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October 6, 2021

Consultation with local First Nations needed before commemorative orange crosswalk installed in Burnaby

“The Nations should decide that. Not us,” said Mayor Mike Hurley during Monday's council meeting.

October 5, 2021

Proposed 66-storey tower in Burnaby plagued by technical difficulties

A Metrotown rezoning ran into multiple technical difficulties in its public hearing process and in a council vote a month later

October 2, 2021

RCMP investigates whether swatting linked to police incident at Metrotown

Swatting involves fake emergency calls being made to provoke a large response from police and other agencies.

October 1, 2021

Here’s what we know so far about the Metrotown police incident

Police remain on scene at Metrotown mall following a chaotic afternoon.

October 1, 2021

Tribunal finds Trans Mountain stop work order was reasonable—mostly

The Crown corporation suggested the Environment and Climate Change Canada officer was influenced by members of the public, but the tribunal disagreed

September 30, 2021

Burnaby school board mandates masks for K-3 students

Beginning October 4.

September 29, 2021

The City of Burnaby’s guide to reconciliation with First Nations

Fancy C. Poitras has been the city's first-ever Indigenous relations manager since January 2021. She has a big task ahead of her

September 29, 2021

Meet the Indigenous elder creating space for learning through art in Burnaby

“When I’m talking, I’m not talking just about art or how to carve or how to draw, but I’m also talking about the need for reconciliation."

September 28, 2021

The 911 system ‘completely failed’ Burnaby during heat dome: mayor

Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley says the city needs to 'learn to stand on our own' for future catastrophic climate events and earthquakes after broadly criticized BC Ambulance response to heat dome

September 27, 2021

Burnaby community fridge ‘highly needed’ as pandemic makes food insecurity worse

Burnaby Primary Care Network, which operates the fridge, also says there's evidence of increased mental health concerns with people worried about their food supply.