News & Stories

The Burnaby Festival of Learning is now Connect Fest!

By BFOL Communications Team At February 14, 2024

Our email subscribers will have heard a few times now about our name change. But just in case you haven’t heard: to […]

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Get to know We Are Burnaby

By BFOL Communications Team At September 28, 2022

Submitted by: Ariel Dela Cruz & Shantelle Medel About We Are Burnaby: We Are Burnaby is an online community gallery that features […]

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Sustainability Starts with Optimizing Our Community

By BFOL Communications Team At May 4, 2022

By: Milad Ebadi Retrofitting his working environment to make it more energy-efficient and sustainable was an easy decision for Milad, who has […]

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An Urban Understory

By BFOL Communications Team At April 29, 2022

By: Naomi Steinberg Beneath walkways, roadways, bike lanes and train tracks lie networks underground that contribute to the thriving life of the […]

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Art After Dark: Art With No Boundaries

By BFOL Communications Team At April 26, 2022

By: Grant Withers (experimental photographic artist) & Yunuen Perez Vertti (documentary filmmaker) For generations, art has been viewed on the walls of […]

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Talking about Culture Chats

By BFOL Communications Team At April 22, 2022

Event: Multicultural Arts and Crafts Workshop | May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Contributor: Asmita Lawrence Canada has long been known as […]

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The Art and Language of Geometry

By BFOL Communications Team At May 6, 2021

Aigerim Shilibekova, who goes by her artistic name of Aia Tarazi, is a multi-talented polymath who possesses a wide range of interests […]

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A Map Made of Photographs

By BFOL Communications Team At May 6, 2021

Rebecca Heyl is an artist, author and educator who hails from the state of New York. She trained as photographer at the […]

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Reconnecting with Nature with a Herbalist Plant Walk

By BFOL Communications Team At May 6, 2021

We first meet Lori Snyder as she guides our interviewer along an interactive nature walk in Burnaby’s Central Park. She points out […]

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The Restorative Nature of Sound

By BFOL Communications Team At April 28, 2021

Martin Reisle is a musician and sound enthusiast, whose insights on listening and sounds are not only inspiring but also encourage thinking […]

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From Whitehorse to Burnaby: An Artist’s Journey

By BFOL Communications Team At April 28, 2021

Born in Whitehorse, Amber Ross is Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation and a member of Crow Clan. She has lived in many places […]

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The Environmental Impact of Online Learning

By BFOL Communications Team At April 26, 2021

Streaming services such as Zoom and Netflix have become a pervasive part of our lives, especially in the midst of the global […]

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Discovering the Truth Behind Bioplastics

By BFOL Communications Team At April 23, 2021

Making the switch from petroleum-based plastics to plastics made from renewable resources seems to be an obvious choice when it comes to […]

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Making Sustainable Changes on Campus with Electrical Vehicles

By BFOL Communications Team At April 23, 2021

The transition from gasoline vehicles to electrical vehicles is a product of exciting technological developments and our society’s efforts to decrease our […]

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Are you a past or current event organizer? Do you want to tell the deeper story of your event? Tell us by emailing Tara Flynn, Festival Director at info@festivaloflearning.ca.