New Westminster

Metro Vancouver politicians to discuss housing affordability near transit

Local politicians from across the region will meet on Friday to try to find answers on housing affordability near transit stations.<p>This comes after a …

Housing

Sun Devils look to avenge blowout loss to Hyacks in Triple A semifinal | The Province

The Subway Bowl semifinals are Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium. We take a look at the two Triple A and Double A games, with help from UBC …

College Football

A Look Inside: Live the good life in this New West high rise (PHOTOS)

New West isn’t actually all that <i>new,</i> but this condo sure is.At only two years old, the stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops in this …

Real Estate

10 places to get a real Christmas tree around Vancouver

Out with the fake, in with the real. This Christmas season why not put those presents under a freshly cut real tree?Don’t know where to buy one …

Christmas

Fraser River Discovery Centre

Fraser River Discovery Centre 788 Quayside Drive New Westminster, BC V3M 6Z6<p>The Fraser River Discovery Centre is a self-guided interpretive museum …

Canada

Delta officer receives highest police honour in B.C. - Surrey Now-Leader

A Delta police officer has received the province’s top honour for his role in rescuing a woman during an armed hostage situation in 2012.<p>Const. …

Law Enforcement

OUR VIEW: Kudos for those who speak truth to power

There are a couple of ways to view New Westminster’s decision to look into the possibility of creating a diversity mandate for city committees (see …

Lower Mainland

Canada’s Classic & Vintage Motorcycle Meet and Show & Shine

Rocky Weinstein stands beaming by a 1939 BSA Gold Star, an entry in the Show & Shine competition. Officials walk around with clipboards and look …

Motorcycles

Recovery a “rollercoaster” for B.C. man injured in Thailand - Surrey Now-Leader

Almost a year after a motorcycle crash during a vacation in Thailand landed him in hospital with serious head injuries, Zsombor Toth is aware of his …

Thailand

TransLink seeks input on fare discounts, but local politician questions who would do the subsidizing

One of the questions TransLink is asking the public in its ongoing fare review is about discounts for poor riders. According to the regional …

Wine, Women & Chocolate - Get to Know Soroptimist!

Event Details<p><b>Date:</b> November 27, 2017<p><b>Time:</b> 5:30pm - 7:00pm<p><b>Location:</b> The Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street, New West<p><b>Website:</b> Visit the event's website<p>…

Lower Mainland

LETTERS: May Day is a proud tradition

I am currently living in Asia, but spent the first 24 years of my life as a proud resident of New Westminster and return there regularly to visit my …

Lower Mainland

150 ‘street proof’ backpacks for Surrey’s homeless - Surrey Now-Leader

SURREY — A total of 750 “street proof” backpacks will be delivered to the region’s homeless this year and 150 of them have made their way to …

Fraser Valley

BCLC vows to improve integrity and accountability in new casino operator agreement

B.C. Lottery Corp. announced Thursday an updated operator agreement that BCLC says will strengthen security and integrity in B.C.’s troubled casino …

Canadian News

Freshfaces @ Lafflines Comedy Club

Event Details<p><b>Date:</b> Every week on Thursday<p><b>Time:</b> 8:00pm - 9:00pm<p><b>Location:</b> Lafflines Comedy Club 530 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3L 1B2<p><b>Website:</b> …

Lower Mainland

Anvil Centre will be lit up in orange from November 25th to December 10th in support of UNiTE and GRAN’s goals of ending violence against women | City of New Westminster

<b>New Westminster, BC</b> – From November 25th to December 10th, 2017, the City of New Westminster’s Anvil Centre will be lit up in orange to show support …

Lower Mainland

What's happening in New West this weekend? Top picks for Nov. 24 to 26

1. Head to The Bernie Legge Theatre in Queen’s Park for the Vagabond Players production of <i>Sleeping Beauty</i>, when this classic fairytale comes to life …

Lower Mainland

Author digs into the Siege of Malta

Coquitlam author David E. Burnell has a knack for writing juicy war stories.<p>And his latest offering — at 369 pages — doesn’t hold back, leading the …

Remembrance Day

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are an environmentally friendly mode of transportation. As cleaner emission vehicles gain momentum across the lower mainland, the …

Lower Mainland

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 21, 2017

Toronto and Google-owned Waze app agree to trade traffic data; Championing public art in an era of bean-counters; Gridlock on GTA highways costs each …

Lower Mainland

B.C. grief counsellors say bereavement leave needs to be extended

Group says National Bereavement Day is meant to educate on the damages of grief<p>A New Westminster, B.C., grief counselling non-profit group says the …

Canada

Doctors at B.C. hospital question why police eavesdrop on suspects in ER

Imagine taking a doctor into your confidence in a hospital emergency room, only to discover that someone else is recording the conversation on a smartphone. One of British Columbia's busiest hospitals is wrestling with that very problem, and the someone else happens to be the local police.<p>Doctors …

Health Care

New West pub transforms into Sapperton District Taphouse

Something is brewing in Sapperton – and the Sapperton District Taphouse wants to be part of the action.<p>Hitesh Panchal and Ghalib Rawji purchased the …

Lower Mainland

Craft Cafe Drop In Classes

Event Details<p><b>Date:</b> Every week on Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday and Saturday<p><b>Time:</b> All day<p><b>Location:</b> Craft Cafe at River Market, 105 - 810 Quayside …

Lower Mainland

Out for a drink? Let them drive you home

With the holiday season right around the corner, the folks at Operation Red Nose want to make sure you get home safe.<p>New Westminster, Burnaby and …

Lower Mainland

Wet and windy weather across B.C.’s south coast leads to ferry cancellations

It’s going to be a wet and windy day across much of B.C.’s south coast.<p>Environment Canada issued a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver, the Howe …

Weather

Heavy rain, wind and snow expected across South Coast

METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – It’s a day of heavy precipitation in many parts of BC, and depending on where you are, it could mean heavy rain, heavy …

Weather

New West arts council celebrates 50 years

Lulu was topping the Billboard charts, The Graduate was one of the hit films of the season, Lester B. Pearson was the prime minister of Canada ­– …

The Arts

A kid who grew up in the projects is now in charge of reducing poverty in B.C.

The 350-square-foot, two-bedroom apartment is a cramped, no-frills space, but it provided a safe place for cabinet-minister-to-be Shane Simpson, his …

Canadian News

Warning of up to 70 millimetres of rain for Metro Vancouver

Charlie SmithIt's time to clear away those storm drains and pull out the umbrella.That's because Environment Canada has warned that there will be 50 …

Sea to Sky Corridor