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New West rapid access clinic opens as 'safe way to get sober'

New West rapid access clinic opens as 'safe way to get sober'

Brady Pawlyshyn tried a number of addiction treatment programs before finally finding the right place, where staff provided the care he needed. Like some people who use substances, he experienced the revolving door of sobriety and relapse.
Fundraiser set up after sudden death of beloved Burnaby-New West coach and ref

Fundraiser set up after sudden death of beloved Burnaby-New West coach and ref

Burnaby resident Felix “Toto” Gonzalez, who also coached in New Westminster, died suddenly on Feb. 22
New West school district seeking ideal location for alternate programs

New West school district seeking ideal location for alternate programs

RCAP and POWER programs don't want to stay at Columbia Square Plaza forever, but they do want a central location that's convenient for New Westminster students
Here's the latest on the Richard McBride Elementary School renaming

Here's the latest on the Richard McBride Elementary School renaming

Public input process on renaming the Sapperton school has just closed, and a renaming committee will have a report back to New Westminster school board in May
Learn about the Fraser River white sturgeon this weekend in New Westminster

Learn about the Fraser River white sturgeon this weekend in New Westminster

What's happening Around Town
New Westminster woman leaves legacy in education

New Westminster woman leaves legacy in education

June Harrison penned memoir in months leading up to her death
New West mayor walks to Ottawa in 2020 – without leaving home

New West mayor walks to Ottawa in 2020 – without leaving home

COVID-19 pandemic puts a slight dent in plans to walk 5.5 million steps
School Snapshot: Fewer New West middle-grade students are "thriving." Here's why.

School Snapshot: Fewer New West middle-grade students are "thriving." Here's why.

Stronger adult relationships, nutrition and sleep are key areas of need to improve student well-being, according to a New Westminster school district study
School Snapshot: Indigenous student outcomes on the rise in New West

School Snapshot: Indigenous student outcomes on the rise in New West

FSA literacy and numeracy results and high school completion rates are all on the rise, and New Westminster results are well above the B.C. numbers
School Snapshot: New West high school students feeling safer, more welcome

School Snapshot: New West high school students feeling safer, more welcome

Highlights from a 2019/20 New Westminster student learning survey show gains among Grade 12 students in their sense of connection to school