• Alert:
    High Streamflow Advisory
    Water levels are expected to keep rising through the weekend. Please note that the wooden boardwalk along Quayside will be closed starting Friday, July 3rd until water levels recede. Please use caution around the riverfront.
Press Releases
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
  • June 1, 2020
    City of New Westminster approves implementation of recovery plan
  • June 1, 2020
    Construction of New Westminster Aquatics and Community Centre temporarily suspended due to COVID-19
May 2020
  • May 28, 2020
    City of New Westminster to reopen select playgrounds
  • May 14, 2020
    City of New Westminster introduces new measures to support industry during the COVID-19 pandemic through digital building permit application software, development of an interim development review process, and surveying of industry needs
  • May 14, 2020
    NWPL launches library takeout service
  • May 11, 2020
    With this donation the Learning Lab will be able to produce components for 1440 face shields per week.
  • May 8, 2020
    City of New Westminster to reopen select outdoor amenities
April 2020
  • April 8, 2020
    The City of New Westminster establishes working groups focused on supporting vulnerable populations in response to COVID-19
  • April 8, 2020
    New Westminster Electric Utility to provide additional customer relief for electrical customers affected by COVID-19
  • April 7, 2020
    New West Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
March 2020
  • March 30, 2020
    The City of New Westminster expands Rent Bank Program to support renters during COVID-19 pandemic
  • March 20, 2020
    City of New Westminster temporarily closes all City playgrounds to help prevent spread of COVID-19
  • March 19, 2020
    City of New Westminster and New Westminster Utility Commission announce assistance for electrical customers affected by COVID-19
  • March 19, 2020
    City of New Westminster implements further action to reduce the spread of COVID-19, declares local state of emergency
  • March 16, 2020
    City of New Westminster closes community and recreational facilities to the public effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • March 12, 2020
    City of New Westminster response to COVID-19
February 2020
  • February 27, 2020
    City of New Westminster partners with Department of National Defence to offer professional development event for International Women’s Day
  • February 25, 2020
    New Westminster Electric Utility upgrades to Advanced Metering Infrastructure
  • February 18, 2020
    The City of New Westminster and New Westminster Schools announce opening of school aged child care program in Queensborough
  • February 11, 2020
    BC Supreme Court upholds Rental Units Bylaw Amendment intended to discourage renovictions in New Westminster
December 2019
  • December 13, 2019
    City Council endorses Inclusionary Housing Policy to increase affordable housing supply in New Westminster
November 2019
  • November 21, 2019
    Citypak backpacks donated to individuals experiencing homelessness in New Westminster
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