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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: […]

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NWHPS is very proud to have donated this sapling Vimy heritage oak tree to the City of New Westminster, in honour of Canadians who served in WWI. The story behind this tree Excerpt from City of New Westminster website. In 1917, the Canadian military was victorious at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Canadian soldiers had […]

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Re: Owners of 1908 home in New West unfairly ‘villainized’, Record Letters Steve North | November 7, 2019 I’m sorry that Mr. Preovolos wasn’t with me on the Queens Park Heritage Study Working Group, which spent four-plus years crafting a Heritage Conservation Area. He would have seen the evolution of an adopted HCA which was […]

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President’s Message

October 28, 2019

Request to City Council: Deny the re-classification of the 1908 W.E. Walmsley House from ‘advanced’ to ‘special limited’ protection at the Monday, October 28, 2019 Public Hearing

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source: HistoricPlaces.ca - City of New Westminster photo c.18622009

In 1911, this home that could accommodate a family and seven lodgers, was literally split in two, and placed back-to-back to face Fourth Street and Pine Street respectively.

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Want to volunteer for our May 26th Homes Tour? we still need 25 volunteers for morning and afternoon half-day shifts. We have a really big ‘thank you’ for our volunteers!

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We have 11 spectacular venues, including two storybook Queen Annes, a West Coast and a California Modern, a C2C loft conversion above the police station, two classic Edwardians, two distinctive Gothic landmarks and, on tour for the first time, a majestic Shingle cottage and a rare British-influenced Arts and Crafts home. But wait – there’s […]

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  AGM Highlights Members vote to ratify NWHPS’ recently updated Constitution & Bylaws President’s Message (including preview of Sunday, May 26th 2019 Heritage Homes Tour) Review of Society Financials Members vote for 2018-19 Board of Directors Special Presentation by Jim Wolf Pacific Pre-Raphaelites: The Arts and Crafts Movement in British Columbia – the movement and […]

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Opinion: Heritage designations are not something to fear Brent Bellamy Columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press “Building owner opposes heritage designation” has become a regular headline in Winnipeg over the past few years. One by one, buildings are being nominated for designation — the Bay, the Manitoba Club, the University of Manitoba — and, one […]

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    Women from every walk of life at the height of their careers in mental health, education, media, medicine, literature, entrepreneurship, advocacy and politics; helped shape New Westminster, our province and our country with their contributions. We’ve highlighted these six women whose lives have spanned 173 years (1842 – 2015).   Flora Amelia Ross […]

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