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Labour movement sets sights on youth

The revolution will not be televised, but it could be planned on Facebook. Unions are becoming more aware that involving young members in the labour movement means speaking to them on their own level, and that includes using social media.

Why unions matter

Why do unions matter? The Canadian Labour Congress points out that the Canadian trade union movement is all about improving the everyday lives of working people.

One woman dead, one arrested at Burnaby highrise

One woman is dead and another woman has been arrested and taken to hospital after a domestic incident in the Metrotown area early Thursday morning. According to Sgt.

High-ranking Burnaby Mountie accused of sexually assaulting fellow officer

The contents of this story include graphic details. A high-ranking Burnaby RCMP officer allegedly used his power to sexually assault a mentally vulnerable female subordinate and then coerced her into a relationship and threatened her into silence.

New Westminster Police ask for caution as kids go back to school

New Westminster Police Service is reminding everyone to use extra caution as both kids and police officers will be occupying school zones come Tuesday Sept. 6. Sgt.

Burnaby-New Westminster MP mulling NDP leadership race

Burnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian is "keeping the door open" on leadership prospects for the New Democratic Party in the wake of Jack Layton's death.

Burnaby bank faces bomb threat in heist

Most bank robberies involve a knife, or threat of a gun hidden from view or a threatening note passed to a bank teller, but a would-be thief in Burnaby used a far more Hollywood approach Wednesday.

More transit service up to Simon Fraser University

Back to school means back to the bus for many post-secondary students, but the trek up Burnaby Mountain could be speedier this year, according to TransLink.

Gondola battle goes to city hall

Mayor says TransLink can't afford current services - so why is it looking at gondola?
PHOTOS: South Burnaby fire destroys Big Bend warehouse

PHOTOS: South Burnaby fire destroys Big Bend warehouse