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Burnaby Boom: A Bedroom 'Burb Grows Up

Burnaby Boom: A Bedroom 'Burb Grows Up
Photo by Christopher Cheung.

Burnaby has been overshadowed by Metro Vancouver cities for many years. It was the middle stop on an electric rail between grand, growing downtowns. Then it was the bedroom community known as Vancouver’s village. But today, Burnaby has a skyline that may become B.C.’s tallest, is the most “super-diverse” city in Canada, and has even won a prize for being the nation’s best run city.

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