September 15, 2022

What’s Missing in the Municipality: What does Mike Hurley’s automatic win mean for Burnaby?

On Friday, Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley secured his spot to be the city’s next mayor before the municipal election even happened.

September 14, 2022

‘It should be done by now’: Norland housing project to be completed 2 years late

The Norland Avenue project is the second social housing facility slated for the property. The first one was also late by seven months.

September 7, 2022

Burnaby city staff complete two-year tenant assistance policy review

Two years after city council gave the final approval for the tenant assistance policy, staff have returned with six recommended amendments.

August 31, 2022

A push for affordable purpose-built rentals and the abandonment of a bylaw

After a few weeks of no council meetings, we're back with a review of some of the highlights from Monday night's meeting.

August 31, 2022

CUPE 23 tight-lipped about president re-election process

The union representing City of Burnaby staff voted in the spring for its executive board. Now it's redoing the process for the president.

August 25, 2022

Controversial film studio proposal in Burnaby going to public hearing next week

The film studio is proposed for a 17.1-acre property in the Big Bend area that was controversially put up for sale by the city last year.

August 24, 2022

Labour board complaint from Burnaby RCMP detachment dismissed

Leona Humphrey alleged that she was targeted by a manager at the detachment after she stood up for a coworker making a bullying complaint.

August 22, 2022

Burnaby renters displaced by fire struggle to find new accommodations within 72-hour period

Tenants say they don't know where to go when government supports run up, after a fire tore through their Burnaby rental building.

August 16, 2022

What role can Burnaby play in alleviating tensions in the Downtown Eastside?

The city has lagged behind on housing and shelter spaces for the homeless. But the mayor argues much of that has been due to decisions from the province.

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.