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Top 20 Reasons to Move to Burnaby, BC

Burnaby is one of British Columbia’s Best Cities!
Here are the 20 reasons we love Burnaby!

  1. Natural beauty: Burnaby is surrounded by lush forests, mountains, and parks, making it a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy hiking, biking, and skiing.
  2. Convenient location: Burnaby is located in the heart of the Lower Mainland, providing easy access to other major cities such as Vancouver, Surrey and Coquitlam.
  3. Growing economy: Burnaby is home to a diverse range of businesses and industries, providing a variety of job opportunities for residents.
  4. Diverse and multicultural community: Burnaby is a diverse and multicultural city, making it an inclusive and welcoming place to live.
  5. Quality education: Burnaby is home to many excellent schools, including Simon Fraser University, which is consistently ranked among the top universities in Canada.
  6. Shopping and dining: Burnaby offers a wide variety of shopping and dining options, including Metrotown, one of the largest shopping centers in Canada.
  7. The rise of new businesses: Burnaby is consistently adding new restaurants and venues to entertain your whole family.
  8. Recreational activities: Burnaby offers a wide range of recreational activities, including swimming, cycling, and skiing.
  9. Safe and clean: Burnaby is a safe and clean city with a low crime rate and a commitment to maintaining a high standard of living.
  10. Cultural events: Burnaby hosts many cultural events throughout the year, including the Harmony Arts Festival and the Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival.
  11. Great weather: Burnaby has a mild climate with mild winters and warm summers.
  12. Sports and fitness: Burnaby has many sports and fitness facilities, including sports fields, gyms, and swimming pools.
  13. Proximity to the ocean: Burnaby is only a short drive away from the ocean and the beaches of White Rock and Surrey.
  14. Access to the mountains: Burnaby is located at the foot of the North Shore Mountains, making it easy for residents to enjoy skiing, hiking and mountain biking.
  15. Quality healthcare: Burnaby is home to many excellent healthcare facilities, including Burnaby Hospital, which provides a wide range of medical services to the community.
  16. Blue Collar Educational opportunities: In addition to Simon Fraser University, Burnaby is also home to the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
  17. Public transportation: Burnaby is well-connected to the rest of the Lower Mainland, with easy access to public transit, highways, and major roads.
  18. Parks and green spaces: Burnaby is home to many parks and green spaces, including Central Park and Burnaby Mountain, which offer stunning views of the mountains and the city.
  19. Family-friendly: Burnaby offers many family-friendly activities and amenities, such as playgrounds, community centers, and libraries.
  20. Growing city: Burnaby is a growing city with many new developments and opportunities, making it a great place to live, work and raise a family.

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