Srushti Gangdev

Srushti is a graduate of BCIT’s Broadcast and Online Journalism program, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia. She began her career at CKNW and Global BC, where she was part of a team that won several awards for breaking news coverage from the Jack Webster Foundation and the RTDNAs. She was also a recipient of the Jack Webster Student Journalism Award in 2018. While she has lived all over the world, Burnaby has been her home for the past eight years.

May 17, 2022

Anti-pipeline protestor handed 28-day sentence for blockading TMX Burnaby terminal

William George was convicted of blockading the entrance to TMX’s Burnaby Terminal on January 6, 2021, in breach of a 2018 court injunction.

May 13, 2022

Family of 14-year old Muska Behzad, killed in Burnaby road accident, ‘destroyed’ by her death

Muska Behzad was killed in a road accident in South Burnaby on May 5, while walking home from school in the area of 11th Ave and 18th St.

May 13, 2022

After 391 days on picket line, Hilton Metrotown staff to return to work with new contract

A major point of contention in the labour dispute was 97 Hilton Metrotown staff who had been terminated last year.

May 11, 2022

Temporary sidewalk, barriers added at site of fatal accident in Burnaby as city promises action

Residents say heavy construction and traffic, combined with a lack of sidewalk, makes walking in the neighbourhood unsafe.

May 11, 2022

Petition details anger, concerns over safety issues after 14 year old girl killed in Burnaby

In the days since a 14-year old girl lost her life on a Burnaby road, residents of the area in which she was killed have been asking the same question: ‘Why was there no sidewalk on which she could safely walk, and why didn’t the city listen to our concerns before she was killed’?

May 6, 2022

Dragons, wizards, and other mythical creatures take over Deer Lake Park for Burnaby Blooms

For a short while, Deer Lake Park will be home to creatures straight out of a mythical fantasy world for Burnaby Blooms.

May 5, 2022

What’s in a costume?: Burnaby Village Museum tackles reconciliation through clothing

"I don't think it's appropriate to have a conversation about residential schools with a costumed interpreter, you'd want to have somebody in neutral clothing to have a conversation about ‘here's what it was like in Burnaby.’”

May 4, 2022

165 British Columbians died from toxic drugs in March, says coroners service

It's the 18th consecutive month that more than 150 people have died in the province from the illicit toxic drug supply.

May 3, 2022

The question of consultation: What does it take to amend a community plan in Burnaby?

What’s in a public hearing? Does the opportunity to speak to Burnaby city council about a proposed project count as robust consultation?

April 29, 2022

Retaliation complaint against Burnaby housing co-op can proceed, rules human rights tribunal

The tribunal member said the co-op had not proven that its attempts to evict the member were not related to complaints filed by that person.