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Posted on: May 2, 2013

City News May 2

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City_News_May_2.pdf [PDF - 782 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2013

Fraser Valley Regional Library Customer Survey

FVRL is the largest public library system in BC, with 25 community libraries serving almost 700,000 people in its service area. The library system is primarily funded through taxes raised in the communities it serves. It is governed by a board of elected ...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2013

City News April 26

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 25, 2013

Pier Construction Completed Ahead of Schedule

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce that the pier's construction upgrades have been completed three weeks ahead of schedule. The pier is now fully open for use.

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2013

White Rock RCMP Victim Services Celebrates 20 Years

The week of April 21 to April 27, 2013 is National Victims of Crime Awareness Week and this year's theme is “We ALL have a role.” Organizations across Canada will be raising awareness about issues facing victims of crime and the servic...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 13, 2013

City News April 18

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 18, 2013

Railway Track Surfacing Notice

BNSF will start track surfacing work on Monday, April 22 along the waterfront. This work should take one week and will focus on four pedestrian crossings in the East beach area and the pier crossing.

2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2013

Pier Closure Schedule for April 2013

In order to improve public safety and ensure the continued use of the pier, construction upgrades to repair and replace damaged piles and cross-braces will take place from March 18 - May 17, 2013 with intermittent pier closures. Below please find the cons...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2013

Crush your recycling

City crews are pleased to notice an increase in recycling. Thank you for doing your part! In order to help make room in the trucks for all the recycling, please remember to crush large containers, like milk cartons, before placing them in your blue box.

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2013

Do you bag your garbage?

Using plastic bags to secure loose garbage in the garbage can is a great idea. It keeps the garbage contained, reduces odors, keeps your neighbourhood cleaner, and is safer for garbage crews. Thank you for securing your loose garbage!

Please remember that ...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 10, 2013

Nominate a Living Legacy

Do you know an individual who is an outstanding citizen and has contributed to the success, well-being and livability of White Rock? Should they be recognized by the community during Canada Day events? If so, nominate them on or before May 15, 2013, by co...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2013

Join the Museum’s First Annual Treasure Hunt

Join the Museum for their 1st Annual Treasure Hunt, April 5 – 21, 2013, featuring local Antiques and Collectible Dealers as well as, private collectors. Admission $1.00. Children under 12 no charge.

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2013

City News April 4

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City_News_April_4 [PDF - 251 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2013

2013 Partners in Caring Gala

Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year and is kicking off the festivities at its annual fundraising gala. The Partners in Caring Gala is already an early success, with a great roster of sponsors, ...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2013

City News April 2

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City News_March 28.pdf [PDF - 1.1 MB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2013

City News March 14

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City_News_March 14.pdf [PDF - 1013 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2013

Notice of Pier Closure - March 18 –26

In order to improve public safety and ensure the continued use of the pier, construction upgrades to repair and replace damaged piles and cross-braces will take place from March 18 – May 17, 2013 with intermittent pier closures.

From March 18 &am...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2013

White Rock Museum & Archives First Annual Treasure Hunt

Event Dates: April 5 – 21, 2013

Time for spring cleaning but you have no time or space for a garage sale? Look no further. We have the answer! The White Rock Museum is now accepting table bookings for their upcoming Treasure Hunt. Tables...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2013

White Rock's Irish Festival

Celebrate Irish Heritage Month in White Rock

March 1 - 31, 2013

This is a month-long festival filled with music, poetry, workshops, contests, dancing, food & beverage tasting and more!

Download the schedule of events. [PDF - 4.6 MB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 7, 2013

City News March 7

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City_News_March_7.pdf [PDF - 483 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2013

Wear Green and get free admission to the Museum in March

Irish Heritage Month is being celebrated in White Rock!

During the month of March, gallery admission at the White Rock Museum is free to all wearing GREEN!

    

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2013

Pay Parking Decals

Pay parking decals for 2013 cost $40 plus HST and expire on December 31, 2013. 

Decals can be purchased at City Hall, the White Rock Community Centre, Centennial Park Leisure Centre  and the Kent Street Activity Centre

To qualif...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2013

City News February 28

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City News_Feb. 28.pdf [PDF - 519 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2013

Anti-Bullying Day

On February 27, 2013, White Rock Council and staff took a stand against bullying by wearing pink t-shirts for Anti-Bullying Day.

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2013

City News February 21

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 20, 2013

The White Rock Public Library is now open Sunday afternoons year-round

The White Rock Public Library will now be open on Sunday afternoons year-round as a result of White Rock City Council approving the 2013 – 2017 Financial Plan.

Traditionally, the library has only been open on Sundays from 1:00 – 5:00 p....

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2013

City News February 14

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad. 

City_News-Feb14.pdf [PDF - 480 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2013

Pennies for the Museum & Archives

Pennies are history, so leave them with the White Rock Museum & Archives!

All donations benefit the White Rock Museum & Archives.

Download PDF. [PDF - 164 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2013

White Rock Museum & Archives Art Wall

White Rock Museum & Archives is currently exhibiting the art work of White Rock Elementary School Kindergarten and Grade 3 students. Their work will be on display until the end of March.

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2013

Mayor Baldwin awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal

White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin recently received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in honour of the contribution he has made to the community and Canada.

Mayor Baldwin was nominated for the medal by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 7, 2013

City News February 7

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City_News_Feb. 7.pdf [PDF - 568 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 7, 2013

White Rock Museum & Archives Current Exhibit

The White Rock Museum & Archives is honoured to be hosting the travelling exhibit, Chinese Legacies: Building the Canadian Pacific Railway. Created by the Revelstoke Museum, the exhibit examines the reality of railway building for Chinese labourers du...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Career Opportunity

Police Clerk – Regular Full Time (35 hours/week)

The City seeks a customer-service orientated individual to join their team. Completion of grade 12 supplemented by a minimum of 2-3 years of related experience, preferably within an R.C.M.P. Detach...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2013

Council Honours Local Artists

On Monday, February 4, 2013, White Rock City Council honoured local artists during a special celebration.

Those in attendance and recognized at the meeting included:

  • Spiral Dance Company and their artistic director Loretta Sramek
  • Jim Adams, visual artist
  • Whit...
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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2013

City News January 31

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City News Jan 31.pdf [PDF - 537 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2013

City News January 24

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City_News_Jan 24.pdf [PDF - 496 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 21, 2013

City of White Rock adds new Arts and Culture tab to website

Under the guidance and recommendation of the Public Art Advisory Committee, the City of White Rock has now added “Arts and Culture” as a top-level navigational tab on its website, nestled between “Community” and &am...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2013

New Artists' Walk - An Outdoor Gallery!

The Artists' Walk opens March 1st at White Rock Beach. Similar to the Stanley Park experience, visitors strolling the promenade from the White Rock Museum Plaza to west beach will be able to browse an outdoor gallery of paintings, artist prints, photograp...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2013

City News January 16

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City_News_Jan17.pdf [PDF - 633 KB]

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2013

Winter Weather Reminders

Keep the Sidewalks Clear

All White Rock property owners are reminded that in the event of a snowfall, or inclement weather, City bylaws require them to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to their property no later than 10:00 a.m. This includes...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2013

Call for Civic Grant Applications

The City of White Rock is accepting applications for the 2013 Civic Grants. Annually, City Council awards a limited amount of funds to recipients performing work in the community that either benefits the residents of the City or brings favourable publicit...

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2013 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2013

Annual Pay Parking Decal and Dog Licence Sales

It's that time of year again! 2013 pay parking decals and dog licences are available for sale. The decal cost is $40 plus HST.

To qualify for a pay parking decal you must be a resident of the City of White Rock. Please provide:

  • A valid driver's licence with...
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2013 White Rock News and Announcements