Burnaby citizens with dementia need accessible transportation

With an increasing number of Burnaby residents living with dementia, city staff are working to make it easier for them to get around. By ANA ROSE WALKEY While The City of Burnaby is making it easier for people with dementia to walk around, changes to public transportation may need to be made. Dementia-Friendly Community Action…

Overdose deaths don’t capture full extent of opioid crisis

Brain damage, cardiac problems not reflected in data By ANA ROSE WALKEY Inspector Bill Spearn presents an opioid crisis update to the Vancouver Police Board. Photo by Ana Rose Walkey. The full magnitude of the opioid crisis in Vancouver and across British Columbia is not being measured to include people who survive an overdose but…

Burnaby: large, developing city. Small, beautiful community.

Burnaby is a large city with a small city feel. According to residents, business owners and social service providers alike, the city has many charms that allow for a strong community.   Strong community feel Children talking to Captain America at Hats Off Day, Burnaby’s yearly community celebration, on Jun. 3, 2017. Photo by Sean…

Fraser for a safe school board

Vancouver School Board Chair Janet Fraser and Trustee Lisa Dominato pose with Langara College journalism students after a board meeting on Wednesday Jan. 10. Photo by Carla Shore. By ANA ROSE WALKEY In the wake of a turbulent year that saw a previous Vancouver School Board accused of bullying, current board chair Janet Fraser spoke…

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