Disappearing Burnaby: new collection now available
04 Dec

Disappearing Burnaby: new collection now available

The City of Burnaby Archives is pleased to share the new Disappearing Burnaby collection. The collection includes 33 photographs that were taken and selected by Nakita Cheung, an amateur photographer …

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BC Archives Awareness Week 2022
17 Nov

BC Archives Awareness Week 2022

It's Archives Awareness Week in BC November 13-19.

In honour of BC Archives Awareness Week the City of Burnaby Archives is sharing some of our favorite photographs:

These adorable kittens in boots w…

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Burnaby Remembers Fallen Soldiers
04 Nov

Burnaby Remembers Fallen Soldiers

Poppies, Burnaby Village Museum HV976.61.26

On November 11, we pause with two minutes of silence to honour and remember the many men and women who have sacrificed their lives for their country. Burna…

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Over 2,000 new Burnaby NewsLeader photographs!
12 Oct

Over 2,000 new Burnaby NewsLeader photographs!

Over 2000 new photographs are now online as part of the Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection!

The Burnaby NewsLeader, established in 1989, was a community newspaper that covered local events and …

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New Additions to Burnaby Historical Society fonds
21 Sep

New Additions to Burnaby Historical Society fonds

The administrative papers of the Burnaby Historical Society are now available to researchers at the City Archives! 

The Burnaby Historical Society operated from 1957-2018.  During its operation, it w…

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Archives Closed July 26, 2022
26 Jul

City Archives Closed July 26, 2022

The City of Burnaby Archives will be closed to the public on July 26, 2022. The Archives will re-open to the public the following day on July 27, 2022 with regular walk-in hours available between 1pm …

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Additional High Resolution Photos Available
28 Jun

Additional High Resolution Photos Available

The City Archives is pleased to announce that over 150 additional photographs on Heritage Burnaby now have high resolution JPEGs (access copies) available for viewing and downloading from the site. Ea…

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Capturing the Natural Beauty of Burnaby Mountain
27 May

Capturing the Natural Beauty of Burnaby Mountain

Calling all nature lovers! The City Archives is thrilled to announce that a new collection of photographs highlighting the diverse ecology of Burnaby Mountain is now available online via Heritage Burn…

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City Archives Reading Room Reopens!
10 Jan

City Archives Reading Room Reopens!

The City Archives is pleased to announce the Pixie McGeachie Reading Room has reopened to walk-in researchers!  We welcome you to drop-in between 1-4pm Tuesdays-Thursdays to access our reference servi…

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Burnaby Village Museum Turns 50!
19 Nov

Burnaby Village Museum Turns 50!

Burnaby Village Museum turns 50 this weekend! The Museum officially opened November 19-21, 1971 for one weekend only before resuming a more full time operation in 1972. We are saving up our big celebr…

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City of Burnaby Archives 20th Anniversary Video
12 Nov

City of Burnaby Archives 20th Anniversary Video

The City of Burnaby Archives is celebrating 20 years! The City of Burnaby Archives officially opened on November 10, 2001, in the McGill branch of the Burnaby Public Library. The Archives, as part of …

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Remembering this November 11
01 Nov

Remembering this November 11

Air Raid Precautions helmet, circa 1942. BV996.19.3

On November 11, we pause with two minutes of silence to honour and remember the many men and women who have sacrificed their lives for their countr…

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