News

December 7, 2021

Two years after unionizing, SFU research assistants still have no contract

Research assistants joined the Teaching Support Staff Union in November 2019, and the university agreed to recognize all RAs as SFU employees. But the union says nearly two-thirds still aren't recognized

December 6, 2021

Burnaby Primary Care Network seeking device donations to help people get access to internet

Burnaby Primary Care Networks is hoping that the spirit of giving shines through this holiday season.

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

City confirms preferred site for Burnaby Mountain firehall, updates timeline

“The community on Burnaby Mountain has been rapidly growing, and we’re enhancing our emergency capacity to respond to that growth."

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 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