Burnaby


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Burnaby

(bûr`nəbē), city (1991 pop. 158,858), eastern suburb of Vancouver, SW B.C., Canada. A transportation, industrial, and distribution center, its products include steel, trucks, telecommunications and electronic equipment, lumber, and processed fish. Named for local businessman Robert Burnaby (1828–78), the city began as a residential community for Vancouver. Simon Fraser Univ. is located there.
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The bands conceived the idea of stirring her soldierly heart with a farewell which would remain in her memory always, beautiful and unfading, and bring back the past and its love for her whenever she should think of it; so they got their project placed before General Burnaby, my successor, who is Cathy's newest slave, and in spite of poverty of precedents they got his permission.
She overhauled my outfit for me, and meantime I read for the first time 'Sartor Resartus' and Burnaby's 'Ride to Khiva.' I didn't understand much of the first then; but I remember I preferred the soldier to the philosopher at the time; a preference which life has only confirmed.
Burnaby Road - Thursday, September 5, from 7.30am to 3.30pm - to allow for carriageway repairs to be carried out Burnaby Road will be closed.
The emergency services were sent to Burnaby Road inRadfordearly yesterday afternoon (August 25), at around 12.10pm.
Minister Bains will take part in a tour of STEMCELL Technologies with Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, in Burnaby.
The pipe will be installed in a 19-foot diameter, 3,600-foot-long tunnel to be bored under Burrard Inlet between the District of North Vancouver and the City of Burnaby. Pipe deliveries are anticipated to start in 2020.
One, who gave his name as Ali, said he had been with the "very, very good guy" shortly before he visited the home in Burnaby Road where he was killed.
Construction of the RCN's future fleet at Halifax Shipyard is contributing to the addition of more than 35 high-tech jobs at OSI Marine Systems (OSI) in Burnaby, British Columbia.
The deal, which is valued at over CDN 500m, includes the acquisition of three properties, including the Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby, Starlight Casino in New Westminster and Cascades Casino in Langley.
A vigorous Carmen graced the boards of Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre as Burnaby Lyric Opera presented a vigorous Carmen at the Shadbolt Centre in Feb.
The office is located in Burnaby. Fire-point announced its first VR project in development and a joint training program in China partnered with Vancouver's Centre for Digital Media University.
BURNABY, BC: Burnaby residents will now have the added convenience of being able to quickly and easily exchange foreign currency.