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Cornelia Naylor

Cornelia Naylor

I report on health and education for the Burnaby NOW and New Westminster Record. In a past life I taught high school English.

Recent Work by Cornelia

May long weekend crash leaves Burnaby pedestrian with 'life-threatening injuries'

May long weekend crash leaves Burnaby pedestrian with 'life-threatening injuries'

Police looking for witnesses and dashcam video after crash on Hastings Street sent 21-year-old man to hospital Sunday night.
Watchdog not investigating Burnaby police crash that sent two to hospital

Watchdog not investigating Burnaby police crash that sent two to hospital

Burnaby RCMP will investigate the crash involving a police SUV that collided with a car and then hit a building Wednesday.
Do you recognize these Burnaby mail-theft suspects?

Do you recognize these Burnaby mail-theft suspects?

Police are looking for help identifying a pair of suspects in two break-ins and mail thefts at Edmonds-area apartment buildings in March.
Girls in skimpy costumes set off Burnaby school scandal – 94 years ago

Girls in skimpy costumes set off Burnaby school scandal – 94 years ago

'Ratepayers do not pay to have their girls taught to throw their legs about,' said one trustee about a 1928 Burnaby South High School concert that featured two girls dancing in 'Hawaiian' outfits they'd made.
Burnaby school board flies Pride flag for the first time

Burnaby school board flies Pride flag for the first time

The LGBTQ+ rainbow flag was raised at Burnaby school district headquarters Monday ahead of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia Tuesday.
Burnaby RCMP seek pantless driver reportedly masturbating at red light

Burnaby RCMP seek pantless driver reportedly masturbating at red light

Police say teen videoed a man 'exposed from his waist to his knees' committing an indecent act in a vehicle beside a bus stopped at Lougheed Highway and Gaglardi Way Thursday afternoon.
Single moms head most Ukrainian refugee families arriving in Burnaby

Single moms head most Ukrainian refugee families arriving in Burnaby

Of 16 families that have come to the Burnaby school district since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 14 are headed by single mothers with husbands and other family still in the war-torn country.
Burnaby RCMP host meeting for neighbours after dump-truck death

Burnaby RCMP host meeting for neighbours after dump-truck death

Residents living near the site of the crash that killed Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student Muska Behzad will get a chance ask questions of police at a meeting tonight.
'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

The death of Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student Muska Behzad has shattered her family, says her father.
Video shows dog startle Burnaby girl into oncoming dump truck, developer says

Video shows dog startle Burnaby girl into oncoming dump truck, developer says

Ledingham McAllister and Marcon Construction say they have handed over CCTV footage from their construction site that captured the accident but police urge people 'not to jump to conclusions' based on 'one view of the incident'