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RCMP hunt for second suspect after bank robbery

A Monday morning robbery at the TD bank at Willingdon Avenue and Lougheed Highway turned into a chase that led to one man being arrested and the police on the hunt for a second suspect. Just before 11 a.m.

Put on your boots and pick up a garbage bag

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is on from Sept. 15 to 23, and there are lots of local opportunities for Burnaby residents to spend a day collecting trash from our beaches, riverfronts and creeks.

Shaw Cable cancels live council coverage

Shaw TV will not be broadcasting Burnaby council meetings live on channel four on Monday nights after Oct. 15. Coun.

Funding cuts alarm agencies

United Way shortfall is impacting city groups

City doles out community grants

Volunteer Burnaby is receiving a large community grant from the city this year. The local nonprofit has been granted $14,000 to help with its programming. The grant was approved by council at Monday night's meeting.

Five Burnaby residents awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal

Five Burnaby residents have received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to Canada. The list includes two local businessmen, two firefighters and a Burnaby streamkeeper, all of whom were nominated by Senator Yonah Martin.

Burnaby RCMP warns public about fraudulent phone calls

The Burnaby RCMP is warning the public about a possible fraudster cold-calling people in an attempt to gain access to personal financial information. On Sept.

Burnaby RCMP looking for prolific property crime suspect

The Burnaby RCMP is asking the public's assistance in locating 33-year-old Dallas Campbell Yurko, who was on parole for property crime offences when he violated the conditions of his parole.

Burnaby RCMP take down South Slope marijuana grow op

A large-scale marijuana grow op in the South Slope area was dismantled by the Burnaby RCMP during an Aug. 30 raid. The RCMP's drug section executed a search warrant at the home and were assisted by a B.C.

Executive director of Neil Squire Society attends UN conference on disability rights

A federal government office has brought Gary Birch, executive director of the Burnaby-based Neil Squire Society, along to New York City to attend a United Nations conference on the rights of people with disabilities.