High Resolution Photos Now Available
13 Nov

High Resolution Photos Now Available

The City Archives is pleased to announce that nearly 1,000 photographs on Heritage Burnaby are now updated to have high resolution JPEGs (access copies) available for viewing and downloading. The City…

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November 11, 1918
05 Nov

November 11, 1918

Burnaby’s Reeve Fraser sent a congratulatory telegram to Canadian Forces stationed in Europe on the declaration of peace and the cessation of hostilities on November 11, 1918.  The telegram reads:   “…

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Byrne Family moccasins
18 Oct

Byrne family moccasins

These moccasins belonged to one of the five daughters of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne. The family owned property on what is now Byrne Road near River Road. Peter was a former Reeve o…

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Seaforth School
03 Apr

Seaforth School

Seaforth School opened in the rural Lozells District of Burnaby in 1922.  Serving 20 students, the one room school was designed by architects Bowman and Cullerne and constructed by local contractor Al…

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