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Cornelia Naylor

Cornelia Naylor

I report on health and education for the Burnaby NOW and New Westminster Record. In a past life I taught high school English.

Recent Work by Cornelia

SFU prof sentenced to 30-days' jail for Burnaby TMX tree-sit protest

SFU prof sentenced to 30-days' jail for Burnaby TMX tree-sit protest

A B.C. Supreme Court judge called Dr. Tim Takaro's violation of a court injunction keeping people from Trans Mountain Pipeline worksites 'serious' and said a jail sentence was the only way to deter others from ignoring court orders.
SFU prof should get 30-days' jail for Burnaby TMX tree-sit protest: Crown

SFU prof should get 30-days' jail for Burnaby TMX tree-sit protest: Crown

Dr. Tim Takaro pleaded guilty to criminal contempt for violating a court order at a Trans Mountain worksite in November but he won't learn his sentence until Wednesday.
'Super super lucky' driver survives SUV plunge from Hwy 1 overpass in Burnaby

'Super super lucky' driver survives SUV plunge from Hwy 1 overpass in Burnaby

A 49-year-old woman escaped with non-life-threatening injuries last night after driving her SUV through a guardrail and falling onto a median in the middle of the Trans Canada Highway.
$70K kickback on client investment ends Burnaby immigration consultant's career

$70K kickback on client investment ends Burnaby immigration consultant's career

Kwang Woo Richard Park encouraged a Chinese client to make an investment to help his bid for permanent residency in Canada, but he didn't tell the client he would be getting a commission for the deal.
Watch: Man hospitalized after detached tire flies into windshield on Hwy 1 in Burnaby

Watch: Man hospitalized after detached tire flies into windshield on Hwy 1 in Burnaby

Dashcam video shows an errant pickup truck wheel smash into the windshield of a minivan, launch high into the air and bounce along the Trans Canada Highway.
Update: Burnaby pedestrian 'critical but stable' after May long weekend crash

Update: Burnaby pedestrian 'critical but stable' after May long weekend crash

Police looking for witnesses and dashcam video after crash on Hastings Street sent 21-year-old man to hospital Sunday night.
'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

The death of Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student Muska Behzad has shattered her family, says her father.
Video shows dog startle Burnaby girl into oncoming dump truck, developer says

Video shows dog startle Burnaby girl into oncoming dump truck, developer says

Ledingham McAllister and Marcon Construction say they have handed over CCTV footage from their construction site that captured the accident but police urge people 'not to jump to conclusions' based on 'one view of the incident'
Burnaby girl killed in dump-truck crash was newcomer from Afghanistan

Burnaby girl killed in dump-truck crash was newcomer from Afghanistan

A GoFundMe campaign is raising money for the funeral of the 14-year-old Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student who was struck and killed a few blocks from the school last Thursday.
Cross-district show celebrates art by Burnaby, New West, Vancouver students with diverse abilities

Cross-district show celebrates art by Burnaby, New West, Vancouver students with diverse abilities

Art by local high school students with special needs is on display at a first-of-its-kind, curated exhibit at the Roundhouse arts centre in Vancouver this week.