Press Releases
July 2021
  • July 12, 2021
    City of New Westminster announces Community Garden in Ryall Park, in partnership with the Province, GROWcery Food Network Society, and the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association
June 2021
  • June 30, 2021
    New Westminster Awarded $25,000 TD Green Space Grant for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives in Underserved Neighbourhoods
  • June 29, 2021
    Federal and provincial funding announced for local infrastructure in New Westminster, among other municipalities in Metro Vancouver
  • June 24, 2021
    City of New Westminster welcomes a new public art installation in Queen’s Park
  • June 22, 2021
    The City of New Westminster appoints Lisa Leblanc as Director of Engineering
  • June 21, 2021
    New aquatic and community centre to be named təməsew̓txʷ Aquatic and Community Centre
  • June 7, 2021
    New Westminster breaks ground on aquatics and community centre
May 2021
  • May 25, 2021
    Mayor Coté to present virtual State of the City address on June 3
  • May 18, 2021
    New Westminster allows alcohol consumption in designated parks
  • May 3, 2021
    BC Court of Appeal upholds City of New Westminster’s use of bylaw amendment to deter renovictions

April 2021
  • April 15, 2021
    City of New Westminster to host special Earth Day Live online conversation
  • April 8, 2021
    The City of New Westminster recognizes the contributions of faith-based and non-profit organizations, community volunteers and funders for their COVID-19 response
March 2021
  • March 30, 2021
    City of New Westminster to host online forum on local COVID-19 vaccination plans
  • March 30, 2021
    Supreme Court of British Columbia rules in favour of City of New Westminster use of residential tenure zoning to protect existing rental stock
  • March 29, 2021
    The City of New Westminster congratulates Councillor Nadine Nakagawa on her nomination for the Breaking Barriers Award at the 2021 B.C. Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards
  • March 22, 2021
    Construction of New Westminster Aquatics and Community Centre to begin April 2021
February 2021
  • February 8, 2021
    The City of New Westminster wins Biggest Leap Award at 8th Annual HUB Bike Awards in recognition of Streets for People initiative
  • February 8, 2021
    City of New Westminster hosts Family Day Weekend adventure with a variety of free activities for all ages
  • February 1, 2021
    #ReDiscoverNewWest food and beverage campaign
December 2020
  • December 18, 2020
    New Westminster City Council statement on Trans Mountain Pipeline Project and support for land defenders
  • December 7, 2020
    City of New Westminster advances Streets for People initiative with projects that continue to make city streets accessible for all road users
November 2020
  • November 10, 2020
    Q to Q Ferry service to resume operations
  • November 4, 2020
    City of New Westminster launches new online engagement platform
  • November 2, 2020
    City of New Westminster announces opening Queen’s Park Sportsplex
October 2020
  • October 15, 2020
    New Westminster and Tŝilhqot’in Nation become Sister Communities with signing of Sister Community Agreement
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