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Construction kicked off on May 30th with a groundbreaking ceremony for the redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital attended by Premier John Horgan and Health Minister Adrian Dix. Once completed, the upgraded Burnaby Hospital will deliver better, faster care to more people …

Grants focus on community safety: apply now

Organizations throughout the province working on community safety initiatives are invited to apply to the 2021-22 Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Remediation grant program. Details of the grant program’s submission process, which is open from October 13 to November 24, …

Abbotsford Farmworkers’ Memorial and Farmworker Safety

Last Sunday families and friends gathered in Abbotsford to remember three workers, Sarabjit Sidhu, Amarjit Bal and Sukhwinder Punia, who were killed in a van accident on March 7, 2007. The van was driven dangerously by the van’s owner, a labour contractor, who did not have a proper driver’s licence.

Volunteerism in Burnaby

Every year, the city of Burnaby has identified and recognized local heroes. These individuals are of diverse interests and backgrounds who give back to their community in a wide variety of ways. Examples of activities include volunteering for a local agency or a community school, coaching a local sports team or helping recent immigrants settle into the community. Their contribution to the community is over five years through a minimum of two activities.