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Kevin Kaardal is new superintendent at the helm in Burnaby school district

The Burnaby school district has a new superintendent at the helm: Kevin Kaardal. "Our search process has shown that Kevin is the right person to provide the strong educational leadership that we have come to expect in our district.

George Derby layoffs rescinded

Workers at George Derby Centre, the veterans' residential care facility in Burnaby, have had their layoff notices rescinded after the George Derby Care Society board of directors decided to abandon plans to contract out health support services.

Burnaby author gives proceeds of first novel to World Vision campaign

When Burnaby author Suzanne de Montigny was on holiday last year and realized she couldn't read the tourist signs, she thought it was just a side effect of the laser surgery she'd had nine years before.

Merry Christmas, Lucy

Horsing around: The Burnaby Horseman's Association recently celebrated its annual Christmas open house. Here, Raeann Johnston stands with her horse Lucy.

Top 5 things to do

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and that means everybody's starting to get into the festive mood in Burnaby.

Literary society hosts award-winning author

Children's literature isn't just for children anymore. Check out the latest work by Delta author Alison Acheson who will be the special guest of the Burnaby Writers' Society's next Spoken INK event on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7: 30 p.m.

'Pin' your wishes

Creating a Christmas wish board could get you a $1,000 Metropolis at Metrotown shopping spree. The shopping centre is asking people to create a Christmas wishlist board on Pinterest for a chance to win prizes, including the shopping spree.

Shuttle shuffles concerns Heights businesses

Business owners in Burnaby Heights are worried about how TransLink's proposed changes to the C1 and C2 community shuttle routes might affect their customers.

Health centre seeks support

Centre hoping to raise another $100k for upgrades

Program in peril

Neil Squire Society hopes the public will pitch in