The City of Burnaby live and interactive facilities map is available here! This map is tied into Burnaby’s GIS system. City facilities are categorized and easily accessible. At the click of one button you can see up to the minute status of all community centres, outdoor parks, libraries, art & cultural and civic buildings.
Wondering what’s happening with community centres 🏟, splash pads ⛲️, swimming pools 🏊🏻♀️ and more? It’s summer ⛱ in the city – and City of Burnaby’s gradual reopening plan is here, see below!! Below is the general timeline for upcoming openings in Burnaby. Specific details on what activities will be offered at each facility asContinue reading “Upcoming openings in Burnaby”
Burnaby Public Library is now offering a safe and contact-free pickup service for books, movies, music and much more. “We know that access to library materials is so important to the well-being of our community,” said Chief Librarian Beth Davies. “Through Paper Bag Pickup, we are pleased to provide a service that enables library usersContinue reading “Paper Bag Pickup available at Burnaby Public Library”
Burnaby City Council has revised the property tax increase for 2020, reducing the rate from a proposed 3.5% to 1.75% to provide a measure of relief for residents and businesses. Property owners will also have the option to pay their taxes later in the year. While the payment deadline remains July 3, 2020, property ownersContinue reading “Property Tax Increase is Reduced, and Residents Given More Time to Pay for 2020”
Starting on May 13, City of Burnaby will begin to re-open a number of City-owned outdoor facilities in a limited capacity. The following facilities will be progressively re-opened: Boat launches (docks) at Deer Lake, Burnaby Fraser Foreshore and Barnet Marine Park. Physical distancing must be observed, on and off the water Public washrooms Sports fieldsContinue reading “🚣🏻♀️ Victoria Day 2020 🚣🏻♀️ – What’s Open for the Long Weekend in Burnaby?”
Here’s a wonderful opportunity to hear directly from a Burnaby family physician in this upcoming question and answer webinar with Dr. Charlene Lui. Register Here! Topics to be covered include.How to connect with a doctor in your communityIs it safe to go to the hospital?Is it safe for me and my kids to go outside?YourContinue reading “Doc 👩🏻⚕️ Talks For Families With Young Children 👶🏻 – A Q&A Webinar with Burnaby’s Dr. Charlene Lui, Wednesday May 13th 10:00-11:00am – Register Below!”
Is your lawn a mess because of European chafer beetles? To help manage this pesky problem, the City of Burnaby is offering nematodes at a reduced rate for Burnaby residents. Nematodes are microscopic roundworms that actively seek out and kill chafer grubs, helping to control the spread of chafer beetles. Burnaby residents can pre-purchase subsidizedContinue reading “Nematodes, a Gardeners Delight – now available for pre-order at GardenWorks and subsidized (50% off) for Burnaby residents (only until May 31st while supplies last!)”
BOOK YOUR TEE TIME ASAPVERY LIMITED AVAILABILITY Please share for your neighbours who are probably going bonkers stuck at home for the past month+. Golf has been endorsed as a safe outdoor recreation activity as long as physical distancing and new comprehensive safety measures (endorsed by the BC Ministry of Health) are achieved. IMPORTANT NOTESContinue reading “⛳️ GOLFERS ALERT ⛳️ : Riverway Golf Course, Burnaby Mountain Golf Course, Kensington & Central Park Pitck & Putts WILL RE-OPEN ON FRIDAY, MAY 1ST!!!”
Someone amazing has taken the time to document the food programs that are currently operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please take some time to share this information as you never who is in need, and really needs this message to reach them. Further details on the availability, qualifications, hours of operation, cost (if any) andContinue reading “Low-Cost and Free Food Programs Operating in Burnaby during Covid-19 Pandemic”
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