Parks

Due to the dry weather and heat that could result in fire hazards, the City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is NO SMOKING permitted in the Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces.

Charcoal barbeques in City of Burnaby parks and beaches are prohibited. At this time, only propane gas barbeques are permitted. Please check the city’s website for updates on whether all types of barbequing will be banned if conditions worsen. Learn more »

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Local Government Awareness Week

May 18-22, 2015 is Local Government Awareness Week in B.C. This week helps you ‘get to know’ your local government, and to learn more about the many programs and services that the City of Burnaby provides.

The 2015 theme of the week is: Your Voice Counts! Be Involved Burnaby. There are many ways to be involved in our community, from attending public events to volunteering with local organizations to attending Council meetings.   

Here’s how you can participate and get involved in Local Government Awareness Week 2015:

  • Follow us! Starting on May 19 visit the City of Burnaby’s Facebook and Twitter daily to learn more about being involved with your local government.
  • Keep up to date on City matters by attending Council meetings or watching the meetings online.
  • Read the City’s InfoBurnaby newsletter.
  • Book a City Hall tour in order to learn about programs and services offered by the City.
  • Check out the ‘Be Involved’ Portal: A one-stop-shop to learn more about getting involved in our City!
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