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4 min ago | Burnaby Now

What's up in Burnaby? New arts listings April 17

YA Write!, the Burnaby Public Library's annual teen writing contest, invites submissions of short stories from young writers in two categories: younger teens and older teens .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

CBC News

Craiglist sexual assault: police ask victims to come forward

Fred William Bilawey, 52, appeared in New Westminster Provincial Court where he was charged with one count of Sexual Assault Police in New Westminster, B.C., have released a photograph of a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman who responded to Craigslist posting for a waitress/bartender position at a local bar.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cloverdale Reporter

Jury finds Surrey man not guilty of sex assault, choking

Andrew Aurie Jefferson's trial on the charges took place April 14 and 15 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

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The Now Newspaper

BOOTH: Surrey, New Westminster's chestbeating over Pattullo Bridge rings hollow

The cities of New Westminster and Surrey cannot agree on what to do with the Pattullo Bridge.

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New Westminster Newsleader

Another award for Pier Park

Three national organizations have named it winner of its 2014 National Urban Design Award for civic design projects.

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New Westminster Newsleader

Downtown rental tower project may be shelved

A 36-storey rental tower proposed for Downtown New West may have died long before a shovel hit the ground.

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New Westminster Newsleader

Downtown rental tower project may be shelved

A 36-storey rental tower proposed for Downtown New West may have died long before a shovel hit the ground.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Now Newspaper

Surrey wife killer Panghali sued for $614,300

The Surrey high school teacher who murdered his wife then burned her body is on the hook for $614,300 after his in-laws successfully sued him on behalf of his 10-year-old daughter.

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Burnaby News Leader

Burnaby bassoonist plays it forward

A Burnaby musician who got a break when he was young that helped fire his musical ambitions is hoping to give similar opportunities to aspiring bassoonists in the Philippines.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Things to do: Let the Easter egg hunts begin

Port Moody painter Maggie White has an exhibit of new and retrospective work - dating back to 1989 - up at the Port Moody Arts Centre called Seeing Red, Feeling the Blues & Rockin' It.

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The Richmond Review

European chafer beetles have eyes on local lawns

But in the battle against the invasive European chafer beetle, which savours the taste of grass roots, one of the best combat tools actually requires less effort, not more.

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North Shore News

European chafer makes its mark

Crows, starlings, skunks and raccoons are helpful in curbing the local appearance of the pesky European chafer.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

24 Hours

Police watchdog a redundant bureaucracy

The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner seems more like an expensive make-work project for bureaucrats than an effective agency.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Spoken word opens up students in Maple Ridge

A poet has been working with students in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows school district on poetry and creative writing.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Gaiptman to stay as district school boss

The board of education is suspending its search for a new superintendent after John Gaiptman agreed to continue on as the district's top administrator.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Massey, church on New West heritage tour

The Massey Theatre and Queen's Avenue United Church will be featured in this year's New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society heritage tour.

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The News Tribune

Japanese shipping line may begin transporting cars to Tacoma from Mexico

Mitsui O.S.K. Line, known in shipping circles simply as MOL, is adding to its routes -- including one that touches the Port of Tacoma -- to reflect new realities in the auto business.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Langley Advance

Langley Looking Back... to 1954: Legislature to vote on Langley Prairie secession

More than 150 people attended to hear Dr. Jack Berry speak at a joint dinner between the Langley AgriculA tural Association and the New Westminster Kiwanis Club.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Court asked to topple White Rock seniors project

Residents of a White Rock condo complex unhappy with council's recent go-ahead for an eight-storey care facility immediately south of their building are asking the courts to quash the bylaw amendment that cleared the way.

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Surrey Leader

Teen takes stand in alleged Surrey sex assault trial

She had connected with him on an Internet dating site and met him in Surrey twice to have sex, but a teen testifying in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday said one of their meet-ups turned violent and Andrew Aurie Jefferson sexually assaulted and choked her.

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