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Burnaby man with knife in waistband arrested in West Vancouver

A routine traffic stop recently netted West Vancouver police four arrests, including a Burnaby man with a concealed weapon. A West Vancouver officer pulled over a black Honda Accord in the 3700-block of Cypress Bowl Road Sept.

Throne speech: New "family day" in February, cameras in riot courtrooms

The British Columbia government is pushing to have TV cameras and radio microphones allowed into all criminal trials related to the Stanley Cup riot.

Straight shooter

Bull's-eye: This Royal City resident took advantage of the nice weather to improve his aim. Aaron Franzen, New Westminster resident and archery enthusiast, lets an arrow fly at the Burnaby Lake archery field.

New crime bill more about retribution than justice, Burnaby critics say

The Safe Streets and Communities Act, also known as Bill C14, was tabled by federal justice minister Rob Nicholson on Sept. 20, is worrisome in many respects, according to local critics.

Burnaby immigrant offers advice to newcomers

Ask most immigrants why they came to Canada, and they'll tell you it was to live a life of more opportunity for themselves and their children.

Heritage B.C. conference held in Burnaby

Heritage B.C.'s annual conference is being held in Burnaby today and tomorrow. B.C.'s Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Steve Thomson, will speak at the conference today.

Why was chemical spill investigation dropped?

Local streamkeeper still wants answers about spill that killed fish in Burnaby creek in 2007
Tojo teaching in Burnaby

Tojo teaching in Burnaby

Tojo, from Tojo's Restaurant on Broadway in Vancouver, was the first guest chef in a monthly cooking class series at the Nikkei Place in Burnaby. His event, on Sept. 24, sold out immediately. For upcoming classes, see

Poppy patch in peril

A local woman is losing her battle to save a patch of poppies along a SkyTrain trail on Rumble Street, close to Gilley Avenue.

Brentwood development causes concern

A proposal for a large development in Brentwood has a local business owner concerned for the future of his automotive shop. Randy Wong, owner and manager of Goodyear Ultimate Source Automotive at 2075 Willingdon Ave.