Press Releases
November 2021
  • November 26, 2021
    New Westminster awarded $25,000 TD Green Space Grant for Sixth Avenue tree replacement project
  • November 24, 2021
    Qayqayt artist Johnny Bandura’s work The 215 on exhibit at the New Westminster Museum until December 5, 2021
  • November 24, 2021
    City of New Westminster to decommission Canada Games Pool effective immediately
  • November 15, 2021
    A new era is emerging for Massey Theatre and surrounding complex
  • November 10, 2021
    New Westminster City Council approves City participation in Peer Assisted Crisis Team pilot project in partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division
  • November 8, 2021
    City of New Westminster launches engagement process for Uptown Sixth Street Public Realm Improvements
  • November 2, 2021
    City of New Westminster to repeal Part 6 of Business Regulations and Licensing (Rental Units) Bylaw
  • November 1, 2021
    City of New Westminster finalizes lease agreement with Massey Theatre Society (MTS)
  • November 1, 2021
    The City of New Westminster identifies first tree planting locations for the Urban Reforestation and Biodiversity Enhancement Initiative (URBEI)
September 2021
  • September 28, 2021
    The City of New Westminster apologizes to the South Asian community and descendants of the Komagata Maru

  • September 27, 2021
    City and School District: Working together to support the arts in New Westminster through Massey Theatre transfer
  • September 23, 2021
    City of New Westminster launches design and engagement process for Uptown Active Transportation Improvements
  • September 20, 2021
    Creating a community of care in New Westminster: City to host livestream forum on policing reform and crisis care
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
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