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November 28, 2022

Letter to Editor: Highway 1 overpass not a “sincere or realistic” project to support safe cycling

"As an avid, and I do mean avid cyclist who rides throughout the Lower Mainland it stuns me to see money being used so unwisely on such a project when so many other cycling gaps are glaringly obvious."

November 27, 2022

The white survivor was named, the Japanese victims were not: the story of Burnaby’s 1909 railway disaster

A little-known railway disaster killed 23 Japanese workers in Burnaby on November 28, 1909.

November 25, 2022

New Korean corn dog spot opens in Burnaby

Chung Chun brings the latest Korean street food trend to Burnaby

November 25, 2022

Local love: Your Burnaby holiday gift guide

Check out this selection of local vendors and artisans selling beautiful, thoughtful gifts that everyone on your shopping list will love.

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Simran Singh
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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.

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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.

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Dustin is a journalist with five years of experience at community publications, including the Burnaby Now, the New Westminster Record, Abbotsford News, Penticton Western News and Castanet Penticton. He won the Canadian Community Newspaper Award for outstanding reporter initiative for an investigative series on the Okanagan Correctional Centre and the Jack Webster Award for community reporting for a series on the homeless community in Abbotsford. He has the best cat.

Marco Ovies
Lifestyle Reporter
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Marco will be keeping up to date on all the fun things to do, see, and eat in Burnaby as our Lifestyle Reporter. He recently finished his English Major at SFU, and has a background working as an Editor in Chief at The Peak and Attuned Media, and has freelanced for other publications like This Magazine, Macleans, and EARMILK.

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