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September 27, 2022

Celebrating good over evil: After three years, Navratri returns to Burnaby

People will gather in Burnaby this Friday to celebrate Navratri, with a night of garba and dandiya—traditional Gujarati folk dances.

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 26, 2022

Should Burnaby penalize contractors who don’t finish projects in time?

Rosemary Brown Arena was originally expected to be done last year, according to one councillor. Now, contractors say not until June 2023.

September 26, 2022

Pumpkins After Dark brings the Halloween spirit to Burnaby (PHOTOS)

This Halloween display brings over 6000 carved pumpkins to Burnaby's Central Park and Swangard Stadium for you to enjoy!

September 23, 2022

Looking for Burnaby’s best burger? You’ll find it at a hockey rink

Hidden inside the Burnaby Winter Club is 22's Grill, a small restaurant serving up burgers, pasta, wraps, and so much more

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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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