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Lauren Vanderdeen

Lauren Vanderdeen

Lauren Vanderdeen is a reporter for the Burnaby Now, covering city hall and general news. A graduate of Langara College's journalism program, she loves reporting community stories — particularly involving transportation and arts.

Before journalism, Lauren studied Latin and ancient Greek in Halifax, N.S., and later spent time working in Port Moody arts organizations.

An avid TransLink rider, she's easily spotted on the Millennium Line, and can be found walking all over Metro Vancouver. Send her an email anytime.

Email
lvanderdeen@burnabynow.com

Recent Work by Lauren

Highway 1 bike overpass route in Burnaby approved showing party split

Highway 1 bike overpass route in Burnaby approved showing party split

The mayor called the project ‘an absolute gem of an opportunity,’ but some councillors asked if enough public consultation was done.
Burnaby councillor fails to stop sewer tax increase

Burnaby councillor fails to stop sewer tax increase

Metro Vancouver will increase its sewer rates by almost 30 per cent in 2024.
Marvel Avengers show to assemble at Burnaby's Brentwood

Marvel Avengers show to assemble at Burnaby's Brentwood

New exhibition of all things Marvel will open March 2023.
Burnaby to retrofit buildings city-wide to tackle climate emergency

Burnaby to retrofit buildings city-wide to tackle climate emergency

All buildings in Burnaby will be required to be retrofitted by 2050 to decrease carbon emissions.
Earls in Burnaby hosts free pop-up before opening in February 2023

Earls in Burnaby hosts free pop-up before opening in February 2023

Get ready to savour a mini molten gingerbread cake and a spirit-free Italian Spritz.
Celebrate arts and culture at South Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Celebrate arts and culture at South Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Culture Chats BC hosts an afternoon of art, stories and performance for B.C. Multicultural Week on Nov. 27.
Burnaby tower with 'poor door' and 'segregated amenities' approaches approval

Burnaby tower with 'poor door' and 'segregated amenities' approaches approval

A 53-storey highrise planned for the Metrotown area has two separate entrances for its rental and strata units.
What to do in Burnaby this weekend: Events Nov. 26-27

What to do in Burnaby this weekend: Events Nov. 26-27

What's going on in Burnaby this weekend? Here's five things to do.
'A big concern': Massive Metrotown development includes 'tiny' studios

'A big concern': Massive Metrotown development includes 'tiny' studios

Non-market studio units in the four-tower phase 2 of Concord Metrotown are set for a minimum of 323 sq. ft.
Fostering belonging: Burnaby hires first internal EDI manager

Fostering belonging: Burnaby hires first internal EDI manager

“There’s no doubt when you feel like you belong somewhere, it becomes more meaningful for you.”
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