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Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer

Kyle Balzer graduated with distinction from BCIT's Broadcast and Online Journalism program in 2016.

He has covered a variety of stories from education and Indigenous relations, to community interests and sports.

Kyle is a three-time award-winning journalist, including recognition from the BC Association of Broadcasters for his part in covering the 2017 BC wildfire season.

He's worked for media outlets in Abbotsford, Surrey and Prince George before joining the Tri-City News, and has visited six different countries in his lifetime, including Colombia and Ukraine.

He loves meeting new people, listening to unique stories, and diving into new experiences.

His wife, Jess, works for our sister publication at Burnaby NOW.

Twitter: @KyleBalzer

Recent Work by Kyle

Photos: Take a leap, and adopt animals in Burnaby care for half off

Photos: Take a leap, and adopt animals in Burnaby care for half off

Leap day is next Thursday, Feb. 29, and the BC SPCA is giving Burnaby residents the chance to add a furry friend to the family.
Update: Missing person found

Update: Missing person found

New West police say missing man 'could be anywhere' in B.C.

New West police say missing man 'could be anywhere' in B.C.

Have you seen Oscar Reyes Lavacude? He's hasn't been seen or heard from since Dec. 9.
Video: Burnaby's Christine Sinclair 'shook' from Ryan Reynolds' special message

Video: Burnaby's Christine Sinclair 'shook' from Ryan Reynolds' special message

Sinclair was awestruck and happy to receive a congratulatory video from another B.C. icon.
Burnaby clean-tech firm funded $1.1M to develop energy storage devices

Burnaby clean-tech firm funded $1.1M to develop energy storage devices

Greenlight Innovation Corporation, based in Burnaby, was granted the federal cash earlier this month, which will also create nearly 50 new jobs.
Fall back: B.C. will gain an extra hour of sleep this Sunday

Fall back: B.C. will gain an extra hour of sleep this Sunday

Daylight saving will end in the Pacific time zone at 2 a.m. on Nov. 5, meaning B.C. will wait another year to consider ending the practice.
Seven-hour inspection to close Pattullo Bridge traffic into New West

Seven-hour inspection to close Pattullo Bridge traffic into New West

TransLink's next overnight closure is taking place Wednesday night, Nov. 1. What you need to know.
Burnaby soccer icon Christine Sinclair retiring from Canadian national team

Burnaby soccer icon Christine Sinclair retiring from Canadian national team

The 40-year-old will hang up her international cleats at the end of 2023, ending a legacy that started on Burnaby's local fields.
Former New West massage therapist facing discipline for sexual touching

Former New West massage therapist facing discipline for sexual touching

Stephen Bartlett, a former RMT operating in New Westminster, was found to have massaged a patient's breasts without consent, as well as another's butt crack.
SFU tops Maclean's comprehensive university rankings — again

SFU tops Maclean's comprehensive university rankings — again

The Burnaby post-secondary has the best operating budget, student services, awards and library resources, according to the magazine's 2024 report.
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