City

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 15, 2021

Why diverse representation matters at the E-Comm board

Changes are needed to not only better advocate for workers at E-Comm but also to advocate for essential changes on things like mental health calls.

December 14, 2021

Why it took two years to fill a role on E-Comm board of directors

It's about who is represented at the table—not just on the E-Comm board but in all governance

December 10, 2021

On the agenda: Here’s what to expect at Burnaby’s Dec 13 city council meeting

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

December 3, 2021

On the agenda: Here’s what to expect at Burnaby’s Dec 6 council meeting

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

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?