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Here's where to seek refuge from the heat in New West this weekend

Here's where to seek refuge from the heat in New West this weekend

Cooling centres are operating at Century House and Queensborough Community Centre for those who need a place to escape the record-breaking temperatures
New Westminster school board keeps pushing on sanctuary schools policy

New Westminster school board keeps pushing on sanctuary schools policy

Since the policy was adopted in 2017, a small number of students with precarious immigration status have been able to attend New Westminster schools – without their families fearing deportation
A crisis of space: Rapid growth and lack of land put the squeeze on New Westminster schools

A crisis of space: Rapid growth and lack of land put the squeeze on New Westminster schools

With provincial funding for school construction based on current capacity and not future growth, trustees say School District 40 is in a tight spot. They're looking for $200M to help turn the tide.
People You Should Know in New West: Meet Darren Ng

People You Should Know in New West: Meet Darren Ng

New Westminster Secondary School's 'explosive' science teacher earned the inaugural Gordon Gore Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching
Extreme heat is about to hit New West. Here's what you need to do.

Extreme heat is about to hit New West. Here's what you need to do.

City of New Westminster has issued an extreme heat advisory, asking residents to stay hydrated, keep cool and check in on elders and others who may be vulnerable
Still need your COVID vaccine? Walk-in neighbourhood clinics offer first doses in New West

Still need your COVID vaccine? Walk-in neighbourhood clinics offer first doses in New West

If you live in New Westminster and you haven’t had your first jab yet, this one’s for you
New West braces for record-smashing heat this weekend

New West braces for record-smashing heat this weekend

June 27 and 28 promise to be back-to-back scorchers of a kind rarely seen in New Westminster history – and not since 1895
New West school district wants $200M for new schools, land and expansion plans

New West school district wants $200M for new schools, land and expansion plans

A middle school expansion, a new middle school, two new elementary schools and an alternate program site are all on the wish list for the New Westminster school board
New West revamps Canada Day 2021

New West revamps Canada Day 2021

July 1 planned as a Day of Reflection in New Westminster.
Survey says: 83% of parents support police liaison officers in New West schools

Survey says: 83% of parents support police liaison officers in New West schools

'What the parent population sees is their voices and concerns not being heard,' says parent rep