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Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell

Chris Campbell is the Editor of the Burnaby Now and the New Westminster Record. Born and raised in Burnaby, Chris has more than 25 years of experience in journalism at both community and daily newspapers. The father of a teen daughter is also an award-winning columnist, reporter and editor who is an active member of the Burnaby and New West communities. If you see him at one of our local community events, come over and say hello.

Recent Work by Chris

Burnaby businesses blanketed with fake ‘cease-and-desist’ orders over COVID-19 rules

Burnaby businesses blanketed with fake ‘cease-and-desist’ orders over COVID-19 rules

Businesses warned to not fall for these fakes
Burnaby byelection candidates ‘inundated’ with COVID-19 conspiracy theories, want it to stop

Burnaby byelection candidates ‘inundated’ with COVID-19 conspiracy theories, want it to stop

Letter issued to media says candidates won't be commenting on COVID-19
Fraser Health staging all-night 'Vax-a-thon' with costumes, prizes and 7,000 doses

Fraser Health staging all-night 'Vax-a-thon' with costumes, prizes and 7,000 doses

Event open to anyone in Fraser Health for their first dose
Opinion: Blame drivers for Burnaby’s new ‘traffic chaos’ spot - not the city

Opinion: Blame drivers for Burnaby’s new ‘traffic chaos’ spot - not the city

The city has helped create new patio space for businesses but not everyone is happy about it
Burnaby grocery and drug stores expand loyalty program at gas stations

Burnaby grocery and drug stores expand loyalty program at gas stations

Burnaby shoppers are set to find more ways to collect and redeem points as Canada's biggest food and drugstore retailer expands its loyalty program to Esso gas stations, allowing PC Optimum members to both earn and redeem points when they fuel up
B.C. spending $1 million to fix up Coquihalla highway bathrooms

B.C. spending $1 million to fix up Coquihalla highway bathrooms

Burnaby construction workers urged to ‘just show up’ for drop-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics

Burnaby construction workers urged to ‘just show up’ for drop-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics

No registration needed for construction workers
New West getting close to having zero weekly COVID-19 cases

New West getting close to having zero weekly COVID-19 cases

One of city's best weeks ever
Opinion: Anxious about returning to your Burnaby office? Join the club

Opinion: Anxious about returning to your Burnaby office? Join the club

Many people have been lucky enough to A) keep their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic and B) work from home in a safe environment. I’m one of those lucky ones. Many of my friends have not been so lucky.
Two new rent reports highlight dire situation for Burnaby tenants

Two new rent reports highlight dire situation for Burnaby tenants

Two reports on the rental situation across Canada have arrived and both have bad news about life for Burnaby tenants.