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BC to waive $5.4 million in school taxes on 7 Burnaby properties

After a policy change on split assessments, the province waived school taxes to ease the sudden property tax hike on the affected developers.

January 20, 2022

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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.

August 5, 2021

Artist Mega McGrath’s mega-cool Metrotown project

McGrath's dreamy designs come with deep meaning inspired by "moments of stillness" in nature 🌸

August 4, 2021

The best bubble tea in Burnaby according to our readers

What's your go-to 🧋 spot?

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 26, 2021

For the love of history in Burnaby and beyond

This Burnaby-born amateur historian has many tales to tell.

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.

July 20, 2021

What’s happening to Burnaby’s industrial lands?

13 hectares were lost between 2015 and 2020, with another 183 ha slated for other uses in the future.

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