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BC Heritage Awards

The BC Heritage Awards celebrate incredible achievements in heritage across the Province of BC every year. This year, Steve Norman was recognized for distinguished service for 40+ years of volunteering in the heritage community and working fwith both the QPRA and heritage New West to help create the Heritage Conservation Area in Queen’s Park.

An HRA Win for three homes on the 2023 Heritage Homes Tour

This trio of homes on this year’s Homes Tour (at 218 Queen’s Avenue, and 221 and 219 Manitoba Street) are cast members in a heritage win-win story where the plot includes a variety of twists and turns. MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM The result was the relocation of two houses — making two homeowners’ dreams of new-build, affordable family […]

A new name and a new logo

A visible past inspires a more thoughtful future – the driving force inspiration behind Heritage New West’s new logo and new name.

“To Preserve and Protect”

The Langstroths: A History of Service A Heritage New West video production Learn about the Langstroths’ long journey of heritage service in this beautifully rendered program: https://youtu.be/m4r769Htks0. Thank you to the ‘village’ that made this happen: Lori Fralic and Leslie Gray, Lori Fralic Real Estate, sponsor; Dan Kirchner and Gerry Chow, 360hometours.ca, producers; Catherine Hutson, […]

New West Heritage Advocates Recognized

Heritage BC recognized longtime New West resident and heritage advocate Steve North with a Distinguished Service Award. He received the award posthumously, as he died in November 2021.

Did you buy your ‘Homes for the Holidays’ tickets online? Pick up your ticket brochures at Royal City Colours

If you purchased tickets online, take your digital or print receipt to Royal City Colours to pick up your actual ticket brochure. It contains a map and the addresses of the homes on tour. It’s your passport to enter each of the 5 homes + Irving House. Check the green box on the front of […]

Homes for the Holidays returns December 4, 2022!

Queen’s Park Healthcare Volunteer Society is proud to present its 2022 Homes for Holidays festive holiday tour, with the support of NWHPS, which organizes the homes and ticket sales for this annual event.

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.

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 […]

It’s Heritage Week in BC

“Heritage is our legacy from the past…our touchstone, our reference point, our identity.” UNESCO