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What's up this weekend?

We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. We've moved publication to our Friday editions.

All-electric Nissan Leaf hits local roads

No gas, no oil changes, no problem. The first 100 per cent electric Nissan Leaf arrived in Burnaby on Wednesday afternoon. Kelly Carmichael, a BCIT researcher, took possession of his new Nissan Leaf at Morrey Nissan, and he couldn't be happier.

New store in Sapperton kicks off donation campaign to RCH

Royal Columbian Hospital is getting the benefit from a new business venture in the neighbourhood. Thrifty Foods, scheduled to open next week on Oct.

Share your best spooky costume photos

With Halloween right around the corner, the time-honoured tradition of searching for the perfect costume has no doubt begun for kids of all ages.

Methodist College was a key part of city past

There is always considerable interest in the story of the Columbian Methodist College that used to operate in New Westminster.

Kick up your workouts with interval training

If you're getting bored with your morning jog and want to try something new with your exercise routine, interval training is a great way to implement an effective car-diovascular and strengthening workout.

Simple tips for staying young and healthy

Reflecting on healthy living and aging, here are seven tips to staying young and healthy. ? Be like my dad: Be yourself, and don't act your age. Don't waste this day preoccupied with what you don't have to worry about today.

Program coming to RCH

A new approach to organ donation is coming to Royal Columbian Hospital. Five hospitals in B.C., including RCH, will be hiring organ donor coordinators, with the goal of lowering the number of people who die while waiting for a transplant.

City councillor earns national recognition

The Canada Humanist Association has named Coun. Lorrie Williams as its Humanist of the Year.