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Food truck drive-thru pivots to provide walk-up service in New West on Canada Day

Food truck drive-thru pivots to provide walk-up service in New West on Canada Day

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New West 'cooling' to 32C after yesterday's heat-wave peak topped 42C

New West 'cooling' to 32C after yesterday's heat-wave peak topped 42C

New Westminster residents reminded to continue to stay safe and cool as heat continues and air quality worsens
New Westminster schools will open for half-day Tuesday

New Westminster schools will open for half-day Tuesday

School District 40 wants to honour year-end celebrations and activities and also protect students and staff from mid-afternoon heat
New West heat wave: Q to Q Ferry cancelled, Centennial Community Centre closed

New West heat wave: Q to Q Ferry cancelled, Centennial Community Centre closed

New Westminster has extended the hours at its two cooling centres
BREAKING: New Westminster schools closed Monday in face of extreme heat

BREAKING: New Westminster schools closed Monday in face of extreme heat

With New Westminster facing a record-shattering 42C tomorrow, schools are staying closed for Monday, June 28
New West gets a little wild with its new public art installation in Queen’s Park

New West gets a little wild with its new public art installation in Queen’s Park

Welcome to the Zoo harkens back to a zoo that was in park in early 1900s
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