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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

Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

Three more Burnaby rental housing projects granted B.C. funding

A combined 232 units have been approved for provincial cash that'll provide housing options for Indigenous and low-income families, as well as seniors, in Burnaby.
Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

Spinning wheels, spinning galaxies: What BCIT is researching with $7.3M in new funding

The Burnaby post-secondary wishes to help build better wheelchairs, as well as development a better understanding of the universe, with a recent government financial boost.
Stray Burnaby cat with 'long list' of serious injuries rescued by Good Samaritan

Stray Burnaby cat with 'long list' of serious injuries rescued by Good Samaritan

Finding Nemo: The tabby required 48 hours of emergency care when taken to the Burnaby community animal centre, the SPCA said.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni concerned over 'lack' of strategy following SFU football review

Alumni concerned over 'lack' of strategy following SFU football review

An independent special adviser found that the Burnaby program has potential to play in Canada.
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