Cote set to defend the honour of New Westminster in the ring

New Westminster’s mayor will make history this month at Royal City Rumble as the first Canadian mayor to enter a professional wrestling ring.  Jonathan Cote, once the region’s youngest mayor and still not quite 40, will be one of six competitors who have never wrestled a match before in the third annual event held at … Continue reading Cote set to defend the honour of New Westminster in the ring

New West public space initiative sparks life into local arts scene

New Westminster artists and musicians are going to get the chance to create and perform in local parks and other public spaces, thanks to a new local initiative. In partnership with the city, the Downtown New Westminster Business Improvement Association has launched a brand-new placemaking program to inspire the community. The program is inviting individuals, … Continue reading New West public space initiative sparks life into local arts scene

A Simon Fraser University student urges the region’s mayors’ council to include a gondola to the mountaintop campus

At the TransLink mayors’ council meeting this week, rail to U.B.C. was the hot topic of discussion. Residents used the early part of the open meeting to show up in full voice to make their points clear regarding the potential new route to U.B.C campus. Then fourth-year SFU economics student Colin Fowler came forward with … Continue reading A Simon Fraser University student urges the region’s mayors’ council to include a gondola to the mountaintop campus