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2 hrs ago | The Asian Pacific Post

Mewa Singh's funeral 1915

His body was brought to the undertakers, where it was bathed according to the Sikh religious rites and then in a hearse was carried to the B.C.E.R. Depot, where about four or five hundred Sikhs were standing to pray for the soul of the dead.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Canada.com

Six-lane Pattullo Bridge should go between Coquitlam and Surrey, New Westminster mayor says

If Coquitlam and Surrey want a six-lane replacement for the Pattullo Bridge, they can have it, says New Westminster Mayor Wayne Wright.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Paramedic develops ID bracelet with QR codes

Roberts, 48, is a paramedic based in New Westminster. In 14 years responding to all kinds of medical calls, he's encountered patients who are unconscious, patients who don't speak English, patients with lists of medications as long as his arm, patients who have no idea of their medical history.

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CBC News

Urban beach proposed for New Westminster waterfront

An artist's concept shows what New Westminster's urban beach would look like. A report to New Westminster city council recommends continuing the redevelopment of the waterfront that began with the creation of Westminster Pier Park in 2012.

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The Now Newspaper

Wife killer Panghali on hook for $614,300

A Surrey high school teacher who murdered his wife and 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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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Canada.com

Surrey killer loses appeal of his conviction for 1998 murder

Surrey convicted murderer Gary Donald Johnston will continue to serve his life sentence for the 1998 stabbing murder of Vic Fraser.

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The Abbotsford News

Man pleads guilty to robberies in Abbotsford and Mission

Shaymon Webb pleaded guilty April 11 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster to four of the nine offences with which he was charged.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Musicians stamp out bullying

Among the acts at the Unity Rocks Showcase Extravaganza for I Am Someone on April 25 will be Ria Jade Diy, 16, a singer, songwriter and musician who hosts her own TV show titled eveRIAthing on Shaw.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Nick Ringma Releases a Baker's Dozen

Author Nick Ringma begs to disagree with the usually quipped clich "Once an addict, always an addict" as he jots down the personal and clinical observations garnered from the professional perch of an addiction therapist in his book entitled " A Baker's Dozen ."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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