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.
November 23, 2021
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
What's on the agenda at the next Burnaby city council meeting? Here are the Beacon's highlights.
November 18, 2021
The city made a $1-million donation toward the CT scanner in 2019
November 17, 2021
"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
Mandatory testing for each unvaccinated firefighter will cost the city up to $30 a week
November 9, 2021
The proposed controlled substances properties bylaw would add further pressure on landlords not to rent to people they believe could be involved in the drug trade. Karen Ward says that will lead to further marginalization of Black, Indigenous and people of colour.
November 8, 2021
The City of Burnaby and BC Hydro have been caught up in a lawsuit over the damage at the Big Bend substation for well over a year, now.
November 1, 2021
The Urban Development Institution has written to Burnaby council asking it to reconsider changes to the city's density bonus approach for purpose built rentals.
November 1, 2021
E-Comm was among many organizations overwhelmed by the deadly heat dome, which saw record temperatures in BC this past summer.