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Parents protest cuts for people with developmental disabilities

A small group of parents held a protest outside the office of Social Development Minister Harry Bloy on Wednesday, opposing cuts to programs for people with developmental disabilities.

Apple store opens at Metropolis at Metrotown this weekend

The technologically inclined in Burnaby will be glad to hear the Apple retail store is having its grand opening at Metropolis at Metrotown this weekend. The purveyor of all things Apple - Ipods, Ipads, and Iphones included - is opening at 10 a.m.

Burnaby mill shutting down before year's end

Quebec papermaker Cascades said Tuesday that it is permanently closing its Burnaby containerboard plant, terminating 100 workers.

Thieves rip off kids' quake kit

Parents will now have to fundraise to replace equipment

Out in Schools under fire from parents' group

A group of parents opposed to the Burnaby school district's antihomophobia policy is going after Out In Schools, a gayfriendly film program for students.

Following their hearts to Ecuador

Burnaby couple sell off everything and will retire in South America
PHOTOS: Celebrating Afghanistan

PHOTOS: Celebrating Afghanistan

City puts brakes on $80,000 home sale

Home assessed at $779,300 was on the block to cover unpaid property taxes

Burnaby Municipal Greens announces another candidate

A Surrey farmer has joined the Burnaby Municipal Greens to run in the November civic election.

Pedestrian killed

A pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday morning as he was walking along Lougheed Highway. According to Burnaby RCMP, the man was walking along the inside shoulder next to the concrete median around 4: 40 a.m.