Nestled in the heart of Metro Vancouver, lies British Columbia’s 3rd largest city. Burnaby. A thriving, multicultural urban centre.

Burnaby boast the area’s best shopping, a diverse and international dining scene and an incredible array of green space, parks, lakes (in the middle of the city!) and amazing views at the top of Burnaby Mountain – the home of Simon Fraser University.

With 130 parks, Burnaby has over 25% of its space dedicated as lush green space. These parks offer extensive walking, running, hiking and biking trails and include spectacular natural attractions such as Burnaby Lake, Central Park, Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area and Deer Lake Park.

Burnaby is also the province’s most multicultural city – with residents from all over the world. This means a thriving dining and cultural scene, featuring global cuisines suited to all tastes and price points.

Tourism Burnaby invites you to spend some extra time in the region before or after the conference. Get to know our thriving community and enjoy all that we have to offer – there are so many things to do. Explore the many parks, visit one of the 5 shopping districts, or take a short transit ride into Vancouver. You won’t be disappointed with your decision to stay in Burnaby!


Burnaby is centrally located in BC’s Metro Vancouver region. The region is comprised of 12 distinct communities, including Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey, and totals 2.5 million residents. Together, the communities comprise one of the world’s most cosmopolitan and dynamic cities.

Packed with breathtaking mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers and beaches the region is renowned for its incomparable beauty.

Burnaby’s location allows visitors to take advantage of the region’s incredible activities – biking, hiking, kayaking, golfing, skiing and snowboarding; and access to top attractions like Vancouver’s Stanley Park & Granville Island, and the North Shore’s Grouse Mountain and the world famous Capilano Suspension Bridge.

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CANHEIT-TECC 2018 : June 18-21