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Police, Fire, Medical




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

The 2023 Annual Municipal Report

The 2023 Annual Municipal Report was presented to Council by staff at a Special Meeting of Council on June 26, 2024.

The Village of Burns Lake’s 2023 Annual Municipal Report provides an overview of the major achievements and significant projects undertaken or completed during the past year. It highlights the Municipal Objectives that guide the three-year Strategic Plan which is used to measure the Municipality’s progress.  The report also presents the Statement of Financial Information and a statement of permissive tax exemptions for 2023.

The Village Council will consider the Annual Report at the upcoming July 16, 2024, Regular Meeting of Council.  Copies are available at the link below and in person at the front counter of the Village Office between 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday at #15-3rd Ave, Burns Lake.

All submissions or questions related to the 2023 Annual Report received prior to noon on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, will be presented to Council for their consideration at the July 16, meeting.  Questions or comments should be addressed to Mayor and Council and may be submitted in the following ways:

In Person: Drop off written submissions at the Village Office

By Fax: 250-692-3059

By Mail: #15-3rd Ave, Burns Lake, V0J 1E0

By Email: The deadline for written submissions is 9:00 AM on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.

The public will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the Public Question Period during the July 16, 2024, meeting.

For more information on the 2023 Annual Municipal Report please contact the Village Office at 250-692-7057 or email:

2023 Village of Burns Lake Annual Report