For Parkland Burnaby Refinery, Community is a core value and giving back to the people we serve is a priority.
Every day we work to achieve our purpose: Power what moves people.
Supporting the Community Where We Operate
We are pleased to support different programs led by our key partners, who have demonstrated their valuable effort in every action they do.
We provide academic awards in engineering and environmental careers to students from diverse and minority groups.
Our Community Partners
We are honoured to be partners of the Burnaby Neighbourhood House, Burnaby Community Services, Burnaby Hospital Foundation, Heights Merchant Association, Burnaby Hospice Foundation, Burnaby Firefighters Society, Citizen Support Services-City of Burnaby, Burnaby Central Railway, Dixon Transition Society, Senior Confederation Centre, Variety, BC Cancer Foundation, Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society, Junior Achievement of BC, Big Sisters, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia Institute of Technology. We are happy also to support xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Through them, we support education, health and well-being programs that are essential for the development of our society.
Parkland Volunteer team
We are proud of our staff who volunteer and fundraise for our partners. They invest their time and knowledge to serve their community.
We provide our full-time permanent employees with free funds to donate to the causes that matter the most to them. Our employees can make a real difference.
Parkland Sunset Cinema
Parkland Sunset Cinema is our Annual Community Appreciation event, where we give back to our neighbours. This year we featured Moana at Confederation Park.
PBR prioritizes the use of products and services from local vendors. It provides a sense of community when we buy snacks, request catering services, or make our meetings using high-quality services produced by our neighbours.