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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.
BBOT signs up 102 new members

BBOT signs up 102 new members

There are a lot of new faces at the Burnaby Board of Trade. Last month’s membership drive brought in 102 new members, thanks to a campaign organized by Your Chamber Connection.
Burnaby's Hemlock wins big at printing awards

Burnaby's Hemlock wins big at printing awards

The ninth annual Canadian Printing Awards were good to Burnaby’s Hemlock Printers. At the Nov. 6 ceremony in Toronto, the print company took home five gold and three silver awards for its innovative work in the print industry.
New board for Heights merchants

New board for Heights merchants

It's official. Gloo Studios president, Paul Lowey, is the new president of the Heights Merchants Association's board of directors.