Latest Articles

The key news happening in Burnaby.

December 29, 2021

What does BC’s daily COVID case rate mean now? Very little, says modelling expert

Dr Sarah Otto said the province needs more information about the newly arrived fourth wave—but with testing capacity reached, there’s less data to get it from.

December 29, 2021

K-12 schools should go online for first week of new year amid Omicron concerns, says BC Teachers Federation

BCTF president Teri Mooring told the Beacon that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 requires new safety measures, and schools need time to implement them before students are back in classrooms.

December 29, 2021

How to help the hummingbirds during Burnaby’s freezing temperatures

The safety of these little birds is important in freezing temperatures.

December 28, 2021

Burnaby gurdwara plans expansion as community centre

The Shri Guru Ravidass Sabha gurdwara is applying for an official community plan amendment to expand itself into a community centre.

December 23, 2021

Upcoming cold weather could spell danger for Burnaby’s homeless, says advocate

The persistent cold temperatures mean a dangerous situation for Burnaby’s homeless population, according to Carol-Ann Flanagan, who’s the executive director of the Society to End Homelessness in Burnaby.

December 22, 2021

Where representation falls short in emergency response systems

Representation can help if done right—but the issues around emergency response go far deeper than that.

December 21, 2021

No organized indoor gatherings, and sweeping restrictions announced for BC amid Omicron surge

Gyms, fitness centres, bars, and nightclubs will also be ordered to close.

December 21, 2021

What’s on the menu: New Burnaby restaurants on our radar

From pancakes to pasta, here's what we're excited to try.

December 21, 2021

Decent salmon return at Stoney Creek—but how many will hatch?

Stoney Creek saw an increase in salmon returning this year compared to four years ago, but questions remain about the next generation.

Get Burnaby Beacon in your inbox.

An in-depth understanding of the stories that affect Burnaby and beyond, every weekday.