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Church fair Saturday

The Nelson Avenue Community Church and daycare are celebrating fresh new facilities this weekend after raising money for redevelopments. They are holding an open house and community fair on Sept.

Two Burnaby students selected for premier's scholarships

Two Burnaby students are among those selected for the premier's scholarships to study abroad. The scholarships, valued between $6,000 to $10,000, went to a total of eight students in B.C.

Take us travelling

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

Spiritual leader to visit Burnaby

Burnaby NOW reporter Jennifer Moreau caught up with Kalu Rinpoche, a visiting Tibetan Buddhist who is recognized as the reincarnation of a deceased spiritual leader and contemporary of the Dalai Lama.

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.
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