Burnaby History


Heritage Burnaby Research: images, audio recordings, moving images etc. about Burnaby’s history

Heritage Burnaby Atlas: shows the physical changes that Burnaby has undergone through interactive maps.

Burnaby Population and Quick Statistics: Social and demographic trends 1981-2006.

Burnaby Public Library: (most of these resources must be accessed in person, others are available online if you have a Burnaby Public Library Card)

The Metrotown Branch has historical photograph collections about Burnaby (in person)

  • The Burnaby Public Library Historical Photograph Collection  (R971.133 Bur)
  • Burnaby Heritage Resource Inventory: Metrotown (R971.133 Bur).

McGill Library Branch Archives: records and information dating back to 1892. Information and resources can be accessed in person.

Burnaby Matters: online collection of historical burnaby newspapers dating back to 1926 (in person and online)

Canadian Newsstream: online collection of historical and current Canadian newspapers