TRANSIT: Quayside Drive Now Has ‘ONE’ Bus Shelter

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Finally! We have ‘ONE’ bus stop. One stop, for an estimated 5000 residents living in the Quay. The QCB has actively been pursuing the installation of bus stop(s) along Quayside Drive for it was established in 2004 – that is 14 years! While transit users are grateful for any shelter during the rainy winter months [the hot summer months as … Read More

CITY: Quayside Park 6 Months Overdue

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According to City updates online , the Quayside Park was to be completed in the summer of 2017 – then it was updated to open in the Fall of 2017 – and now they are expecting completion of the Park to be in January 2018. As we approach the end of January and as the photo [taken Jan 02, 2018] … Read More

NWPD: Located Missing Person

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In early December the NWPD issued a Missing Persons report for Brooke Anderson. In following up this report, the QCB has learned that Ms. Anderson has been located and is safe. On the NWPD site it states, “LOCATED — On December 21st at 6am, Brooklyn was safely located. Thank you for your assistance! ” Please watch this site for important … Read More

COAL RIDES RAIL THRU NEW WEST

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PHOTO: Maureen Albanese Taken July 13, 2017 early am A July 6, 2017 article by Quay Resident and RECORD NEWS Reporter Theresa McManus served to address a Quay concern over coal trains/containers running through our community. In a Q&A format, Theresa invited Mark Allison, the city’s manager of strategic initiatives and sustainability, to answer the question posed by Don Northrup. … Read More

QCB: Penny McIvor Acknowledged

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Local New West business woman, mother and recently grandmother, PENNY McIVOR was recognized by the QCB for her Outstanding Service to the Quay community. Those who have met Penny in person know the high energy she brings to any project she works on. The QCB and Quayside community have benefited from such a powerful energy source. Prior to becoming President … Read More

PSA: Block Watch Bike Registration

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Block Watch and NWPD will be registering bikes with 529 Garage in the Quayside area. There are two dates for July when you can bring your bike and have them tag it as a crime prevention measure. If you have a bike and wish to have it registered, please come to one of these two registrations dates and areas. For … Read More

METRO VAN: Waste Management Public Input Sep. 14th

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The Integrated Liquid Waste and Resource Management Plan sets out the goals and strategies for Metro Vancouver and its member municipalities to use liquid waste as a resource, minimize treatment costs and better protect the environment and public health. Every two years, Metro Vancouver prepares a Biennial Report summarizing progress to date. You are invited to provide comment on the … Read More

CITY: July 20th Urban Solar Garden Public Discussion

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The City of New Westminster, is extending an invitation to all QCB Members (anyone who lives in the Quay community) to attend a Public Information Session on Thursday, July 20th, from 7PM-8PM, at the Anvil Centre Ballroom, to discuss the potential development of an Urban Solar Garden. The Urban Solar Garden will be a city-owned solar photovoltaic (PV) array. Anyone … Read More

CITY: Boardwalk Ash Tree Trimming

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Alanna Claffey; Senior Arborist for New Westminster Parks & Recreation has issued a notice that the long line of Ash trees lining the Southern side of the Promenade will be pruned. This will take place starting June 30th and is expected to continue for approximately 2 weeks. Pruning staff will begin at 7:30am and work until4:00pm until completion. Contact 604.527.4567 … Read More