Burns Lake is named for Michael Byrnes, who was an explorer for the Collins Overland Telegragh.
Location: Quesnel is located in the north central part of the Province.
Judicial District: Prince Rupert Judicial District
Courthouse – Burns Lake
Location: 508 Yellowhead Highway / 4 Avenue
Built: 1980 – 1981
Architect: Stuart C Ross
Contractor: Juniper Construction
Description: The building faces west and is a one story structure.