Who We Are
Heritage Burnaby is an online collaboration, spearheaded by the Community Heritage Commission that represents all of the community assets, heritage services and historic collections managed by the City of Burnaby, British Columbia. Burnaby was first incorporated in 1892 as a district municipality under the provision of the Province of British Columbia's Municipal Act, becoming the City of Burnaby in 1992. The City now occupies 98.60 square kilometres and is situated between the City of Vancouver on the West and Port Moody, Coquitlam and New Westminster on the East. The city is further bounded by Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River on the North and South respectively.
Below is a detailed description of each of the partner institutions involved in this website.
Community Heritage Commission
The Community Heritage Commission was established in 1988 by Burnaby City Council.
Legislative Services carries out the statutory responsibilities of the Corporate Officer as legislated under the Community Charter.
Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Village Museum is a 10-acre museum, welcoming thousands of visitors each year.
City of Burnaby Archives
The City Archives manages all of the City's inactive permanent records and a growing collection of community resources.