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.

September 23, 2022

What’s Missing in the Municipality: Should Burnaby councillors have term limits?

Half of Burnaby’s council has sat in chambers for at least 20 years. Should Burnaby look at putting in term limits for municipal politicians?

September 20, 2022

‘An existential threat’: Anti-TMX rally held at site of Stoney Creek pipeline trenching

Environmental activist groups held a rally at Stoney Creek to protest Trans Mountain construction work over the small but vital salmon stream.

September 16, 2022

Cancelled council meeting will push important matters until after election: outgoing councillor

Burnaby city council members voted on Tuesday to cancel the Sept. 19 meeting, in order to observe a day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

September 13, 2022

Looking for exhilaration? Try Scottish country dancing, says Burnaby club

“It's not just for people who have Scottish blood... I discovered this in my 20s, and I wondered why I hadn't heard about it sooner.”

September 9, 2022

Municipal election 2022: Burnaby’s major parties

As the municipal election nears, here’s a quick explainer of Burnaby's three major political parties and what they do.

September 6, 2022

Purpose-built rentals: A new definition of affordability for Burnaby?

A motion passed at the last city council meeting asks staff to explore how Burnaby can increase the amount of rental housing in the city that will remain rentals in perpetuity—and incentivize developers to build those projects.

August 30, 2022

Another longtime Burnaby councillor won’t seek re-election

Independent councillor Colleen Jordan has served on council since 2002, and announced her retirement from council on Monday night.

August 30, 2022

2022 municipal election: what issues do Burnaby voters care about most?

Housing, property taxes, climate change, safety, are issues that residents are paying attention to in this municipal election.

August 29, 2022

Burnaby’s longest-serving councillor won’t run in this fall’s election

Dan Johnston says it’s time for ‘new people, new ideas’ to make it to Burnaby city council in the upcoming municipal election.

August 26, 2022

Long-empty South Burnaby lot to host new retail, commercial development

The development will stand on the lot formerly occupied by the iconic Marine Pub, which was destroyed in an arson in January 2015.