News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Notice of Work: Erosion Repair on East Beach

Due to storms, the foreshore on White Rock beach has suffered damage from the effects of wave erosion. Specific areas at east and west beach have been identified as requiring repair and protection from future events.

Through January and February 2017, City...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2016

State of the City Address

On Wednesday, October , 2016, the White Rock and South Surrey Chamber of Commerce hosted Mayor Wayne Baldwin and City Council for the annual State of the City address. Mayor Wayne Baldwin spoke on the City Council priorities and honoured some of the many ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2016

Holiday Hours at City Facilities

City Hall City Hall will be closed from Saturday, December 24 to Monday, January 2. Regular work hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3.

OperationsThe Engineering and Municipal Operations building will be closed on December 26, 27 and January 2.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 22, 2016

Extreme Weather Shelters Open - December 22

Extreme weather response plan is active from: December 22nd 2016

Surrey Urban Mission: 10776 King George Blvd, 604.581.5172- 20 beds 

Cloverdale Community Kitchen: 5337 180 St, Cloverdale, 604.574.4341- 15 beds 

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Meet White Rock's New Staff Sergeant Daryl Creighton

Watch to meet White Rock's new Staff Sergeant, learn more about what the RCMP is doing to prevent crime, and how to stay safe during the holidays.

View the official presentation slides

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 13, 2016

White Rock Recycles! Download the New App

Remembering your collection day and sorting your garbage, recycling and organics is now easier than ever. We’ve worked with Vancouver based ReCollect to launch the White Rock Recycles app. Simply download the app, which is available for...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Johnston Road Concept Options Open House Event Materials

On December 8, 2016 the City held a Concept Options Open House which showcased three concept designs prepared for the revitalization of Johnston Road, from North Bluff Road to Roper Avenue. The designs were based on the feedback provided through the publi...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Be a Good Neighbour! Clear Snow and Ice from your Property

There is a snowfall warning in effect for Metro Vancouver. Please keep an eye on Environment Canada's website for updates on the warning. 

Consider clearing a neighbour’s sidewalks when you do your own. 

Clearing snow an...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Water Quality Open House Event Materials

On December 7, 2016 the City of White Rock held a Water Quality Open House at the White Rock Community Centre. 

If you were unable to attend, or would like more information, please view the event materials.

If you would like to learn more about wat...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Tour of RES'EAU WaterNET's Mobile Water Treatment (Pilot Plant)

In 2016, the City of White Rock partnered with RES'EAU-WaterNET, which is Canada's first and only non-profit research organization devoted exclusively to developing innovative, sustainable and affordable technologies for providing clean drinking water to ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2016

City News - November 25

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Upcoming: Water Quality Open House

The City will be hosting a Water Quality Open House at the White Rock Community Centre to provide information and clarification on water in White Rock.

  • Date: December 7, 2016
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell A...
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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Council in 2017

Mark your calendars!  The 2017 Council Schedule has been finalized.  Council meetings will be held on the following dates:

January 16 and 30

February 6 and 20

March 6 and 27

April 10 and 24

May 15 and 29

June 12 and 26

July 10 and 24

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Fill up a Police car at the Christmas Toy Drive

‘Tis the season of giving! Help us fill up a Police car with new, unwrapped toys! The White Rock RCMP and the Salvation Army will be collecting toys to help local families on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in their first annual Christmas Toy Drive. Pre...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City News - November 18

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2016

2017 Committee Volunteer Opportunities

CITY COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community.  The City is currently accepting applications to f...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2016

See an Issue in the City? Snap a pic and send it to us!

It’s that time of year! The fall and winter weather can be hard on the City. If you notice problems like fallen trees, downed fences or poles, or burnt streetlights, notify the City by taking a photo, including a brief description of the locatio...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Save the Date for the Johnston Road Concept Options Open House!

Three concept designs have been prepared for the revitalization of Johnston Road, from North Bluff Road to Roper Avenue. The designs are based on the feedback provided through the public workshop, community survey, and business consultation which took pla...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2016

City Facilities Closure - Remembrance Day

City facilities will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regularly scheduled Friday curbside collections will be picked up on Monday, November 14. There is no change in the rest of the residential collection schedule for the week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Parking Rates are Reduced for Winter!

From November 1 – April 30 it now only costs $1.50 per hour for waterfront parking between the hours of 10 a.m. – midnight.

Come visit the waterfront, a great place to visit and to conduct business and luncheon meetings. For more parkin...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Reminder: City has Added Chlorine to the Oxford Water Distribution System

In early October, the City of White Rock took further steps towards meeting its February 1, 2017, secondary disinfection implementation requirement, as mandated by the Fraser Health Authority.In February of this year, the City informed t...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Pick up your Annual Pay Parking Decals

It’s that time of year again! 2017 pay parking decals are available for sale as of 1 November. The decal cost is $43 plus GST. Your current parking decal expires December 31, 2016.

To qualify for a pay parking decal you must be a resident of the ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Water Main Flushing Program

The City of White Rock’s annual Water Main Flushing Program aims at maintaining the City's water quality and increases the capacity of the water system.

The program takes place from November 7, 2016, until the middle of December. Flushing operati...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2016

View Council's 2016 - 2018 Strategic Priorities

The City of White Rock has provided information on Council's Corporate Priorities for 2016 – 2018.  The document identifies the priorities of the City of White Rock for the term of Council and lays the foundation for the development of ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Notice of Work: Tree Trimming on Marine Drive

City contracted crews will be pruning trees on the South side of Marine Drive and on the promenade. To ensure the safety of residents and visitors during this regular maintenance, rolling road closures will be taking place on Marine Drive throughout the d...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Participate in Translink's Upcoming Consultation

Public consultation for Phase One of Translink's 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation runs from Oct. 11 to 31, 2016. The approximately $2 billion plan would increase transit services and improve roads, cycling, a...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2016

The Online Survey for Phase 3 of the OCP Review is now Open!

We’re updating our Official Community Plan (OCP) and we need your help! The revised OCP will provide a renewed vision for White Rock to the year 2045 along with a regulatory framework required to guide growth toward that vision.

With Phase 1 &...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2016

Don't Wait, Check the Date! It's Fire Prevention Week.

Fires are real, not just events in the news or movies. Fire is fast, extremely hot and spreads rapidly. It creates thick black toxic smoke that is even more deadly than flames! When fire strikes, seconds are important! There is no time to stop and think. ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 7, 2016

White Rock Adds Chlorine to the Oxford Water Distribution System

This week, the City of White Rock took further steps towards meeting its February 1, 2017, secondary disinfection implementation requirement, as mandated by the Fraser Health Authority.In February of this year, the City informed the publ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Check out the Updated My Water FAQs Page!

Have a question about water in White Rock? We've updated and expanded our frequently asked questions (FAQs) section of the City's MyWater site.  View it now!

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2016

City News - September 30

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2016

View Event Materials from Memorial Park Open House Session 2 and Provide Feedback.

The Memorial Park Open House: Session 2 took place on September 27 and displayed revised concept designs based on the feedback we received from the first Memorial Park Open House and initial questionnaires. If you were unable to attend the event, we encou...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Phase 3 of the OCP Review Offers Plenty of Opportunities for Engagement!

We’re updating our Official Community Plan (OCP) and we need your help! The revised OCP will provide a renewed vision for White Rock to the year 2045 along with a regulatory framework required to guide growth toward that vision. 

With Ph...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Notice of Work on the Pier: September 29 & 30

City contracted crews will be pulling wires through newly installed conduits on the pier on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30. Additionally, crews will be installing lights for the Diwali Festival on the pier. This work may interrupt pedestr...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2016

City News - September 23

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2016

Program Instructors Needed!

Do you have a special talent or skill you want to share with the community? White Rock Recreation and Culture is looking for Contract Program Instructors on an ongoing basis. The possibilities are endless and could incl...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2016

City News September 16

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2016

View Event Materials from Memorial Park Open House Session 1 and Provide Initial Feedback

The Memorial Park Open House: Session 1 took place on September 14 and displayed various working draft concept designs. If you were unable to attend the event, we encourage you to view the event materials and submit your feedback through this que...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Statement from the City

The City of White Rock is responding to the Semiahmoo First Nation’s news release sent out on September 14, 2016.

In its news release the First Nation claims that it is not aware of the reasons for the City’s notification to secure a ne...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Upcoming Safety Seminars Offered for Seniors

The City of White Rock, the White Rock Community Policing and the RCMP are co-sponsoring safety and fraud awareness seminars for seniors this fall. All sessions will take place at the White Rock Community Centre - Gallery and cost five dollars. Pre-regist...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Notice of Work: City Wide Lane Painting and Pavement Marking

City wide line painting and road marking work will begin on September 15 at 7:30 p.m. with priority on Johnston Road south of Thrift Avenue to Buena Vista. One of the most important aspects of a safe and efficient roadway is the uniform application of pav...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 9, 2016

City News - September 9

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2016

Calling all City website users! We want to hear from you.

The City of White Rock is in the process of reviewing its communication strategies, including the functionality, user-friendliness and design of its current website. To help ensure the website meets the needs of White Rock residents and other stakeholders...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 2, 2016

City News - September 2

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

For ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2016

Celebrate Arts and Culture in White Rock with the Fall Festival of the Arts!

Discover the breadth of arts and culture on the peninsula through the fourth annual Fall Festival of the Arts! This year, the two-month festival includes over 50 arts and cultural opportunities and features music, performances, art exhib...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2016

White Rock's Bylaw Enforcement Officers Investigate Vicious Dog Attack Involving Pit Bull

The City of White Rock’s Bylaw Enforcement Officers are investigating an incident involving a pit bull attacking a small dog and its owner in the morning of August 20, 2016. White Rock RCMP arrived on the scene to find the victim being ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2016

City Facilities Closure - Labour Day

City facilities will be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labour Day. Garbage, recycling and organics collections for the week will not be affected.

Have a fantastic long weekend.

2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 26, 2016

City News - August 26

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2016

2015 Annual Report Amendment

The City of White Rock Council invites the public to provide comment(s) in person or by written submission regarding the 2015 Annual Report Amendment for the Corporation of the City of White Rock at the Special Council Meeting.

  • Meeting Date: Monday, Septem...
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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 15, 2016

The Fall Recreation Guide is Now Available!

The new Fall 2016 Recreation Guide is now available online and will be distributed through the Peace Arch News on August 26. There’s something for everyone!

Priority Registration for White Rock Recreation and Culture Members begins at 8:30 a.m. F...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2016

City News - August 12

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Dedication Program and Replacement of Light Poles on Promenade

The City will be replacing the light poles on the Waterfront as they pose a potential risk to the public’s safety; especially, since two poles have fallen down within the last year. As a result, the City put out a tender to replace the poles. Th...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Update on Helicopter Noise Concerns

The City of White Rock continues to work with Transport Canada regarding noise complaints from helicopter tours taking place. To respond to residents' concerns more effectively, Transport Canada is encouraging residents to email CAOPac-OACP@tc.gc.ca with ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2016

Opportunity for Public Comment on George Massey Tunnel Project

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has submitted its application to the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) for an environmental certificate to construct the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. An Application Review peri...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 5, 2016

City News - August 5

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 29, 2016

City News - July 29

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2016

Helicopter Noise Concerns

The City of White Rock shares residents' concerns regarding noise from recent helicopter tours over White Rock, which is why the City has been in close contact with Transport Canada on your behalf. 

As this matter falls under federal jurisdiction,...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Pride Flag Raised at City Hall

On July 25, we raised the Pride flag at City Hall. The flag will fly until July 31 to coincide with pride celebrations taking place across Canada. 

Happy Pride to all!  

2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2016

City News - July 22

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Notice to Adopt Bylaw 2160 - Financial Plan (2016-2020) Amendment

NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of White Rock will consider Bylaw No. 2160 at the regular Council meeting to be held at 7:00 pm at City Hall Council Chambers, 15322 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, B.C., on Mo...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2016

Extension of Secondary Treatment for White Rock Water Supply

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce that the City’s request for an extension of the existing time limit for installation of a secondary treatment system for White Rock water was approved by Fraser Health. The date has been extended fro...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2016

City News - July 8

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2016

City News - July 1

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2016

July 1 is Canada Day by the Bay - Celebrate on White Rock's Waterfront

Happy Canada Day!  Celebrate Canada's 149th birthday along the shores of beautiful Semiahmoo Bay. Presented by AMICA at White Rock, White Rock's Annual Canada Day by the Bay celebration spans the waterfront from West beach to East beach with a va...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Property Tax Payments and the possible Canada Post strike

Canada Post has advised, that in the event of a postal service disruption, any local mail sent after June 23, 2016 may not be delivered by the property tax due date of July 4, 2016

Property owners are reminded that property tax payments...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2017

City News - June 17

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2016

June 20, 2016: Centre for Active Living and Centennial Arena Closed

Please be advised that the Centre for Active Living and Centennial Arena will be closed on Monday, June 20 due to a scheduled power outage. The facility will reopen at their regular hours on Tuesday, June 21.

For more information please c...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Canada Day Headliner Announced

The City of White Rock is excited to announce our headlining act for this year’s Canada Day by the Bay Celebration! This year’s headliners are The Boom Booms, presented by the White Rock Business Improvement Association.

A returning fav...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2016

June 27: 2015 Annual Report - Opportunity for Public Comment

2015 Annual Report

Pursuant to Section 98 of the Community Charter, City of White Rock Council invites the public to provide comment(s) in person or by written submission regarding the 2015 Annual Report for the Corporation of the City of White Rock at the...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2016

PULSE FM 107.7 Interview: Kash Heed and Mayor Baldwin talk Waterfront Plan

PULSE FM 107.7 Radio Interview: Kash Heed and Mayor Baldwin talk Waterfront Plan:

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Update: 2016 Water Conservation Restrictions

Updates have been made to the City's Water Restrictions effective June 1, 2016.

Please visit the City's Conservation and Restrictions page for further details.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Installation of 16 New Transit Shelters in the City of White Rock

The City is pleased to announce that we have begun the installation of sixteen new transit shelters in various locations throughout the City of White Rock. 

Currently, four transit shelters have been installed, one at the waterfront along Marine D...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2016

City News - June 3

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2016

15210 Pacific Avenue Fire and Donations

Letter dated May 30, 2016 from Sources BC to residents impacted by the Fire:

May 30, 2016 Letter from Sources BC

Information regarding access to item donations:

Click here for additional details

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 27, 2016

City News - May 27

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2016

May 15, 2016 Fire in White Rock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 25, 2016

May 15, 2016 Fire in White Rock

White Rock Fire Rescue has concluded its investigation of the fire that took place on May 15, 2016.

The fire originated in a building under construction at 15219 Royal Avenue and subsequently ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Updates: Fire on Pacific Avenue

Update: May 20, 2016 - 4:04 p.m.

Residents whose homes were lost in the fire - Document with updated information regarding how, and when, donations can be accessed, as well as additional information:

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2016

TransLink Fare Review - Public Engagement

TransLink will soon announce details to the public around a transit fare policy review, which includes a four-phased stakeholder and public engagement process over the next 18-24 months.  They will report out on what was heard at the end of each ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Change in Broadcast Schedule of May 9 Council Meeting

Due to Shaw’s commitment to a live broadcast of WHL playoffs Tuesday, May 10, the broadcast of the May 9, 2016, White Rock council meeting will be moved to air on Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 a.m. You can also stream the council meeting on ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2016

Volunteer in your Community!

Ready to show your community pride? Tourism White Rock is seeking outgoing and energetic volunteers to help us welcome visitors to our community and share all the great things that there are to see and do in White Rock and BC!  The Visitor kiosk ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2016

BNSF Railway Public Notice - Spring 2016 Vegetation Management Program

BNSF Railway has advised the City that they will be putting a public notice in the Peace Arch News this week to advise of the White Rock 2016 spring spray applications:

In order to maintain the safe and efficien...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Move for Health and Walk with your Doc

The White Rock/South Surrey Division of Family Practice in partnership with the City of White Rock, City of Surrey, Doctors of BC, the Peace Arch Hospital, and Community Health Foundation are hosting the annual Walk with your Doc and Move for Health&n...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2016

City News - 29 April

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Get Involved with the City's Largest Summer Events!

Canada Day by the Bay

The White Rock Museum & Archives invites vendors to participate inCanada Day by the Bay. Please complete the Canada Day Vendor Application form online and submit to developmentassistant@whiterockmuseum.ca before May 27, 2...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 22, 2016

City News - 22 April

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2016

Provide feedback on the Draft Re-vegetation and Maintenance Plan for the Marine Drive Hillside

The City of White Rock is working toward completing a re-vegetation and maintenance plan for the Marine Drive Hillside. The long-term objectives of this plan include eliminating invasive species and increasing slope stability in an economically feasible m...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2016

Comment on Proposed Amendment to the 2016-2020 Financial Plan

BC Municipalities prepare a Financial Plan for a period of five years that is adopted annually by bylaw. The City of White Rock FInancial Plan (2016-2020) is available in digital copy and in print at City Hall.

Proposed ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 15, 2016

City News - 15 April

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2016

The 2016 Census is coming!

Canada’s next census will be conducted in May 2016.

Early in May, census packages will be delivered to households across Canada, providing residents with the information they need to complete their questionnaire online or on paper.

Completed quest...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2016

City News - 8 April

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 7, 2016

Shaw Broadcast of April 11 Council Meeting Cancelled Due to Technical Difficulties

The Tuesday, April 12 broadcast of White Rock council’s Monday April 11 meeting will be not be broadcast due to technical difficulties. The April 11 meeting is available as an audio recording on our website, but due to equipment failure...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2016

Experience White Rock's Vibrant Art Community and Opening Reception for Pop-Up-Town

The City is pleased to announce the Opening Reception of “Gallery to Go”, the first creative project in the City’s “Pop-Up-Town” gallery series. We invite you to experience White Rock’s vibrant a...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2016

City News - 1 April

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2016

City News - 25 March

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Tourism White Rock Partners with Tourism Surrey

Tourism White Rock is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Tourism Surrey. Under the terms of the agreement, Tourism Surrey will provide tourism services to Tourism White Rock including overseeing the Volunteer Information Centre at the...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Call for Entertainers for Canada Day by the Bay

Anyone wishing to showcase their talents on our Canada Day main stage are encouraged to apply! Local entertainment across a variety of genres will be scheduled throughout the festival while artisan vendors will line the promenade from West Beach to East B...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2016

Easter Weekend Closures and Collections Schedule

All City facilities will be closed on Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28, 2016. Regularly schedule Friday, March 25 residential garbage, recycling and green waste collections will be picked on Thursday, March 24. There is no change in the rest...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2016

Performers Wanted!

It isn’t summer in White Rock without the sounds of buskers filling the air! This spring, the City of White Rock is pleased to announce that the popular Busking Program will be returning. Buskers, also known as street performers, will b...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2016

2016 Committee Opportunities

2016 COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The City of White Rock is seeking volunteers to provide insight and expertise to serve on the following city committees:

1)    Environmental Advisory Committee:  to advise Council and staff r...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2016

City News - 18 March

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2016

WROMS Scheduled Upgrade

White Rock's Online Mapping System (WROMS) will be down for a scheduled upgrade from March 19 and 20. The system is expected to be accessible again on Monday, March 21. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2016

Spring Forward this Weekend!

Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead by one hour on the night of Saturday, March 12, or on the morning of Sunday, March 13. 

The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is to make better use of daylight. We change our clocks during the summer month...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2016

City News - 11 March

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2016

Pier and East Promenade - Now Open

Update March 11, 8:45 a.m.: The East Beach promenade is now open. Please note, the City has barricaded areas with unsafe conditions, and the public is reminded to keep clear of those areas until they are reopened. Use caution when utilizing the promenade....

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 7, 2016

The Spring/Summer Recreation Guide is Now Available!

The new Spring/Summer 2016 Recreation Guide is now available online and will be available in hardcopy at City Facilities on March 16. With activities like Chinese brush painting, memoir writing, hiking with the outdoor club, and yoga, there&r...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2016

City News - 4 March

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 25, 2016

Join us at the Water Quality Open House

The City will host a Water Quality Open House to engage the community on considerations for the long-term treatment of arsenic and manganese that naturally occur in our water system and other water quality concerns.

Date: March 2, 2016Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 26, 2016

City News - 26 February

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2016

2016 Committee Volunteer Opportunities

The City of White Rock is seeking volunteers to provide insight and expertise to serve on the following city committees:

1) Environmental Advisory Committee: to advise Council and staff regarding environmental matters referred to the Committee by Council.

M...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2016

City News Advertisement - 19 February

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2016

Call for Artists for Pop-Up-Town

The City seeks proposals from individual artist/artists teams to occupy and work in an empty retail space in uptown White Rock. The intent is to repurpose retail space for a temporary period for artists to sell work, to rehearse or to produce creative pro...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2016

City News Advertisement - 12 February

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 10, 2016

Call for Vendors for the Annual Canada Day by the Bay Celebration

The White Rock Museum & Archives will again be organizing the vendor display at the 2016 Canada Day by the Bay celebration. Vendors are made up of local artisans and businesses who wish to promote, showcase and sell their work. Each vendor is allocate...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2016

City News Advertisement - 5 February

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2016

Run a Food and Beverage Cart on the Promenade

The City of White Rock is looking for food and beverage cart vendors for temporary/ seasonal vendors in designated locations on the White Rock Promenade (April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017).

Vendors will be limited to carts only, and food and...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 3, 2016

Order of British Columbia Call for Nominations

(Submission Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016)

Know an outstanding British Columbian who deserves recognition?

It is time once again to “call for nominations” for the Order of British Columbia, the highest honour the Province can bestow on...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 3, 2016

Call for Artists - Artists Walk Annual Permit

Are you a local artist who would like to create and sell your artwork on the White Rock Promenade? The City of White Rock is currently accepting applications for the Artists Walk annual permit. The application deadline is February 19.

A limited number of a...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Have your Say on Arts and Culture in White Rock through Online Survey

The City of White Rock is dedicated to working with the community to enhance and create opportunities for arts and culture to thrive. The City is requesting public input through the Arts and Culture 2016 survey to learn more about the community’...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 29, 2016

Johnston Road Streetscape Revitalization

The City of White Rock Council has identified the development of the Town Centre as a strategic priority. The revitalization of the Johnston Road streetscape is an opportunity to improve the vibrancy and functionality of Johnston Road as the commercial he...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2017

City Purchases Property to Support Growth on the Waterfront

The City purchased the property at 1156 Vidal Street, White Rock. The property is adjacent to City-owned properties and also beside a City-owned small parking lot.

The City purchased the property for $1.4 million and the purchase has been funded from the L...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2017

City News Advertisement - 22 January

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 15, 2016

City News Advertisement - 15 January

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2016

Call for Civic Grant Applications

Submission Deadline: All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., February 1, 2016.

The City of White Rock is accepting applications for the 2016 Civic Grants. Annually, City Council awards a limited amount of funds to recipients performing work in the ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2016

City News Advertisement - 8 January

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2016

Have your say on Tourism in the City

In the spring, White Rock Tourism will relaunch with a fresh, new outlook on marketing our City by the Sea. We would like your help in selecting the name. We have four names for YOU to vote on:

  1. Explore White Rock
  2. In White Rock
  3. Discover White Rock
  4. Tourism Whit...
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2016 White Rock News and Announcements