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Desperate need for volunteer drivers

People needing a lift to cancer treatments know all too well how important these Good Samaritans are to recovery

School year will be busy

Considering whether to change the school calendar, determining how best to spend an extra $700,000 and setting out some long term goals are among the items the New Westminster school district will consider in the year ahead.

Wave rider

A water-scooter skims down the Fraser River in front of the New Westminster Quay. Working boats and personal water toys share the river.

DPAC chair wants better relationship with school district

While the provincial government and teachers slugged it out in contentious contract talks last year, locally it was district parent advisory council members and the school board that also seemed to be at odds.

Remembering Capt. William Irving

Each year, we mark dates that are special to us. For many decades, we have been involved with the story of Capt. William Irving and his place in the history of the Fraser River.

Error being fixed

The City of New Westminster will take action to correct an error in the memory band at Westminster Pier Park. A public art feature at the park includes a memory band listing places, people, quotes, and things of significance to the city.

Advocate looks out for the forgotten

Faith Bodnar pleased that cemetery site on school grounds will be dealt with by archeologists

New Uptown project will extend commercial area

The Uptown Property Group is aiming to complete its newest project by March 2013. The company is starting to work on Queen's Park West, a four-storey office building that will be located at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Fifth Street.

New route for Terry Fox Run

The 2012 Terry Fox Run in New Westminster will take a scenic route along the city's waterfront. The run, taking place on Sunday, Sept.

Fighting for a fair and equitable society

The origins of Labour Day in Canada trace back 140 years to 1872 and a parade held in support of a Toronto union's strike for a 58-hour work week.
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