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

44 min ago | Castanet.net

Bus crash update

Interior Health has announced that seven people are now listed in critical condition following Thursday afternoon's tour bus crash south of Merritt.

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44 min ago | Canada.com

Crowd-funding campaign has been set up for 9-11 heroes

Howard Blank, Canadian event chair for the 9-11 Memorial Ride, has helped organize a crowdfunding campaign to fly five first responders who were at Ground Zero in 2001 to Vancouver for the Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

GlobalNews

New West police searching for man who held up taxi driver at knifepoint

Police say that on July 27 around 4 a.m., a driver picked up a man who asked to go to a location in New Westminster.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Seaplane dock, marina floated for Port Haney

Phase one of a waterfront development with float plane docks and a marina in Port Haney is inching closer to reality.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Your History: Maillardville and money

This copper sculpture above is now in the possession of the Coquitlam Heritage Society.

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Burnaby News Leader

Immigrant Canadians stuck in catch-22 when ID lost

Immigrant Canadians will want to hold onto their wallet-sized Canadian citizenship cards for dear life.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

CKNW News Talk 980

Minister, union head to meet Wednesday in teachers' dispute

The province confirms Education Minister Peter Fassbender, government negotiator Peter Cameron and BC Teachers Federation Jim Iker will meet tomorrow at the legislature in Victoria.

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CBC News

There's a new beach in B.C. - but you can't go in the water

Melissa Fiorucci enjoys the new beach at New Westminster, B.C., even though she cannot swim in the water.

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Burnaby Now

Burnaby mayor rails against coal transfer facility

On Monday, Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan expressed his disappointment with Port Metro Vancouver's decision to allow Surrey Fraser Docks to operate a coal transfer facility that will see more coal trains run through cities in the Lower Mainland.

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Journal of Commerce

Making a Mall in New Westminster

The Royal City Centre Mall in New Westminster, B.C. is adding 1,000 square feet and two storeys to the mall, with construction of the entrance atrium underway.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canada.com

Vancouver filmmaker completes 24-hour "coconut marathon walk" to fund slasher flick

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cathedral plaque honours internees

A plaque recognizing the 100th anniversary of the First World War injustice inflicted upon Ukrainians in Canada was unveiled during a ceremony at a New Westminster church Friday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

SooToday

Simulated universe to spur galactic consciousness

Matt Mazur sits for a photograph with a projection from his "Multiverse" universe simulator at his home in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday August 21, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBC News

B.C. teachers' strike: parents of special needs kids facing huge bill

Anne Belanger says if the daycare funding for parents with special needs children doesn't get sorted out soon, she doesn't know what she's going to do.

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The Globe and Mail

What makes this Shannon Heth's favourite room

Alberta-born Shannon Heth has only lived in her East Vancouver home since the spring.

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Castanet.net

Terrorist acts in the 1950s

The Okanagan Valley has seen its fair share of crime over the years, but one of the more violent chapters in its history was in the late 1950s.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

New Westminster Newsleader

New Westminster 'not surprised' about coal terminal approval

The granting of a permit to allow Fraser Surrey Docks to transfer coal isn't a surprise to some of the proposal's opponents in New Westminster.

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Burnaby Now

Cops bust problem home in Burnaby

Seized: Police from Burnaby and New Westminster seized a considerable cache of items from a home on Sixth Street Aug. 14, including knives, a stun gun, several coin collections, and 10 swords.

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CKNW News Talk 980

Latest casualties of BC's ongoing teachers' dispute are children with special needs

The parents of children with special needs are worried they will lose financial support from the BC government if the teachers' dispute drags into September.

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New Westminster Newsleader

Search of problem home yields weapons, stolen goods, 18 residents

Several police agencies tackled a problem house in southeast Burnaby recently, a project that yielded numerous weapons, stolen property and 18 arrests.

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