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

CITY | New West Homeless Strategy

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The Homelessness Action Strategy will develop a five-year vision and plan for addressing homelessness in New Westminster. The strategy will aim to meet the diverse needs of local community members who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, by seeking to ensure that facilities, programs and services are responsive, and that barriers to access are eliminated or significantly reduced. It … Read More

CITY | ‘BEHEARD’ launches in NW

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Welcome! Be Heard is the City of New Westminster’s online community engagement space.Check back often to share your feedback and join the conversation! Register once and easily participate again and again on issues that matter to you.  Register once and then easily participate again and again! This one-time registration process will give you access to all discussion forums, surveys, idea boards, … Read More

QCB: City To Make Quayside ‘DISAPPEAR!’

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PHOTO: New Westminster city map from 2041 Official Community Plan According to the latest New Westminster ‘2041 Official Community Plan’ – the city plans to make the community of Quayside…disappear!  According to the official maps displayed in the 2041 OCP [link to entire plan here ] the city plans for the Downtown district to absorb the Quayside and therefore … Read More

CITY: People, Parks and Pups Survey

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Share your input: Complete the online survey, provide feedback about specific parks, off-leash areas or other places on the Map tool, and contribute your ideas in the Forum. Preface Conversations with the community are underway to better plan and design parks and open spaces that meet the needs of all residents – including seniors, adults, children and dogs! With population … Read More

QCB: Welcomes River Sky 1 & 2 As New Members

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The QCB is glad to welcome two new strata developments by Bosa Properties as new members: River Sky 1 and River Sky 2.  Johnson Ng will be the active delegate on the Quayside Community Board for River Sky 2 which houses 234 units and Belinda Larsen who will be the QCB delegate for River Sky 1 with 285 units.  With … Read More

CITY: Q2Q Ferry Schedule Announced

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Thanks to everyone who shared the Q to Q schedule survey with their members. The survey results can be viewed on the Be Heard webpage . After reviewing the survey results, City of New Westminster staff and the Q to Q Ferry operator are updating the Q to Q Ferry sailing schedule. Effective May 1, 2021, the Q to Q … Read More

QCB: Steel & Oak Seeks Expansion

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Dear Quayside Community Board, Please find an attached letter for distribution to your members. The attachment is in regards to a Structural Change application we’ve submitted to the Province and a Zoning Bylaw text amendment sent to the City. The hopeful result of these applications will be an increase to our Tasting Room occupancy and our temporary patio becoming a permanent fixture. … Read More