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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 teen identified as Vancouver nightclub stabbing victim

Burnaby teen identified as Vancouver nightclub stabbing victim

Naseb Ahmad Fazil, a 19-year-old who graduated from Burnaby Central Secondary last year, was stabbed to death outside the Gallery Vancouver nightclub Monday morning.
Music therapy helps Burnaby students release 'a lot of stress'

Music therapy helps Burnaby students release 'a lot of stress'

'I think it’s really, really important for kids to have this outlet,' says music therapist who encourages alternate education students to sing, play an instrument, lay down beats or just listen to music and talk about it.
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.
Do you recognize these Burnaby mail-theft suspects?

Do you recognize these Burnaby mail-theft suspects?

Police are looking for help identifying a pair of suspects in two break-ins and mail thefts at Edmonds-area apartment buildings in March.
Girls in skimpy costumes set off Burnaby school scandal – 94 years ago

Girls in skimpy costumes set off Burnaby school scandal – 94 years ago

'Ratepayers do not pay to have their girls taught to throw their legs about,' said one trustee about a 1928 Burnaby South High School concert that featured two girls dancing in 'Hawaiian' outfits they'd made.
Burnaby RCMP seek pantless driver reportedly masturbating at red light

Burnaby RCMP seek pantless driver reportedly masturbating at red light

Police say teen videoed a man 'exposed from his waist to his knees' committing an indecent act in a vehicle beside a bus stopped at Lougheed Highway and Gaglardi Way Thursday afternoon.
'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.
Dog might have been involved in dump-truck crash that killed Burnaby teen

Dog might have been involved in dump-truck crash that killed Burnaby teen

Burnaby RCMP said it is investigating reports from neighbours a dog might have been involved in the collision that killed a Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student Thursday afternoon.