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"The Burns Lake Spirit Square has become a community gathering place for celebrations, concerts, day camps, fitness sessions and many other community events. Lakes District residents have embraced this beautiful water front park and we are proud to have such a great community area to welcome residents and tourists."

Bernice Magee, former Mayor, Village of Burns Lake

Burns Lake Gets In The Spirit With New Community Events Space

In an effort to diversify the local economy in the midst of the mountain pine beetle epidemic, the community of Burns Lake is positioning itself for growth in the tourism sector. The addition of this outdoor venue has provided capacity for the community to host outdoor events and attract an…

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