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Safeway at Lougheed mall to be replaced by two-acre park

It is no surprise Sobeys closed its Safeway location at Lougheed Town Centre, according to Shape Properties. Last month, Sobeys Inc., the parent company of Safeway, announced it was closing up to 10...

Alberta premier calls B.C. bitumen ban an ‘unconstitutional attack’

British Columbia will face consequences for its ban on increased shipments of diluted bitumen, according to Alberta’s premier. Rachel Notley called an emergency cabinet meeting January 31, one day...

Don’t just point and shoot

If you’ve been promising yourself that one of these days you’ll get around to figuring out what your camera can do, Burnaby’s Shadbolt Centre for the Arts can help. The arts centre is hosting a few...

Misery comes to Shadbolt Centre

A popular Stephen King thriller is coming to life onstage thanks to the Arts Club Theatre Company. Misery is on tour from January 5 to February 8, stopping at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in...

Kinder Morgan denied tunnel through Burnaby Mountain

Kinder Morgan has been denied its request to start construction on a tunnel through Burnaby Mountain, the National Energy Board announced Friday (December 22). As part of its $7.4-billion Trans...

Fourteen-storey non-market rental tower, 47-storey mixed-use tower coming to Metrotown

The Metrotown skyline is going to change when a new 14-storey apartment building and a 47-storey mixed use tower are built. The apartment building will be unlike other towers that have popped up in...

Lawsuit against Kinder Morgan begins in appeals court this week

A lawsuit that could potentially disrail Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project began this week in the Federal Court of Appeal. The consolidated case, which includes seven First Nations...

Kinder Morgan conducts tank farm drill as part of NEB’s 157 conditions

Kinder Morgan carried out a full-scale emergency response exercise at its Burnaby terminal September 20 as part of one of the National Energy Board’s conditions for the Trans Mountain expansion...

Pesky squirrel causes Burnaby cheese factory to lose a week’s worth of production

Burnaby’s Scardillo Cheese factory is crying over about 82,000 litres of spilled milk after a fire knocked out power to the facility for about 12 hours August 8. Firefighters were called to the back...

Metrotown ‘true downtown’ plan passes in spite of protests

The city of Burnaby is moving forward with its plans to make Metrotown the city’s “true downtown.” Burnaby city council unanimously passed the controversial Metrotown development plan – a mass...