Monday, June 7, 2010

Multi-Use Civic Facility Purpose-Build Art Spaces Open House & Workshop

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm - Open House
          6:00 - 8:00 pm - Workshop
Location: City Hall Front Foyer

The City of New Westminster is building a new Multi-Use Civic Facility and needs your input to finalize the program for the facility. Please come and share your ideas at the community open house and workshop on Thursday, June 10, 2010. The workshop will focus on prioritizing purpose-built art spaces within the new facility.

For more information please contact Carolyn Armanini, Development Services at 604-527-4647 or

Public Meeting: How should we manage our waste?

On Thursday, June 17, 2010, the Metro Vancouver Waste Management Committee will be holding a public meeting regarding the Draft Integrated Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan.

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
  • Open House: 6pm - 7pm
  • Public House: 7pm - 10pm
  • Q&A: 10pm - 10:30pm
Where: Fraser River Discover Centre
    788 Quayside Drive, New Westminster

If you wish to speak at the meeting, please register at the front desk (five minutes per speaker). Metro Vancouver staff will be available to answer questions during the
open house and Q&A portions of the evening.

In addition, written submissions are encouraged and will be acknowledged. Issues raised in correspondence and at public meetings will be addressed before submission of the final plan to the BC Minister of Environment for approval.

Send your comments by July 14, 2010 to:
Lois E. Jackson, Chair, Metro Vancouver, or
Greg Moore, Chair, Metro Vancouver Waste Management Committee
fax:  604-432-6297
mail: Metro Vancouver, Public Involvement Division
        4330 Kingway, Burnaby, BC B5H 4G8

For more information, visit

Thursday, June 3, 2010

McBride Bouldevard Pedestrian Overpass Ribbon-Cutting & BBQ

Celebrate the official opening of the McBride Blvd Pedestrian Overpass with a ribbon-cutting by Mayor Wayne Wright and city council and a fun afternoon BBQ. Bring your friends and family for a complimentary lunch and be among the first to cross the new overpass.

WHEN: Saturday, June 12th
TIME: Noon - 2pm
WHERE: At the site of the McBride Blvd. Pedestrian Overpass that joins
Victoria Hill and Queen’s Park (On the Queens Park side of the
overpass just North of Royal Ave.)
INFO: Justine Smith -

We look forward to seeing you and your family!
Brought to you by The Onni Group and The City of New Westminster