Chris Campbell

These are the COVID-19 scams preying on a panicked public: BBB

With people panicking about COVID-19, more people are vulnerable to becoming victims of scams. That’s the message from the Better Business Bureau, which has issued a list of scams targeting the...

Burnaby’s biggest Asian grocery store vows no COVID-19 price gouging

With panic about COVID-19 spreading faster than the virus, many Burnaby businesses are suffering dramatic losses as customers stay away. To deal with false rumours on social media and address...

Cold snap prompts power-usage record: BC Hydro

Peak hourly demand for electricity tops old old record set three years ago

Trans Mountain expansion pipe in the ground ‘before Christmas’: company

Five years after the first arrests on Burnaby Mountain over the Trans Mountain expansion project, the company said “expansion project pipe” will be “in the ground before Christmas.” Trans Mountain...

First mega-retailer moves into expanded Brentwood mall this week

A big question on people’s lips the past couple of years has been which retailers will be moving into the expanded mall in Burnaby’s Brentwood area. A new Cineplex theatre is already known, but the...

Sungiven Asian grocery chain moves into Burnaby, takes on T&T giant

Terence Fong has a simple explanation for the name Sungiven Foods – the moniker for a global Asian grocery store chain that is moving in North Burnaby soon. Sungiven’s senior vice-president for...

TransLink testing out linking Compass Cards with bike sharing

TransLink is testing out alternative ways people can use their Compass Cards - even allowing them to use it for bike-sharing services. Compass Cards will soon be used to pay for and unlock travel...

‘Work may begin as early as October’ on Burnaby Mountain tunnel: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain sent an email entitled “Burnaby construction updates” to subscribers on Wednesday that included an item about the tunnel that is supposed to go through Burnaby Mountain. “Crews will...

Province announces max rent hike percentage for 2020

The Province of B.C. has set the rate that landlords can hike rents next year. British Columbia's annual allowable rent increase for 2020 has been set at 2.6%, the province's annual rate of...

Burnaby food app Fantuan now set up to run errands for users

With the app running in cities across Canada, Fantuan is also in Seattle and set to open in New York and Los Angeles in September