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 22, 2021

5 best ramen spots in Burnaby you need to try

Fall = ramen season 🍜

September 17, 2021

Burnaby Votes: Candidates, parties, and what to know for election day

All the info you need for election day.

September 15, 2021

Know your candidate: Martin Kendell, Burnaby South

Martin Kendell responded to Burnaby Beacon’s questions about why he is running in Burnaby-South as an independent candidate and his priorities if elected.

September 15, 2021

Know your candidate: Peter Julian, New Westminster- Burnaby

Burnaby Beacon sat down with New Westminster-Burnaby NDP incumbent Peter Julian to speak about housing, the TMX pipeline, and Indigenous rights.

September 15, 2021

Burnaby South candidates face off in federal election town hall

The candidates took questions on housing, mental health, diversity and more.

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 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 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.

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 🌸

August 4, 2021

The best bubble tea in Burnaby according to our readers

What's your go-to 🧋 spot?