It's been more than 11 years since the first New Westminster's DiverseCity Multicultural Festival, and with a decade of celebrating the city's diversity behind us, it's time to ask just how diverse is New Westminster? According to John Stark - senior social planner for city - it's very diverse.
APRIL showers bring May blockbusters, with Memorial Day south of the border marking the start of the busy summer movie season.
While the couple has tirelessly worked to do whatever it takes to prevent suicide in young people, this year, they're truly going the distance to make their dreams a reality.
There's no denying that the Burnaby-Edmonds riding is one of the most diverse in the city, if not the province, with a vastly developing infrastructure to keep up with the changing needs of its populace.
It was meant to be a documentary about her 73-yearold father's relationship with his 23-year-old Filipino girlfriend he met online. Instead, April Butler's journey detoured into an exploration of her own relationship with her dad.
The city of Bangkok teems with relentless activity, from traffic jams that make the Lower Mainland's rush-hour roads look like a breeze, to street vendors making dentures and repairing clothing.
Two people - a man and his wife - were found dead. They were lying side by side on the floor of their bedroom. The bed was still made, and they were in their nightclothes. There were two bullet wounds in each victim; one in the face and the other in the abdomen.
A Richmond-based travel firm has closed its doors leaving customers in the lurch and thousands of dollars out of pocket.
Taking a chance and following your dream can be unnerving and stressful, especially when it means leaving a job that provides financial stability.
Two sports-minded people, one an athlete and one a sports builder, are being inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday.
IT'S election time here in British Columbia - the writ dropped on Tuesday.
White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. On select nights; admission by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival. ca. April 26: "War Made Easy," in which author Norman Soloman teams with activist/actor Sean Penn to encourage critical thinking about media spin during wartime by introducing viewers to the techniques of war propaganda and seeing just how those techniques have been implemented from Vietnam to Iraq. A member of "Veterans for Peace" in Washington will be present at the film to facilitate after-film discussion.
The Chilliwack Players Guild presents the mystery thriller Postmortem by Ken Ludwig April 18 to 27 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Editor: -- An open letter to the people of Chilliwack:
Naseem Hassanali will forever hold a special place in her heart for the Royal City.
EVENTS GUIDE -- FUNDRAISERS
IT wasn't what they planned to do in Cambodia, but when a group travelling with West Vancouver's Travel Concepts left the country in February, they left behind enough money to build 21 wells, and buy whiteboards and contributed $1,000 to a solar power system for a school.
Sandra Dowsett was 21 when she packed her bags and left Ladner for the trip of a lifetime.
The recent gathering at the East Delta Hall of "old Ladner folks" and friends, which celebrated the life of Sylvia Vietch nee (North), brought to mind the effect of the "North family" on the lifestyle of post-Second World War Ladner Village. In those years, approximately 4,500 people resided in Delta, mainly located in the Ladner area.