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Future Shop set to hire 4,000 people for the holidays

Future Shop is preparing for the holiday hordes by hiring more than 4,000 seasonal associates, according to a press release from the Burnaby-based company.

Burnaby man dies after driving across park into pole in Vancouver

A 74-year-old Burnaby man died Tuesday morning after the car he was driving left the road in an East Vancouver neighbourhood, travelled across a grass park and struck a pole.

'Elegant' solution sought

City mayor, staff, defend tree stance saying they're working on a tree inventory and reviewing the current bylaws in other cities first

Got photos to share with us?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the Burnaby NOW's online photo galleries are a repository of millions of words of every kind, colour and shape.

Candidate wants more global role for city

On Tom Tao's first day at the University of California Berkeley, he caught a speech by Mario Savio, leader of the Free Speech Movement, he says.

Team calls for transparency

Candidate says party would publicly post info on expenses and salaries
Freakishly, frighteningly fabulous

Freakishly, frighteningly fabulous

New project planned for Royal Oak

A four-storey mixed-use development is being proposed for the Royal Oak area. Burnaby council has agreed to send an application for the development at 5312 and 5352 Grimmer St. to a public hearing on Nov. 29.

Notes from city hall

PLAYGROUND GETS FUNDING Gilmore Community School will receive funding for its playground upgrade. Council approved the $2,250 funding request at Monday night's council meeting.

Groups seek donations to help the homeless

Creekside Community Church and the Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness are joining forces to help local people sleeping outdoors this winter.
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