Burnaby Politics, Bylaws, Provincial Politics

City of Burnaby Vs Province Of Saskatchewan

The City of Burnaby has been in the spotlight in recent days due to, only commentary, by the City of Burnaby’s lawyers and the Province of Saskatchewan’s Attorney General Don Morgan. It all has to do with the timeline of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project. (The Pipeline). Here’s what went down. In a November 3rd edition of the Regina Leader,…

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Burnaby Politics, Bylaws

Burnaby South Arena – Feedback

Burnaby City Council and Burnaby Parks and Recreation held a public forum on September 14th to discuss the plans for the Burnaby South Arena with the public. Whether you attended or not you now have the opportunity to provide your feedback and should do so if you are a Burnaby resident. You can find the survey here: https://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Community-Centres/South-Burnaby-Arena-Feedback-Survey.html  For more information:…

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Bylaws, Provincial Politics

Surrey – Hawthorne Park Roadway

Disclaimer – I occasionally write about other municipalities, communities and towns\cities council decisions as I find the decisions and process interesting. I also think its important for us to understand all of the surrounding cities and decisions that are being made. David Suzuki attended a protest at Hawthorne Park in Surrey on September 16th as city council plans to move…

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Burnaby Politics, Bylaws, Federal Politics, Provincial Politics

Burnaby To Get Methadone Clinic

Fraser Health announced that in September & October 2017 it would be opening Opioid Addiction treatment clinics in 5 cities. Burnaby has been included in the list of cities that will be getting a new clinic. These clinics will provide methadone and suboxone to addicts to assist them in minimizing their addiction to illegal substances. Fraser Health has yet to…

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Burnaby Politics, Bylaws

Burnaby should consider changing it’s breed specific legislation against Pit Bulls

I have been a strong advocate for changing breed specific legislation that essentially “bans” or strictly limits dog ownership in communities throughout BC for quite a few years. I have not personally owned a dog since 2011 (a pug, named Apollo who was adopted out and now works at a men’s recovery house in White Rock) but as the legislation…

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