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Green business practices help keep useful items out of landfills

When many daily, one-time use items are thrown away, it is a shame to see it all go to the landfill. It would be more useful to keep the item and reuse it later instead of buying something new, right? …

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A sustainable future lies in creatively innovative business practices

When a business decides to go green, it has creative freedom for their choice of practices. Each practice is not only a duty to our planet, but also a powerful expression of the business’ uniqueness, and a memorable experience for …

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Every field can be sustainable, and these businesses prove it

Even with a strong desire to help the environment, it can be nerve-wracking for a business to reimagine how they can be more sustainable. Sometimes, all it takes is hearing someone else’s story about how they made the jump successfully, …

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Lights, camera, spotlight on more eco-friendly businesses

A new week means more eco-friendly businesses to spotlight in the Heights! Today, we are entering the world of lower carbon-footprint exercise and green pet products. Greener business practices is are possible in every field, in many big and small …

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Let the Green Business Spotlight begin

Who says Earth Day is only one day a year? We are celebrating Earth Day every day with our first round of Heights businesses in the Green Business Spotlight. Starting off, these three businesses are using everyday businesses practices that …

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Burnaby Heights businesses make every day Earth Day

Earth Day may be on April 22, but for many small businesses in Burnaby Heights, every day is Earth Day. We want to celebrate those sustainable businesses that are giving a green fig about the environment! From April 22 until …

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Burnaby Heights – an international village with heart!

Yahoo! Burnaby Heights has progressed to the Fraser River Quadrant final round of the CBC Best Neighbourhood Contest. Check out the contest here, and please vote for our district. The Burnaby Heights community has a long history: originally a gathering place for the Tseilwaututh …

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

This year, we are celebrating Mother’s Day a little differently. Since in-person Mother’s Day brunches and celebrations will have to be put on hold, let’s still celebrate our Mothers as best we can. They deserve a day (and more) of …

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Elevate Your Morning and Support a Local Heights Cafe

If you’re a coffee lover and a morning person, elevate your morning by enjoying fresh baked goods and a delicious cup of coffee from your local Heights businesses. Here are a few coffee shops in The Heights that are open …

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Burnaby Heights to cancel this year’s Hats Off Day

The Heights Merchants Association has decided to cancel Hats Off Day for 2020, to protect the public and do their social duty to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections. “With approximately 700 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada, as of …

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Office Temporary Closure Notice

Due to COVID-19, Health Canada advisory, and theHeights Merchants Association’s duty to “flatten the curve” –that is, to minimize and slow the spread of infections, HMA staffwill be working from home for the foreseeable future.We will continue to serve our …

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Holiday competition brings pizzazz to Burnaby Heights

BURNABY, B.C. – Things have never looked brighter for the holidays on Burnaby Heights. In addition to the shimmering holiday lights, a year-long pilot project by the City of Burnaby, the local merchants will be all-hands-on-decking the Heights for the …

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Deck the Heights

‘Tis the season for shopping and celebrating locally! With a focus on shopping locally for the holidays, the Heights Merchants Association is celebrating the season with another festive event, Deck the Heights. ‘Deck the Heights’ will run from December 5 …

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Crave the Heights: What are you Craving for?

Get ready for Burnaby Heights’ delicious event coming this August 16-25! Dive into a selection of special dishes during the 10-day dining event, Crave the Heights. The food event highlights the diverse selection of foods that Burnaby Heights has to …

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Happy 25th Birthday to the Heights Merchants Association!

The Heights Merchants Association as a society dates back to the 1980s, but it officially formed as a BIA (Business Improvement Area) on May 1, 1994. That makes us the same age as Millennials! Like Millennials, our BIA is very …

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Halloween on the Heights

Join us on October 31 for our fun (and not too spooky!) Halloween festivities!

Crave the Heights

Join us from August 14-23 2020, to enjoy Crave the Heights neighbourhood dining showcase!

Lunar New Year

Sadly, our annual Lion Dance Ceremony is cancelled this year due to provincial health restrictions. Instead, participating merchants will offer fortune cookies for you to enjoy! (While supplies last.)

Finance has never been more green, than at Vancity’s Burnaby Heights branch

Since Earth Day on April 22, the Green Business Spotlight has shined on twelve green businesses in Burnaby Heights. Every business we’ve told you about has developed its own practices to help the environment by leaving a smaller footprint and …

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Build Back Tourism 2021 – Explore the Heights Scavenger Hunt

The annual “Bring Back Tourism” program is back for staff and volunteers actively working at the attractions, hotels and partner locations within the Tourism Challenge from May to September 2021. We welcome you to Burnaby Heights! This initiative provides an …

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