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Candidate finds her voice in election

Sylvia Gung is a tiny woman, not much more than five-feet tall, with black hair pulled back in a bun and straight bangs framing a round face.
Follow the yellow brick road to fun

Follow the yellow brick road to fun

Gay-friendly policy sparks death threats

A Burnaby teacher has received a death threat related to policy 5.45, the school district's gay friendly policy designed to protect staff and students from homophobia.

Boy's question triggers discussion, and tears

Burnaby's first all-candidates meeting for school trustees kicked off with a bang Tuesday night, as tensions ran high over bullying and the school district's antihomophobia policy.

Burnaby Parents' Voice offers reward for death threat

A Burnaby civic party that formed in opposition to the school district's gay-friendly policy is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever made a death threat against a local teacher.
Car rally on this weekend

Car rally on this weekend

Perhaps the only thing in common between Westminster in London, England and New Westminster is a name. But on Nov.

Opera in the spotlight

Emerging young opera talent was in the spotlight at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts on Oct. 16. The Clef Society of Burnaby held its October concert on Sunday, featuring students from the UBC Opera Ensemble.

What's happening in the city this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions.

MP's poll reveals 47 per cent want gondola

The results of Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart's telephone survey on the Burnaby Mountain gondola are in. Direct Leap Technologies Incorporated surveyed more than 1,000 area residents on behalf of Stewart's office.

Best businesses recognized

The Burnaby Board of Trade's annual Business Excellence Awards gala took place Wednesday night at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. The theme of the 12th annual awards gala, which honoured the nominees and winners, was the Roaring Twenties.
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