City wins Burnaby A-List Awards in a dozen categories

Last updated: November 12, 2021

The City of Burnaby is honoured to receive 12 first-place awards in the annual Burnaby Now 2021 A-List, where Burnaby residents vote for what they love about their city.

“It’s clear our city has so much to offer residents and visitors judging by how passionate people are about their favourite businesses, services and amenities in Burnaby,” said Mayor Mike Hurley. “I encourage everyone to give the A-List a read – it’s a great way to learn about new places and experiences to enjoy as you explore our wonderful city.”

It’s clear, people love the City of Burnaby’s parks and arts, historic and cultural facilities, which were recognized with first-place showings in categories like Favourite Place to Bring a Tourist, Favourite Sports Facility, and Favourite Place to Walk Your Dog.

Presented by Burnaby Now, the annual awards program encourages residents to nominate who they think does it best in nearly 180 categories. Look for the full list of winners and finalists in the Burnaby Now 2021 A-List guidebook.

City of Burnaby 2021 A-List Winners

•    Favourite Sports Facility
Christine Sinclair Community Centre offers state-of-the-art fitness amenities in the City’s busy Burnaby Lake "sports central" hub, and is now home to Bastion Café, the centre’s casual spot for light meals and coffee breaks.

•    Favourite Art Gallery 
Burnaby Art Gallery is a unique and inspiring place to learn about art – and the only public art museum in Canada dedicated to works of art on paper.

•    Favourite Live Music Venue
Deer Lake Park is a natural paradise and the hub of the City’s arts and culture scene.

•    Favourite Museum and Favourite Historic Site/Landmark
Burnaby Village Museum is a free-admission, open-air museum spread across 10-acres in Deer Lake Park where history comes to life.

•    Favourite Performing Arts Venue and Favourite Place to Learn a New Skill
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts presents live performances, offers arts programs for all ages and produces community events and festivals.

•    Favourite Kids’ Hangout and Favourite Place to Walk Your Dog
Confederation Park is one of Burnaby’s largest parks has much to offer, including dog-friendly off-leash areas and the Summit Youth Centre for preteens and teens.

•    Favourite Place to Bring a Tourist and Favourite Place to go on a First Date
Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area offers breathtaking views of Burrard Inlet and the Vancouver skyline, as well as picnic and play areas and trails.

•    Favourite Place to Ride Your Bike
Central Valley Greenway connects Vancouver, Burnaby and New Westminster, following a shallow valley along a scenic route for an enjoyable bike ride or leisurely stroll.  

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