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Burnaby killer took steak knife to confront girlfriend's father

A young Burnaby man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a four-year-old slaying in which he used a steak knife to stab to death the father of his girlfriend.

Burnaby resident drafting petition against bus route changes

A local resident is planning to draft a petition to keep regular-sized buses running along two routes in North Burnaby.

Family upset over ex city councillor's treatment at Burnaby Hospital

Frustrated family members of a former Burnaby city councillor are raising concerns about the shortage of long-term care beds for seniors and the treatment their father is receiving at Burnaby Hospital.

Burnaby RCMP recover stolen tools

If you had your tools stolen recently, the Burnaby RCMP may have good news for you. On Sept. 19, the Burnaby RCMP's prolific offender suppression team was monitoring a man who was driving a stolen car.

Hospital upgrades to prevent infection

Latest step to combat C. difficile has Burnaby hospital putting fewer patients in rooms

intage neon sign saved by city council

The City of Burnaby is purchasing another historical neon sign that was originally located in the Heights neighbourhood - the Burnaby Eagle. Burnaby council approved plans to spend $3,700 on the sign at Monday night's council meeting.

City arts groups get boost from B.C. council

Three Burnaby arts groups will be able to take their creative work that much further this year after receiving grants from the B.C. Arts Council.

Once around

Taking it in stride: A jogger enjoys a run around the Central Park pond. Summer-like weather is expected to continue this weekend - providing lots of opportunity for outdoor fun in the city.

Juggling jobs her specialty


Local business breaks records with fundraiser

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, which is headquartered in Burnaby, raised more than $545,000 at its annual Corporate Kids Challenge this month. That's more than $15,000 more than last year's record, according to a press release from the company.