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Who decides council pay?

Three community members have been appointed to the committee that will help to determine what city councillors should be paid.

Burnaby RCMP investigating home invasion in Metrotown area

The Burnaby RCMP are investigating an early morning home invasion in the Metrotown area. The incident occurred on Hazel Street, just after midnight on July 13. According to Burnaby RCMP Cpl.

Local SFU 'star' touts free university

Everything has a price - unless one SFU lecturer has her way. Simon Fraser University senior lecturer Kate Tairyan's pitch to help develop the world's first free university has won her a $100,000 grant and the title of a "Rising Star in Canada.

Picket lines up in labour dispute at SFU

The picket lines are up now that labour negotiations between the Simon Fraser Student Society and support staff have fallen apart.

Council critical of transit fare card 'boondoggle'

"Boondoggle." "Gobbledygook." These were just two of the choice words Burnaby council had for TransLink's business case for its faregate and SmartCard system at Monday night's council meeting.

Driver appears in court

Accused was at the wheel in a crash that killed a local teen
Residents share anti-gondola message

Residents share anti-gondola message

Forest Grove residents are using chalk art to help get their point across about Burnaby Mountain proposal

Driver accused in driving death of Burnaby teen appears in court

Ten months after the crash that killed a 16-year-old Burnaby girl, the man accused of driving the car she rode in appeared in B.C. Provincial Court on Monday for the first time.

Burnaby man issued fine for hitting flagger

A 28-year-old Burnaby construction flag person sustained only minor injuries after being hit by a Burnaby driver in the Edmonds area.

Big Bend home must be demolished, City of Burnaby says

A home and two other buildings at 7872 Willard St. must be torn down, according to Burnaby council. Council approved staff recommendations to demand the demolition of the buildings on the property at the July 11 council meeting.