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Bengali new year festivities this weekend

Bengali new year festivities this weekend

Ring in the new year Bengali style this weekend, with song dance and food. Utsab, the Lower Mainland's Bengali cultural society, is hosting a celebration on Saturday April 28 at Bonsor Recreation Complex.

Then & now - discovering Burnaby's past and present through photographs

In old black-and-white snapshots are revealed life from another time: the styles, fashions, vehicles and homes from a bygone era.
A city institution rolls on in Burnaby

A city institution rolls on in Burnaby

The name of Kask is a familiar one in Burnaby, and rightly so - it's been part of the fabric of the community for nearly 90 years. Kask Bros., which supplies concrete throughout the Metro Vancouver region, is now a division of Lafarge Canada Inc.
LIVE GREEN: Help native plants thrive

LIVE GREEN: Help native plants thrive

Heights loses longtime store at Gilmore Ave

The large Shoppers Drug Mart store at Hastings Street and Gilmore Avenue is closing this week. The Shoppers pharmacy is relocating one block east, to 4114 Hastings St.

Youth leader rewarded with scholarship

Burnaby North Secondary student Jennifer Hao has made a name for herself, volunteering and leading many local initiatives. Her work caught the eye of TD Bank Group, which recently granted her a major scholarship.

Birch earns Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal

Gary Birch, executive director of the Neil Squire Society, was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. The medal was presented at a special ceremony in Vancouver on Wednesday.
Barbecue delights

Barbecue delights

Waste wanted: turn your trash into cash

Waste wanted: turn your trash into cash

On the subject of trapping

On the subject of trapping

Lesley Fox, executive director for the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals, demonstrates a variety of wildlife traps to grade 10 social studies students at Burnaby Mountain Secondary.