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The joy of blueberries

Summertime always offers a bountiful harvest of fresh fruit and berries - and blueberries are, by far, one of my favourites. As a matter of fact, I just finished performing a number of live cooking shows where blueberries were the main focus.

Burnaby Wal-Mart participating in Red Cross fundraising campaign

Wal-Mart Canada is running a campaign to raise money for the Red Cross at its stores until Aug. 31. The Canadian Red Cross provides disaster management and emergency relief across the country and throughout the world.

Take us along

Want to be featured in Paper Postcards? Take the Burnaby NOW along on your next trip and take a photo with a scenic backdrop or landmark. Send photos by email (high-resolution, please) to postcards@burnabynow.

Mall turns 50

Brentwood Town Centre is having a party. The mall is celebrating its 50th birthday this year with a party on Aug. 13 with prizes, a band and fun activities, according to a press release from the centre.
Paper Postcards: August 2011

Paper Postcards: August 2011

Top weekend activities

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions. For this week's feature, we have another community fair, a hockey swap and some parks activities.

Help with benefits

Mosaic is hosting a speaker from the Canada Revenue Agency for a talk on child tax benefits and GST/HST credits. Topics covered include eligibility, the application process, documents needed for new immigrants and how the benefits are calculated.

Dancer on small stage

Sometimes, dance explores culture or history. Sometimes it explores fairy tales or love stories. And sometimes, it explores current events, politics and even crime. Former Ballet B.C.

No nuts, no gluten, no problem

Local entrepreneur faring well will new line of gluten-free and nut-free products

Games galore for thrift store

Gary Bell was surprised when he opened the Burnaby Hospital thrift shop recently. The store manager found a gift box, with an Electronic Arts logo and hundreds of games inside, many still new and in their original packaging.
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