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Celebrating good over evil: After three years, Navratri returns to Burnaby

People will gather in Burnaby this Friday to celebrate Navratri, with a night of garba and dandiya—traditional Gujarati folk dances.

September 27, 2022

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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.

July 19, 2021

Remembering Marrisa Shen

It’s been 4 years since Marrisa Shen’s life was cut short at the age of 13. Now, a classmate shares who Marrisa really was.

July 19, 2021

Where to find free little libraries in Burnaby

Reading is for everyone 📚

July 15, 2021

The best Indian restaurants in Burnaby, according to Beacon readers

Many of the spots on this list specialize in more northern-style dishes, but if you’re a fan of dosas, other South Indian specialty offerings, and fusion cuisine, this list has you covered, too.

July 13, 2021

A first-in-BC health hub at the former Fortius centre

Dr. Baldev Sanghera proposed a variety of medical health services for vulnerable community members.

June 22, 2021

The Legend of Deer Lake

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