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Strike averted at Burnaby casino

A strike at Burnaby’s Grand Villa Casino has been averted. More than 1,200 members of the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) working at Gateway’s Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby and...

This is how Vancouver Opera is kicking off the season

The Merry Widow takes to the stage at Queen Elizabeth Theatre starting October 20

Burnaby requests $7 million to keep sewage out of Burrard Inlet

City wants to separate sewer lines from storm drains

Tips for creative cooking with crustaceans

Crustaceans is the grouping that represent crabs, lobsters, shrimp, crayfish, etc. They are all more “creature-like” than mollusks because of their visible legs and eyes. They are usually thought of...

‘We don’t believe in buying leaky pipelines,’ says NDP’s Singh

Jagmeet Singh, the federal NDP leader, officially announced Wednesday that he would be running in the Burnaby South riding. If a byelection is called, Singh will run to replace outgoing MP and...

Burnaby sets course to halt displacement with rental zoning

Burnaby city council has asked its staff to start working on B.C.’s first rental zoning bylaw. On Monday, July 23, a motion introduced by Coun. Colleen Jordan passed unanimously at the council’s...

Burnaby on track to smash construction record

Burnaby’s feverish pace of development is set to smash a billion-dollar record set last year. The city granted $1 billion in building permits in 2017, breaking its 2015 record of $879 million. By...

Construction going ahead at Burnaby Trans Mountain sites

Company has filed its plans for the next six months

Tax Freedom Day was June 10 this year: Fraser Institute

June 10 was this year’s Tax Freedom Day, the Fraser Institute announced in a new report. Tax Freedom Day is considered the “day you start working for yourself,” according to the institute because,...

Most Canadians do not support Trans Mountain pipeline protests: poll

While protesters continue to demonstrate at the Trans Mountain terminals in Burnaby, a new poll suggests the majority of Canadians do not support them. According to the Angus Reid Institute, 60% of...