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

TRANSIT: New Pattullo Design Revealed

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[Excerpt from 604 NOW | January 4, 2018 |Elana Shepert | Images: Translink] Translink just released images of what the Pattullo Bridge Replacement will look like once it is finished being built. The renderings convey that the new cable-suspension bridge will have four lanes in total, and they expect the project to be completed in 2023. Of course, this date … Read More

PSA: Fraser Surrey Docks Wins USA Coal Challenge

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We recently heard from federal court on our challenge to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s permitting of the proposed US thermal coal port at Fraser Surrey Docks. The court rejected our challenge. We are disappointed in the decision. We’re exploring our options, including the possibility of appeal, with our lawyers at Ecojustice. The court has also awarded costs against us, … Read More