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Local news for New Westminster, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | New Westminster Newsleader

Competing stadium petitions launched

Online petitions by two New Westminster minor sports groups have been launched to oppose and support plans to turn Queen's Park Stadium into a soccer-only facility.

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9 hrs ago | New Westminster Newsleader

Volunteers to the rescue

The program based at Shiloh-Sixth Avenue United Church lost $150,000 in federal funding for its homelessness advocacy and referral services in April.

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17 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Developers allowed to break noise bylaw rules for a fee

The city says the longer hours allow companies to wrap up construction quicker and not every project is approved for extended hours, but some residents say the policy means they get no peace and quiet.

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21 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dragon spices up Figaro

An Italian-sung comic opera penned by an Austrian composer and set in Spain will move this month to India for a Coquitlam show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Canada, Mozart, Classical, Spain, World News, France, India,

Yesterday | TSN.ca

Sigalet named new goaltending coach for the Flames

The 33-year-old from New Westminster, B.C., spent the last two seasons coaching Calgary's goaltending prospects with the Abbotsford Heat.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canada.com

Surrey woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing friend in suicide pact

A Surrey woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of her best friend, who she stabbed 41 times, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Canada, Drugs

Canada.com

Death of homeless man in New Westminster a homicide: police

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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CBC News

Pattullo Bridge boat fire extinguished by emergency crews

Fire crews extinguished a blaze that broke out on a boat on the Fraser River near the Pattullo Bridge in New Westminster, B.C. on Tuesday morning.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

Pride festival pride

"I'm basking in the after glow, I could say. It was over the top. We were just blown away about how receptive the community was."

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The Georgia Straight

Nearly completed Anvil Centre will bring theatre and conference facilities to New Westminster

As soon as I meet a couple I immediately picture the two of them having sex. I swear I don't do it on purpose.

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Canada.com

Nurses shortage sees two critical care beds closed at Royal Columbian Hospital

Marijuana legalization activist Marc Emery, who served five years in a U.S. prison for selling marijuana seeds, has returned to Vancouver.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Nearly completed Anvil Centre will bring theatre and conference facilities to New Westminster

As soon as I meet a couple I immediately picture the two of them having sex. I swear I don't do it on purpose.

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Canada.com

Police investigate after man's body found on banks of Fraser

Fifty years ago, on Aug. 22, 1964, the Fab Four rocked the city when they came to town to play Empire Stadium in their first Canadian concert.

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GlobalNews

Police investigate suspicious death in New Westminster

On Saturday night, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a witness discovered the body on a river bank at the foot of Cumberland Street.

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The Georgia Straight

Don't be surprised if Justin 'Drex' Wilcomes brings a bit of Howard Stern to CKNW Radio

At 35, the Australian-born broadcaster is younger than most. He lives in New Westminster, not in an expensive penthouse along Coal Harbour or in an exclusive neighbourhood in West Vancouver.

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Related Topix: America's Got Talent, Entertainment, Television, Howard Stern, Canada,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Photos: New Westminster Pride celebration livens up the downtown

Is this the general idea in Vancouver? Trying to learn the dance steps. 1.Guys asks woman out; woman gets offended.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

GlobalNews

B.C. police watchdog investigates injury

A man is in hospital with wounds police believe are self-inflicted after an encounter with officers, prompting an investigation from B.C.'s police watchdog.

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Canada.com

Police watchdog probes Taser arrest in New Westminster

Officers with B.C.'s independent police watchdog have been called to New Westminster, where police used a Taser on a suspect Thursday night.

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StreetsBlog.org

NYC: Friday Job Market

Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CKNW News Talk 980

Staff shortages at B.C. hospitals prompting concerns

The recent death of a man who suffered a heart attack in Haida Gwaii because he didn't have better access to care is prompting more warnings about staffing shortages at two B.C. hospitals.

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Related Topix: Canada, Nursing, Medicine

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