Politics

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 24, 2021

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The key news happening in Burnaby.

September 13, 2021

Know Your Candidate: David Macdonald, Green Party of Canada

Green party candidate David Macdonald sat down with Burnaby Beacon to discuss Indigenous rights, climate change and more.

September 13, 2021

Metrotown resident wants rental project moved to protect Kathleen Forest

Metrotown resident Jordan Malcolm wants a rental development at Kathleen Ave and Kemp St moved to protect a patch of urban forest known as Kathleen Forest.

September 13, 2021

Confrontation looms large at TMX tree sit protest

After a stop-work order was lifted on Trans Mountain expansion work in Burnaby's Brunette River area, authorities will now need to remove tree sitters for the work to continue.

September 10, 2021

Know Your Candidate: Maureen Curran, Burnaby South

Burnaby South candidate Maureen Curran says TMX is far from inevitable; its cancellation just needs cooperation from Canadian politicians.

September 10, 2021

Meet the group of Edmonds residents bringing their community together

“We felt that we could do something for the community and bring some joy and happiness with people who are like-minded."

September 9, 2021

New West-Burnaby candidates face off on climate change

Discussion over TMX and fossil fuel subsidies saw plenty of barbs traded between candidates

September 9, 2021

Know your candidate: Rozina Jaffer, New Westminster-Burnaby

New Westminster-Burnaby Liberal candidate Rozina Jaffer spoke to the Beacon about TMX, housing, and Indigenous rights.

September 8, 2021

Province unveils details of BC Vaccine Card Program

British Columbians can visit healthgateway.gov.bc.ca to download their proof of vaccination before the program takes effect next week.

September 8, 2021

Know your candidate: Jim Hanson, Burnaby North-Seymour

Jim Hanson, NDP candidate for Burnaby North-Seymour, spoke with the Beacon recently about the various crises—housing, toxic drugs, and climate—facing Canada in this election.

September 7, 2021

“I don’t think we’re in a very good place”: the uncertainty of COVID and the return to school

This school year brings many unknowns with continued with high case counts and the highly infectious Delta variant.

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