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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

'Excessive': Mom of teen injured by police dog in Burnaby speaks out

'Excessive': Mom of teen injured by police dog in Burnaby speaks out

A 15-year-old boy who ran from police in Brentwood was injured by a police dog during his arrest Wednesday.
'We all are heartbroken': Community mourns teens killed in Burnaby crash

'We all are heartbroken': Community mourns teens killed in Burnaby crash

A candlelight vigil for Yabsrat Ytatek, 17, and Samir Ali, 18, drew hundreds to the crash site on 10th Avenue Monday.
Man found dead in Burnaby targeted in two earlier Coquitlam shootings: police

Man found dead in Burnaby targeted in two earlier Coquitlam shootings: police

The body of Chris Irwin, 31, was found in a vacant lot on Norland Street Thursday. Police say there had been two earlier attempts on his life – one that saw a father shot in front of his nine-year-old son in a case of 'mistaken identity.'
Online dating fraudsters threaten Burnaby victims with violence

Online dating fraudsters threaten Burnaby victims with violence

Over the past month, three Burnaby residents who've shared addresses and phone numbers on dating apps have been sent videos from fraudsters who say they are on their way to the victim's house and will shoot them and their families if they don't pay up.
Burnaby man charged after drone flies drugs into Manitoba prison

Burnaby man charged after drone flies drugs into Manitoba prison

Burnaby’s Jalen Falk, 22, and Vancouver’s Shahram Tohky, 20, face drug trafficking charges in connection with a drone police say dropped methamphetamine and suspected fentanyl into Manitoba’s Stony Mountain Institution.
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.