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Corrigan receives national green recognition

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Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan recently received national recognition for his leadership in promoting sustainable community development.

Corrigan received the FCM Green Champion Award-Individual from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

As mayor since 2002 and a Burnaby city councillor from 1987 to 2002, Corrigan has championed, supported and led the development of dozens of innovative

policies and programs that demonstrate the City of Burnaby’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development, said a city press release.

“The City of Burnaby has long been a leader in municipal sustainability initiatives," Corrigan said. "I am proud of our city’s many achievements and I hope that we will serve as a model for other cities as we continue to focus on developing innovative environmental policies and initiatives.”

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