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Mulcair 'best leader' or a 'salesman'

The New Democrats have chosen Thomas Mulcair as their new leader, positioning the party to shore up support in Quebec, according to one SFU pundit. But New Westminster Conservative Paul Forseth has a very different take on the situation.
Titanic captivates city man

Titanic captivates city man

In the grand story of the Titanic, it may seem that all that can be said has been said already: the sinking of the great ship has held the collective interest of the world for a century now, its story being told and retold through films, books and re

Electrical rates jump on April 1

New Westminster city council has approved a 3.91 per cent increase to electrical utility rates effective April 1. A staff report states that the rates reflect the 3.91 per cent increase that the city will pay to purchase electricity from B.C. Hydro.

Movie night kicks off new group

Barb Webster remembers sitting in the parking lot looking up the eight steps it would take to enter the lesbian dance, thinking, "How can I do that? It's like the whole world is going to know when I walk up those stairs.
Lost river view irks city resident

Lost river view irks city resident

Lila Wood has lived in a suite at 31 Elliot St. for more than two decades, and she has some great memories. But she's concerned that her future will not be so memorable with the future opening of the new Northbank highrise at 125 Columbia St.

Daycare provider asking city to allow her to add more kids

A local daycare provider is seeking to add 20 licensed before-and after-school care spaces to her facility. Edith Ziolkiewicz, owner of Fraser Montessori Daycare at 1408 Fifth Ave.

Man charged with break-and-enter, assault

A 23-year-old Surrey man now faces four charges after a Saturday morning incident in the 700 block of Fourth Avenue. At approximately 2 a.m.

Calendar of Events

UNTIL MARCH 31 Art displays at the New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave.

Concerns raised about safety issues at Plaza 88

The city's special services and access committee is concerned about pedestrian and motorist safety around the Plaza 88 development. Coun.

Improving doctor's question techniques

Medical students are taught to take a careful history because in most cases, therein lies the patient's diagnosis. When I was in medical school, we were taught how to "take a history.