News

May 19, 2022

Laneway homes, fourplexes see significant support throughout Burnaby

The city's survey to take steps towards missing middle housing, including laneway homes and fourplexes, saw a lot of feedback—mostly positive

May 18, 2022

From Ukraine to Canada: two refugee families adjust to life in Burnaby

Some of those who have made Burnaby their new homes, brought here by family members and relatives, are now adjusting to life in a new country.

May 17, 2022

Labour council retracts endorsement of former BCA councillor Colleen Jordan

Jordan believes it stems from a dispute over a BCGEU housing proposal

May 17, 2022

Anti-pipeline protestor handed 28-day sentence for blockading TMX Burnaby terminal

William George was convicted of blockading the entrance to TMX’s Burnaby Terminal on January 6, 2021, in breach of a 2018 court injunction.

May 13, 2022

Family of 14-year old Muska Behzad, killed in Burnaby road accident, ‘destroyed’ by her death

Muska Behzad was killed in a road accident in South Burnaby on May 5, while walking home from school in the area of 11th Ave and 18th St.

May 13, 2022

After 391 days on picket line, Hilton Metrotown staff to return to work with new contract

A major point of contention in the labour dispute was 97 Hilton Metrotown staff who had been terminated last year.

May 11, 2022

Temporary sidewalk, barriers added at site of fatal accident in Burnaby as city promises action

Residents say heavy construction and traffic, combined with a lack of sidewalk, makes walking in the neighbourhood unsafe.

May 11, 2022

Petition details anger, concerns over safety issues after 14 year old girl killed in Burnaby

In the days since a 14-year old girl lost her life on a Burnaby road, residents of the area in which she was killed have been asking the same question: ‘Why was there no sidewalk on which she could safely walk, and why didn’t the city listen to our concerns before she was killed’?

May 10, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—May 9, 2022

As usual, housing played a major role in last night's city council meeting—and it was the subject of the most debate as well.

May 9, 2022

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Burnaby’s May 9 council meeting

A lot of housing is on the agenda for tonight's city council meeting in Burnaby, including housing agreements, public hearings, and more.