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Come see Whitecaps FC clash against Crystal Palace FC


After an incredible season which ended in this year’s FA Cup Final loss to Manchester United, Crystal Palace are looking to kick off the 2016/17 season with a trip to North America. See top European talent – Wilfred Zaha (England), and some Euro 2016 players – (Wayne Hennessey, Joe Ledley, & Jonny Williams from Wales […]

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Fortius Sport’s Bistro Chef’s Table Series


Come join us at Fortius Sport’s Bistro every last Friday of the month for Chef Karl Gregg’s unique “Chef’s Table Series”. Theme: Tapas and Small Plates (Mexican & Spanish Styles) Date: June 24th Time: 7PM Cost: $29 per person These treats are small, savory, and perfect for an evening out with family and friends. Whether […]

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WANT TO GET MOVING?


Join us for unstructured, purposeful play in an expertly guided environment! 9–12 years is known as the “golden age of physical literacy,” and for good reason: a child’s cognitive ability to understand the science behind their movement and health meets their psychological readiness to be accountable for their own well-being. It’s also a key age to develop correct movement patterns and […]

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New North Burnaby Neighbourhood Hosts Local Bash


SOLO district invites the community to mingle, win prizes, try samples and more! BURNABY, B.C. (June 20, 2016) – As SOLO District takes shape South of Lougheed, Appia Development – the developer behind Burnaby’s most livable urban community – is kicking off the summer with its first annual block party. The event will take place […]

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Business in Vancouver’s stance on the impending Canada Post strike


In the event of a Canada Post strike, Business in Vancouver will endeavor to use alternate carrier services to deliver our print copies to businesses/residents in the Lower Mainland.  As the earliest lockout/strike can occur is July 2nd, we will send our June 21st issue as per normal and will commence using alternate methods as […]

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Neil Squire Society receives grant from Google


On April 12, 2016, the Neil Squire Society was awarded an $800,000 USD grant from Google.org through the Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities to take the current LipSync prototype and release it as an open source, affordable solution, which will allow anyone with difficulty using their hands to operate a mobile device or tablet. Learn more about the Neil Squire Society here.

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Scandinavian Midsummer Festival


Come celebrate Midsummer Festival at the Scandinavian Community Centre, June 18 & 19! Gates open at 10am on Saturday:  FREE parking – Tickets are $10 at the gates; 16 years and younger is FREE Fun for the entire family! This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Scandinavian Centre: come join thousands of people and celebrate […]

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Variety – The Children’s Charity Announces Three New Team Members


BURNABY, BC – Variety – The Children’s Charity is pleased to announce the recent addition of three members to its team: Cally Wesson, Director of Development; Michael Keller, Manager, Marketing and Communications; and Ruby Bhandal, Executive Assistant. Ms. Wesson has a BA from the University of Alberta and an Asia Pacific Management Diploma from MacEwan […]

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Top Burnaby Custom Home Renovator and Builder, TQ Construction, Opens Burnaby Home for a Renovation Tour


  Burnaby, BC – Award-winning Burnaby based renovation company, TQ Construction, is going to be hosting an Open House at 4382 Southwood Street, Burnaby on Sunday June 12th from 10am to 4pm. As part of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association (GVHBA) Parade of Renovated Homes, TQ will open the doors of a 1950s bungalow […]

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City of Burnaby Environment Week is May 28 to June 12!


For complete event listings and registration requirements, visit www.burnaby.ca/environmentweek Take a quick glance at the Schedule of Events below: SATURDAY, MAY 28.  The Main Event: Environment Festival at City Hall 9am to 2pm, outer courtyard In conjunction with the Burnaby Farmers Market in the north parking lot Live music and fun activities for kids Complete […]

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