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Make way for fall-flowering perennials

In late summer when annuals are lanky, tired and dried out, a whole contingent of fall-flowering perennials are opening fresh buds for a display of colour that continues from August to frost. Some enjoy shade.

Pagan festival highlights age-old beliefs

Burnaby residents part of upcoming annual pagan pride event

Edmonds townhouse snapped up quickly

Unit in gated area features plenty of light and space
South Burnaby Neighbourhood House celebrates community

South Burnaby Neighbourhood House celebrates community

Take us on your travels

While some people are returning from summer vacations, others are gearing up to head out for autumn exploration.

Master the fine art of preparing mollusks

A s the final entry of a three-part series on shellfish, this article will focus on mollusks. If you missed either two of my previous columns on crustaceans (crab, lobster, prawns, shrimp, crayfish, etc.), please email me at dez@chefdez.
Building one's own community

Building one's own community

African festival in Burnaby Saturday

Keep this Saturday free to mix and mingle with your neighbours from Africa and Canada. The Africa Ekassa Cultural Festival is at Swangard Stadium Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Get out and meet your neighbours

The South Burnaby Neighbourhood House is hosting its annual street party this August. The neighbourhood house, which runs a variety of community-based social services programs, specializes in bringing neighbours together and building community.

Pick the perfect prawn

As part two of a series of three columns on shellfish, this one will continue to focus on crustaceans. If you missed my previous column on crab and lobster, please email me at, and I will be more than happy to send it to you.
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