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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0


Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.


Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Carve your Path


There are many reasons to relocate and make Burns Lake your new home. Once you get here, this tightly knit community has plenty to offer in terms of helping you get settled. From buying real estate or looking for rentals, to shopping for your basic needs, or getting around to all the amenities.

Affordable living and an easy lifestyle are some of the biggest benefits of living in Burns Lake. Neighbourhoods are in close range to shopping and the town is situated on a lake with plenty more in the surrounding wilderness. Lakefront living is within your grasp with low average home prices and reasonable rental rates.


Many rental listings are not listed online. It is usually word of mouth or via Facebook Page. Post to the page and let the residents help you keep your eye open. Word of mouth currency.

Real Estate

If you are looking to purchase property in Burns Lake, there are a number of different areas including the Village of Burns Lake and several rural and surrounding areas such as Decker Lake, Tchesinkut Lake, and the Southbank community on the southern shore of Francois Lake. There is a free ferry that runs year round and many families commute from the Southbank to Burns Lake.

Listed here are a number of places you can search from properties online:

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