The white survivor was named, the Japanese victims were not: the story of Burnaby’s 1909 railway disaster
A little-known railway disaster killed 23 Japanese workers in Burnaby on November 28, 1909.
November 16, 2022
With online shopping, it's hard for just about anyone to remember a time when a six-day shopping week was a controversial idea.
November 10, 2022
Burnaby was a much different place during WW1 and WW2.
November 4, 2022
The 1988 roof collapse at a Save-On Foods at Station Square is a slice of Burnaby history that changed engineering practices across BC.
November 2, 2022
Aerialist William Quo Vadis was performing 100 feet above the ground in Burnaby when tragedy struck in 1954.
October 24, 2022
When Burnaby went into receivership after defaulting on its debts in 1932, the provincial government stepped in to correct its finances.
October 13, 2022
Councillor Gordon Moore appeared to have had a tendency to vilify staff, accusing the municipal clerk of conspiracy in July 1926.
October 5, 2022
“It is South Burnaby that keeps North Burnaby on foot."
September 29, 2022
101 years ago, 22 Kwakwaka’wakw served prison sentences at the infamous Oakalla Prison Farm. Their crime? Attending a potlatch.
September 8, 2022
In 1926, wards 4 and 5 of Burnaby, which encompassed the Heights and Capitol Hill areas, began pursuing secession to amalgamate with Vancouver.