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Afghan fest on

There's a lot more to Afghanistan than war and conflict. There is also literature, music, dance, food, fashion, unique geography and poetry.

Burnaby-based adoption association says teens need 'forever homes'

The changing face of adoption in B.C. means that no longer is it about an affluent young married couple picking the perfect blond, blue-eyed baby. Of the 1,400 children now waiting for adoption in B.C.

Volunteers reach out to isolated seniors

The South Burnaby Neighbourhood House is teaming up with Voices of Burnaby Seniors for a free training program that helps isolated seniors.

Burnaby Family Life marks 40th anniversary

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Burnaby group hosts health fair

A local group is helping to open doors and create new opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.

An open door for Burnaby families

Is it better to give or to receive? For Monica Jenssen and her two-year-old daughter Ruby, the answer - at least when it comes to the impact that the Burnaby Family Life Institute has had in their lives - is clearly both.

Getting "Streetwise" in Burnaby

It's one thing to want to ride your bike more, but quite another to get up the nerve to do it on some of the city's busy streets.
PHOTOs: Happy Birthday Krishna

PHOTOs: Happy Birthday Krishna

A reported 10,000 guests showed up for the Lower Mainland's largest annual Hare Krishna festival on Aug. 21.
PHOTOS: A world of childhood exploration

PHOTOS: A world of childhood exploration

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.
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