Press Releases
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
  • September 3, 2020
    City of New Westminster Parks and Recreation to begin reopening recreation facilities starting September 8, 2020
August 2020
  • August 24, 2020
    New Westminster offers virtual event for non-profit community
June 2020
  • June 29, 2020
    Front Street open to walking, wheeling, and biking on weekends
  • June 9, 2020
    After an extensive national search, the New Westminster Police Board has appointed 30-year policing veteran Dave Jansen as Chief Constable.
  • June 4, 2020
    New Westminster City Council endorses process to expedite patio extensions and parklets to support business recovery
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