Press Releases
June 2021
  • 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
  • October 14, 2020
    City of New Westminster announces Community Therapeutic Garden in partnership with the Province, GROWcery Food Network, and the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association to help address food insecurity in the community
September 2020
  • September 18, 2020
    New Westminster City Hall to resume drop-in service
  • September 17, 2020
    Iconic New Westminster public art piece removed due to fire damage
  • September 15, 2020
    Air quality advisory for New Westminster and surrounding areas
  • September 4, 2020
    Streets for People in 2020 is being supported by a partnership with two local non-profit groups - Happy City and HUB Cycling
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