December 3, 2021

Burnaby Citizens’ Association eyes gender parity

At least 50% of all non-incumbent school board and council candidates will have to be women or non-binary if bylaw passes vote

December 2, 2021

Showcasing Burnaby’s natural beauty

Naturally Burnaby will showcase the city's waterways, parks, gardens, and eco-sculptures.

December 2, 2021

RCMP collective agreement to have “serious impact” on Burnaby taxpayers going forward

The new RCMP collective agreement includes retroactive raises for officers dating back to 2017, and it’s going to cost Burnaby an additional $4 million a year going forward.

November 30, 2021

Proposed townhouses near BCIT face tough public hearing

The 130-unit Symphony Homes development next to Greentree Village faced two-and-a-half hours of mostly opposition at a recent public hearing.

November 24, 2021

How is Burnaby tackling climate change—and how should it?

Climate change is a big problem—but cities have a major role to play in mitigating it. So what is the city doing—and what should it be doing?

November 23, 2021

Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh nations unveil proposed Willingdon Lands mega-development

The Willingdon Lands plan will be officially presented to the City of Burnaby’s Planning and Development Committee tomorrow evening, before going to public consultation and an anticipated public hearing next spring.

November 19, 2021

On the agenda: Here’s what to expect at Burnaby’s Nov 22 council meeting

What's on the agenda at the next Burnaby city council meeting? Here are the Beacon's highlights.

November 18, 2021

Burnaby Hospital’s $1.5M second CT scanner expected early 2022

The city made a $1-million donation toward the CT scanner in 2019

November 17, 2021

Storm, extreme rain, add to reasons why Burnaby needs permanent warming centre: advocate

"The best I could do is give some of our patrons a sleeping bag or two, a tarp, occasionally a tent. I actually gave out my last tent." 

November 16, 2021

Why Burnaby firefighters don’t have to be fully vaccinated while paramedics do

Mandatory testing for each unvaccinated firefighter will cost the city up to $30 a week