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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Explore the Early Years of Burnaby's Incorporation
11 Sep

Explore the Early Years of Burnaby's Incorporation

The City Archives is pleased to announce that a current index of all Council minutes and reports is now entirely searchable online. Full-text versions of more than 85% of the documents are available t…

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