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Some smart choices for healthy school lunches

Here we are once again at the start of another school year. Packing kids lunches is a chore for many, and sometimes one can lose sight of nutritional value due to heavily marketed convenience foods.

VIDEO: Meet Burnaby's yo-yo whiz kid

The NOW paid 11-year-old Harrison Lee a visit to see some of the yo-yo tricks he can do. The Burnaby boy has been performing in competitions and has been practising for less than a year.
PHOTOS: Summer's end at Burnaby Village Museum

PHOTOS: Summer's end at Burnaby Village Museum

Burnaby event includes work from local children

Diane Moran is hoping some of the kids, parents and teachers she's worked with over the years in creating art in Burnaby and New Westminster will come out for a special exhibit that includes some of their work.

The 'atelier' concept

Though a relatively common concept in Europe, the idea of an 'atelier' is still new to most North Americans.
PHOTOS: Playing for a record

PHOTOS: Playing for a record

Forty women are trying to break a Guinness world record for the longest hockey game ever played, while raising money and awareness about cystic fibrosis. The group of women from across Canada started the 10-day game on Friday, Aug.
PHOTOS: Cops for cancer at Metrotown

PHOTOS: Cops for cancer at Metrotown

Burnaby RCMP officers spent Aug. 21 on their bikes at Metropolis at Metrotown to raise money and awareness about Cops for Cancer. The riders are embarking on a nine-day, 900-kilometre tour across B.C.
PHOTOS: Temple celebrates

PHOTOS: Temple celebrates

PHOTOS: Teen dreams in a Burnaby TV studio

PHOTOS: Teen dreams in a Burnaby TV studio

Volunteers wanted to help job seekers

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is looking for volunteers for mock interviews for two of its job search programs in Burnaby. The organization provides social services to newcomers such as settlement, employment and health and housing support in B.C.
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