Burnaby is located within the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia and neighbors Vancouver to the west and New Westminster and the Tri-Cities to the East. It is BC’s third most populated urban centre with a population of approximately 240,000 individuals. Burnaby is also very culturally diverse, with minority populations making up roughly 60% of the population.
Residents of Burnaby can get into Downtown Vancouver very quickly and easily as there are over 11 Skytrain stops, and 9 freeway exits in the city. Amenities include Burnaby Hospital, Metrotown Mall, Simon Fraser University, BCIT, Burnaby Regional Park, Deer Lake Park, and numerous additional recreational opportunities.