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Fire captain completes his ride

Burnaby fire captain Rudy Pospisil completed his 9,600-kilometre, 12week ride from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean a day early. Pospisil jumped into the Atlantic on Monday, a day before his intended completion date of Nov.

More coats needed for children

Rotary hoping to reach 2,000 coats to help keep kids in Burnaby warm

What to do with growing compost piles

About now, compost collections are growing faster than anything else in the garden. All the spent annuals, fallen leaves and vegetable and fruit scraps are ready to be recycled into plant food for future seasons.
Trading blackboards for board rooms

Trading blackboards for board rooms

'Paying it forward' with interest

When Barbara Lussier's twin sister was dying of cancer, Lussier and their other sister took turns to keep a vigil at her bedside. It was exhausting, both physically and emotionally.

Life at the movies: Burnaby resident recounts career as movie manager

"Madness takes its toll." - Rocky Horror Picture Show Burnaby resident Steven Ferguson has experienced the crazy aftermath of the Rocky Horror Picture show as head manager of the Ridge Theatre in Vancouver.

Metrotown's Save-On-Foods to close after Christmas

The Save-On-Foods at Metrotown in Burnaby is closing on Dec. 29, according to an email sent to the NOW on behalf of Julie Dickson Olmstead, spokesperson for the Overwaitea Food Group.

Keep kids safe during Halloween festivities

Just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year, Health Canada has released a few helpful reminders about safety during Halloween: Costume Safety Make sure that costumes are loose enough to be worn over warm clothing, but not so baggy or long that

Boo! Get spooked, get ghostly, get creative

It's the spookiest time of the year - nights are dark, there's a chill in the air and it's easy to believe there might just be a ghost or goblin around the next corner.

Explore the variety of winter squash choices

Although named "winter" squash, autumn is the peak season for a variety of squashes that fall into this category. Pumpkin may be the first winter squash that comes to mind, but there are others that are popular at the dinner table.