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Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast and Online Journalism program in 2016.

He has covered a variety of stories from education and Indigenous relations, to community interests and sports.

Kyle is a three-time award-winning journalist, including recognition from the BC Association of Broadcasters for his part in covering the 2017 BC wildfire season.

He's worked for media outlets in Abbotsford, Surrey and Prince George before joining the Tri-City News, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine.

He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, and diving into new experiences.

His wife, Jess, works for our sister publication at Burnaby NOW.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

New West-born soccer player's first Vancouver FC goal caps home-opener victory

New West-born soccer player's first Vancouver FC goal caps home-opener victory

David Norman's talents and champion mentality were on display in his debut with his hometown club.
$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

$2.5M in research funding granted to these Burnaby post-secondary schools

Simon Fraser University and BCIT recently received seven-figure boosts from the province for astronomical insights and wheelchair technologies.
Here's where to find the cheapest gas in New West

Here's where to find the cheapest gas in New West

Prices are still above $2 per litre in New Westminster, but not as far above the threshold as seven days ago.
Woman wanted by B.C. police has a New West connection

Woman wanted by B.C. police has a New West connection

B.C. police are searching for a 22-year-old woman wanted on charges that include robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
Here's where to find the cheapest gas in New West

Here's where to find the cheapest gas in New West

New Westminster's average price for fuel is climbing — again.
New West Salmonbellies alumna earns promotion with Lacrosse Canada

New West Salmonbellies alumna earns promotion with Lacrosse Canada

Ashley Bull has been involved with New West lacrosse since 2007
New West to experience 'Brewhalla' at this summer festival

New West to experience 'Brewhalla' at this summer festival

Queen's Park will turn into a craft beer-lover's oasis in August, which will include taste-testing, food trucks and live music.
Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

A combined 232 units have been approved for provincial cash that'll provide housing options for Indigenous and low-income families, as well as seniors, in Burnaby.
Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

The Burnaby post-secondary wishes to help build better wheelchairs, as well as development a better understanding of the universe, with a recent government financial boost.
B.C. grants $500K for multi-use pathway in this New West neighbourhood

B.C. grants $500K for multi-use pathway in this New West neighbourhood

The new 1.5 km extension will improve cyclist and pedestrian access near the Queensborough bridge.
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