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Burnaby RCMP offer tips on how to identify a grow-op in your neighbourhood

If the property next door has covered windows, the sounds of electrical humming, fans and trickling water, you may be living beside a grow-op.

Burnaby's Willingdon Park wins Excellence Award at real estate awards

A sold-out crowd at the Marriot Vancouver Pinnacle was on hand last Thursday to see the Maria Keary Cottage, a 35-bed supportive housing facility located at 305 Carnarvon St.
City: Don't dump down storm drains

City: Don't dump down storm drains

The City of Burnaby is reminding people not to dump anything down storm drains after someone reported a milky substance in Eagle Creek on Sunday, Oct. 2.

Dow Avenue slum should not be replaced by highrise, Burnaby resident says

A property on Dow Avenue in the Metrotown area that is up for rezoning has a long history of problems, according to an area resident.

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.