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2022 Annual General Meeting

Please join us Wednesday, February 23, at 7 PM for a brief but informative AGM via Zoom, followed by a special presentation by author and architectural historian, Jim Wolf.  

Christmas comes early to New Westminster Museum and Archives

NWHPS director Jim Huston dropped by the Archives recently to present Rob McCullough, manager, Museums and Heritage Services, with a donation of several boxes of historian Jim Wolf’s best-selling book Royal City—A Photographic History of New Westminster 1858—1960.

‘Remembering in Place’ for 2021

On this year’s Remembrance Day, New West Heritage reflects on the sacrifice of those who gave their lives and the courage of those who continue to serve. In light of the continuing pandemic, please ‘Remember in Place’ by finding a moment for quiet reflection, wherever you are. Remembrance Day WWI New Self-Guided Veterans Walking Tour […]

Heritage Society President Steve North Passes Away

photo: Paul Fuoco It’s with great sadness that the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society announces the passing of NWHPS President Steve North on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. He was 63. In the words of his wife Gail, Steve was “The Original Good Guy”.  Decent. Kind. Funny. Patient. His dedication to his family, his business and […]

Remembering Shelley Fralic

The New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society wishes to express sincere condolences to the family of Shelley Fralic, respected journalist and mother, sister and nana extraordinaire.

“My Friend Ted” podcast needs your vote!

Please help us help Ted Stehr win a People’s Choice Webby Award for Best Podcast Documentary! New Westminster resident Ted Stehr passed away April 2020, several years after being diagnosed with ALS. His friend and media producer Robert Ouimet created the 5-part documentary podcast “My Friend Ted” which shares a year in Ted and his family’s journey after his diagnosis.

2021 Annual General Meeting

Please join us Thursday, March 18, at 7 PM for a brief but informative AGM via Zoom, followed by a special presentation by author and historian, Jim Wolf  

Monday, February 22 – 3rd reading for Queen’s Park Meat Market HRA application

You may have seen the signage in front of Queen Park Meat Market on Second street. What does it mean? An application has been made for the property to be re-zoned from non-conforming residential zoning to commercial zoning. Do commercial properties belong in residential areas? Have your say at the Monday, February 22 Public Hearing […]

Remembrance Day WWI New Self-Guided Veterans Walking Tour

Presented by the New Westminster Heritage Preservation Society with support from the New Westminster Museum and Archives. Once again, we will be ‘remembering in place’ this Remembrance Day. While it’s not possible for us to gather in remembrance, the City of New Westminster is offering a number of ways to observe the day. New Westminster […]

Douglas Todd: Vintage Vancouver vanishing before our eyes

Opinion: Author Michael Kluckner evokes a place fast disappearing, replaced by a homogenous and repetitive city of ‘bland glass and stucco’ – David Todd, Vancouver Sun