News

November 23, 2022

Overpass overtime: Burnaby council mulls over proposed Highway 1 overpass

What do you think about this proposed overpass for Highway 1?

November 21, 2022

Burnaby firm Golden Trust facing $6.2M in lawsuits over plastic shipments to Thailand

Golden Trust is being sued for US$3.1 million in Federal Court by Hapag-Lloyd, while Yang Ming is suing in BC Supreme Court for US$1.5 mil.

November 18, 2022

Ten trees removed in Metrotown area due to ‘conflicts’ with new development

They'll be replaced with up to 24 new ones—but one forestry expert says cities should focus instead on maintaining mature trees.

November 17, 2022

Burnaby and beyond: Food bank seeing ‘unprecedented’ growth in clients due to inflation

While just half a decade ago, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank had about 6,000 clients, it's now seeing 1,000 new clients per month.

November 15, 2022

Concord Pacific to merge 3 phases of Metrotown development in Burnaby’s first public hearing since election

The massive 2,200-unit Concord Pacific development in Metrotown, will be, by far, the largest development at this public hearing.

November 14, 2022

Burnaby receives grant to develop seniors-friendly extreme heat and weather plan

The impacts of last year’s heat dome, where 73 Burnaby residents died, were felt mostly by seniors. 90% of those who died in BC were over 60.

November 10, 2022

Remembrance Day: Snapshots of Burnaby during WW1 and WW2

Burnaby was a much different place during WW1 and WW2.

November 9, 2022

Burnaby should pass $2 billion in construction approvals this year, council hears

In Burnaby's first full council meeting since the Oct. 15 election, council received a report showing construction permit data from this year

November 8, 2022

New pay model could help solve primary care shortage, improve care, Burnaby doctor says

Dr. Carllin Man says the new pay model will close the gap between family doctors and those in other areas of practice—and in other provinces

November 7, 2022

Burnaby and beyond: A BC committee report on toxic drugs maintains the status quo, advocates say

The select standing committee on health, activated by the BC government earlier this year, and its report has left advocates frustrated.