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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.
Why Metro Vancouver transit could be disrupted next month

Why Metro Vancouver transit could be disrupted next month

CUPE 4500, the union that represents more than 180 transit workers with Coast Mountain Bus Company, is bargaining for two days in January.
Winning lottery ticket worth $100K purchased in New West

Winning lottery ticket worth $100K purchased in New West

Someone earned a six-figure payday right before Christmas courtesy of Lotto 6/49's guaranteed prize draw last Saturday, Dec. 23.
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.
Contracting firm fined nearly $30K for severing Burnaby gas line

Contracting firm fined nearly $30K for severing Burnaby gas line

A Langley business was set back five figures for hitting a natural gas line while at a worksite in Burnaby, according to a new public report.
Update: Missing person found

Update: Missing person found

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.
BC Place becoming 'Christine Sinclair Place' to honour Burnaby soccer icon

BC Place becoming 'Christine Sinclair Place' to honour Burnaby soccer icon

Christine Sinclair's final international match is set for next Tuesday, Dec. 5, when Canada plays a friendly in Vancouver against Australia.
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