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Hyack getting in the festive spirit

The Hyack Festival Association is taking steps to create a more exciting Christmas event in downtown New Westminster. The Christmas Parade of Lights will take place in downtown New Westminster on Saturday, Dec. 1 starting at 4 p.m.

Voting changes urged

A candidate in the 2011 municipal election is urging the City of New Westminster to consider improvements to the electoral system. Vladimir Krasnogar appeared before city council Oct.

ews of tourism plan gets local thumbs up

Tourism New Westminster executive director Tej Kainth was attending a conference on Nov. 5 in Vancouver when she got the best news she could have hoped for. Premier Christy Clark announced that come April 1, 2013, Destination B.C.

New city lighting plan will be for all seasons

The City of New Westminster is looking to dress up commercial areas with decorative lighting throughout the year.

Douglas College closed today due to strike

Douglas College support staff is on strike today, and the school is closed but expects to re-open tomorrow.

New Westminster unveils name of new civic centre

Royal City residents will be able to attend conferences, visit museums and enjoy theatre productions when the new Anvil Centre opens in 2014.

Christmas twist for church bazaar

St. Barnabas Church's upcoming bazaar will feature all things Christmassy. The church is holding a Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in its hall at 1010 Fifth Ave.

Mayor heads 'Down Under'

Mayor Wayne Wright is heading Down Under for some business on behalf of Metro Vancouver. Wright, who chairs the Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, is attending an international conference on sustainability in Melbourne, Australia.

NWSS PAC tight-lipped about non-confidence motion in school district governance

The executive of New Westminster Secondary School's parent advisory council is mum about a motion of non-confidence in the school board and district administration's ability to manage the district's finances, but the news had already hit social media
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