Burnaby Now

Burnaby medical mask company fined $13K for 'repeated violations’ after workers caught in machinery

WorkSafeBC has fined Vitacore Industries Inc. for 'repeated violations' at its Burnaby manufacturing plants. Seven workers have been injured after being caught in machines that WorkSafe says weren't...

Value of Michael Bublé's Burnaby home jumps by $1.85M: BC Assessment

Single-detached homes and strata properties in Burnaby are up by 10 per cent and 12 per cent respectively, according to BC Assessment's latest numbers

Metro Vancouver strata loses Airbnb battle with owner

Jeannie Frost's strata tried to slap her with a $200 move-in fee and $50 bylaw fine for every time she used her UniverCity townhouse as an Airbnb, but the BC Civil Resolution Tribunal has ruled the...

Burnaby co-op wins $2M lawsuit against bank that let ex-president deposit bogus cheques

Former Halston Hills president Lillian Cameron deposited fraudulent co-op cheques into her personal CIBC account for years. This week a judge ruled the bank is liable to the co-op for the $2M she...

'Going to need a lot more staff': TransLink to hire 500 workers by 2028

TransLink is on a hiring spree, hoping to hire 500 SkyTrain workers by 2028. That’s a 40 per cent increase to TransLink’s current workforce of 1,200. Jobs ahead of SkyTrain expansion It’s a...

Renters are finally moving in to massive tower at Burnaby mall

The first residents of the City of Lougheed in Burnaby have moved into their new homes. On Sept. 1, about 60 residents moved into the rental tower next to Lougheed Mall, one of four towers that make...

New West-based Great Wall Tea shop to open pop-up in Burnaby

New Westminster-based tea shop Great Wall Tea is preparing for a new adventure: a pop-up storefront at Lougheed Mall in Burnaby. Opening the week of Sept. 26, the store will be located in the mall’s...

Burnaby dentist sues over 'defamatory' Google review

Smiley Kids Dental and dentist Dr. Edward Chin claims a negative Google review posted in October 2020 was part of a 'false and malicious campaign of defamation' by a disgruntled ex-employee and her...

BCGEU strike leaves private cannabis retailers high and dry

B.C.’s private cannabis retailers are facing the brunt of the ongoing BC Liquor Distribution Branch workers strike, as they fear supply shortage in the coming weeks