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Get slugs under control

Slugs arouse our hatred when they eat precious seedlings, but they also recycle dead plant materials and become food themselves for garter snakes, frogs, toads and some birds.

Paper Postcards

Want to be featured in Paper Postcards? Take a copy of the Burnaby NOW along with you on your next trip. Take a photo of yourself in front of a scenic backdrop or landmark, holding the newspaper. Send your photos by email to postcards@burnabynow.

Burnaby's Hindu temple hosts annual picnic

Burnaby's Hindu temple is hosting its annual picnic this weekend, and people of all faiths are invited to celebrate and enjoy a free vegetarian lunch. The picnic is Sunday, July 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free kids' science event in Burnaby

Scientists at Simon Fraser University are hosting a day of free activities for families this Sunday.

Showcase your talent

Here's a chance for all you starving artists to make a little money this summer. Lougheed and Brentwood town centres are looking for performers to play in the malls.

The story of you

In my last column, I wrote of the expectations and core beliefs about relationships that we each bring to our relationships.
Watercolour world comes to life on screen

Watercolour world comes to life on screen

Local artist Susan McCallum created art for award-winning show

Burnaby hosts Fiji Festival this weekend

Burnaby may be a long way from the island nation of Fiji, but local residents can get a taste of the culture this weekend. The annual Fiji Festival is on Saturday, July 23, at Swangard Stadium, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Burnaby students collect sports equipment for low-income families

What started as a school assignment has turned into a sporting drive to help families in need. Five Simon Fraser University students in a project management class at came up with the idea to hold a sporting drive.
Paper Postcards: July 2011

Paper Postcards: July 2011