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  • Riversky Elevator and Staircase Remediation

    The repairs will be ongoing until approximately the end of October 2020 with the following impacts.
    August 12, 2020
  • E. Columbia Street Storm Line Work

    From the week of August 10th to early November, there will be a rolling full road closure on East Columbia Street, starting south of Keary Street and ending north of Sherbrooke Street.
    August 11, 2020
  • Cool Streets

    This summer, we’re piloting Cool Streets as part of our Streets for People initiative, intended to connect our most vulnerable residents to parks and open spaces by creating more park-like experiences along streets.
    August 10, 2020
  • Apply for a grant

    We are now accepting 2021 grant applications.
    August 5, 2020

Parks and Recreation

New West Parks & Recreation is easy and friendly to deal with and provides creative, innovative services and programs through a well-maintained network of community facilities , parks and open spaces
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Welcome to the Royal City

As the oldest city in western Canada, New Westminster has a long and rich history. In 1859, the Royal Engineers arrived from England to establish the first capital of the new colony of British Columbia.
The chosen site was selected both for its beauty and strategic location on the Fraser River.