A proposed coal export facility at Fraser Surrey Docks is getting a lukewarm response from New Westminster candidates.
Now that May is here, the days are brighter and sunnier, and this weekend is no exception. So it's the perfect weekend to get out and play- whether it's a gaming night on Friday, lawn bowling on Saturday or enjoying the activities at the city's annual Rhodo Fest. We're continuing with our popular feature - our staff's Top 5 (Or More) Things To Do This Weekend. Here's our Top 5 list for May 3 to 5.
Trumpeter Tabletop Games Society, monthly gaming night, with a wide range of historical and Sci Fi/fan-tasy miniatures and board games. First attendance is free. Seconds floor, Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave., 7 to 11 p.m. For more information, go to www. trumpetersociety.com
Giant flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maywood Community School, 4567 Imperial St. Lots of bargains and door prizes, concessions also available. Admission is $0.50, tables are $10. Info: 604-664-8208.
New Westminster's two members of Parliament are getting an earful from constituents who are concerned about a proposed coal export facility at Fraser Surrey Docks.
A proposed coal facility in Surrey is becoming a burning issue in the Royal City.
Tenants leasing water lots from Port Metro Vancouver could be looking at a compromise as port officials say they are open to discussing possible reductions in lease rates after some tenants complained the increases were unreasonable.
NDP leader Adrian Dix dropped by the Royal City to help New Westminster NDP candidate Judy Darcy officially open her campaign office on Saturday.
Another round of Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award winners has been announced by two Burnaby politicians. Peter Julian, MP for Burnaby-New Westminster, and Raj Chouhan, MLA for Burnaby Edmonds, recently announced several Burnaby residents who were awarded the Queen's medal for significant achievements and contributions to Canada.
The Electoral Boundaries Commission is recommending that all of New Westminster be merged into one federal riding that includes Queensborough.
When it comes to federal ridings, Burnaby will be split into three, despite widespread opposition, and the change could mean the New Democrats lose a seat to the Conservatives.
The plot of land in south Burnaby was intended to provide refuge for refugees and necessary services to recently arrived immigrants.
Local politicians joined forces on Saturday to recognize the community contributions of two dozen residents.
If you know a senior who is isolated, the South Burnaby Neighbourhood House can help in more ways than one.
Burnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian received the runner-up award for the Most Knowledgeable MP in the Maclean's magazine annual Parliamentarian of the Year Awards.
urnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian has been recognized by his peers in Ottawa.
Since staff at Harmony Court home weren't working on Remembrance Day, 90-year-old Betty Griffin decided to organize a ceremony on her own.
Burnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian is criticizing a recent move at George Derby Centre to fire nearly 100 unionized staff, and he says families are contacting him, worried about the their loved ones staying in the local veterans' care home.
The National Energy Board has decided not to allow a group of Burnaby residents to participate in an upcoming hearing related to Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion.