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Earthquake felt on Lower Mainland

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake off Vancouver Island left some Lower Mainland residents feeling tremors this afternoon.
New Westminster Pier Park "pit" part of planned work

New Westminster Pier Park "pit" part of planned work

While construction on Westminster Pier Park may be behind schedule, it has nothing to do with the massive hole being dug at the project's west side.

Burnaby resident keeping up Rhythm of Life after heart attack

Qun Gee was just 35 when he felt a chest pain while running one day. "I didn't think much if it," he says. Gee was a healthy, active young man who ran 10 kilometre loops during his lunch hours, cycled and played hockey.

TransLink holding meeting on 2012 plan tonight

TransLink is hold a meeting in Burnaby tonight regarding the company's future plans for the region. The meeting is part of TransLink's public consultations on the 2012 supplemental plan and outlook, titled Moving Forward.

Connections Coffee House holds grand opening in Burnaby Saturday

A non-profit café is opening in the Brentwood neighbourhood this weekend. Connections Coffee House is celebrating its grand opening with $1 drinks (by cash only) and free samples of baked goods from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Slain Burnaby woman was 'everybody's mother,' friend says

A woman killed in her Burnaby apartment last week is being remembered as an indiscriminately caring and compassionate woman who opened her home and heart to anyone in need. Bayush Hagos, 57, was found dead in her apartment around 6: 30 a.m. on Sept.
Puppies desperate for foster homes and help

Puppies desperate for foster homes and help

Burnaby adds seven local heroes to the roster

Burnaby city council has approved seven new local heroes to add to the city's roster. The nominees for the 15th annual civic hero awards were approved by council at the Aug. 29 council meeting.

Burnaby's last Blockbuster store to start shutting down as of Friday

Burnaby Heights is losing its only video store. Blockbuster at 4191 Hastings St. is in the process of shutting down.

Making Burnaby better

If you know of a local group that has made Burnaby a better place for people with disabilities, the Sharing Our Futures Foundation has a new series of awards up for grabs.
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