New Westminster

GYRE explores the infinite at New Westminster New Media Gallery

Three international artists explore notions of the infinite through light and sound in a new exhibition at the New Westminster New Media Gallery.<p>GYRE …

Lower Mainland

New-home presales plummet in Lower Mainland

The rate at which presale condos and townhomes are being snapped up has plummeted across Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, according to a July …

Canadian Real Estate

What's up in New West? Arts and entertainment listings for July and August

<b>To Sunday, July 29</b><p>Tony Durke: Realpolitik, an exhibition at The Gallery at Queen’s Park, in Centennial Lodge, open Wednesdays from 1 to 8 p.m. and …

Lower Mainland

5 Vancouver concerts to check out this week: July 20 to 26

Let the music fill the air! Here is our rundown of five concerts to check out in Vancouver from July 20 to 26. Fusion Festival, Uptown Live, and …

Festivals

Steve Abbott and Danny DeKeyser to be Inducted Into WMU Hockey Ring of Honor - Western Michigan University

Men's Ice Hockey | July 20, 2018<p><b>KALAMAZOO, Mich. –</b> Western Michigan Hockey alums Steve Abbott and Danny DeKeyser are set to be inducted into the WMU …

British Columbia

So long Arenex, hello Queen’s Park Sportsplex

The collapse of the Arenex has paved the way for construction of the new Queen’s Park Sportsplex.<p>New Westminster city council has adopted Queen’s …

Lower Mainland

What's happening in New West this weekend? Top picks for July 20 to 22

1. Take in performances by a variety of musicians when the Uptown Live street party returns to New Westminster on Saturday, July 21. It features …

Lower Mainland

Here's how to stop your stolen bike from being lost forever

Five or six bikes are reported stolen in nearby Vancouver every day – less than you might think for a city of that size.<p>Even fewer are returned to …

Lower Mainland

New West racks up wins over Adanacs, Thunder

Logan Schuss jumped to the front of the Western Lacrosse Association’s scoring race with back-to-back nine point efforts, as New West racked up a …

Lacrosse

Show and Shine brings the muscle back to New West

Whether the classics, muscle machines, or modern, custom-whips are your style, there will be plenty of impressive cars to see this Sunday at the …

Auto Shows

Many in B.C. with addictions have no easy path to recovery

Carson Connelly flashes an easy smile as he talks about his landscaping job, helping a friend promote a new streetwear line of men’s clothing, and …

Drug Addiction

LETTERS: New Westminster's traffic plan for Sapperton and Massey-Victory Heights is flawed

Editor: Re: Council endorses traffic plan for Sapperton, <b>Record</b>, July 12.<p>The city engaged in a process for over a year in which they solicited …

Lower Mainland

Backyard farmers can rejoice in New West

If you’ve always wanted to be a backyard farmer but didn’t want the hassle of dealing with city hall, you’re in luck.<p>Council has amended the building …

Lower Mainland

LETTERS: Don’t leave dogs in cars on hot days

Editor: I was sitting outside the library and I noticed a dog that had been left in a car. The dog was quite large and was pacing a bit inside the …

Pets

New Westminster Police investigation turns up fentanyl, cash and weapons

New Westminster Police revealed today officers had seized a cache of fentanyl with an estimated street value of $250,000 following an investigation …

Lower Mainland

New Westminster project a labour of love for Vancouver LEGO Club

People Gotta Move has been a passion project for the Vancouver LEGO Club.<p>Working with New Westminster Museum curator Oana Capota, the VLC consulted …

Lower Mainland

Condos rushing to ban pot smoking before legalization, leaving some residents fuming

TORONTO — Gerald Major goes out on the back balcony of his condo several times a day, leaning against the wall and smoking or vaping medicinal …

Cannabis

Who is dumping shopping carts in Queensborough?

When Bill Plummer drives along Boyd Street during his morning commute, something unsightly often catches his eye.<p>Shopping carts stuck in ditches, …

Lower Mainland

Progressives: end council retirement payouts in New West

The New West Progressives are calling for an end to a remuneration policy that sees outgoing members of council take home tens of thousands of …

Lower Mainland

New passenger ferry service on Fraser River would link New West and Richmond

As the population grows apace in Richmond and people complain about the increasing traffic, one company is shifting its attention to a business …

Western Canada

Union construction cost competitive, B.C. Building Trades say

Union public construction doesn’t mean more expensive construction, says the head of B.C.’s building trades organization.<p>“If that were the case, …

Victoria, BC

San Diego claims Mydske, likely throwing wrench in plans for Vancouver's NLL club

The chase for Brett Mydske has become decidedly more difficult for the National Lacrosse League’s Vancouver entry.<p>The San Diego Seals selected Mydske …

San Diego

RCMP to blame for former officer’s suicide after on-the-job harassment

When I read news stories about police officers losing their lives in the line of duty, I feel a deep sadness and anxiety because I have many family …

Sexual Harassment

Friday Night Lights bike show a hit

Look for the cycling version of Friday Night Lights to become an annual show in PoCo.<p>The city and organizers of the third annual PoCo Grand Prix …

Cycling

Independent contractors group claim new labour agreement will result in higher costs, delayed projects

A new B.C. Crown corporation is expected to track employment numbers and other benchmarks for major infrastructure projects in the province, including the number of apprenticeships in skilled trades and employment and training opportunities for groups typically underrepresented in the construction …

Canadian News

More than 50 per cent of Metro Vancouver mayors aren't running for re-election

More than half of Metro Vancouver’s 21 municipalities will see a change in leadership this fall because their mayors have chosen not to run for …

Canadian News

New West set to explore theatre needs

The city is getting set create a “cultural map” through its first theatre policy.<p>Over the next year, the city plans to consult with the community to …

Lower Mainland

New Westminster Public Library now lending laptops

New Westminster Public Library patrons will be able to access online resources 24-7 with one of its latest offerings.<p>Anyone with borrowing privileges …

Lower Mainland

Tourism New West seeks the soundtrack of the city

Do you have a song that’s the perfect New West soundtrack?<p>Tourism New Westminster is looking for local artists to bring a new video to life. The …

Lower Mainland

Steel Oak will celebrate New Westminster artists

Art and great beer? Yes, please.<p>New Westminster’s favourite local brewery will soon be offering a space for local artists to share their work.<p>article …

Lower Mainland