Business

October 6, 2022

Waterproof sneaker brand Vessi to open first permanent retail store in Burnaby

The store will allow people to try on their shoes and will also have an area to test out their 100% waterproof sneakers

July 19, 2022

Smoked out: Did shootings play a role in Burnaby’s proposed hookah ban?

The proposed ban, as well as alleged harassment of hookah lounges, came weeks after shootings in the city. A lawsuit claimed the lounges were wrongfully connected to the shootings.

July 8, 2022

A sign of community: Burnaby BIA requests Burquitlam street name change to ‘Korea Town Way’

The North Road Business Improvement Association says the change will help recognize Korean business and community in an increasingly gentrified area.

February 17, 2022

These Burnaby fridges could use some extra love

"Throughout the pandemic, the cost of things, the global supply and shipment has impacted [donations]."

January 6, 2022

$42k fine in fatal incident at Burnaby worksite

WorkSafeBC fined Sandpiper Contracting just under $42,000 after a fatal incident involving a 1,360-kg excavator bucket falling on a worker.

December 17, 2021

Major Amazon distribution warehouse planned for Burnaby

City of Burnaby planning and building director Ed Kozak said the facility will be the "primary" Amazon distribution centre for Western Canada.

December 16, 2021

Owner of $5.2M Deer Lake house ordered to pay contractors $45k

"The law demands ‘reasonable performance,’ not perfection. Anything more would be unworkable," a BC Supreme Court justice ruled.

December 7, 2021

Two years after unionizing, SFU research assistants still have no contract

Research assistants joined the Teaching Support Staff Union in November 2019, and the university agreed to recognize all RAs as SFU employees. But the union says nearly two-thirds still aren't recognized

August 27, 2021

Bridging the language gap between immigrants and home efficiency programs

There are plenty of efficiency programs available through governments and utilities, but they can be hard to access for immigrants who don't speak English or French