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.

August 20, 2021

How can Burnaby improve accessibility in public parks?

One resident says the city can start by simply listening to the issues raised by its residents.

August 19, 2021

Studio Brewing hosting sizzling summer fundraiser bash for Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Come on down to try 3 new beers and raising funds for a good cause 🍻

August 19, 2021

Who gets to decide what is accessible—and who does that leave behind?

The City of Burnaby is requiring all bidders on parks projects to have Rick Hansen Foundation certification—but advocates say standards shouldn't be put in the hands of private foundations.

August 18, 2021

“I am fearful”: Local Afghan resident reflects on turmoil back home

“Our members are very upset and worried. We are all shocked at how quickly the Taliban came to power."

August 17, 2021

“Challenging days ahead” in BC’s wildfire response with little relief predicted for Interior

Burnaby firefighters have been deployed to assist in the fires.

August 16, 2021

Artist Nickie Lewis hopes to bring joy with new mythical sculptures

The mythical sculptures were once in Robert Burnaby Park before being removed.

August 16, 2021

Can SFU and UBC make their own COVID safety rules? No one wants to say

There are currently no public health orders applied to post-secondary institutions related to the pandemic.

August 13, 2021

The best coffee shops in Burnaby, according to Beacon Readers

☕️ What's your favourite coffee spot in the city?

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 🌸

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