New Westminster

Police-Involved Shooting Near New West Walmart Under Investigation

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The incident happened in the Queensborough neighbourhood.

B.C. Transit Sex Offender Convicted Of 2 More Assaults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Jason Taylor has been handed a nine-month jail sentence.

Suspected Impaired Driver Damages 30 Vehicles, Shuts Down Pattullo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Other vehicles were hit either by cars or flying pylons.

91-Year-Old Man Questioned Over Vandalism Of B.C. Pride Crosswalk

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

White paint was dumped on a rainbow crosswalk in New Westminster.

Repeat Offender Charged With Rubbing Bus Passengers' Thighs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The New Westminster man has three previous convictions for sex assault.

Stop Telling Me to Move to the Suburbs

Katie Hyslop | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Katie Hyslop

Seems like every generation since the Second World War has had a reason to flock to the suburbs. For our parents, it was a yard for us kids to play in and a respite from the supposedly crime-ridden cities. For my generation? Housing prices, thanks to a skyrocketing real estate market and boomers that never seem to tire of telling us we have no choice but to go east, young wo/man.

B.C. Officer Charged With Murder Says Victim Pointed Gun At Police

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Const. Jordan MacWilliams is charged with shooting an alleged hostage-taker after a five-hour police standoff.

New Westminster Police Officer Fired For Stealing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The officer had eight years of experience.

Coquitlam Man Going To Jail For Keying Cars

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. man who keyed more than a hundred vehicles in the Lower Mainland will be spending time in jail for the vandalism. Soo Yo Kim, 37, was sente...

Man Gets Trapped In B.C. Donation Bin

CBC | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Fire crews in New Westminster, B.C., had to use the Jaws of Life to rescue a man trapped inside a donation bin early Friday morning. The incident be...

B.C. Muncipal Elections: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Saturday was a good day for local democracy in B.C. As one person noted online: "First time in my life I've had to wait to vote in a local election....What the hell is going on?" What was going on was that voters were coming out of the woodwork by the thousands in towns and cities across B.C. and it seems that those who skipped 2011 had one thing on their mind this time.

Hollywood Bow Stolen From B.C. Store

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police are looking for a rare bow featured in two Hollywood movies that was stolen from a B.C. store and museum. Thieves smashed a window to break ...

Couple Loses Condo Over Parking Spot Fight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - What started as a parking spot dispute devolved into such heavy legal gridlock that a judge has ordered a B.C. couple to vacat...

Is New West The New Paris?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Mon dieu! New Westminster is on track to get a taste of Paris with the prospect of a new urban beach along its waterfront. A city council report id...

Road Ragers Trade Blows In Traffic

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m. — One of the drivers involved in this road rage incident was issued a violation ticket for driving offences, but the individual's ...

Teen Charged In Brutal Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A 16-year-old will be charged with a vicious attack in New Westminster, B.C., that has left a 19-year-old man in a coma and no...

LOOK: You Could Own A Mayor's Apartment

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

And now, for some Canadian mayoral news that has absolutely nothing to do with Toronto. Breathe it in! New Westminster mayor Wayne Wright is sellin...

WATCH: History Lost In New West Fire

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

New Westminster's most devastating fire since 1898 levelled a historic building, destroying almost a dozen businesses and leaving a soon-to-be-bride s...

Blaze Batters New West

CBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Firefighters are fighting a large fire on Columbia and MacKenzie streets in downtown New Westminster, B.C., on Thursday morning. Eyewitnesses say th...

LISTEN: Police Release Chilling 'Kidnap' Call

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

New Westminster police need the public's help to track down a man who called a non-emergency number and said he wanted to kidnap a woman and hold her ...

Paramount Strip Club Campaign By Students Needs More Research

Justin 'Drex' Wilcomes | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Justin 'Drex' Wilcomes

Since when did adults take their morality cues from teenagers still in high school? Students from a B.C. high school want to shut down a strip club because they say it objectifies women. But therein lies the problem, they clearly forgot to ask the women that work there if they feel they're been objectified.

Norovirus Outbreak Closes Wards Until Friday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The highly-contagious norovirus may have surfaced at a second hospital in Metro Vancouver.Officials at Vancouver General Hospi...

Residential School Compensation Deadline Extended

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A complicated settlement process for those who survived sexual and physical abuse at the former Woodlands Residential School has forced an...

Mountie Convicted In Deadly Crash Quits

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - Veteran RCMP officer Cpl. Benjamin (Monty) Robinson, whose involvement in Robert Dziekanski's death and unrelated conviction i...

Mountie Had Vodka Shots After Deadly Crash

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - The lawyer for an off-duty RCMP officer accused of obstructing justice by leaving the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident and...