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BFL in the media

Once in a while Burnaby Family Life sends out a press release to let local media know about exciting new programs and projects being offered by BFL. We also sometimes are interviewed by media about current events affecting the community or the services we offer. If you spot us in the media and don't see that coverage on this website, please feel free to let us know and we'll clip the article for our records - your help is much appreciated.

To make a media enquiry, please call Caroline Lillico at 604-659-2200.

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The Board of Directors at Burnaby Family Life Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Executive Director, Michel Pouliot.
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    After 30 years of leading Burnaby Family Life and seeing it through countless successes, Jeanne Fike has made a decision to retire effective March 31, 2014.  
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    Five weeks ago, a partnership between Burnaby Family Life and Burnaby’s Artspace Children’s Arts Centre took shape in the form of a weekly visual art class for three to five year olds at Morley Daycare Centre in Southeast Burnaby.  
The article in The Burnaby Newsleader features an interview with Jeanne Fike, Executive Director, Burnaby Family Life and Maria- Elena Stancliffe, one of the many clients at Burnaby Family Life. Maria- Elena Stancliffe talks about her experience with Burnaby Family Life and how it helped her to get back on her feet. Date: August 18, 2011 http://www.bclocalnews.com/greater_vancouver/burnabynewsleader/news/128022268.html
By Sam Schechter, Burnaby Now March 11, 2011 On Saturday, March 5, Burnaby Family Life celebrated 40 years of service to the community. We celebrated in style with orchids on the tables, special handkerchiefs with our logo for each guest, a band that played after an elegant dinner, and people were all dressed up like we were reliving our high school prom.
By Wanda Chow, Burnaby NewsLeader Jeanne Fike is a community activist and the executive director of Burnaby Family Life, a non-profit organization that provides services to thousands of families each year and feeds hundreds of children each day in 12 Burnaby locations. A Local Hero of Burnaby, Fike has also received a medal from the Government of Canada “for her dedication and contributions to the community and to fellow Canadians.”
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For Immediate Release2010RESD0008-001510 Dec. 7, 2010 COMMUNITY FUNDING BUILDS GREATER CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
I was chatting with Jeanne Fike, from Burnaby Family Life, and she told me of her adoptive granddaughter, whom she names "Mary" in this letter. The girl comes from a very troubled home, and Jeanne and her husband have been providing some sense of healthy normalcy from what I can tell. Read more: http://communities.canada.com/VANNET/blogs/commcons/archive/2010/12/07/c...
Thanks to the Burnaby Now for including Burnaby Family Life in its series about worthy local organizations to consider when thinking about making a charitable donation this year.
By Alfie Lau, Burnaby Now October 9, 2010   It was a secret Jody Johnson had to keep for several days, but on Wednesday, she could sh