Theresa McManus

From living wage to fair wage: New West eyes a fair wage policy

As Canada's first living wage city, New Westminster has now set its sights on a fair wage policy

New West explores income-based hydro rates for low-Income residents

Exploring a two-tiered fee structure for equitable power rates in New Westminster

New West’s former fire chief tops in remuneration in 2021

Five city employees received more than $200,000 in pay – including one topping the $300,000 mark

New Westminster wins Biggest Leap Award for cycling initiatives

HUB Cycling recognizes Streets for People initiative

Smoke from Westminster Pier Park fire called 'highly toxic'

A "devastating fire" is still burning at New Westminster’s award-winning Westminster Pier Park and could be burning for days, according to the local fire department. "This smoke is highly toxic, so...

End of an era as longtime New West jewelry store set to close

Cartwright Jewelers is inviting folks to “come by and share a memory and say goodbye” as a local institution prepares to close its doors. While owner Susan Cartwright-Coates has considered it a...

New West condo owners launch petition in response to insurance crisis

Soaring insurance premiums are causing panic among some condo owners. Asifa Lalji, who owns a condo in Anchor Pointe at the Quay, said her strata had been anticipating increases to their insurance...

Construction to start on new Pattullo Bridge in coming months

Work on a $1.4-billion replacement for the aging Pattullo Bridge will get underway this year. Premier John Horgan and provincial officials gathered at Westminster Pier Park on Monday afternoon to...

Queensborough residents raise concerns about proposed industrial facility in New West

Starla Lodell moved to Queensborough four years ago thinking it would be a healthy place to live. Now, she’s worried she may have to move. Lodell was among more than 100 people who attended a...

New West paves the way for pot shops on Sixth Street and 12th Street

Two pot shops have cleared one of the hurdles on the path to opening in New West. New Westminster city council held public hearings on Monday night related to two cannabis shops proposed in the...