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Burnaby's year in pictures: The stunning photos of 2023

Check out the most stunning visual moments of the last year caught on camera.
The Caprice Artistic Swim Club runs a training session at the Kensington Park Outdoor Pool Jan. 26, 2023. Due to the closure of the indoor pool at CG Brown, the club has seen a reduction in membership, and it's worried it won't make it until the new pool opens.

2023 was a busy year in Burnaby.

Here's the year in photos, through the lens of award-winning photographer Jennifer Gauthier.

The featured image above is from 'A perfect storm': Synchronized swimmers are out in the cold in Burnaby

Foggy weather

A woman walks along the track at Burnaby North in the fog on Jan. 26, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Burnaby Central Wildcats claw their way to AAAA girls' provincials bronze

Sophia Morton of Burnaby Central Wildcats couldn’t look as the seconds ticked down during the bronze medal game Yale Lions at the 2023 B.C. AAAA girls' high school basketball semifinal at the Langley Events Centre March 1, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Burnaby celebrates Holi with a splash of colour

Nancy Gulia sings along at the 2023 Holi Bash Bura Na Mano Holi Hai event at Simon Fraser University March 5, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Burnaby-based puppy-training group brings back in-person info sessions

Natalia Herrera, Jon Chater and Heloise, a retired PADS breeding dog. PADS held an open house information session, their first since the start of the pandemic March 25, 2023. There is a urgent need for puppy raisers and breeder caretakers. By Jennifer Gauthier

Heights collision

A car was turned on its side at the corner of Carleton and Hastings streets in Burnaby Heights, right in front of the firehall, April 29, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Peaceful Burnaby picnic with geese

Cren Dikmen (right) and Sunny X. (left) enjoy a picnic surrounded by geese near Deer Lake May 14, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Burnaby’s last bowling alley land sold to developer, highrise towers planned

Members of the Happy 55 Gang 55+ bowling league at Revs Bowling alley June 5, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Take my wife — please! Wife Carrying Contest returns to Burnaby

Jovan Kljajic and Jennette Leung compete in the Wife Carrying Contest, where a “husband” carries a “wife” through an obstacle course for a prize - the wife’s weight in beer, at the Scandinavian Festival on June 25, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

 O Canada! Burnaby's 'lit' Canada Day celebrations

LIGHTS headlines Burnaby’s StreetFest Canada Day event in Central Park on July 1, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Great balls of fire! What happened at Burnaby's Canada Day fireworks show?

Burnaby’s StreetFest Canada Day event concludes with a fireworks display in Central Park on July 1, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Burnaby Pride parties in the heart of Metrotown

Batty Banks performs at the Burnaby Pride festival at Civic Square on July 22, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Meet the young Burnaby skateboard champ who's making waves at local competitions

Oli Ward, a Grade 11 student and top prospect for the national team, train at Hastings Skate Park in Vancouver on Aug. 4, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Summer fun at the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival

Grammy-nominated artist Allison Russell performs at the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival at Deer Lake Park on Aug. 12, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier


Colleen Campbell of Burnaby and Kevin Alves of Vancouver dance along to the Fleet Foxes at the Burnaby Blues and Roots festival at Deer Lake Park on Aug. 12, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Humble 'hometown hero' honoured at opening of Burnaby's Christine Sinclair Community Centre

Christine Sinclair reacts to the crowds who turned up for the official opening of Burnaby's new civic facility in her name, the Christine Sinclair Community Centre, on Sept. 9, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier

Toronto Raptors train before hundreds of Burnaby basketball fans

Scottie Barnes enters the West gym during a Toronto Raptors open practice on Oct. 6th. By Jennifer Gauthier

Spooky season arrives in Burnaby with massive pumpkin display

Pumpkins After Dark in Central Park on Oct. 7, 2023. By Jennifer Gauthier