Phone: 604-434-1717
About the Burnaby Firefighters

The Burnaby Firefighters are members of the International Association of Fire Fighters, a labour organization representing 300,000 professional firefighters across North America, including 25,000 men and women whose duty it is to protect the lives and properties of Canadians.

Local 323 is our local union representing 281 professional members of the Burnaby Fire Department.

IAFF Local 323 Structure
Our union membership elects four Executive Officers (President, Secretary, Vice President and Treasurer) to two year terms, and Executive Board members (one representative each for A, B, C and D shift and the Fire Prevention Office) on an annual basis.
The Executive Officers are responsible for negotiating wages, benefits and all other working conditions pertaining to the collective agreement between the union and the City of Burnaby. We are committed to ensuring a safe workplace and safe working conditions for our membership. Our union Executive also has dominion over all grievances related to our collective agreement and we represent all members of our union in their dealings with the employer.
The Burnaby Fire Fighters Association Local 323 strives to work cooperatively with the Fire Chief and the department administration on issues of mutual concern, and attempts to foster a positive labour-management relationship.

The Burnaby Firefighters Local 323 is affiliated with the following organizations:

International Association of Fire Fighters

BC Professional Fire Fighters Association

Canadian Labour Congress

BC Federation of Labour

New Westminster & District Labour Council

Members of the Burnaby Firefighters Local 323 are trained to a high level of skill in numerous fields including fire fighting, motor vehicle accident extrication, hazardous materials response, technical rescue, first responder medical assistance, fire boat and public education. Burnaby's Fire Department call volume has averaged 13,500 calls a year over the last five years.
"When it comes to political action, we support those who support us." Our Association has always been politically active in lobbying all levels of government for legislation to protect and improve the safety and working conditions of our members and the public we serve.

Page Last Updated: May 17, 2014 (12:58:00)
Contact Info
IAFF 323
#506 - 5050 kingsway
Burnaby, BC V5H 4C2

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