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Hundreds protest against Port Metro Vancouver for closed door decision making” on proposed coal port
"Why do want to escalate health care costs and give asthma to our children for a few jobs?" a physician at the rally asked.
Oct 27th, 2013
New Westminsters's first own green documentary fest to kick off on Friday
The inaugural New West Doc Fest will showcase environmentally focused films on October 21 and 22 at Douglas College’s Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre. The two-day...
Oct 18th, 2011
New Westminster community works to balance history with diversity
The city isn't as urban as Vancouver, but as 22-year-old Dana Cook said about it, "New Westminster doesn't quite fit into the category of suburb either." Last night, a meeting highlighted the...
Jun 24th, 2011
Tim Hortons turned into temporary ER room
Overcrowded hospital takes patients to the nearby donut shop.
Mar 1st, 2011
Weaning our politicians off the bottle
Oh, the French. The country that gave the world Perrier and kick-started the bottled water craze is now building free public water fountains that dispense sparkling water. The move is being taken...
Feb 13th, 2011
Rejoice, burger lovers
You just can't go wrong with a good burger. I'm a connoisseur of hamburger and fries. With today's endless choice of fast food chains in our globalized world, it's easy to say anybody can cook up a
Sep 28th, 2010
City of Vancouver encourages waste reduction through composting indoors...with worms
In and around Vancouver, city governments are encouraging residents to do worm composting as part of their garbage reduction programs. Metro Vancouver’s website recommends that people who are...
Mar 31st, 2010