Politics

May 6, 2022

The new proposed federal electoral map is tearing Burnaby apart

Vancouver and the Tri-Cities are eating away at us—not to mention what's happening to New Westminster-Burnaby

February 16, 2022

Burnaby Greens won’t challenge Mayor Hurley in local election this year

If the BCA also doesn't challenge Mayor Mike Hurley, he may go without any party-backed opposition in the 2022 local election.

December 15, 2021

Why diverse representation matters at the E-Comm board

Changes are needed to not only better advocate for workers at E-Comm but also to advocate for essential changes on things like mental health calls.

December 3, 2021

Burnaby Citizens’ Association eyes gender parity

At least 50% of all non-incumbent school board and council candidates will have to be women or non-binary if bylaw passes vote

November 25, 2021

Labour groups say BC’s 5-day sick leave program is inadequate—but business groups say it’s too much

Workers in BC will be eligible for 5 paid sick days in a calendar year starting Jan 1, the provincial government announced Wednesday.

October 29, 2021

Does BC need a municipal ombudsperson?

A group of local government officials in BC says a municipal ombudsperson could be a step toward justice for councillors who feel bullied. Or for councillors who act improperly

October 7, 2021

The Facebook algorithm’s role in a Burnaby election candidate’s toxic post

Former Burnaby South PPC candidate Marcella Williams posted a meme calling for journalists to be executed. What's Facebook's role in the toxic online environment?

September 24, 2021

What went wrong for the NDP in Burnaby North-Seymour?

Speculation ahead of the election suggested the Burnaby North-Seymour race would be tight—some even leaned toward an NDP win. Instead, Liberal Terry Beech solidified his position in the riding.

September 22, 2021

Despite 4th place finish, Jagmeet Singh remains confident about his leadership

While Singh remains optimistic, he is receiving some criticism within his party.

September 20, 2021

Burnaby votes: Federal election results (UPDATED)

What you need to know about Monday night's federal election.