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Milestone blood donation in Burnaby

If there were an Olympics for blood donation, Sylviane Jones would be in the running for a gold medal this week. The quality assurance tester at Pacific Blue Cross is donating her 100th pint of blood on Oct.

Spike in high-risk behaviour after teen's death

Showing Amanda Todd's video in school can trigger a potentially tragic response for vulnerable students

'Kettle' helpers needed

It's time again to start warming up your singing voice and limbering up your bell-ringing arm. The Salvation Army is kicking off its campaign to find hosts for its Christmas donation kettles.
Photo gallery: Good versus evil

Photo gallery: Good versus evil

Burnaby residents protest pipelines

Protesters from Defend Our Coast, the 4,000-strong anti-pipeline expansion rally in Victoria on Monday, are taking things local.

Former city councillor still waiting for a bed

Doug Evans infected for second time with C. difficile

City and province tussle over SkyTrain station

It has been one step forward and one step back for the proposed Cameron Station on the Evergreen Line, and that trend continued at Monday night's Burnaby council meeting.


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Freshie lights fire for Fairbanks

Freshman Tyler Morley helped the University of Alaska Fairbanks to an upset 2-1 win over No. 2-ranked North Dakota in the final of the Brice Alaska Gold Rush hockey tournament on Saturday.

Burnaby Rotarians collecting coats for kids

Parents may fret over their kids leaving the house on cold mornings not wearing a proper coat. But a growing number of Burnaby kids don't even have the choice.