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1986: Three-way tie in Burnaby Central Secondary 'Mr. Wildcat' contest

1986: Three-way tie in Burnaby Central Secondary 'Mr. Wildcat' contest

The annual Mr. Wildcat contest at Burnaby Central Secondary saw a three-way tie for first and another contestant declared ‘Mr. Macho’ in May 1986.
End-of-life planning is the kindest gift you can leave your loved ones

End-of-life planning is the kindest gift you can leave your loved ones

Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but dealing with funeral arrangements can add an entire layer of stress on top of the grieving process.
Nikkei National Museum marks 20 years in Burnaby with new exhibition

Nikkei National Museum marks 20 years in Burnaby with new exhibition

The Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre is marking 20 years in its Burnaby home with a new exhibition. On Sept.
Variety gave this Burnaby teen a way to stay active

Variety gave this Burnaby teen a way to stay active

Local teen's story will be one of those featured for Variety Week on Global BC, running Sept. 14 to 18
Children need parents to stay calm and set routine: UBC prof

Children need parents to stay calm and set routine: UBC prof

Children are reassured by routines, Wendy Hall says, because they're not always wondering what's going to happen next. "Boundaries make them feel safer."
Award recognizes the legacy of New West's January Lapuz

Award recognizes the legacy of New West's January Lapuz

Applications for the annual award for youth LGBTQ+ advocates are now open
Drive-by food bank event a huge success in Burnaby

Drive-by food bank event a huge success in Burnaby

It may have poured down rain, but that didn’t stop community members from pitching in to help during a recent food bank donation drive. Gloria Cooper and Aruna N.B.
Drive-by event collects food donations in Burnaby

Drive-by event collects food donations in Burnaby

Donations to food banks are down during the COVID-19 pandemic – but the need for their services is not.
Burnaby residents invited to join Alzheimer Society's virtual walk

Burnaby residents invited to join Alzheimer Society's virtual walk

No, you can’t get together to walk in a large group, but doesn’t need to stop you from helping the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
Open for Business: 10 local businesses you should check out this month in Burnaby

Open for Business: 10 local businesses you should check out this month in Burnaby

Proud of our lively, vibrant community? You’re not alone—each of our local businesses adds to the unique flavour of Burnaby and without them, our community wouldn’t have the same spirit that it does.