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3 hrs ago | Eighty Six Forever

FTBL Podcast Episode 36: The Fall of the Oranje

The Whitecaps playing, the World Cup ending, and lots of news in the world make a very tight packed episode of From the Backline.

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Related Topix: Canada, Sports, US Soccer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

Metro Vancouver sewage could heat hundreds of high rises

The water that gushes out of the average home from flushed toilets or draining dishwashers and showers might not seem like a major energy source.

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Langley Advance

What's In Store: Let's talk agri-tourism in Langley

A trio of horticulture students from Kwantlen have launched a farmgate business called The Veggie Patch near 220th Street on 56th Avenue, and are holding a barbecue this weekend to encourage the public to discover their offerings.

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Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Squamish Chief

Krisztina Egyed and Jim Hegan/ special to the squamish chief

Brazilian artist Vik Muniz, featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land, touches down in Squamish the week of July 21 to create a major art installation in our town, while artist Konstantin Dimopoulos breezed through Squamish last week on a reconnaissance trip scouting sites for his sought after Blue Trees installations - and fell in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Vancouver Whitecaps seek USL Pro team in New Wetminster

Major League Soccer's Vancouver Whitecaps and the City of New Westminster have signed a memorandum of understanding towards bringing a United Soccer Leagues Pro franchise to the British Columbia city.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBC News

Instagram photographer, B.C.'s Doug Dorsett, gains international acclaim

Doug Dorsett, known as "akaalec" on Instagram, was named in a list of Urban Instagram Photographers You Should Follow in the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Government-assisted B.C. refugees most often live in Surrey and Coquitlam

This is just one of many intriguing facts in a new 40-page report by the Immigrant Services Society of B.C. called Refugee Newcomers in Vancouver: Changing Faces and Neighbourhoods 2000-2013 .

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

CBC News

SkyTrain bridge runner arrested: Transit Police

Twitter user @theREALpreet shared this photo of a man running on the SkyTrain SkyBridge between New Westminster and Surrey, B.C., at 7 p.m. PT Saturday.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Coquitlam Now

Tri-Cities win bridge fight

On Wednesday, it was announced that a provincial arbitrator had sided with Coquitlam's proposal to replace the current bridge with a twolane span.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Food carts return to New Westminster for Columbia StrEAT Food Truck Fest

After years of frustration it has finally occurred to me that having friends just isn't for me.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen memorial proposed for Burnaby

Burnaby city hall is considering a proposal to erect a memorial to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen in a local park.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Columbian

NWAACC rebrands itself NWAC

The former Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges has renamed itself the Northwest Athletic Conference .

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

COLUMN: Adversarial negotiations

As the teachers' strike drags on, one sometimes wonders if things would be settled more easily if bargaining again took place at the local school district level.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada, Opinion

Tri-City News

Bailey bridge arbitrator rules in favour of Coquitlam

An arbitrator has ruled in favour of Coquitlam in its Bailey bridge dispute with New Westminster, a move Mayor Richard Stewart said could pave the way for a new two-lane crossing being built as early as this fall.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Dissident Voice

Canada's Colonialism Bites Harper

On June 16, Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially approved Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project to the Pacific coast to export tar sands oil, just days before Canada's Supreme Court wrapped up its deliberations on the Tsilhqot'in Nation land claim.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

New West summer school could go regional

Superintendent/CEO John Gaiptman said the LRB determined districts must first use administrators to teach the courses.

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Examiner.com

PA man sentenced for producing child pornography

Yesterday, a New Westminster family , who contacted police regarding images found that their teenage daughter had been receiving via the internet, learned that the investigation has led to the guilty plea of a Pennsylvania man.

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Related Topix: Canada, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Taylor, PA, Prison

Lake Cowichan Gazette

How do you pronounce 'Gruchy's?'

Here is a question that came up recently: How do you pronounce Gruchy's Beach? Gruh-chy's or Grouch-y's or something else? The Terrace Standard asked this on our Facebook page and received 39 comments.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

CBC News

Drunk driving crash survivor Alyssa Alanis: 'That was my consequence'

Alyssa Alanis, 22, barely survived a car crash that killed her boyfriend and another friend on impact in 2010.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Abbotsford News

Convicted of sexually assaulting teen girl

Anton Ellis Foulds, 37, was found guilty of the charge on June 19 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

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