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SFU teaching support staff will line the pickets this week

Around 1,600 members of Simon Fraser University's Teaching Support Staff Union will be going on an indefinite work stoppage from Thursday, Sept. 28.

Alumni concerned over 'lack' of strategy following SFU football review

An independent special adviser found that the Burnaby program has potential to play in Canada

Burnaby is developing massive civic projects amid soaring construction costs

The City of Burnaby must navigate high construction costs while planning multimillion-dollar rec centre redevelopments — which some councillors suggested may have been designed 'for aesthetic...

BCIT announces $33M funding for new trades and technology complex

The new complex at BCIT's Burnaby campus is expected to meet the increasing demand in the province's skilled trades sector over the next decade

Pharmacist sues New Westminster pharmacy that fired him for reusing COVID syringes

Pharmacist Bhanu Prasad Seelaboyina says his ‘slight’ error in judgment at the Kent Pharmacy in August 2021 didn’t justify termination without notice

SFU professor-led team dives deep into this space study in Texas

The project led by Burnaby-based professor Andrew Blaber could provide new details about how to keep astronauts healthier for future space missions.

SFU's Mark Jaccard back as head of BC Utilities Commission

Mark Jaccard, currently a 'distinguished' professor at SFU, has been re-appointed as chair and CEO of B.C.'s watchdog for public energy utilities

SFU, Tsleil-Waututh Nation sign agreement to advance reconciliation

SFU and the regional First Nation will look to find key initiatives to build on inclusivity for students, faculty and visitors to the Burnaby campus

Burnaby council says no to Metrotown city hall

Burnaby City Hall will remain at Deer Lake, though a new facility still needs to be built

Ex-bookkeeper sentenced for $214K theft from Freshslice Pizza chain

'We’ve been friends; we’ve been family ... and you were able to betray me' said a fellow bookkeeper who discovered a $214,000 theft from the companies that operate Freshslice Pizza