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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

Burnaby summer school numbers bounce back after COVID slump

Burnaby summer school numbers bounce back after COVID slump

Health and safety protocols to stay in place for summer session, say school officials
(Update) Machete but no evidence of gunshots found after dispute near Burnaby school

(Update) Machete but no evidence of gunshots found after dispute near Burnaby school

Burnaby RCMP hasn't ruled out links to Lower Mainland gang conflict
Toddler falls from second-storey window in Burnaby

Toddler falls from second-storey window in Burnaby

Boy not seriously hurt but police urging parents to secure windows during hot weather
Burnaby students mobilize to save Vietnamese kids from boring English lessons

Burnaby students mobilize to save Vietnamese kids from boring English lessons

Vietnamese international student launches book drive to inspire children in her home country to learn English
Charges laid in dramatic Burnaby rollover crash

Charges laid in dramatic Burnaby rollover crash

Moussa Daoui, 32, has been charged with failing to stop after an accident resulting in bodily harm, impaired driving causing bodily harm and criminal negligence causing bodily harm.
Provincial COVID recovery funds unlikely to prevent Burnaby teacher cuts: district

Provincial COVID recovery funds unlikely to prevent Burnaby teacher cuts: district

Local teachers hoping for 'infusion from government' to improve services to students emerging from pandemic in September
Costly severance agreements for City of Burnaby execs, managers have tripled since 2018: SOFI

Costly severance agreements for City of Burnaby execs, managers have tripled since 2018: SOFI

The city signed six agreements last year and paid out between seven and 20 months' salary and benefits for each
Foul play suspected in disappearance of Burnaby man

Foul play suspected in disappearance of Burnaby man

Parminder "Paul" Rai, 33, was last seen near SFU on June 4.
Solitary confinement cases at Burnaby youth jail mostly Indigenous, racialized girls: report

Solitary confinement cases at Burnaby youth jail mostly Indigenous, racialized girls: report

B.C.’s ombudsperson is calling for change after an investigation that revealed a bleak picture of self-harming and suicidal youth kept in prolonged isolation at a Burnaby correctional facility
Nine determined, resilient Burnaby grads awarded $40K each in scholarships

Nine determined, resilient Burnaby grads awarded $40K each in scholarships

Local students among 112 grads and 15 single parents awarded a total of $5.1 million in Beedie Luminaries scholarships