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Metro Vancouver wants local residents to conserve water

Metro Vancouver is reminding New Westminster residents to be water-conscious this summer. According to a Metro Vancouver press release, demand for water doubles during the summer, especially on hot days.
Hopes for heritage demolished

Hopes for heritage demolished

Residents of the Queen's Park neighbourhood who live near 221 Third Ave. are lamenting the loss of what they say was a heritage home that should have been preserved.

Digging herself out of debt

At just 27, Cait Flanders knows what it's like to be buried in debt and to dig your way out of it. The New Westminster resident chronicled her two-year journey, which started with a $28,115 debt load, on her Blonde on a Budget blog.

Teachers' union head opposes 10-year-deal

Premier Christy Clark's government recently ramped up its election promise to hammer out a 10-year collective agreement between the British Columbia Teachers' Federation and the B.C.

Many ways to catch up with The Record

Don't miss a single bit of New Westminster news. The Royal City Record is available any time, from anywhere, on multiple platforms - so local readers always know what's going on in the New Westminster community.

New Westminster mayor joins colleagues in opposing coal expansion plan at Fraser Surrey Docks

After more than five hours of delegations - as well as a hearty debate among directors and a break to go into closed session to get legal advice - Metro Vancouver's board voted against the proposed coal facility at Fraser Surrey Docks.

New Westminster MLA Judy Darcy gets key role in NDP caucus

Rookie MLA Judy Darcy has been given a plum posting in the NDP caucus. NDP leader Adrian Dix named the New Westminster MLA as the party's health critic. "I am so up for it," Darcy told The Record. "I am really excited about it.

Cycling camp for women offered

Escape Velocity will once again be offering a four-week cycling camp for young women riders in Burnaby.

Teen fundraising to help build a school in Ecuador

Seventeen-year-old Royal City native Mia Hargrave is going to Ecuador this summer on a mission to help others.

Bishop of New Westminster set to retire in August

Right Rev. Michael Ingham, Anglican bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster, will receive an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University today (June 14) - two months before he retires.
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