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New Westminster

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.

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...

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...

Tim Hortons turned into temporary ER room

Overcrowded hospital takes patients to the nearby donut shop.

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...

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

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...