FRDC | April Programming Full of Fun

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Here are three great activities for you and the family to partake in this April! Scroll down to see the information posters for all three events ! Please note that it may take a little time for these 3 posters to download. [Feature image is of Ukrainian ‘pysanky’ Easter eggs]

CITY | Classical Music New West

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Anvil Centre, New Westminster April 10 & May 1, 2022Tickets: $38 (general) | $20 (student)https://www.vancouverchambermusic.com/new-westminsterBox Office: (604) 515-3830 April 10th – Up and coming superstar violinist, Jinjoo Cho, will present a virtuosic program, “Devil’s Violin” featuring compositions by Debussy, Saint-Saëns, and Ysaÿe. The Times Argus describes Jinjoo’s artistry as having “undeniable charisma and depth… intense lyricism and heartfelt tenderness.” Jinjoo has … Read More

FRDC | Spring Break Programs & Tours |Mar 12-27

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WHAT: Spring Break programs and tours with the Fraser River Discovery Centre WHEN: Sat, March 12 – Sun, March 27 WHERE: Fraser River Discovery Centre, 788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, V3M 6Z6 WHO: Programs are aimed at families with children aged 6-11; tours are appropriate for older audiences. The Fraser River Discovery Centre, located in Downtown New Westminster, invites you … Read More

CITY | 2 Surveys ‘Homelessness’ & ‘Sport Courts’ March 13 & 15

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HOMELESSNESS The City of New Westminster is developing a new Homelessness Action Strategy: a five-year vision and plan for addressing homelessness in our local community. The project includes a range of engagement efforts, including listening to people with lived and living experience of homelessness.  We also want to hear from community members about your priorities and ideas for actions the City … Read More

QCB | Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project

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Recently a representative from the Fraser Crossing Constructors GP [fcgp] was invited to make a presentation to the QCB board during their February monthly meeting. During this presentation, Quayside residents who may have questions or concerns are encouraged to contact this organization. You can contact them v ia 24/7 Phone line at 1.844.815.6149 or visit pattullobridgereplacement.ca or email to info@fcgp.ca … Read More

FRDC | Two Family Events for Your Long Weekend

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The Fraser River Discovery Centre, located in Downtown New Westminster, is excited to present its next edition of the ongoing ‘Super Saturdays’ family program, taking place on Saturday, February 26th from 10am – 4pm. This month we’re taking a closer look at the Fraser River’s oldest and largest species of fish – white sturgeon! These ‘Ghosts of the Fraser’ can … Read More

CITY | New Carnarvon Development

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514 Carnarvon Street (Holy Trinity Cathedral) img WHAT IS BEING PROPOSED? Applications have been received for an Official Community Plan amendment, Heritage Revitalization Agreement and Special Development Permit to facilitate the seismic upgrade and restoration of the Holy Trinity Cathedral at 514 Carnarvon Street. In exchange, these applications would also enable the development of a 30-storey, 6.3 floor space ratio … Read More

CITY | Pier Park New Equipment

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The unexpected vandalism and resulting removal of the former toddler play structure in Westminster Pier Park presented an opportunity for public input to better understand community needs in an area of the city that is undergoing significant change. The online survey that was conducted from July 27 through August 16, 2021 received 259 submissions. Responses indicated a clear majority preference … Read More

CITY | People, Parks & Pups update

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Project Update, December 2021: The Phase 2 Engagement Summary Report is now available! Check out the summary of the engagement process, and the key themes we heard from participants. You can also read the direct comments from community members in the verbatim input report. The project team used the engagement results to help refine the draft People, Parks and Pups … Read More

CITY | Community Energy & Emissions Plan 2050 | Survey open until Feb 7

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January 2022 Project Update: New engagement activities have launched for CEEP 2050. Scroll down to learn more, take our Community Survey and share your suggestions in our Ideas tool (brainstorm, and read ideas submitted by fellow community members). Background Recognizing the importance of addressing climate change, New Westminster City Council adopted a Climate Emergency Declaration in 2019, committing the City … Read More