Programs and Services
In response to these orders, the City of New Westminster will continue to suspend some services temporarily.
All facilities remain open at this time.
As per the November 24, 2020, Ministerial Order, masks are mandatory for everyone 12 years and older in all public indoor settings and workplaces.
This includes public indoor settings such as all retail stores, libraries, community and recreation centres, restaurants and bars when not seated at a table, sport and fitness facilities, public transportation, places of worship, and common areas in apartment buildings and condos.
For workplaces, this includes common areas where physical distancing cannot be maintained such as elevators, hallways, break rooms etc.
Disposable masks are available at all facilities for anyone who does not have one. Individuals who are medically exempt, along with children under the age of two years are not required to wear a mask. Children between the ages of 2 and 11 are encouraged to wear a mask. Masks may be mandatory while participating in a sport or fitness activity.