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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. While it’s not possible for us to gather in remembrance, there are other ways to come together and commemorate with those close to you. New Westminster Museum has compiled a map showing the family homes of 19 New […]

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

New West was soooo close!

Just 4% separated Queen’s Park and Steveston neighbourhoods in the August 7th poll – Steveston went on to win Best ‘hood in Greater Vancouver! In the spirit of light-hearted fun during ‘the new normal’ this summer, New West Heritage went all in for New West’s neighbourhoods in CBC’s Best Neighbourhood “contest”. By late July, Queen’s […]

Search for Metro Vancouver’s best neighbourhood: Fraser River, Quarter Finals

Here’s your chance to participate in a local summer online event that celebrates the places where we live! There are just two New West neighbourhoods still in the running. Click here for the voting link: August 7 Fraser River – semifinals Hello Heritage Fans! NWHPS encourages you to enjoy a safe bit of fun in […]

Heritage New West: 2020 AGM

Join us February 25 for our 2020 AGM with special guest presentation by Rob McCullough, manager, New Westminster Museums & Archives.

Have your say over controversial HRA proposal

Sunday, November 17 | 2-4 PM |Century House, Queen’s Park – QPRA AGM Tuesday, November 19 | 6:30 PM | City Hall Advisory Planning Commission Meeting City Council – please come to 515 Fourth St. and see for yourselves – this lot is too small for the proposed design Notice from City of New Westminster: […]