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.
CUPE BC is proud to have the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) host us this year for Labour Day in Vancouver. We will be rallying with other Unions, District Councils and the BC Fed at the Coliseum to kick off a fun day at the PNE.
We will have early entry available at Gate 6, with the CUPE trailer onsite for members to pick up wristbands. Parking will be in lot 6; 250 spots will be available by registering early and getting your parking pass in advance.
Members must pre-register for their wristbands by contacting: email@example.com
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an online promo code which can be used by family and friends to save money on rides and other tickets
Below is a map of the area. Westminster Pier Park is on the Fraser River in New Westminster. Access from Begbie Street is via the parking lot adjacent to the Fraser River Discovery Centre. Elevator access is via the 4th Street parkade. The nearest Skytrain station is Columbia. We will be gathering in the plaza area in front of the concession building known as Lytton Square. The wreath laying procession at the conclusion of the event will be to WOW Westminster Public Art on Timber Wharf.
Please be aware of the ongoing construction on Front Street.
CUPE 402 offers a scholarship for a union woman to attend the “Women in Leadership” course at the Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School.
See the attached letter for details and have the application in by Dec. 13