Climate & Environment

December 2, 2021

Showcasing Burnaby’s natural beauty

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

November 26, 2021

Anti-TMX tree-sitter arrested in Burnaby for breaching court injunction

A prominent anti-TMX advocate was arrested Friday morning while taking part in a tree-sit in Burnaby, in breach of a BC Supreme Court injunction.

November 26, 2021

Trans Mountain denies food and water delivery for tree-sit

TMX workers denied protesters, who were attempting to bring food and water to the tree-sit, to the site, breaking from past practices

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 19, 2021

Trans Mountain pipeline remains closed due to atmospheric river

Assistant deputy minister of environment and climate change strategy Laurel Nash says oil infrastructure is "a very significant concern" amid flooding after heavy rains this week.

November 18, 2021

Stranded, they found Hope: Burnaby couple recounts harrowing story of finding shelter in floods

Burnaby resident Enda Brophy and his wife are stuck in Hope indefinitely after being caught in this weekend's floods while driving back home.

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 17, 2021

Abbotsford residents told to evacuate “catastrophic” flood conditions in Sumas Prairie

This week's flood has cut off access between communities via BC's busiest highways, including Highway 1 and the Coquihalla Highway.

November 15, 2021

Sanitary sewage appears to have overflown into Stoney Creek again

The sewage overflow, caused by heavy rainfall this weekend, comes at the height of salmon spawning season in Stoney Creek.

November 3, 2021

A slow start to this year’s salmon run in Stoney Creek

The salmon return in Burnaby's most successful salmon-bearing creek so far has been disappointing for local streamkeepers