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July 13, 2022

Burnaby, province partner on co-op purchases, ‘preserving’ affordable housing

The future of the co-op complexes, owned by IUOI Local 115, was uncertain with the end of their 41- and 42-year leases.

July 12, 2022

Burnaby is among the worst—or the best—on rental housing, depending on who you ask

The BC Rental Project gave Burnaby a C- on rental housing. But one advocate says that analysis prioritizes supply over affordability.

July 11, 2022

Here’s why Burnaby shouldn’t go to the birds

Hand feeding wild birds carries the risk of spreading avian flu.

July 8, 2022

A sign of community: Burnaby BIA requests Burquitlam street name change to ‘Korea Town Way’

The North Road Business Improvement Association says the change will help recognize Korean business and community in an increasingly gentrified area.

July 7, 2022

SFU gondola project is a go, but opponents still watching carefully

SFU has been advocating for a gondola up the mountain for several years, citing overcrowding and long wait times on existing bus routes.

July 6, 2022

Burnaby ‘poorly treated’ by proposed federal electoral riding changes: mayor

Burnaby has been “very poorly treated” by proposed changes to the federal electoral boundaries map, says mayor Mike Hurley. And he told the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission as much last week at a public hearing specifically held to hear feedback on the proposed changes in Burnaby that would see the city splintered into six different …

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July 5, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup – July 4, 2022

We have a roundup for you to read in case you missed all the fun. 

July 4, 2022

Police investigating after South Burnaby shooting leaves man injured

The area of Patterson Ave and Hurst St near Ocean View Funeral Home and Burial Park was closed for several hours Monday as investigators worked at the scene.

July 4, 2022

“Risk to public safety”: Bear at Burnaby’s Central Park put down after weekend sightings

"Putting down any bear or cub is an unfortunate outcome that we work so hard to prevent."

July 4, 2022

Feed a Zombie, Not a Landfill: Meet the 8-year-old leading the way in Burnaby’s sustainability efforts

From Grade 2 students to lifelong activists, Burnaby residents and groups were recognized by the city for their environmental efforts.