[February 2015]


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Concerns Over
DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL
Addressed By Rail Company

Quay resident LT [name withheld for privacy] wrote J. Singh Biln, P. Eng.Director Community Relations
& Chief Mechanical Officer of SRY Rail Link to address a number of her concerns.  Some of these issues were:  whistle noise, shunting, building near railways, laser pointers and dangerous goods.  Follow the links to read her letter and then Mr. Biln’s reply.  This communication shows Quay residents still have concerns when it comes to rail operations in our community and SRY Rail Link’s willingness to discuss them.

Initial Letter from
Quay resident LT


SRY Rail Link Reply

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QUAYSIDE
RAIL CROSSING & RAIL COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE


QCB president Penny McIvor sent a request to Lynn Roxburgh in Planning, and the representative for the City on the QCB Board, for clarification on proposed work on the Quayside Rail Crossing. The work being done is set to start in the New Year and could possible affect both greenery and traffic.

Also, after ten years negotiating with the four rail companies to obtain the original agreement, the QCB believes it has earned a position on the new Rail Community Advisory Committee.

CLICK HERE
for her response on both these matters.

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VIEW BOSA'S PROPOSAL FOR QUAYSIDE

BOSA is proposing to develop the parking lots behind Inn at the Quay and adjacent to McInnis Overpass.  This is only one of ten developments proposed by the City of New Westminster in the downtown area alone.

Follow the link to review the  BOSA STORY BOARDS and formulate your opinions. The let your Mayor & Council via an email to CITY HALL.

For more on this story please refer to our Feb 2014 ARCHIVES

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ARCHIVE
Know More About
COAL

Please visit the
QCB April 2013
web post for more background and contacts on the coal issue.

Watch this video of Fraser Surrey Docks and watch as the dust cloud spreads from the loading of a ship...straight into Quennsborough.

Please lodge your concerns to PORT METRO VANCOUVER.

AIR QUALITY concerns are growing after incidents such as a discharge of Soy dust from the docks oocured last year. Port Metro fines FSD for breech of 'air quality management bylaw'. Click the link for the story in 24 Hours Vancouver

RESOURCES ON COAL

389 LINKS TO FRASER SURREY DOCKS COAL TRANSFER PROPOSAL


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The QUAYSIDE COMMUNITY BOARD (QCB) is comprised of one delegate and one alternate from eighteen of eighteen residential buildings in the geographical location known as 'The Quayside' in New Westminster, BC, Canada. The group of dedicated members represent just over 2200 units and an estimated 4500 plus individual residents in this close-knit community. QUAYSIDE is a jewel on the Fraser River and the board is dedicated to keeping it as such. Meeting on the last Wednesday of each month, this board works on issues and matters related to the well-being of their community. In addition, the board works with local and surrounding businesses to ensure that the members of the overall community continue to live in an area that is clean ,safe, managed growth and above all enjoyable.

The Quayside Community Board is devoted to: Assisting Strata Corporations, Housing Cooperatives and Community Planning for the Quayside area.

 

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Arbor Day

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BC Family Day

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National Flag
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Chinese New Year
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MARCH

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Daylight Saving Time

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St. Patrick's Day

20
March Equinox

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National Tartan Day

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