Development

February 14, 2022

Here’s what’s on the agenda at Burnaby’s Feb 14 council meeting

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

February 8, 2022

New Burnaby development will feature its own beachfront oasis (PHOTOS)

The beach is being built in Burnaby, literally.🏝

February 8, 2022

Burnaby has launched its first comprehensive OCP review in 24 years

The current official community plan was approved in 1998. Now, Burnaby launched an OCP review that will guide the city in the coming decades.

January 20, 2022

BC to waive $5.4 million in school taxes on 7 Burnaby properties

After a policy change on split assessments, the province waived school taxes to ease the sudden property tax hike on the affected developers.

January 17, 2022

Burnaby councillors scorn provincial-federal panel on housing affordability

The "Opening doors" report, produced by a panel on housing affordability, placed too much blame on municipal governments, councillors said.

January 6, 2022

$42k fine in fatal incident at Burnaby worksite

WorkSafeBC fined Sandpiper Contracting just under $42,000 after a fatal incident involving a 1,360-kg excavator bucket falling on a worker.

January 5, 2022

Should Burnaby charge more in property taxes?

With 19% growth in the cost of an average single-family house, an economist says increasing property taxes could lift pressure off the market.

December 28, 2021

Burnaby gurdwara plans expansion as community centre

The Shri Guru Ravidass Sabha gurdwara is applying for an official community plan amendment to expand itself into a community centre.

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.

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.