History of Resistance in Burnaby

Burnaby Neighbourhood History
Free Speakers Series and Walking Tours

Explore a range of local history, heritage, and cultural topics. Community members are invited to bring their own stories, memories and questions to share. Presented in partnership by the Burnaby Village Museum and the Burnaby Public Library. Presentations are free but registration is required. Call the library at 604-436-5400 to reserve your place or use the links below to register online.

Songs of Resistance

October 16, 7-8:30pm
Burnaby Village Museum | 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Register » https://www.bpl.bc.ca/events/burnaby-neighbourhood-series-songs-of-resistance

Join Solidarity Notes Labour Choir and City of Burnaby Heritage Planner Lisa Codd for an evening of song and short presentations about some of the protests and strikes that are part of Burnaby’s history. Singing along is encouraged! In partnership with the City of Burnaby Community Heritage Commission.

Volunteer with our community outreach

Join us as we tell the community in Burnaby about all the great work that we do!

Spend an hour with us chatting with folks and giving away promotional items.

 

Burnaby Pride Street Party – Saturday Aug. 10 – 12-4 pm

Jubilee Ave (between Nelson Ave & Imperial St – 6749 Nelson Ave

 

Willingdon Community Fair – Wednesday Aug. 14 – 5 – 8 pm

Contact Sarah to volunteer – librarychair@cupe23.ca   604-837-9264

City of Burnaby to become Living Wage employer

Please see this media release from yesterday that announces the City of Burnaby’s intent to become a Living Wage employer, with some words from our President about it.

https://www.burnaby.ca/About-Burnaby/News-and-Media/Newsroom/City-of-Burnaby-to-seek-Living-Wage-Employer-certification_s2_p6998.html?fbclid=IwAR3QcaPj22jkyBM5_cgGIZKqGWQGPj3e3I3_AS66X-9896375NePVZ_s0fE#.XRLHTQ6D-Uk.facebook