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Residents press city to reject proposal

Residents opposed to the Elizabeth Fry Society's application to construct a building next to its current location continue to press city council in advance of a public hearing on June 25.

For the record

An article in the May 16 issue of The Record stated that the Plaza 88 development had sold for $100 million. The sale related only to the retail components and related parking at the project.

Get a good sleep

Insomnia and other sleep disorders are common problems that patients present to their doctors. Sleeping pills are usually not the best solution. They sedate the brain and by doing so may increase our risk for accidents including falls.

A mermaid's tale

A mermaid's tale: An entry from the B.C. Renaissance Festival took part in the Hyack International Parade, held May 26 in New Westminster. For more photos from the parade, visit

Final glitches being fixed

Royal City residents may have to wait until the official opening of Westminster Pier Park to set foot on the city's new riverfront park.

Parent honoured

New Westminster resident Paul Johansen was a co-winner of the George Matthews Award for Excellence in parent leadership at a gathering of parents from across the province on the weekend.

Parade a 'tremendous success'

The 41st annual Hyack International Parade attracted big crowds to the Royal City. Held Saturday under sunny skies, the annual parade featured more than 100 entries, including floats, marching bands and mascots.

New Westminster wins a third award for Westminster Pier Park

Westminster Pier Park is still a couple of weeks away from opening but it's picked up another award.

What a party!

Thousands of people cheered on the 41st annual Hyack Parade downtown, and then went up the hill to enjoy the first-ever Uptown Live! extravaganza Uptown New Westminster was rocking during the first Uptown Live! "We took, I think, tremendous risk in t

Seniors info fair on

The City of New Westminster is planting a tree in recognition of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee. The city is planting an English oak (Quercus robur) in honour of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee.