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Municipal Auditor General office unnecessary, Burnaby Mayor says

Spending millions on establishing a Municipal Auditor General office is a waste of money, according to Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan.

Local makes it big at annual competition

A young Burnaby man found success at last week's Sunshine Nation 2011 competition. Kevin Fang, 22, beat out dozens of hopefuls to be part of the group of eight finalists and was given the Friendship Award in the annual talent search event.

Burnaby RCMP dismantle suspected drug lab in Edmonds area

One man has been arrested after a residence in the 8300 block of 12th Avenue in the Edmonds area was investigated on Saturday for being a synthetic drug lab.
PHOTOS: Firefighters continue to battle major fire in South Burnaby

PHOTOS: Firefighters continue to battle major fire in South Burnaby

South Burnaby fire in Big Bend area Monday afternoon

Burnaby firefighters are responding to a Monday afternoon fire in the Big Bend area of South Burnaby. According to numerous Tweets on the Twitter social media site, the fire is near the corner of Byrne Road and Marine Way.

Keeping busy in the city this weekend

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions. For this week's feature, we have family fun, armchair travelling, shopping and some sports.

All four Burnaby ridings vote to scrap the HST

The referendum results are in, and Burnaby residents, along with the majority of B.C., have voted to axe the harmonized sales tax. Elections B.C. announced the results this morning, Friday, Aug. 26, and 54.

Burnaby restaurateurs have mixed reaction to death of the HST

Claudio Magagnin was both happy and disappointed when he found out that the HST will soon be extinguished.

Family "couch-surfing" after fire

A Burnaby family is still couch-surfing - staying with friends and family - as they struggle to get back on their feet after a fire destroyed their home earlier this summer.

B.C. votes to kill the HST

The referendum results are in, and British Columbians have voted to axe the harmonized sales tax. Elections B.C. announced the results this morning, Friday, Aug. 26, and 54.73 per cent voted to get rid of the tax, and 45.27 per cent voted to keep it.