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Burnaby shows off eco-friendly Element hotel

Burnaby shows off eco-friendly Element hotel

Frequent flyers might be familiar with Starwood’s environmentally friendly Element hotel brand in the U.S. Now the hotel giant is set to open its second Canadian location right here in Burnaby.
Burnaby's Joe Guzzo shares his McJourney

Burnaby's Joe Guzzo shares his McJourney

If you’ve eaten at McDonald’s in Burnaby over the last 40 years, you may have met North Burnaby’s Joe Guzzo. The McDonald’s franchisee is celebrating four decades with the restaurant chain, originally starting in the kitchen when he was 15 years old.
Burnaby brewery recognized for design

Burnaby brewery recognized for design

North Burnaby’s Dageraad Brewing doesn’t just make a good beer. It makes a good beer bottles, too. Packaging of the World recently recognized the local craft brewery for its use of paper, foil and ink in the labels on its Belgian-style beer.

Burnaby youth programs receive $15,000 in grants

Two Burnaby groups are being acknowledged by Coast Capital Savings with sizeable grants for their work with youth in the city.
‘It’s a dying art’

‘It’s a dying art’

New shoe repair business opens in the Heights
A kid at heart in a candy store

A kid at heart in a candy store

His name may be Charlie, but he is Burnaby’s Willy Wonka. Charlie Sigvardsen has been running Charlie’s Chocolate Factory on Canada Way off Boundary Road for almost 43 years.
I'm dreaming of a white (chocolate) Christmas

I'm dreaming of a white (chocolate) Christmas

Chocolate might be a year-round treat, but there’s something about Christmas that makes it sweeter.
BBOT advocacy spurs transit increase in Big Bend

BBOT advocacy spurs transit increase in Big Bend

At long last, the Big Bend area has finally received some much-needed bus service, thanks to advocacy by the Burnaby Board of Trade and Alpha Technologies.
Metropolis at Metrotown gives big to charities

Metropolis at Metrotown gives big to charities

It seems Metropolis at Metrotown is already in the Christmas spirit of giving. On Nov. 19, the shopping centre gave $189,240 to 41 local charities.
Bell to buy Burnaby-based Glentel

Bell to buy Burnaby-based Glentel

One of Canada’s biggest telecommunications companies is set to purchase Burnaby’s Glentel Inc.
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