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Celebrating Fiji

Burnaby residents got a taste of Fijian culture this weekend during the annual Fiji Festival held on Saturday, July 23, at Swangard Stadium. People gathered for a day of performances, singers, a soccer tournament, a fashion show and food.

Man killed in Canada Way crash

One man is dead after his car veered off a Burnaby road, slammed into a utility pole and tore in half early Saturday afternoon. The Burnaby RCMP were called to the stretch of Canada Way near Rugby Street at around 12: 45 p.m.

SFU's UniverCity shares award with the City of Burnaby

Having the chance to plan an entire community on the top of a mountain isn't something that happens often.

Burnaby "mystery" marmot captured

It's homeward bound for a wayward marmot who landed in Burnaby recently. Last week, the NOW published a photo of a marmot hiding out under a car on Burns Street. The shot was taken by Frank Skinner, who spotted the animal under a neighbour's car.

Burnaby MP calls for more government oversight on gas prices

Local MP Peter Julian wants the government to move faster to protect Canadians from paying too much at the gas pumps. Julian was critical of inaccurate pump measurements, causing consumers to pay an extra $20 million for gas annually.

Burnaby dog missing after break-and-enter

They had their 60-inch flat-screen TV and $3,000 generator taken, their house is a ransacked mess - but all a Burnaby family really wants back after a break-in Friday night is Lily, their precious chihuahua.

Burnaby economists dispute Fraser Institute's immigration cost numbers

Two Simon Fraser University economists are taking on a Fraser Institute report that claims immigrants are a burden on the economy.

Burnaby man helps in Highway 1 rescue

A Burnaby salesman is being hailed as a hero after a Thursday incident on Highway 1. Courtney Smith risked his life to save the life of a 44-year-old Langley woman who suffered a heart attack while driving.

Faregate system too costly, mayor insists

Despite approving a staff recommendation to ask TransLink to delay the faregate and Smart Card system implementation until a more in-depth business case analysis is procured, Burnaby's mayor isn't holding his breath.

Former councillors eye return to Burnaby city hall

Lee Rankin and Garth Evans seek spots for election