QCB: New Quayside Park Open…but not officially

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Picking an official opening date for the new Quayside Park has been delayed. In late March/early April the city’s social media platforms announced the ‘ribbon cutting’ was to take place in May (see post below)… “We need your help naming the tugboat at Quayside Park! Winner gets to face off in a ping pong match with Mayor @jonathanxcote at the … Read More

QCB: SPEED BUMPS..a Temporary Measure?

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It seemed too many who live at the Quay, multiple speed bumps on Quayside Drive appeared overnight. While most (including cyclists) think they need to go, there are some who believe they should remain and others who believe that the City of New West will take advantage of Metro Vancouver putting these in place and keep them there permanently. Only … Read More

NEW WEST: Grand Prix Ready To Ride July 10th

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The New West Grand Prix is a member of BC Superweek, one of the most prestigious cycling events in North America. The criterium-style race features a mass start and a 935-meter circuit that cyclists navigate for an expected 45-55 laps. More than 200 male and female cyclists will pass by every minute, making the New West Grand Prix a thrilling … Read More

NEW WEST: Public Works Day May 26th

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Hello, This is a truly a unique opportunity for all ages to experience and learn about the work that we do across the City of New Westminster. The event will include interactive displays, demonstrations and tours from departments such as Engineering Operations, Electrical Operations and others. Proceeds from food sales and raffle draws will benefit the Camp Kerry Society. The … Read More

DOG(edoo) DAYS of SUMMER ARE HERE

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Summer is here and with the nice weather the number of dogs and owners increase in number on the Quay Promenade/Boardwalk. The Quay and area is a ‘dog-friendly’ community but every year a few owners forget that owning a dog comes with responsibilities such as picking up after their pet has relieved itself on the grass or walkway. The QCB … Read More

METRO: FRONT ST SEWER UPGRADES

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READ & PRINT ORIGINAL RELEASE HERE This work will involve the construction of three large sewer pipes and two underground chambers. As a result, a small section of Front Street will be closed to all traffic (please see map below), with a short detour on Begbie Street. The work is scheduled to take place at an accelerated rate with a … Read More