Burnaby Taxpayers Spent $42,000 For VIP Golfers

Burnaby Now | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The City of Burnaby spent nearly $42,000 last year for councillors, commissioners and other local dignitaries to golf at Burnaby Mountain and Riverway...

Bublé Hangs Out With His Hometown's RCMP

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP open houses bring out all kinds of guests, from babies to parents and grandparents. But how about international singing superstars? Burnaby, B...

Security Guard Killed On B.C. Set Of Spielberg TV Show

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An accident on the Vancouver-area set of a popular science-fiction television series connected to Steven Spielberg has claimed the life of...

Historic Burnaby House On Sale For $2.198M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

This historic Burnaby, B.C. home could be yours for $2.198 million. Built in 1892, the "Wintemute House" features stone walls, a five-car garage, a...

This Is How Far An Oil Spill Could Spread In The Fraser River

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Researchers dumped hundreds of bright yellow cards into B.C.'s Fraser River and Burrard Inlet to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans...

Homicide Detectives Busy With Deaths In White Rock, Burnaby

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Metro Vancouver's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says it has one person under arrest in a death in White Rock, B.C., but it's stil...

Kinder Morgan Better Answer Our Questions On Oil Spill Risk

Andrew Weaver | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

The thought of this enormous increase in tanker traffic alarms me, and I know I'm not alone. With more oil tankers comes more risk of an oil spill -- one that could destroy our pristine coastline and devastate our local communities. The whole idea undermines Vancouver's award-winning efforts to become the world's greenest city by 2020.

Batman Emails B.C. Students

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Is this what happens when Robin isn't around? Some B.C. business students at Simon Fraser University were amused to find emails from Batman on Tues...

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Review Stifles Public Input

Ecojustice | Posted 07.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The review process for Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has stripped away valuable opportunities for public input to ensure that the entire review process takes no more than 15 months. Unlike the review process for the proposed Northern Gateway, there will be no cross-examination of evidence or oral hearings in affected communities.

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Legally Challenged By B.C. First Nation

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A British Columbia First Nation is turning to the courts in an attempt to delay — and ultimately stop — a controversial pi...

European Fire Ants INVASION

CBC | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A garden nursery in Burnaby, B.C., has discovered aggressive colonies of European fire ants on its property and is warning others to beware of this ...

World Quidditch Players Coming To Canada

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Grab your Nimbus 2000 and start perfecting your quaffle toss, because the quidditch Global Games are coming to Burnaby. The sport, though born in t...

Apartment Fire In Burnaby

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Several residents of a Vancouver-area apartment spent Christmas morning in the hospital after suffering fire injuries.Fire officials s...

SFU's Christmas Dinner For International Students

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s Simon Fraser University held a special Christmas Eve dinner Tuesday for the hundreds of international students who can't be home for ...


CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - The RCMP say a suspect is in custody after a weekend rampage left that half a dozen police cars damaged and a hospital emergency room ...

WATCH: Model Train Mania

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Model train enthusiasts met for the 31st annual Model Railway Exhibition in Burnaby, B.C. on Saturday, enjoying a variety of activities ranging from ...

Where Will Vancouver Indie Darlings Record Music Now?

CBC | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The medium-sized Burnaby studio has a client roster that reads more like a laundry list of the Canadian music industry's most popular and critic...

City Hall Pay Is Out Of Control

Jordan Bateman | Posted 10.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Taxpayers and watchdogs often focus their attention on the top of the government salary spectrum. Government executives are increasingly overpaid, especially at the municipal and regional district level. But it's not just the top end that is out of control. Taxpayers are overpaying for labour throughout the system.

NOT A Teddy Bears' Picnic

CBC | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mounties in a Burnaby, B.C., neighbourhood are patrolling the area after several bears were spotted feasting on trash this morning. Police...

B.C. Trailer Deaths Blamed On Gas Poisoning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Two people have been found dead in a trailer in Burnaby, B.C.RCMP Inspector Tim Shields says the bodies of the man and woman were foun...

Burnaby Road Rage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Burnaby RCMP are searching for a man involved in a violent road rage incident.Mounties say the incident began at about 8:30 Sunday nig...

Burnaby Apartment Fire Leaves Families Homeless

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Feb. 18, 2013: The RCMP have taken over the investigation into the Burnaby fire because it's considered suspicious, CTV reported. A Burna...

A Bad Place To Be Sick

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Burnaby Hospital is so aged and underfunded that the annual Christmas tree can't be plugged in because it could overload the electrica...

Guilty Verdict In Amanda Zhao Murder Trial

The Globe and Mail | Mark MacKinnon | Posted 09.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A Beijing court has found Li Ang guilty of murdering his girlfriend Amanda Zhao in their shared Burnaby, B.C., apartment 10 years ago. His sentence...

Burnaby Family's Hospital Bed Fight

CBC | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. New Democrats are joining the family of a former Burnaby city councillor to demand more long-term care beds for those with Alzheimer's diseas...