NEWS: No Space for MakerSpace New West

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[We want to thank Elk for trying to get this project off the ground. We wish the results of his efforts were different but appreciate all his efforts.- QCB] LETTER SUMITTED TO QCB FROM MAKERSPACEWEST FOUNDER ELK EBERT [Aug 6, 2017] To the friends of MakerSpaceWest: It is time for me to say goodbye! I started this project about 18 … Read More


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Remember how many times the City refused to acknowledge the Q2Q Ferry option at the public discussions regrading the proposed ‘Bridge to Queensborough’? Well, it seems they have had a change of heart. What was ‘impossible’ due to currents, boat construction and other reasons, the City has dropped its opposition to the ferry option and is moving forward – rapidly … Read More


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The Quayside Community Board is scaling back its annual festival until construction settles down in the neighbourhood. Vickie Turvey, president of the Quayside Community Board, said the board feels the festival would not be well attended because of construction in the neighbourhood and along the boardwalk, as well as a lack of parking for a large number of visitors. It’s … Read More


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With 18 member buildings stretching along the Fraser River Boardwalk and the tree lined Quayside Drive, the new Quayside Boardwalk Sale is set to become a summer destination for those who love going to outdoor sales. Besides fun and the significant contribution such a sale makes to reducing waste from land fills, the QCB believes this new approach is a … Read More


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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