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B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

B.C. ministry sticking to prior cost estimates on Pattullo Bridge and Broadway subway

Two multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects have been further delayed but the Ministry of Transportation is sticking to its previous cost estimates, for now.
Man 'extremely sorry' for setting fire to Burnaby lowrise during 'bad trip'

Man 'extremely sorry' for setting fire to Burnaby lowrise during 'bad trip'

Phillip Elliott, 53, was granted a conditional discharge with 12 months of probation for a fire at an apartment building at 4451 Albert St. in Burnaby on May 26, 2023.
'I had to check again': Coquitlam man hits $500K lotto jackpot on the last ticket in his pile

'I had to check again': Coquitlam man hits $500K lotto jackpot on the last ticket in his pile

Coquitlam's Roueintan Avali bought his winning ticket at a variety store in Burnaby.
Have your short story published in our new 'Sunday Night Read'

Have your short story published in our new 'Sunday Night Read'

Writers from the Tri-Cities, Burnaby and New Westminster are wanted to submit short stories for publication.
Did 'defective' Burnaby track expose elite athletes to 'substantial danger'?

Did 'defective' Burnaby track expose elite athletes to 'substantial danger'?

A lawsuit filed by the City of Burnaby last week says bubbling and delamination were discovered 'throughout' the Swangard Stadium track on the day of the 39th Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome International Track Classic two years ago.
$14M needed to renew aging, leaking, 'end of life' outdoor pools in Burnaby

$14M needed to renew aging, leaking, 'end of life' outdoor pools in Burnaby

Burnaby is in the middle of creating a 25-year plan for its outdoor pools, wading pools and spray parks.
He was in an MTV boy band. His Coquitlam charity has raised $26M

He was in an MTV boy band. His Coquitlam charity has raised $26M

Michael Cuccione wanted to find a cure for childhood cancer. On July 6, 2024, the foundation in the late Coquitlam teen's name will host one of its signature fundraisers: Kick for a Cure.
'Reasonable grounds' driver who sheared power pole in Burnaby was impaired: police

'Reasonable grounds' driver who sheared power pole in Burnaby was impaired: police

The driver of a Honda Pilot that smashed through a power pole in Burnaby last week, narrowly missing two pedestrians, was slapped with a 24-hour driving suspension after taking a roadside breath test, according to Burnaby RCMP.
Canada's lone pro rugby team to host international friendlies in Burnaby

Canada's lone pro rugby team to host international friendlies in Burnaby

Introducing the Vancouver Highlanders, a not-for-profit organization launching this summer to develop players and expand the sport's Canadian outreach.
Crash involving motorcyclist on Burnaby-Vancouver border causes traffic delays

Crash involving motorcyclist on Burnaby-Vancouver border causes traffic delays

The northbound lanes of Boundary Road are closed between Georgia and Pender streets as police investigate a crash just before 6:15 a.m. involving a truck and motorcycle.