METRO: Solid Waste Feedback Apr 9

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The 2019 Integrated Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan Biennial Report is now available online and is included in the January 17, 2020 Zero Waste Committee Agenda, available through the links below. This progress report on the implementation of the Plan contains statistics on the region’s waste diversion and disposal performance, among other measures of progress. • Integrated Solid Waste … Read More

CITY: Tree Sale Mar 14

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LINK TO CITY WEB PAGE Welcome to the City of New Westminster’s inaugural tree sale! This program offers residents of New Westminster the opportunity to buy a tree to plant at their residence at a reduced cost. This is an important partnership for the City and residents to work together and reach the goal of a 27% canopy coverage within … Read More

FRASER DOCKS SOLD! Could Coal Come Back?

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Dubai-based company buys Fraser Surrey Docks Company also has ports and terminals in Vancouver, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert Lauren CollinsFeb. 27, 2020 5:44 p.m | SURREY NOW LEADER For original article click here [Photo: Surrey NOW Leaser] DP World, a company based in Dubai, has acquired Fraser Surrey Docks. Announced Monday (Feb. 24), DP World and its partner Caisse de dépôt … Read More

PSA: Overdose Survey

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Dear QCB On behalf of the New Westminster Overdose Community Action Team, we are requesting your help in circulating a 5-minute anonymous survey on how the overdose crisis is impacting local businesses. We realize this survey is for local businesses, but it has been suggested to us that many members of the resident’s associations are local business owners, and are … Read More

CITY: Seeks Input On Dog Policy

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The New Westminster Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a variety of perspectives to help guide future approaches for sharing parks and open spaces with people and their dogs. This work will help the City develop strategies to guide approaches for sharing of parks and open spaces for variety of uses. Selected Group members are expected to attend two evening … Read More

CITY: 3 Public Spaces for 660 Quayside Development

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Westminster Pier Park has brought a wide range of activities and events to the riverfront adjacent to downtown. Through a new development of two highrise residential towers at 660 Quayside Drive, the City has taken the opportunity to expand the park to the west with three new park spaces.This park design process offers the chance to consider adding park facilities … Read More

CITY: Tackling Climate Change Here At Home

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In order to raise awareness and understanding of the climate emergency declaration and the 7 Bold Steps [*see below], the City is planning to execute a broad community communications and engagement strategy later this year. To best understand the most effective key messages and communications and engagement tactics, the City wishes to meet with key stakeholders to seek input on … Read More

OPINION: Is Rail Noise Intentional?

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It was received at our railnoise@quaysideboard.com email. If you have a rail complaint, please include this email so the QCB is aware of your complaint and is able to follow up if required.Sent by email December 6, 2019 Sent by email December 6, 2019 Hello, It’s 4:23AM and the train currently outside has been “bumping” for well over an hour … Read More