Simran Singh

Simran is a Punjabi-Canadian journalist with five years of experience reporting in Metro Vancouver. She graduated with a Master of Journalism degree from the UBC School of Journalism. She previously worked as the city editor at Daily Hive Vancouver. She is the recipient of the 2019 Jack Webster Foundation Professional Development Fellowship, which allowed her to travel to the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida, to take part in the Reporting Workshop for Rising Stars. Simran is passionate about telling stories that platform diverse voices and communities.

September 27, 2022

Pakistan floods bring wave of worry for those watching away from home

"[Pakistani] people here in Canada, they need the moral support."

September 2, 2022

Game over: The rise and fall of Playdium at Metrotown

Like all good things, the golden age of Playdium at Metrotown came to an end.

August 31, 2022

A push for affordable purpose-built rentals and the abandonment of a bylaw

After a few weeks of no council meetings, we're back with a review of some of the highlights from Monday night's meeting.

August 17, 2022

Deepa & Anoop: Netflix’s newest animated series stars a fresh voice from Burnaby

12-year-old Burnaby resident Pavan Bharaj never imagined that she would be the show's lead voice, but now it's all sinking in. 

August 3, 2022

Single V Coffee returns: Popular Burnaby cafe back at new location

This local gem is making its return!

July 27, 2022

This thrift crawl takes you through the best thrift stores in Burnaby and New West

The thrift crawl event showcases the various causes the six stores, located in Burnaby and New Westminster, are fundraising for.

July 14, 2022

IHIT investigates after man found dead near Burnaby industrial area

Police say the victim's injuries were "consistent with foul play."

July 14, 2022

“It’s wonderful”: Burnaby man to take his wife on a cruise vacation after $500K lotto win

“I’m very surprised and happy. It’s wonderful!”

July 5, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup – July 4, 2022

We have a roundup for you to read in case you missed all the fun. 

July 4, 2022

A new Italian cafe and wine bar is now open in Burnaby

Located right in the heart of Burnaby Heights!