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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

Watch: 'Incredible' salmon spawning in Burnaby creeks

Watch: 'Incredible' salmon spawning in Burnaby creeks

It's salmon spawning season!
'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.”
Burnaby's SFU professor recalls Higgs boson discovery, 10 years on

Burnaby's SFU professor recalls Higgs boson discovery, 10 years on

It's the 10-year anniversary of the discovery of so-called "God Particle" (though physicists detest the name). An SFU researcher remembers the scene in Geneva and gives a lesson in particle physics 101.
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