Burnaby, British Columbia
Burnaby began as a rural agricultural area which supplied nearby markets. In the latter years, it became an important transportation corridor between Fraser Valley and Vancouver, the Interior. Its name was taken from Robert Burnaby, who was a private secretary of Richard Moody, the first land commissioner in the Colony of British Columbia.
Within the city of Burnaby, Culture, Heritage and Arts are extremely important. There are a lot of wonderful locations to visit, including the Burnaby Art Gallery (it provides educational programs for children, adults and seniors, exhibition and community projects in schools, recreation facilities and community centres), Burnaby Eco-Sculptures (eco-sculptors make art from nature), Burnaby Symphony Orchestra (currently in its sixth year of performing successful concerts), Burnaby Village Museum and Carousel (small meeting or a large corporate gathering), Centennial Rose Garden at Burnaby Mountain Park, Century Gardens, Deer Lake Park (opportunities for launching a canoe, sailboating, boating, bird watching, sunbathing, hiking, wild-life viewing, or simply relaxing), Michael J...