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Burnaby-based Simon Fraser University professor found dead in Vancouver home Tuesday

The woman found dead in her Vancouver home on Tuesday night has been identified as Melanie Alexis O'Neill, a Simon Fraser University professor.

Attendance way up at Burnaby Village

But museum still faces challenges in recouping lost revenue after decision to make admission free

City council, mayor get raise for 2011

Mayor Derek Corrigan and Burnaby city councillors will each receive a raise of slightly more than three per cent for 2011.

For the record

Phil Hochstein was incorrectly identified in a July 22 story in the Burnaby NOW about Adrian Dix speaking at the Burnaby Board of Trade luncheon. Hochstein was identified as representing the B.C.
PHOTOS: Island spirit at Burnaby's Fiji Festival

PHOTOS: Island spirit at Burnaby's Fiji Festival

Burnaby's SFU Pipe Band gearing up for championship

It's time to pack their bags - including the kinds that make music - and head out once again. The SFU Pipe Band is gearing up for the annual World Bagpipe Championship in Glasgow, Scotland in mid-August.

Temple holds picnic

Burnaby's Hindu temple is hosting its annual picnic this weekend, and people of all faiths are invited to celebrate and enjoy a free vegetarian lunch. The picnic is Sunday, July 31, from 10: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Democrat MPs take aim at gas costs

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 measurements from gas pumps, causing Canadians to pay an extra $20 million for gas annually.

Layton's departure a blow to NDP, prof says

Jack Layton, leader of Canada's official Opposition, has stepped down after test results showed he has more cancer, and SFU public policy professor Doug McArthur is calling it a real blow to the NDP.

Have you seen this chihuahua?

They had their 60-inch flat-screen TV taken, their house is a ransacked mess - but all a Burnaby family really wants back after a break-in Friday night is Lily, their chihuahua. "We're absolutely, completely heartbroken that Lily is gone.