At our public meeting next Tuesday, we'll be discussing the provincial government's recent transit-oriented development legislation, Bill 47. What does that mean for you? If you're renting in New Westminster within 800m of a SkyTrain (which includes a significant portion of New West, including all of Downtown and most of
Hi all, Congratulations to the New West Tenant Union members that came out to support the city council motion for regulating temperatures in New West rental buildings last night. We mobilized the majority of speakers for the motion and they didn't disappoint. Tenants with first-hand experience of the lack of
A reminder that we will be set-up at the Belmont Parklet space - next to Tim Hortons on 6th St this Tuesday doing community outreach and prepping for the next city council meeting. Come by and learn how to organize! Get tips on speaking to city council! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tuesday Aug 22nd
From wildfires to heat domes climate change is impacting us more and more. New West renters without air conditioning particularly seniors and people with chronic illnesses are increasingly at risk. We desperately need municipal and provincial action to reduce the risk of heat-related illness and death for renters. We will
Our friends at the Hogan's Alley Society have asked us to help distribute the Housing Solutions Lab Survey to our contacts here in New Westminster. This survey aims to provide a deeper understanding of the discrimination and barriers Black communities face in Metro Vancouver in accessing equitable housing. Please share!
The New Westminster Tenants Union is partnering with the City of New West and the Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre to put on a Status of Tenants Rights Workshop on September 14th, 2022 in the New Westminster Public Library Auditorium from 6:00-7:45pm. The workshop will provide information on tenants