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.
Trans Mountain filed a request with the NEB on October 26 Filing A87282 saying it had been unable to secure municipal permits that would allow the company to begin construction work at the Burnaby and Westridge Marine terminals, and to use a temporary work site.
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.
Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO) has announced that it has opened a new office in Burnaby.
com)-- Crescent Moving and Storage, a Vancouver Moving Company with headquarters in both Surrey and Burnaby BC, is proud to announce today a new partnership with the internationally recognized agency North American Vanlines.
The stone bust of Colonel Frederick Gustavus Burnaby was streaked with pink paint across its face in the attack.
There's no clear connection between the two men - colonel and prince - beyond a general military education and the fact that Burnaby was a friend of anearlier Prince of Wales (the future Edward VII).
BURNABY -- The Presbytery of Westminster recognized Burnaby Taiwanese, which began as a mission and preaching point of Vancouver Taiwanese, as a stand-alone congregation in January.
A new integrated Burnaby Youth Custody Services was opened by the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
He took a nasty tumble when his horse Burnaby reared up as they led a procession past Buckingham Palace for the state visit of Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski.
DESPITE ITS NATURAL APPEARANCE, THIS IS NOT THE WILD OUTBACK OF BRITISH COLUMBIA--IT'S BURNABY LAKE, A WILDLIFE OASIS IN THE HUB OF CANADA'S THIRD-LARGEST METROPOLIS.