News

August 19, 2021

Who gets to decide what is accessible—and who does that leave behind?

The City of Burnaby is requiring all bidders on parks projects to have Rick Hansen Foundation certification—but advocates say standards shouldn't be put in the hands of private foundations.

August 18, 2021

“I am fearful”: Local Afghan resident reflects on turmoil back home

“Our members are very upset and worried. We are all shocked at how quickly the Taliban came to power."

August 17, 2021

“Challenging days ahead” in BC’s wildfire response with little relief predicted for Interior

Burnaby firefighters have been deployed to assist in the fires.

August 16, 2021

Can SFU and UBC make their own COVID safety rules? No one wants to say

There are currently no public health orders applied to post-secondary institutions related to the pandemic.

August 5, 2021

The budding biologist and the amateur investigator

Luka and George Kovacic, a father-son duo, have made a name for themselves in their advocacy for their local stream.

July 28, 2021

Montecito residents calling for change after deadly Duthie Ave crash

“Obviously accidents happen, but it's just something that could have been avoided.”

July 27, 2021

How a 15-minute city works

Is a 15-minute city the future of Burnaby?

July 22, 2021

Indigenous languages map a ‘living resource’ for cultural survival across BC

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) launched the First Peoples’ Map last week, the first map of its kind showing information about the diversity of living Indigenous language, art, and culture.

July 22, 2021

Will increasing heat waves pose a risk to the tank farm?

Burnaby's fire chief says not so much directly—but it will increase risks to the area around the tank farm, which could pose an indirect risk.

July 22, 2021

Burnaby transportation plan sets eyes on new rapid transit routes

Mayor Mike Hurley says the city needs to improve on its north-south connectivity in particular.