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Building a place to call home

Building a place to call home

Parents wish for many things for their children: happiness, a good education, the chance to grow up and explore and experience all the wonderful things that life has to offer.

Heights set to light up for Christmas season

Christmas is coming, and the Burnaby Heights neighbourhood is all aglow with excitement. The Heights Merchants Association is hosting its annual tree lighting ceremony at Heights Fountain Square this weekend.
Burnaby Arts Council craft show a success

Burnaby Arts Council craft show a success

Burnaby Christmas Bureau: Up close and personal

It all comes down to people. For the Burnaby Christmas Bureau, there's people needing help, people offering help and people helping to bring them all together.
Paper Postcards: November 2011

Paper Postcards: November 2011

Burnaby Christmas Bureau's toy list offers ideas for donors

Christmas. The very word conjures up images of stockings, trees, twinkling lights and, of course, toys.

Do you live like it's your last day on Earth?

What would you do today if this was your last day on Earth? I ask myself this question often - not quite every day, but almost. It gives me a sober perspective on my values, the agenda of the day and where I find meaning.

'Big Sister' gets award for effort

Big Sisters granted Burnaby resident Cali Mancia an award for her outstanding contributions while volunteering for the organization that pairs young girls with older female mentors.


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Light up the night

It's that time of year when nightfall is greeted by the twinkling lights adorning city homes. Each year, we hear from residents who put in some extra effort - and sometimes a few thousand extra Christmas light bulbs - in decorating their homes.
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