Intelligent City

In New West, innovation belongs to everyone!

The City believes that the act of introducing new concepts or ideas to effect positive change and create value is essential to developing an ethos of innovation and to fostering that innovation among residents, businesses, and institutions. With innovation being essential to the interconnected economy, the City is committed to pursuing innovation through many means including its journey to become a world recognized intelligent community.

New Westminster has been recognized as a Global SMART21 community by the Intelligent Community Forum.

Open Access Fibre Network

Installation of the City’s fibre network BridgeNet is currently underway.  As an open access network provider, the City of New Westminster is strengthening the local economy through greater competition and access to gigabit fibre.


  • Digital Engagement
  • Environmental Focus
  • Cultural and Economic Transformation