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PHOTOS: Burnaby Village Museum hosts Victoria Day celebration

PHOTOS: Burnaby Village Museum hosts Victoria Day celebration

Front lawn dining

Predictions about a massive future earthquake or devastating floods sometimes find me looking out into our lawn and musing, "At least we'll be able to eat the dandelions!" It would be a good choice: dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are said to have

Burnaby Board of Trade helps companies pay it forward

The Burnaby Board of Trade has launched a new program to introduce students to people in their potential field.
Future tech teachers in training

Future tech teachers in training

Paros Taverna finds new home in Burnaby

Paros Taverna finds new home in Burnaby

Alex and Claudia Perperidis were all set to celebrate their 20th year as owners of Paros Taverna on North Road in Coquitlam when the long awaited Evergreen Line got its final go-ahead and their property suddenly had to be vacated.

Shooting for the stars

The Burnaby NOW caught up with 13-year-old Alexander Christine, a young aspiring actor who keeps himself busy helping seniors and perfecting his acting and piano-playing skills. Jennifer Moreau: Please introduce yourself.

ICBC seeks input on new approach

ICBC is launching a provincewide consultation process to give British Columbians the opportunity to provide input on potential changes to the way ICBC sets premiums for basic insurance coverage.

Willows are a bit picky

Question: I have a pretty Nishiki Willow which has been getting thinner each year in spite of clipping it back in summer. I have taken out several dead branches and given it 20-20-20 fertilizer in water.
Help for immigrants

Help for immigrants

Burnaby resident Lubna Abdelrahman hosts free, drop in life-skills sessions for immigrants on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Edmonds Community School. Newcomers can learn about healthy eating, emotional wellbeing, finances, family relationships and more.

Student earns award

The sculptures of Alpha Secondary student Jack Llorente have earned him a $3,000 visual and performing arts scholarship from the Michael J. Fox Theatre Society.
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