News Flash

Posted on: December 29, 2014

Tourism White Rock Moves to New Uptown Location

Tourism White Rock will move to a new Uptown location on Johnston Road in January 2015. The City  of White Rock negotiated terms of the lease agreement with the property owner, BOSA. All parties have finalized a two (2) year agreement.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2014

Council Calendar in 2015

Mark your calendars! The 2015 Council meeting schedule is official. Regular Council meetings will be held on the following dates:

  • January 12 and 26
  • February 2 and 16
  • March 2 and 23
  • April 13 and 27
  • May 11 and 25
  • June 8 and 22
  • July 13 and 27
  • August Recess ...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2014

Holiday Hours at City Facilities

City Hall

City Hall is closed 25 December to 2 January. Regular working hours resume 5 January.

Operations

Operations is closed 25, 26 December and 1 January for the statutory holidays. Otherwise it is open regular working hours.

Recreation Facilities

Rec Faci...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2014

Transport Canada Revokes Day Time Whistling Order

Transport Canada has revoked the day time whistling order dated 31 July 2014. 

After review and evaluation of the corrective measures taken by the City of White Rock and BNSF, Transport Canada was satisfied that both the City and BNSF addressed ha...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 11, 2014

Installation of Public Art Piece

The bronze public art piece ‘Passenger,’ by Denis Kleine will begin installation next week at the White Rock Museum and Archives plaza.   During that time, part of the Museum plaza will be under construction. 

In the N...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2014

Promenade Reopens after Morning Storm

1:30 p.m.

The Promenade and Pier is open. Debris was cleared by Operations staff after high tide subsided this morning.  

8:55 a.m. - Wednesday 10 December

Due to high winds, the promenade is closed east of the Pier. High tide will be at ap...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2014

Arena and Centre for Active Living Power Returns

Power for Centennial Arena and Leisure Centre & Centre for Active Living has returned. There will be no impact on tonight's ice & CAL programming.

2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2014

White Rock South Surrey Youth Collective Campaigns for Youth Space

The White Rock South Surrey Youth Collective is seeking a youth space. Their latest initiative to obtain the space is to secure funding through the Aviva Community Campaign and needs your help to move from semi-finals to finals.

To move to the finals, they...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 2, 2014

Inaugural Ceremony 2014

The first meeting of White Rock's new City Council took place on Monday 1 December with new Councillors David Chesney, Megan Knight and Lynne Sinclair taking the oath of office along with incumbents Helen Fathers, Bill Lawrence and Grant Meyer.

In his inau...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 28, 2014

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

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

Clearing snow and ice from sidewalks can be a difficult task for our senior residents, or those with limited mobility.  You can be a good neighbor and lend a helping hand to...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2014

Get involved!

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 fill vacancies on the following four (4) ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2014

Railing Installation along East Beach

The City continues to work with Transport Canada on pedestrian safety on the promenade. A handrail will be added to the East Beach Promenade including a light wire mesh to the existing handrail. 

Project completion is expected at the end of Decemb...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2014

Welcome White Rock City Council Elect

The City of White Rock would like to welcome a new City Council, as elected by the residents of White rock. This Council will serve a four year term beginning December 2014 and ending October 2018.

Mayor

Wayne Baldwin

Council

  • David Chesney
  • Helen Fathers
  • Megan K...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2014

Election 2014 - Preliminary Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 15, 2014

Preliminary Declaration of Results for City of White Rock

City of White Rock City Clerk Tracey Arthur declared the preliminary results for White Rock’s November 15 municipal election.

  • Mayor – Wayne B...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2014

Annual Parking Decals for Sale

It’s that time of year again! 2015 pay parking decals are available for sale.  The decal cost is $40 plus GST.

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

  • A valid driver&a...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 7, 2014

Winter Waterfront Parking Rates

Winter waterfront parking rates are reduced!

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 bus...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2014

City Maps Unavailable 8 November

The City's maps system, WROMS, will be unavailable on Saturday 8 November to upgrade the database. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2014

Remembrance Day Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

White Rock City Hall and City facilities will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regularly scheduled Tuesday collections will be picked up on Wednesday, November 12. Collections for the rest of the week will not be affected. Please hav...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 5, 2014

Does Rover have a Licence?

2015 Dog Licence Sale – IMPORTANT NOTICE OF CHANGE

Did you know?  White Rock dog licences are the same cost or lower than other Metro Vancouver municipalities.  In order to maintain this, permanent dog tags will be issued this y...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 3, 2014

Sign up for the City E-Newsletter

City Hall direct to your inbox

Catch up on the latest news with the City Hall e-newsletter. It arrives in your inbox on Tuesday after every Council meeting and lets you know what is happening in our City by the Sea! Sign up at www.whiterockcity.ca/newslett...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2014

100 New Trees in the City

At the City of White Rock, we know how important trees are to a healthy neighborhood. This autumn, the City of White Rock will be planting 100 trees at a variety of City locations.

Tree varieties include Magnolias, Paper bark maples, Japanese snow...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Turn back your clocks this weekend

Daylight savings time ends this weekend. Remember to turn your clocks back an hour on Sunday 2 November!  

2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Heavy Rain still Expected

Heavy rains and strong winds are forecast as remnants of Hurricane Ana pass over the Lower Mainland. Please take a few minutes to clear leaves from catch basins near your property so that rain water can drain from streets.

Your effort to keep catch basins ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2014

Unclaimed Bicycles at City Hall

Seeking owners!! The City is currently holding 18 bikes that were turned in this summer.

Bicycles are picked up when they are abandoned or left on city property.  Often, the City struggles to match an owner to a bicycle as there is limite...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2014

Our Green City by the Sea

The City of White Rock takes action on climate change to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our corporate operations and the broader community.

The City has been awarded Level 3 recognition – ‘Achievement of Carbon Neutrality’...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 20, 2014

Rethink Garbage for Waste Reduction Week

Across the nation from October 20 to 26, 2014 schools, businesses, governments, and individuals are challenged to change their habits to reduce waste. Join the City of White Rock as we work to make simple changes to reduce our waste.  

Waste Reduc...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2014

Participate in the Annual Great BC Shakeout

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut is scheduled for:

Date: Thursday 16 OctoberTime: 10:16 am.

This is the annual earthquake drill designed to raise awareness on what to do during an earthquake and general emergency preparedness.

Participating in the drill i...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2014

City Facilities Closed Monday 13 October

City facilities will be closed on Monday 13 October for Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Regularly scheduled Monday 13 October collections will be picked up Tuesday 14 October. Collections for the rest of the week will not be affected. To get th...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2014

CARP Flag raising on 1 October

On 1 October, the CARP flag will be raised outside of City Hall in support of National Seniors' Day. A small ceremony will take place as part of the flag raising at 9:00 a.m. Refreshments will follow in the City Hall Council Chambers.CARP is a national, n...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2014

Honouring Business and Arts

The City recognizes the important role arts and culture has in strengthening the social and economic fabric of our community. Through the various arts and cultural events hosted throughout the year, the City has showcased some o...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Next local government election will be November 15, 2014.

The next Local Government Election will be held Saturday, November 15, 2014.

Voters in the City of White Rock will elect:

  • One (1) Mayor;
  • Six (6) Councillors; and
  • One (1) School Trustee.

The term of office for the 2014 Election will be December 2014 &a...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Reminder: Road Closure Notice - Marine Drive

Where:  Marine Drive, White Rock between Vidal and Martin StreetWhen:  23 September 2014 - 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

BC Hydro will be replacing three power poles along Marine Drive that have reached the end of their service dates.  ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2014

Bayview Park available as Wedding Venue

Bayview Park-Outdoor Plaza

When planning your wedding consider the Bayview Park-Outdoor Plaza for your venue. A perfect ocean front location for your wedding day ceremony.

This beautiful outdoor space on west beach offers a stunning ocean view and ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2014

Replacement of Parking Equipment and City Hall and Library Windows

During the 8 September meeting, Council approved the awarding of two contracts in the total amount of $528,200 (excluding GST) to Dubas Management & Construction for window replacements in City Hall and White Rock Library.City Staff ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 9, 2014

Mobile Air Monitoring Unit along waterfront

From September 8 to October 8, Metro Vancouver will be placing Mobile Air Monitoring Unit (MAMU) on the waterfront, just west of Oxford. They will be monitoring for coal dust, emissions, and weather related information.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 5, 2014

City offers day camps throughout September

White Rock Leisure Services will continue to offer a day camps for children as the strike continues into September. 

Skimboard Camp 7 - 14 yearsSeptember 8 - 12

Pro Skimboarders headline the talented cast of instructors who will share their years o...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 2, 2014

Squeeze More In! Flatten your Cardboard

Cardboard is now collected curbside as part of the City of White Rock’s new recycling pick-up services. Remember to flatten cardboard to fit in your paper recycling only container. For single family residences,&nbs...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2014

Minor restoration planned for Whaling Wall

Minor cleaning work on the Wyland Whaling Wall will start on Tuesday 2 September at 7:00 a.m. The wall will be professionally hand-cleaned by a company that has experience with outdoor murals.

Once the cleaning is complete, an artist will do touch-up work ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2014

Labour Day Collection Schedule and Facilities Closure

City Facilities will be closed on Monday, September 1 for Labour Day. Regularly scheduled Monday 1 September collections will be picked up Tuesday 2 September.

Collections for the rest of the week will not be affected.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2014

City News - 28 August 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week. This week includes information on elector registration, the Labour Day weekend collection schedule, the Fall Fe...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 26, 2014

Submit a Special Events Application Form for 2015 Events

Are you planning an event in 2015 that will take place in a City park or on City property? If so, it's necessary to complete a Special Event Application Form [PDF - 691 KB]. The form is also available at the Centennial Park Leisure Centre/Arena.

T...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2014

City News - 21 August 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2014

City offers day camps if school strike continues

White Rock Leisure Services will offer a day camp for children ages 6 to 12  at Centennial Park in the event that the school strike continues into September.  The Adventure camp will include outdoor play, crafts & games, ice-skating,...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 14, 2014

City News - 14 August 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2014

Lanterns and Fireworks light White Rock Moon Festival

White Rock – The City of White Rock is partnering with the White Rock Chinese Arts Center and The Canadian Alliance of Chinese Associations to host the White Rock Moon Festival from September 5 – 7, 2014. The festival kicks off with an...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2014

City News - 7 August 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on T...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2014

City releases new Parks and Trails Map

The City of White Rock features over 80 acres of park land. The City is pleased to release new Park and Trail Maps 

The new Parks and Trails map includes heritage markers, walkways, trails, and all 15 of the city’s parks. The map of Cent...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2014

No scheduled Council and Committee Meetings in August

There are no scheduled Council or Committee meetings during the month of August. The next Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.

If you have any questions, please contact the C...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2014

BC Holiday Waste Collection Schedule and City Facilities closure

B.C. Day Holiday Waste Collection Schedule and City facility closures

White Rock City Hall and City facilities will be closed on Monday, August 4 for B.C. Day thereby affecting solid waste collection service for Monday only. Regularly scheduled Mo...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2014

Road closures for White Rock Sea Festival

Important Notice regarding Marine Drive Road Closures and Parking Restrictions - Saturday Aug 2 and Sunday Aug 3 2014 for the 65th Annual White Rock Sea Festival.

Saturday August 2 10:00 a.m. -10:45 a.m. Marine Drive East: From T...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2014

City offers live streaming of Council Meetings

The City now offers access to Council Meetings online through our web streaming service! Watch it live or catch up at any time to access all the latest material from the Meetings.

You can choose to watch the whole video or, after 24 hours, click through a ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2014

City to invest $80,000 from job action savings

The following Notice of Motion was considered and adopted by Council at the June 23, 2014 Regular Council meeting: 

WHEREAS the City of White Rock is currently experiencing job action in the form of a strike; NOW THEREFORE, following the conclusio...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 16, 2014

2013 Annual Report available online

The 2013 Annual Report, by the Corporation of the City of White Rock, is available to view online and a hard copy is available to view at all City Facilities.

A public special meeting and opportunity for the public to comment on the Annua...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 15, 2014

The airshow Snowbirds return to White Rock

Snowbirds to Soar in our Skylines this Summer

The Snowbirds return to White Rock on Wednesday, August 6 to amaze visitors and residents alike with their famous flying demonstration. The Snowbirds’ performances showcase the precision and skill of ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2014

Winning results at this year's Tour de White Rock

It wasn't just the heat that got people's hearts racing at this year's Tour de White Rock. Amazing talent and large crowds showed support during the three days of races. Thank you to the sponsors, staff, volunteers, riders and supporters for helping make ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2014

City issues media statement on Transport Canada order

Transport Canada clarifies orders on train whistles

The City of White Rock hosted a Community Dialogue Session on Rail Safety and Dangerous Goods on July 7, 2014. The Dialogue followed recent orders by Transport Canada for repetitive whistling blasts from ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 4, 2014

Community Dialogue on Rail Safety & Dangerous Goods Comment Sheet

A Community Dialogue Session on Rail Safety and Dangerous Goods was held on Monday, July 7, 2014 at the White Rock Community Centre.  

The presentations from the Community Dialogue Session are outlined below. 

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2014

Marine Drive Final Paving July 4, 2014

Marine Drive final paving, from High Street to Bishop Road, is scheduled for Friday July 4, 2014.

The road is currently open to local traffic only. Traffic delays should be anticipated during the paving. The paving should be completed by end of da...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2014

City News - 3 July 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2014

White Rock Trolley Service returns on Canada Day

Following the overwhelming success of last year’s free and fun summer trolley, Tourism White Rock and the City of White Rock are pleased to announce that the free White Rock Trolley service will run again this year!For hop on, hop off stops, rou...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2014

City News - 26 June 2014

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

For up to the min...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2014

City offers more recycling material to curbside collection

The City of White Rock will be adding to the list of curbside recycling materials on 1 July.

As of Canada Day, Blue Box recycling will be expanded to include pick-up for a wide variety of new products including paper/plastic drinking cups; empty and non-ha...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2014

Updated: Transport Canada orders rail changes along waterfront

Updated: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday 18 June

The City of White Rock will be removing the fence across the Bay Street Boat Launch on Thursday 19 June. 

The City of White Rock proposed and carried out the following plan. On Wednesday 18 June, Transport Canad...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2014

City offers multi-sport kids camp next week

The City of White Rock Leisure Services is offering an alternative for parents if there is a full scale school strike during the week of 23 June. The camp will be cancelled if school resumes.

Sportsmania    6 - 12 yearsCentennial...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2014

Changing Monthly Pre-payment Amounts on 2015 Property Taxes

The City of White Rock has a property tax prepayment plan. Once your current taxes are fully paid, you can choose to make monthly payments to be applied to next year’s property taxes. 

Individuals currently on the installment plan who wi...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2014

2012 - 2014 Corporate Priorities

On 3 June, the City of White Rock released their 2012 – 2014 Corporate Priorities [PDF - 4.5 MB]. This updated pamphlet identifies and documents the priorities of the City for the 2012 – 2014 term of Council and lays the found...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2015

City News - 5 June 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twi...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2014

City Services resume 3 June

On Tuesday 3 June, there was a resumption of City Services. We appreciate residents and businesses patience as we reintroduce full services.

All facilities and services counters during regular hours: Community Centre, Centennial Arena, Ke...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Claim your Home Owner Grant

Claim your home owner grant online but only from the date the tax notices are mailed until the tax due date.

In order to be eligible for a Home Owner Grant, the registered owner of the property must reside in the home and it is to be considered their princ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2014

Current information on job action in the City of White Rock

Updated: Monday 2 June at 9:00 p.m.

Timely, factual information concerning resident services and bargaining information for City of White Rock workers is available on this page. Bookmark this page and check frequently for updates or follow @whiterockcity&a...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2014

City News - 22 May

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2014

City Unveils New Community Murals on 27 May

Please join Mayor Wayne Baldwin, members of Council and the community at the grand opening of two community art murals in Centennial Park.

  • Date/Time:  Tuesday 27 May, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Event: Mural unveiling followed by local arts and business netw...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2014

City News - 15 May 2014

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

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follo...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2014

Victoria Day - City Hall

White Rock City Hall is closed on Monday 19 May for Victoria Day. It will re-open on Tuesday 20 May at 8:30 a.m.

For more information about resident services and bargaining information during job action, please visit the following page. It is updated on a ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2014

City of White Rock Celebrates the Completion of Updated Seaside Park

Join South Surrey-White Rock MLA Gordon Hogg, White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin, and members of Council on Friday 9 May to celebrate the completion of the Bayview Park revitalization.  These upgrades were made possible with the support of the Govern...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2014

City News - 8 May 2014

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

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 5, 2014

Never Forget a Garbage Day Again

Through Recollect.net, a collection reminder service, residents receive reminders about their garbage and recycling collection schedule. From e-mail to text to phone reminders, with this service you’ll never forget your garbage, recycling or green waste d...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2014

State of the City

On May 1, 2014, the White Rock and South Surrey Chamber of Commerce hosted Mayor Wayne Baldwin and City Council for the State of the City address [PDF - 213 KB]. Mayor Wayne Baldwin spoke on accomplishments and drivers for City Council. ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2014

Canada Day Vendor Application Call Out

White Rock’s annual Canada Day by the Bay is a popular, family-friendly celebration that spans the waterfront from East to West Beach. The City is looking for vendors to set up a booth space between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to sell thei...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2014

City News - 24 April 2014

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

City News - 24 April 2014 [PDF - 459 KB]

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2014

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 23, 20...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Holiday Hours/ Collection Schedule

Easter Holiday Hours and Garbage Collection Schedule

White Rock City Hall and the Operations Department will be closed on Friday 18 April and Monday 21 April, 2014 thereby affecting service as follows:

  • Friday 18 April - Regularly scheduled residential/multi...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2014

City News - 3 April 2014

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

City News - 3 April 2014 [PDF - 293 KB]

For up to the minute news, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2014

Metro Van Organics Waste Ban in 2015

Metro Vancouver to ban food from regular garbage – starting in 2015

In 2015, Metro Vancouver will start a disposal ban for organics (all compostable material, including food). Reduce how much food you waste, or separate it from regular garbage fo...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2014

April is National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month

Organ donation saves lives. Register your decision now!

April is National Organ and Tissue Donation. Online registration is simple and takes two minutes with your care card.

What are your plans to raise awareness in White Rock? Gatherings, school p...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 28, 2014

Canada Day by the Bay - Call for Entertainment

Canada Day by the BayTuesday July 1, 2014

White Rock’s annual Canada Day by the Bay is a popular, family-friendly celebration that spans the waterfront from East to West Beach.  The City is looking for local musical entertainmen...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2014

City News - 27 March 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on:

  • Committee meetings
  • Food Truck Community Forum
  • Paddleboard/Kayak Rental Expressions of Interest request
  • Call for Performer...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 21, 2014

Expressions of Interest: Food and Beverage Carts

The City of White Rock is seeking three temporary/seasonal Vendors in a designated area along the White Rock Promenade for the 2014 summer season.

Interested Vendors are required to submit an “Expression of Interest” which includes thei...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2014

City News - 20 March 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on:

  • Committee meetings
  • Food Truck Community Forum,
  • Career Opportunity - Receptionist Clerk Typist
  • Call for Expression of Int...
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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2014

Food trucks on the Waterfront: Questionnaire and Community Forum

Community Forum: Food Trucks

Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Location: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Avenue

Street food is growing in popularity across North America. Many cities are embracing the trend and am...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2014

We're looking for input! Take our Strategic Transportation Plan Survey

The City of White Rock is developing an update to its Strategic Transportation Plan (STP) that will provide guidance for the City’s investments in transportation infrastructure and programs over the long-term.

We Want to Hear From You!

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 15, 2014

A Celebration of Life for Larry Robinson

A Celebration of Life for Larry RobinsonFebruary 9, 1949 - March 15, 2014Date: Monday March 24Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.Location: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell AvenueOn Saturday, March 15, community advocate and Councillor Larry Robinso...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2014

Public mural gets go ahead at Semiahmoo Arts Building

The City of White Rock approves Semiahmoo Arts request for funding to paint a wall mural on the Semiahmoo Arts building located in Centennial Park.

Semiahmoo Arts selected Richard Tetrault to paint a mural that celebrates the community’s diversit...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2014

City News - 13 March 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on Committee meetings next week and a Developer's Public Information Meeting for 1575/1577 Nichol Road.

City News - 13 March 2014 [...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 7, 2014

City of White Rock to implement new land-based management system

The City of White Rock is pleased to implement a new land-based management software system that will create a central directory and integrate property-related records and transactions.  The City currently does not have a virtual central directory...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2014

City News - 6 March 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on Career Opportunities, Committee and Council meetings next week, and Developers' Public Information Meetings for 987 Maple Stree...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2014

Renovations at City Hall

City Hall is undergoing renovations. Council Meetings scheduled for March and April 2014 will be held at the White Rock Community Centre at 15154 Russell Avenue.

If you plan to attend the Council meeting(s), please confirm the lo...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2014

City News - 27 February

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on the White Rock Irish Festival, Career Opportunities, Recreation programs and information on a Developer's Public Information Me...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 25, 2014

Residential Calendar correction

There is an error on page 2 on the 2014 Garbage, Recycling and Green Can Collection. Please follow page 3 to 14 for the correct schedule or download a new pdf [PDF - 44 KB].

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2014

It's an Honour Exhibition

You're invited to visit It’s An Honour!, a new travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System that is now making its way across the country. Over the next two years, it will journey to schools, community centres, special events an...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2014

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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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2014

City News - February 13, 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on the Single Family  Zone Bylaw Review Task Force, Cultural Activity Task Force, Rail Safety Task Force and Johnston Roa...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 7, 2014

City of White Rock Closed Monday February 10, 2014 for Family Day

City facilities will be closed on Monday, February 10. Commercial and multi-family collection will be picked up Tuesday, February 11.

For more information on garbage collection, please click here.

For Family Day Skate information, click here.

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2014

City News - 6 February 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on the Family Day Holiday Collection Schedule, Holiday hours for City Hall, and a Free Skate on February 10, 2014.

City News - 6 Fe...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2014

Bylaw No. 2045 Public Hearing to Continue

Pursuant to the Community Charter, Notice is hereby given regarding the Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday February 4, 2014.DATE:Tuesday February 4, 2014MEETING TIME:6:00 p.m. - Adjourned Public Hearing regarding Bylaw No. 2045 to continueLOCATION:City...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2014

TransLink to Host Open Houses on Proposed Route Changes

Optimization Program Identifies Six Route Redesigns for Public Input

TransLink will host four open houses in February for the public to have a say on proposed service changes across Metro Vancouver.  Customers are invited to provide feedback on si...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2014

GIS Maps not available on 28 January

The external GIS website will not be accessible for approximately three hours after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday 28 January. Apologies for the inconvenience.

2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2014

Road construction along Marine Drive

Road construction on Marine Drive between Bishop Street and High Street will start on Monday, February 3, 2014. The anticipated completion date is June 30, 2014. During construction, the roadway will be closed to traffic and pedestrians. Local residents w...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2014

City News - 23 January 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on the Order of British Columbia, a public information meeting, employment opportunities and a reminder to purchase your ...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2014

Shaw Cable schedule change

Please note that there will be no Shaw Cable recording of the Council and Committee meetings on Monday, January 27.

The Council Meeting on 24 February will air on 25 February at 10:00 p.m. due to Shaw’s commitment to live coverage of the...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2014

Order of British Columbia Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

(Submission Deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014)

Know an outstanding British Columbian who deserves recognition?

BC's Honours and Awards Secretariat is currently accepting nominations for the province's highest honour, the Order of British C...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2014

City News -16 January 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on civic grant applications and a public information meeting.

City News - 16 January 2014 [PDF - 458 KB]

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2014

2013 resident parking decals have expired

Annual Pay Parking Decal and Dog Licence Sales

Resident parking decals for 2013 have expired. 2014 pay parking decals and dog licences are for sale at City facilities.  The decal cost will be $40 plus GST. To qualify for a pay parking decal, you m...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2014

City News - 9 January 2014

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. This week includes information on committees and the council meeting schedule and resident decals available for sale at City Facilities. 

City News - 9 J...

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2014 White Rock News and Announcements