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July 20, 2022

Benefit concert raises almost $70k for Ukrainian refugees in Burnaby, New West

Some of the funds will go towards providing welcome grants to Ukrainian refugees who have just arrived in the city.

July 19, 2022

2 boys sentenced, 1 awaiting sentencing for stabbing last October

Three boys pleaded guilty to the unprovoked stabbing of a 15-year-old outside a party in North Burnaby in October 2021.

July 19, 2022

Smoked out: Did shootings play a role in Burnaby’s proposed hookah ban?

The proposed ban, as well as alleged harassment of hookah lounges, came weeks after shootings in the city. A lawsuit claimed the lounges were wrongfully connected to the shootings.

July 18, 2022

Homicide victim found in vacant Burnaby lot identified

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified a man found dead in Burnaby last week as 31-year old Christopher Irwin.

July 18, 2022

Smoked out: Hookah lounges complain of harassment by Burnaby bylaw department

And data we obtained through a freedom of information request appears to validate their complaints.

July 15, 2022

‘Bee’ on the lookout for wildflowers and butterflies: Burnaby begins its “pollinator corridor” project this month

Burnaby and Vancouver are set to begin a joint effort this month to enhance habitat for pollinators like bees and butterflies.

July 15, 2022

‘It haunts me every day’: Mother renews plea for answers in son’s murder in Burnaby

“Johnny would want me and our family to move on but not knowing what happened to him is what haunts me every day. The pain and agony is something no mother should have to bear," wrote the mother of 25-year old John Hanna.

July 14, 2022

IHIT investigates after man found dead near Burnaby industrial area

Police say the victim's injuries were "consistent with foul play."

July 14, 2022

City of Burnaby says new EV charger lot is one of the largest in Canada

Burnaby plans to install an additional 200 EV chargers across the city over the next three years, mostly for city fleet vehicles.

July 14, 2022

“It’s wonderful”: Burnaby man to take his wife on a cruise vacation after $500K lotto win

“I’m very surprised and happy. It’s wonderful!”