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Lauren Vanderdeen

Lauren Vanderdeen

Lauren Vanderdeen is a reporter for the Burnaby Now, covering city hall and general news. A graduate of Langara College's journalism program, she loves reporting community stories — particularly involving transportation and arts.

Before journalism, Lauren studied Latin and ancient Greek in Halifax, N.S., and later spent time working in Port Moody arts organizations.

An avid TransLink rider, she's easily spotted on the Millennium Line, and can be found walking all over Metro Vancouver. Send her an email anytime.

Email
lvanderdeen@burnabynow.com

Recent Work by Lauren

Burnaby workshop: How to make your own panties

Burnaby workshop: How to make your own panties

This workshop will answer the age-old question: “What's the mystery of sewing underwear?”
Marvel Avengers show to assemble at Burnaby's Brentwood

Marvel Avengers show to assemble at Burnaby's Brentwood

New exhibition of all things Marvel will open March 2023.
Masks should return to buses, SkyTrain: Metro Vancouver transit advocate

Masks should return to buses, SkyTrain: Metro Vancouver transit advocate

“Who in our society is carrying that disease burden the heaviest in the context of travel and transportation?”
'Going to need a lot more staff': TransLink to hire 500 workers by 2028

'Going to need a lot more staff': TransLink to hire 500 workers by 2028

"This is a 24/7 operation, seven days a week."
'Going to need a lot more staff': TransLink to hire 500 workers by 2028

'Going to need a lot more staff': TransLink to hire 500 workers by 2028

"This is a 24/7 operation, seven days a week."
Bacteria-killing copper to be installed at BCIT after $5M donation

Bacteria-killing copper to be installed at BCIT after $5M donation

It can kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria and is installed in “high-touch, high-traffic locations.”
Volunteer wayfinders wanted for SkyTrain stations in Burnaby, Coquitlam

Volunteer wayfinders wanted for SkyTrain stations in Burnaby, Coquitlam

TransLink initiates new community transit volunteer program.
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