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Posted on: November 27, 2020

Full Road Closure: 15054 Royal Avenue (Columbia Lane)

Please note that a Full Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 15054 Royal Avenue (Columbia Lane)

Date: December 3- 11, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 

Full road closure along Columbia Lane for the purpose of installing gas service to...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 27, 2020

New ‘Please wear a mask’ signs pop up around White Rock

Stay 2 metres apart and please wear a mask.

The City of White Rock is encouraging people to wear masks in outdoor spaces during the global pandemic when it’s hard to stay two metres apart from others.

The City has posted signs in public places, including in parks, on the White Rock Pier an...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2020

New ‘Please wear a mask’ signs pop up around White Rock

Stay 2 metres apart and please wear a mask.

The City of White Rock is encouraging people to wear masks in outdoor spaces during the global pandemic when it’s hard to stay two metres apart from others.

The City has posted signs in public places, including in parks, on the White Rock Pier and Waterfro...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2020

New ‘Please wear a mask’ signs pop up around White Rock

Stay 2 metres apart and please wear a mask.

The City of White Rock is encouraging people to wear masks in outdoor spaces during the global pandemic when it’s hard to stay two metres apart from others.

The City has posted signs in public places, including in parks, on the White Rock Pier and Waterfro...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13987 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13987 Marine Drive  

Date: December 3 - 11, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along Marine Drive for the...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14555 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 14555 Marine Drive  

Date: December 4 - 7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along Marine Drive for the ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Update for the Marine Drive Stabilization Project

Marine Drive Retaining Wall Stabilization Project - White Rock Waterfront

The City of White Rock’s Marine Drive Stabilization Project is ahead of schedule. 

The project, planned for completion by the end of January 2021, will be substantially finished by mid-December with final road resurfacing in the spring. ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Update for the Marine Drive Stabilization Project

Marine Drive Retaining Wall Stabilization Project - White Rock Waterfront

The City of White Rock’s Marine Drive Stabilization Project is ahead of schedule. 

The project, planned for completion by the end of January 2021, will be substantially finished by mid-December with final road resurfacing in the spring. Between mi...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Committee Volunteer Opportunities for the City of White Rock

Committee Volunteers

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 on the following committees:

  • Advisory Desig...
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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Committee Volunteer Opportunities for the City of White Rock

Committee Volunteers

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 on the following committees:

  • Advisory Desig...
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Latest News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Response from City of White Rock: Sales agents testing water in homes

sink faucet running water

The City of White Rock has received calls from residents who have been approached by sales agents who ask to come into their homes to test their water. The agents give the impression that they're from the City. 

The City conducts ongoing ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Cancellation of fitness, yoga and dance classes continues to Nov. 30

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

Following the Provincial public health order issued on Nov. 19, the City of White Rock’s indoor group fitness, yoga and dance classes will remain cancelled until Nov. 30 when new guidelines are expected.

Classes will resume once plans are in place...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Cancellation of fitness, yoga and dance classes continues to Nov. 30

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

Following the Provincial public health order issued on Nov. 19, the City of White Rock’s indoor group fitness, yoga and dance classes will remain cancelled until Nov. 30 when new guidelines are expected.

Classes will resume once plans are in place...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Cancellation of fitness, yoga and dance classes continues to Nov. 30

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

Following the Provincial public health order issued on Nov. 19, the City of White Rock’s indoor group fitness, yoga and dance classes will remain cancelled until Nov. 30 when new guidelines are expected.

Classes will resume once plans ar...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

The White Rock Museum & Archives presents: The White Rock History Quiz Episode 2

white rock museum news flash

The wait is over! Episode two is now here! The White Rock Museum & Archives is proud to present the second episode of a series of video quizzes being developed.

The second White Rock History Quiz can be found on YouTube.

White Rock Museum & Archives...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2020

The White Rock Museum & Archives presents: The White Rock History Quiz Episode 2

white rock museum news flash

The wait is over! Episode two is now here! The White Rock Museum & Archives is proud to present the second episode of a series of video quizzes being developed.

The second White Rock History Quiz can be found on YouTube.

White Rock Museum & Archives...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  September 30 - December 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

F...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1456 Johnston Road

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 1456 Johnston Road

Date: November 18, 2020 - May 12, 2021

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday , 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturdays 

Utilize adjacent curb lane parking ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 14825 Thrift Avenue 

Date: November 20 - 26, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure and sidewalk closures alo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17 Wind Impacts in White Rock

Wind impacts in White Rock - Nov. 17, 2020

The City of White Rock is keeping an eye on extreme windy conditions today. Environment Canada has issued a wind warning, with possible gusts of up to 90 kilometres an hour.

Currently closed:

  • Ravine trails
  • All public washrooms without power

Please use caution...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13987 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13987 Marine Drive 

Date: November 25, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Partial road closure on Marine Drive for the purpose of replacing a hydro pole. Emergency vehicles...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13987 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13987 Marine Drive    

Date: November 13, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Partial road closure on Marine Drive for the purpose of conducting sewer work near ab...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15520 Columbia Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 15520 Columbia Avenue

Date: November 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Columbia Avenue for the purpose of conducting tree pruning. Emergency vehicles wi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 905 Habgood Street

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 905 Habgood Street  

Date: November 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Columbia Avenue for the purpose of conducting tree pruning near above add...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13616 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13616 Marine Drive    

Date: November 13, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure on Marine Drive for the purpose of conducting sewer work near abo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13987 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13987 Marine Drive    

Date: November 12, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure on Marine Drive for the purpose of conducting sewer work near abo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14524 Magdalen Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 14524 Magdalen Avenue     

Date: November 13, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure on Magdalen Avenue for the purpose of conducting sew...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14478 Sunset Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 14478 Sunset Drive  

Date: November 10-20, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 

Partial road closure on Sunset Drive for the purpose of installing a gas main extens...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of White Rock launches housing survey aimed at future housing needs

Housing Needs Survey

The City of White Rock is asking all current and potential residents to complete a brief housing survey to help the City better understand housing needs.  

The City is preparing a Housing Needs Report that will go to Council in the summer or fall ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of White Rock launches housing survey aimed at future housing needs

Housing Needs Survey

The City of White Rock is asking all current and potential residents to complete a brief housing survey to help the City better understand housing needs.  

The City is preparing a Housing Needs Report that will go to Council in the summer or fall ...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 7, 2020

White Rock indoor fitness and sports activities affected by new Provincial Health Orders

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock is responding to Provincial health orders issued today for the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health regions by cancelling all group fitness classes and sports competitions at all indoor City recreation facilities until Nov. 23...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 7, 2020

White Rock indoor fitness and sports activities affected by new Provincial Health Orders

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock is responding to Provincial health orders issued today for the Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health regions by cancelling all group fitness classes and sports competitions at all indoor City recreation facilities until Nov. 23...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1480 Vidal Street

Please note that a Full Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 1480 Vidal Street  

Date: November 10, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Full road closure on Vidal Street for the purpose of conducting sewer work. Emergency vehic...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 5, 2020

White Rock RCMP Clothing Drive a Drive-Through Event

clothes drive donation

White Rock Community Policing and White Rock RCMP are hosting this year’s Annual Children's Clothing Drive at the White Rock RCMP Detachment on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year’s event is going to be drive-thro...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 5, 2020

White Rock RCMP Clothing Drive a Drive-Through Event

clothes drive donation

White Rock Community Policing and White Rock RCMP are hosting this year’s Annual Children's Clothing Drive at the White Rock RCMP Detachment on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year’s event is going to be drive-thro...

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Latest News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

City of White Rock welcomes $3.8 million in funding for COVID-19 restart

City of White Rock waterfront and the White Rock

The City of White Rock will receive a grant of $3.769 million under the Provincial government’s COVID‐19 Safe Restart Grant for Local Governments.

The City received a letter yesterday from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The Province is prov...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2020

City of White Rock welcomes $3.8 million in funding for COVID-19 restart

City of White Rock waterfront and the White Rock

The City of White Rock will receive a grant of $3.769 million under the Provincial government’s COVID‐19 Safe Restart Grant for Local Governments.

The City received a letter yesterday from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The Province is prov...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13616 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 13616 Marine Drive  

Date: October 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Partial road closure on Marine Drive for the purpose of conducting sewer work. Emergency...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1480 Vidal Street

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 1480 Vidal Street  

Date: October 30, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Partial road closure on Vidal Street for the purpose of conducting sewer work. Emergency ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15523 Victoria Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 15523 Victoria Avenue   

Date: October 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Partial road closure on Victoria Avenue for the purpose of conducting sewer...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Water Main Flushing Program

water main flushing in White Rock

The City of White Rock’s annual Water Main Flushing Program takes place from Wednesday, Oct. 28 through to Friday, Dec. 11. Water main flushing is a common process to maintain the City's water quality and increase the capacity of the wa...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Park for free at White Rock’s Waterfront from Nov. 1 to Jan. 31

Free Parking at the White Rock Waterfront Nov. 1 - Jan. 31

The City of White Rock invites people to visit the Waterfront for  breathtaking sunsets, fabulous restaurants and a variety of shops—all while parking for free.

Free parking is available at the Waterfront, seven days a week, with a limit...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Stay Safe this Halloween

Boy and girl carving pumpkins for Halloween

Stay safe this Halloween. Follow the City of White Rock rules for fireworks, the  COVID-19 safety tips from the BC Centre for Disease Control and safety tips for drivers, pedestrians and homeowners from White Rock Fire Rescue.

Fireworks in White R...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14479 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14479 Marnie Drive  

Date: October 28 - 29, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM 

Perform partial road closures for the purpose of placing equipment on the street to...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue 

Date: October 26 - November 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday  and 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM on Saturdays 

Perform a part...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Remembrance Day in White Rock goes virtual on Nov. 11

2020 Remembrance Day

The traditional Remembrance Day ceremony that takes place at the Cenotaph at White Rock’s City Hall is going virtual this year due to COVID-19.

The City is working with the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 8, to record a ceremony, complete with the traditiona...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14524 Magdalen Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 14524 Magdalen Avenue 

Date: October 26, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Partial road closure on Magdalen  Avenue for the purpose of conducting sewer ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15859 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road is in effect as follows:

Address: 15859 Thrift Avenue 

Date: October 22, 23 and 26, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Partial road closure along Thrift Avenue for the purpose of conducting sewer ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1335 Stayte Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1335 Stayte Road

Date: October 20-27, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday

Partial road closure along Stayte Road for the purpose of pavement restoration. Emergency ve...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14098 NorthBluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14098 North Bluff Road

Date: October 20-27, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday

Partial road closure along North Bluff Road for the purpose of pavement restoration. E...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15767 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15767 Roper Avenue

Date: October 20-27, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday

Partial road closure along Roper Avenue for the purpose of pavement restoration. Emergency...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City of White Rock thanks small businesses during Small Business Week

City of White Rock waterfront and the White Rock

The City of White Rock is thanking small businesses during Small Business Week from Oct. 19 to 23 for the critical role they play in serving the White Rock community.

White Rock has more than 300 small businesses, in addition to home-based businesses. Eac...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2020

City of White Rock thanks small businesses during Small Business Week

City of White Rock waterfront and the White Rock

The City of White Rock is thanking small businesses during Small Business Week from Oct. 19 to 23 for the critical role they play in serving the White Rock community.

White Rock has more than 300 small businesses, in addition to home-based businesses. Each...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Outdoor table tennis a partnership with the City and Kent Street seniors

Councillor Johanson and members of Kent Street Activity Centre holding table tennis paddle boards

The City of White Rock, the Kent Street Seniors Society and the Kent Street Table Tennis Activity Group have partnered to offer outdoor table tennis outside of the Kent Street Activity Centre.

On Sept. 28, 2020, White Rock City Council approved the constru...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1500 Block Johnston Road

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Johnston Road  

Date:  October 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00  PM

Full road closure of the 1500 Block of Johnston Road betwe...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Traffic Disruption at Thrift Avenue and Johnston Road

orange construction work sign and flag

The City of White Rock is aware of the traffic disruption caused by construction at Thrift Avenue and Johnston Road.

The City is working with the developer to ensure that line-painting on the road takes place as soon as possible to help reduce confusion. T...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: October 13 - 20, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM; Saturday 9:00AM to 7:00PM

Perform partial road closures along Nichol Ro...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15200-15500 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15200 - 15500 North Bluff Road 

Date: October 19- October 30, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM; Saturday 9:00AM to 7:00PM

Change the traffic pattern alo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Intersection of Johnston Rd. and Russell Ave.

Please note that a Partial Road and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Johnston Road and Russell Avenue 

Date: October 12 - December 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday - Saturdays 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

P...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 4 – 10, 2020

Fire Prevention Week Banner in-front of White Rock Fire Rescue

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  According to the Office of the Fire Commi...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14825 Thrift Avenue 

Date: October 13 - November 19, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday - Saturdays 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

Partial road a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15470 Oxenham Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15470 Oxenham Avenue

Date: October 7-14, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Monday to Friday

Partial road closure along Oxenham Avenue for the purpose of installing a new gas service...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Businesses, parking lots open during City of White Rock construction on Marine Drive

City of White Rock Construction Sign

The City of White Rock will begin work to stabilize Marine Drive retaining walls at “the hump” starting Oct. 5, with businesses and parking lots remaining open during the construction.

A City report from July 27, 2020, states that the r...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1371 Lee Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1371 Lee Street 

Date: September 28, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Full road closure on Lee Street for the purpose of installing a new water connection at 1371 L...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Partial & Full Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full & Partial Road, Sidewalk & Curb Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent streets

Date:  September 30  - October 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1300 Block Oxford Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1300 Block Oxford Street 

Date: September 25 - October 9, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday  7:30 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Perform full road closure...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue 

Date: September 26 - November 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday - Saturdays 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

Partial road closure along...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of White Rock’s first Economic Development Officer starts Sept. 28

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock has hired its first Economic Development Officer. Carolyn Latzen will lead the refresh of the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan and develop strategies to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Latze...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of White Rock’s first Economic Development Officer starts Sept. 28

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock has hired its first Economic Development Officer. Carolyn Latzen will lead the refresh of the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan and develop strategies to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Latze...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Full Road Closure: 15894 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15894 Roper Avenue

Date: September 22, 2020

Time: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM 

Perform full road closures on Roper Avenue for the purpose of installing a new water service. Emerge...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Full Eastbound Lane & South Sidewalk Closure on Marine Drive (Johnston Rd to Cypress St)

Address: East bound lane and south sidewalk of Marine Drive between Johnston Road and Cypress Street

Date: October 1, 2020 to January 2021

Time: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The City is performing retaining wall stabilizatio...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 18, 2020

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is now available online and registration starts Sept. 22

Fall Recreation Guide 2020

The City of White Rock’s Fall Recreation Guide is now available online, offering modified programs for people of all ages, including sports, dance, music, health, fitness, ice skating and more.

Online registration starts on Tues. Sept. 22 at 8:30...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Dogs on leashes allowed on White Rock’s Promenade from October to March

Man walking a dog on a leash along the White Rock promenade

The City of White Rock will allow dogs on two-metre leashes on White Rock’s Promenade between Oct. 1 and March 31.

On Sept. 14, City Council voted to continue the bylaw approved in 2019 for the pilot project. The trial took place from Oct. 1, 201...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1544 Fir Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1544 Fir Street 

Date: September 21 - 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM 

Perform curb lane road closures and sidewalk closures adjacent to site for the purpos...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15611 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15611 Thrift Avenue 

Date: September 21 - 25, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Perform partial road closures along Victoria Avenue for the purpose of blot repla...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Video of White Rock’s Strategic Priorities discussion available online

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock held Governance and Legislation Committee meetings on Sept. 3 and 4 to begin the process of updating Council’s 2018-2022 Strategic Priorities to ensure they meet the future needs of the community.

The recorded discussion is...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15683 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15683 Thrift Avenue 

Date: September 8, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

Perform partial road closures Along Thrift Avenue for the purpose of replacing a power ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: September 7 to 18, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM; Saturday 9:00AM to 7:00PM

Perform partial road closures along North B...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15141 Russell Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15141 Russell Avenue

Date:  September 1-4, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure along Russell Avenue for the purpose of removal a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15576 Columbia Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15576 Columbia Avenue

Date: August 28 to September 15, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure along Columbia Avenue for the purpose of installing a gas service. Emer...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15894 Roper Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15894 Roper Avenue

Date:  September 2 to October 2, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 7:00pm, Saturdays 9:00am to 7:00pm

Partial road clo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 31, 2020

City of White Rock 2019 Annual Report available for review

2019 Annual Report

The City of White Rock’s 2019 Annual Report is available for public review, giving the public 14 days to provide submissions and comments or ask questions in time for the City Council meeting on Sept. 14.

Under B.C.’s Community Charter,...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1500 Block of Oxford Street

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Oxford Street 

Date:  September 1, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00  PM

Full road closure of the 1500 Block of Oxford Street for t...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Partial & Full Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full & Partial Road, Sidewalk & Curb Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent streets

Date:  September 14 - 23, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14088 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14088 North Bluff Road

Date:  August 31 to September 3, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial curb, road and sidewalk closure along North Bluff...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue 

Date: August 29 - November 1, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday  and 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM on Saturdays 

Utilize the cur...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Partial & Full Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full & Partial Road, Sidewalk & Curb Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent streets

Date:  August 31-September 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Mo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  September 1 - 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial
road closur...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1100 Block of Martin Street

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1100 Block of Martin Street 

Date: August 28, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:30  PM

Full road closure of the 1100 Block of Martin Street between Royal ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1500 Block Johnston Road

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Johnston Road

Date: August 29, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Full road closure of the 1500 Block of Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Russell ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: August 31 - September 4, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Perform partial road closures along Coldicutt Lane and Nichol Ro...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15033 Buena Vista Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15033 Buena Vista Avenue

Date: August 31 - September 4, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure and sidewalk closure along Buena Vista Avenue for the purpose of repla...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15928 North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15928 North Bluff Road

Date: September 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along North Bluff Road for the purpose of concrete sidewalk repair. Emergency vehicl...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Sea creatures remind White Rock visitors to stay 2 metres apart

Blue heron sign at White Rock Waterfront reminding visitors to stay 2 metres apart.

Pacific harbour seals, blue herons and sea stars (starfish) are featured on signage that reminds visitors to stay two metres apart from others while enjoying the natural beauty of White Rock’s Waterfront.

The two-metre signs are among those remin...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Sea creatures remind White Rock visitors to stay 2 metres apart

Blue heron sign at White Rock Waterfront reminding visitors to stay 2 metres apart.

Pacific harbour seals, blue herons and sea stars (starfish) are featured on signage that reminds visitors to stay two metres apart from others while enjoying the natural beauty of White Rock’s Waterfront.

The two-metre signs are among those remin...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2020

The White Rock Museum & Archives presents: The White Rock History Quiz

white rock museum news flash

August 19, 2020 – White Rock, BC: The White Rock Museum & Archives is proud to present to the community and beyond the first of a series of video quizzes that are in development. The first White Rock History Quiz can be found on YouTube at: ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1510 Johnston Raod

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1510 Johnston Road

Date: August 24, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Partial road closures along Russell Avenue to facilitate well monitoring. Emergency vehicles will have...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue 

Date: August 24 - September 25, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday - Saturdays 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

Partial road closure along ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15928 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15928 North Bluff Road 

Date: August 20, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Perform partial road closures along North Bluff Road for the purpose of sidewalk concrete repairs...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1300 Block Stayte Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1300 Block Stayte Road

Date: August 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Stayte Road between Thrift Avenue and Roper Avenue for the purpose of...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Partial & Full Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full & Partial Road, Sidewalk & Curb Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent streets

Date:  August 15-29, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Fr...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: August 17-28, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday -7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Perform partial road closures along North Bluff...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Date: August 15, 2020

Time: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Partial road closure on Thrift Avenue to facilitate demobilization of on-site crane. Emergency vehic...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Full Road Closure: 15729 Cliff Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15729 Cliff Avenue

Date:  August 12, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Full road closure on Cliff Avenue for the purpose of installing a new water connectio...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue 

Date: August 5 - December 5, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday - Saturdays 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 

Partial road closure along the...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Fall Recreation in White Rock

2020 Fall Recreation Guide

The Fall 2020 Recreation Guide is now available. Click here to view all the available Fall programs from August to OctoberYou won’t believe all the things you can do!

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place outside with physical d...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Full Road Closure: 14088 North Bluff Road (Coldicutt Lane)

Please note that Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14088 North Bluff Road (Coldicutt Lane) 

Date:  August 5-6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Full
road closure along Coldicutt Lane for the purpose ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue 

Date: August 10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along Johnston Road for the purpose of placing a crane on the street. Emergency...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  August 1-14, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial
road closures, s...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  August 1-31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial
road closures an...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 31, 2020

White Rock revisits Strategic Priorities to meet community needs after COVID-19

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock will revisit Council’s Strategic Priorities to ensure the future needs of the community are met during and after the COVID-19 global pandemic.

City Council voted July 27 to host workshops in September 2020 to make any neede...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: July 28 - 31, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00PM

Perform partial road closures along Coldicutt Lane and Nichol Road for the purpose of altering ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Scheduled appointments available at City Hall

city-hall-appointment-only

White Rock City Hall has reopened for scheduled appointments, with safety and cleaning measures in place to protect employees and visitors from the spread of COVID-19.

City Hall was closed to the public starting in March 2020 to keep employees and visitors...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Scheduled appointments available at City Hall

city-hall-appointment-only

White Rock City Hall has reopened for scheduled appointments, with safety and cleaning measures in place to protect employees and visitors from the spread of COVID-19.

City Hall was closed to the public starting in March 2020 to keep employees and visitors...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1371 Blackwood Street (lane)

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1371 Blackwood Street (lane) 

Date: August 4-7, 2020

Time:  Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM 

Full r...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1371 Blackwood Street (lane)

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1371 Blackwood Street (lane) 

Date:  July 29 - 31, 2020

Time:  Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM 

Ful...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Full Road Closure: 14478 Sunset Drive

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14478 Sunset Drive 

Date:  July 24, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM 

Full
road closure on Sunset Drive for the purpose of installing a new water ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15252 Columbia Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15252 Columbia  

Date: July 24 - 29, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Columbia Avenue for the purpose of installing gas service. Emer...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Full Road Closure: Johnston Road and Russell Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Johnston Road and Russell Avenue 

Date:  July  25, 2020

Time: 4:00 AM - 7:00 AM 

Full road closure along Johnston Road northbound and ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Let's Celebrate Pride Week

pride flag

The City of White Rock encourages the community to celebrate Pride Week with the White Rock Pride Society.

The Pride flag will be flown at City Hall starting July 24 and a rainbow of lights will be displayed on the White Rock Pier from July 19 to 25.

Visit ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2020

Tonight’s public hearing regarding a cannabis store proposal is cancelled

public meeting cancelled

MEDIA RELEASE

Tonight’s public hearing regarding a cannabis store proposal is cancelled 

WHITE ROCK, B.C.—July 20, 2020— The public hearing regarding an application for a temporary use permit to operate a cannabis stor...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Waterfront food carts return to White Rock beach with safety measures in place

White Rock Promenade

The City of White Rock is carefully and gradually reopening its Waterfront to residents and visitors, with five food cart vendors approved to begin selling food and drinks at the Waterfront starting July 15.

City Council approved the carts after confirming...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City of White Rock announces new Deputy Fire Chief

White Rock Fire Rescue

The City of White Rock has announced that Acting Deputy Fire Chief Ken Molland is the successful candidate for the full-time position of Deputy Fire Chief with White Rock Fire Rescue.

Deputy Chief Molland has more than 30 years of experience in fire protec...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  July 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM 

Full
road closure along Foster Street south of Russell Avenue for the purpose...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure Extension: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: July 10 - 24, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday -7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Perform partial road closures along and Nichol ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15000 - 15100 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15000 -15100 Block Marine Drive 

Date: July 2 - 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Marine Drive for the purpose of re-marking the cr...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15565 Victoria Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15565 Victoria Avenue 

Date: July 6 - 10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Victoria Avenue for the purpose of installing gas service ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 29, 2020

City of White Rock seeking local artists for decorative street banners

Street banners against sunny blue sky.

The City of White Rock invites artists from the Peninsula and Semiahmoo First Nation to submit designs for the 2020/2021 street banners program with the theme My City by the Sea.” 

With over 150 banners, the exhibit aims to en...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Get ready for White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day by the Bay, July 1

Virtual Canada Day by the Bay 2020

It’s time to get ready for White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day by the Bay celebration now with community activities and ways to livestream the event on July 1.

Visit the City of White Rock’s website to access activity kits for all...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  July 2 - 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturdays 

Partial
road c...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  June 30, 2020

Time: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM 

Partial
road closures along Martin Street and Foster Street for ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15565 Victoria Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15565 Victoria Avenue 

Date: June 25, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Victoria Avenue for the purpose of installing new water servic...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Outdoor Fitness and Summer Camps available for Registration

Summer 2020 Recreation Guide - Kid eating watermelon, senior woman playing tennis

The City of White Rock Recreation and Culture is offering outdoor recreation opportunities with modifications to accommodate the need for physical distancing and other measures to ensure community safety this summer. A variety of children’s outd...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Partial Road Closures and Sidewalk Closures: 15683 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closures and Sidewalk Closures is in effect as follows:

Address: 15683 Thrift Avenue

Date: June 23 - July 10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday

Partial road closures and sidewalk...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Victoria Avenue and Victoria Lane at Cypress Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Victoria Avenue and Victoria Lane at Cypress Street 

Date: June 22 - July 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Victoria Avenue at Cyp...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1371 Blackwood Street (Blackwood Lane)

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1371 Blackwood Street (Blackwood Lane) 

Date: June 29 - July 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (Saturda...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial and Full Road Closures: 1500 Block Brearley Street

Please note that Partial and Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Brearley Street 

Date:  June 23 -  July 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM -...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial and Full Road Closures: 1500 Block Brearley Street

Please note that Partial and Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Brearley Street 

Date:  June 23 -  July 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM -...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14780 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14780 Marine Drive 

Date: June 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Marine Drive for the purpose of sewer works. Emergency vehicles w...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue 

Date: June 29, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along Thrift Avenue for the purpose of de-mobilizing an on-site crane ....

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (Johnston Lane)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue 

Date: June 22 - 26, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure along Johnston Lane for the purpose of installing gas service. Eme...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15859 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15859 Thrift Avenue 

Date: June 23 - 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Thrift Avenue for the purpose of installing gas service. Em...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 14786 Thrift Avenue 
  • 1187 Martin Street 
  • 1152 Martin Street 
  • 15508 Royal Avenue 
  • 14089 North Bluff Road 
  • 14859 Roper...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 17, 2020

City reopens White Rock Pier on June 17, then all Waterfront parking lots

White Rock Pier reopening after COVID-19.

The City of White Rock is reopening the White Rock Pier the morning of June 17 after a nearly three-month closure in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The City closed the Pier, a popular seaside attraction, in March to help flatten the curve in the growing ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2020

City reopens White Rock Pier on June 17, then all Waterfront parking lots

White Rock Pier reopening after COVID-19.

The City of White Rock is reopening the White Rock Pier the morning of June 17 after a nearly three-month closure in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The City closed the Pier, a popular seaside attraction, in March to help flatten the curve in the growing ...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue (Coldicutt Lane)

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue

Date:  June 17, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial
road closure along Coldicutt Lane for the purpose of installing a new wat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Semiahmoo First Nation and the City of White Rock Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21

The Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock, which is recognized as being located on the traditional unceded territory of the Nation, are joining to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. Held annually on June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1372 Lee Street

Please note that Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1372 Lee Street

Date:  June 16, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Full
road closure along Lee Street for the purpose of installing storm and sanitary connecti...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue (Bishop Road)

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue

Date:  June 16, 2020

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial
road closure along Bishop Road for the purpose of installing storm and san...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 15, 2020

June 12 South Surrey and White Rock Chamber Town Hall on Diversity and Inclusion

COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker and Councillor Scott Kristjanson were featured in a special South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce virtual Town Hall focused on diversity and inclusion. The session included guest speakers who have experienced discr...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14700 Block Marine Drive, 14700 Block Marine Lane, 1100 Block Oxford Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14700 Block Marine Drive, 14700 Block Marine Lane, 1100 Block Oxford Street 

Date: June 12 - July 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday   &nb...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Partial Road Closures and Sidewalk Closures: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closures and Sidewalk Closures is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: June 15 - October 9, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday

Intermittent partial road closur...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City of White Rock reopening some outdoor facilities and summer camps

Lacrosse facility at Centennial Park in White Rock, B.C.

The City of White Rock is taking a phased-in approach to reopening outdoor facilities. With the direction of sport associations, and with physical distancing and community safety guidelines, City facilities are opening as follows:

  • Taylor outdoor lacrosse b...
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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City of White Rock reopening some outdoor facilities and summer camps

Lacrosse facility at Centennial Park in White Rock, B.C.

The City of White Rock is taking a phased-in approach to reopening outdoor facilities. With the direction of sport associations, and with physical distancing and community safety guidelines, City facilities are opening as follows:

  • Taylor outdoor lacrosse b...
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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Regional coordination of re-opening dates

City of White Rock - logo

Each municipality in Metro Vancouver is working diligently in re-opening parks, recreation, cultural and library services to our residents and patrons. We have learned a great deal with COVID-19. One lesson is to support each other by coordinating municip...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2020

The Washboard Union will headline White Rock’s Virtual Canada Day by the Bay

Virtual Canada Day by the Bay 2020

The City of White Rock is excited to announce that country music favourite The Washboard Union will headline the Virtual Canada Day by the Bay celebration on July 1.

With its signature three-part harmony, The Washboard Union has become one of Canada&rs...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2020

City of White Rock will add picnic tables to expand outdoor dining

Memorial Park Plaza at the waterfront in White Rock, B.C.

The City of White Rock, with help from the White Rock BIA, is adding outdoor picnic tables in three popular public locations to help expand seating capacity for outdoor dining and public use.

City Council voted June 8 to buy picnic tables and place them in...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2020

City of White Rock will add picnic tables to expand outdoor dining

Memorial Park Plaza at the waterfront in White Rock, B.C.

The City of White Rock, with help from the White Rock BIA, is adding outdoor picnic tables in three popular public locations to help expand seating capacity for outdoor dining and public use.

City Council voted June 8 to buy picnic tables and place them in...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1321 Johnston Road (Johnston Road Northwest of Roper Avenue)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1321 Johnston Road (Johnston Road Northwest of Roper Avenue)

Date: June 11, 2020 

Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM 

Partial road closure will occur along Johnston Roa...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Property Taxes Are Due July 2, 2020

Streetview of Houses in White Rock, BC - 2020 Property Tax

The 2020 due date for property taxes is July 2, 2020. In order to provide financial relief to our residents, the last day for payment with no penalty is September 30, 2020. This change in penalty date will allow a 90-day extension to pay taxes wi...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City responds to growing parking needs during White Rock’s restart

East beach at White Rock with ocean waterfront.

The City of White Rock continues to modify its Waterfront parking to meet the needs of residents and visitors as businesses reopen or expand their services in Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan.

On May 29, the City reopened the Waterfront Promenade a...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City responds to growing parking needs during White Rock’s restart

East beach at White Rock with ocean waterfront.

The City of White Rock continues to modify its Waterfront parking to meet the needs of residents and visitors as businesses reopen or expand their services in Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan.

On May 29, the City reopened the Waterfront Promenade a...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Ludic, Mr. O Canada, part of the Canada Day celebration in White Rock

Virtual Canada Day by the Bay 2020

The City of White Rock is hosting a Virtual Canada Day by the Bay celebration on July 1 between 7 and 9 p.m., featuring an O Canada sing-along, an online marketplace, and two hours of entertainment that include comedy, music, trivia and prizes.

Tune in jus...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15070 Prospect Avenue and 15010 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15070 Prospect Avenue and 15010 Roper Avenue

Date: June 2-3, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure along Russell Avenue for the purpose of catch ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closures: 1500 Block Brearley Street and North Bluff Road

Please note that Full and Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block of Brearley Street and North Bluff Road

Date:  June 1 - July 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday,...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Partial and Full Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial and Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  June 1 -  July 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

P...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  June 1 - 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial
road closures al...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Playgrounds Reopening on Monday, June 1

Generations Playground at Ruth Johnson Park

Four playgrounds in the City of White Rock will be reopening on Monday, June 1.

The playgrounds are located at Goggs Park, Emerson Park, Barge Park and Generations Playground in Ruth Johnson Park.  Reopening of these playgrounds are consistent wit...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Playgrounds Reopening on Monday, June 1

Generations Playground at Ruth Johnson Park

Four playgrounds in the City of White Rock will be reopening on Monday, June 1.

The playgrounds are located at Goggs Park, Emerson Park, Barge Park and Generations Playground in Ruth Johnson Park.  Reopening of these playgrounds are consistent wit...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City of White Rock places staff in essential roles during COVID-19 pandemic

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is ensuring that employees are placed in essential roles during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City has 146 employees on staff, with 62 of those employees teleworking. Although City buildings are closed to the public, services are availa...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City of White Rock places staff in essential roles during COVID-19 pandemic

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is ensuring that employees are placed in essential roles during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City has 146 employees on staff, with 62 of those employees teleworking. Although City buildings are closed to the public, services are availa...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of White Rock reopens Waterfront Promenade and more parking

waterfront promenade and beach waterfront at White Rock, BC

The City of White Rock will reopen City facilities carefully during Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan, balancing the need to support businesses and residents with reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19.

City Council voted May 25 to reopen the Prome...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City of White Rock reopens Waterfront Promenade and more parking

waterfront promenade and beach waterfront at White Rock, BC

The City of White Rock will reopen City facilities carefully during Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan, balancing the need to support businesses and residents with reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19.

City Council voted May 25 to reopen the Prome...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2020

City of White Rock welcomes new Deputy Fire Chief

White Rock Fire Rescue

The City of White Rock today welcomed Norman MacLeod, former Assistant Fire Chief with the District of Mission, to serve as one of White Rock Fire Rescue’s two Deputy Fire Chiefs.

MacLeod has been a member of the fire service for 32 years and has...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Water flushing recommendations for safely reopening businesses and buildings closed due to COVID-19

Water Swirl

When buildings are closed or on low occupancy for any prolonged period, water in the building becomes stagnant. It is the responsibility of each property owner to ensure it maintains the safety of that water within their building.

The Canadian Water and Wa...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Water flushing recommendations for safely reopening businesses and buildings closed due to COVID-19

Water Swirl

When buildings are closed or on low occupancy for any prolonged period, water in the building becomes stagnant. It is the responsibility of each property owner to ensure it maintains the safety of that water within their building.

The Canadian Water and Wa...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Curb Lane and Sidewalk Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Curb Lane and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: June 4-26, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday

Partial curb lane and sidewalk closure will occur Johns...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Curb Lane and Sidewalk Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Curb Lane and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: June 4-26, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday

Partial curb lane and sidewalk closure will occur Johns...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 13805 Marine Drive - Westbound Parking Lane
  • North Bluff Road and Anderson Street - Eastbound Parking Lane
  • Russell Avenue and Finlay Street - Eastbound Parking...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 13805 Marine Drive - Westbound Parking Lane
  • North Bluff Road and Anderson Street - Eastbound Parking Lane
  • Russell Avenue and Finlay Street - Eastbound Parking...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Road and Sidewalk Closures: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closure and Full Sidewalk Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue 

Date: June 3, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Perform partial road closures along Johnston Road and full sidewalk closure&a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Resources for vulnerable available during COVID-19 pandemic

Resources for vulnerable available during COVID-19 pandemic

The City of White Rock is committed to supporting all members of our community through the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of our community partners.

A temporary homeless shelter has been set up in the Peace Portal Alliance Church gymnasium at 15128 27B Av...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Resources for vulnerable available during COVID-19 pandemic

Resources for vulnerable available during COVID-19 pandemic

The City of White Rock is committed to supporting all members of our community through the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of our community partners.

A temporary homeless shelter has been set up in the Peace Portal Alliance Church gymnasium at 15128 27B Av...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

White Rock approves parking changes as Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan begins

East beach at White Rock with ocean waterfront.

The City of White Rock is converting the temporary 30-minute pay parking at White Rock’s Waterfront to two-hour pay parking to support local businesses as the Province enters phase two of BC’s Restart Plan.

 White Rock closed t...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2020

White Rock approves parking changes as Phase Two of BC’s Restart Plan begins

East beach at White Rock with ocean waterfront.

The City of White Rock is converting the temporary 30-minute pay parking at White Rock’s Waterfront to two-hour pay parking to support local businesses as the Province enters phase two of BC’s Restart Plan.

 White Rock closed t...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City flags at half-hast to honour Snowbirds

Flags at White Rock City Hall at half mast in memory of fallen snow birds pilot.

City of White Rock flags are lowered to half-mast following the tragic crash on May 17 involving the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, resulting in the loss of Captain Jennifer Casey of Halifax.

2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 866 Maple Street
  • 15449 Roper Avenue
  • 1126 Stevens Street
  • 1335 Stayte Road

Date: May 18-22, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closures will occur ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 866 Maple Street
  • 15449 Roper Avenue
  • 1126 Stevens Street
  • 1335 Stayte Road

Date: May 18-22, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closures will occur ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City of White Rock launches online recreation videos

woman in orange yoga pants practicing ab crunches on a excersice mat.

Due to COVID-19, all City facilities are currently closed to the public, including fitness facilities. The City of White Rock is dedicated to helping our residents stay active and stay connected during this time.

The Recreation and Culture Department is pl...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2020

City reopens tennis and pickleball at Centennial Park with safe guidelines

tennis-court

Many public facilities in the City of White Rock were closed mid-March to keep residents safe and to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As we enter Phase Two as defined by the BC Restart Plan, the City has reopened the courts at Centennial Park at 14...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15100 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15100 Block Marine Drive

Date: May 15-29, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday     9:00 AM  - 7:00 PM Saturdays...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road - Along North Bluff Road and Nichol Road 

Date: May 18- 29, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday -7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 13, 2020

City of White Rock discourages visits to seaside city during May long weekend

East beach waterfront at White Rock with tide out and blue skies.

The City of White Rock is encouraging people not to visit White Rock on the May long weekend, and instead to stay in their own communities, as directed by the Province during the COVID-19 pandemic.

White Rock, known as the City by the Sea with its sunny we...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure Extension: 13851 Coldicutt Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 13851 Coldicutt Avenue

Date: May 25-29, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Coldicutt Avenue for the purpose of installing a gas servic...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15097 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15097 Marine Drive

Date: May 11, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Marine Drive to repair a sinkhole. Emergency vehicles will have ac...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full and Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  May 11 - 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Full an...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 6, 2020

City holds tax increase to 3.11 % despite expected loss of $1.8 million due to COVID-19

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock has approved a Financial Plan Amendment to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that includes a projected net loss of $1.8 million to be funded from City reserves.

City Council also approved the 2020 property tax rates that will be used ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2020

City holds tax increase to 3.11 % despite expected loss of $1.8 million due to COVID-19

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock has approved a Financial Plan Amendment to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic that includes a projected net loss of $1.8 million to be funded from City reserves.

City Council also approved the 2020 property tax rates that will be used ...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Partial Road Closures: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

  • 15000 Block Royal Avenue
  • 15300 Block Buena Vista Avenue
  • 14900 Block Beachview Avenue
  • 1100 Block Stevens Street
  • 1100-1300 Block Oxford Street
  • 1200-1300 Block Finl...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 4, 2020

City of White Rock is taking action to help businesses affected by COVID-19

Business in White Rock with outdoor patio and spring time flowers in bloom

The City of White Rock is taking action to help businesses affected by COVID-19, approving a number of measures at a special COVID-19 Council meeting on April 27.

City Council approved the extension of a renewal discount for business licence fees for busin...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2020

City of White Rock is taking action to help businesses affected by COVID-19

Business in White Rock with outdoor patio and spring time flowers in bloom

The City of White Rock is taking action to help businesses affected by COVID-19, approving a number of measures at a special COVID-19 Council meeting on April 27.

City Council approved the extension of a renewal discount for business licence fees for busin...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure Extension: 1276 Finlay Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1276 Finlay Street

Date: May 25-29, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Finlay Street for the installation of a gas service. Emergency ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 828 Stevens Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 828 Stevens Street

Date: May 4-8, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Stevens Street to abandon a gas service. Emergency vehicles will ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  May 1 - 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial
road closures alo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Stage 1 Water Restrictions begin May 1

Water Sprinkler on a green Lawn

On May 1, White Rock will have Stage 1 watering restrictions in place. In order to support and promote sustainable water practices, outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect from May 1 to October 15.

Residential lawn sprinkling is permitted:

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2020

White Rock Council prepares for COVID-19 impact with proposed Financial Plan amendment

city-hall-summer

White Rock City Council is seeking public input into an amendment to its Financial Plan to address impacts to the City as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including an expected net loss of $1.8 million.

Council gave first, second and third reading to the...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2020

White Rock Council prepares for COVID-19 impact with proposed Financial Plan amendment

city-hall-summer

White Rock City Council is seeking public input into an amendment to its Financial Plan to address impacts to the City as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including an expected net loss of $1.8 million.

Council gave first, second and third reading to the...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

What’s Open in White Rock

What's Open in White Rock - local business store front

Thank you to our community for helping #FlattenTheCurve and staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our local businesses still need your support during these uncertain times, and many businesses now offer delivery or online shopping. Support your local...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

What’s Open in White Rock

What's Open in White Rock - local business store front

Thank you to our community for helping #FlattenTheCurve and staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our local businesses still need your support during these uncertain times, and many businesses now offer delivery or online shopping. Support your local...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

White Rock parking changes respond to community needs during COVID-19 crisis

Parking lot at White Rock waterfront overlooking the White Rock Pier

The City of White Rock is making changes to parking at the Waterfront to respond to changing community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Council on April 27 approved parking changes that include:

  • East BeachThe 15-minute pay-parking spaces on the East...
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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2020

White Rock parking changes respond to community needs during COVID-19 crisis

Parking lot at White Rock waterfront overlooking the White Rock Pier

The City of White Rock is making changes to parking at the Waterfront to respond to changing community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Council on April 27 approved parking changes that include:

  • East BeachThe 15-minute pay-parking spaces on the East...
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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 27, 2020

City of White Rock announces new Chief of White Rock Fire Rescue

White Rock Fire Rescue

The City of White Rock today announced that Edward Wolfe, Deputy Chief of White Rock Fire Rescue, will become the City’s new Fire Chief starting May 30.

Wolfe began with White Rock in 1991 as a career suppression firefighter, became Captain in 20...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Partial Road Closures: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

Date: April 27-28, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closures in various locations throughout the city to facilitate paving and road repairs...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Pacific Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Pacific Avenue

Date: April 22-23, 2020 

Time: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Partial road closure on Johnston Road between North Bluff Ro...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Partial Road Closures: Various Locations

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Various Locations

Date: April 21-24, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closures in various locations throughout the city to facilitate paving and road repairs...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 20, 2020

City of White Rock makes service adjustments during COVID-19 pandemic

yellow daffodil - service adjustments during COVID-19 pandemic

The City of White Rock is making service adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure physical distancing and to manage costs.

Spring recreation programs cancelledRecreation programs for Spring 2020 have been cancelled. Participants will receive a cre...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2020

City of White Rock makes service adjustments during COVID-19 pandemic

yellow daffodil - service adjustments during COVID-19 pandemic

The City of White Rock is making service adjustments during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure physical distancing and to manage costs.

Spring recreation programs cancelledRecreation programs for Spring 2020 have been cancelled. Participants will receive a cre...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15800-15900 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15800-15900 Block North Bluff Road 

Date: April 7-May 5, 2020 

Time: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure on North Bluff Road to facilitate civil works.&...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 17, 2020

White Rock Fire Rescue to parents: Don’t let your teens have fires on the beach!

Do not have bonfires on beaches.

White Rock Fire Rescue has a message for parents: Don’t let your teens have fires on the beach!

This is after four separate fires were started on the beach overnight April 16.

Firefighters need to be on standby for genuine emergencies right now, s...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14478 Sunset Drive (on Marine Drive)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14478 sunset Drive (on Marine Drive)

Date: April 16-17, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Marine Drive for stationing trucks and equi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15876 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15876 Thrift Avenue

Date: April 17, 2020 

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Thrift Avenue for utility repairs. Emergency vehicles will have...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Full Road Closure: 15200 Block Royal Avenue and 1100 Block Johnston Road

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15200 Block Royal Avenue and 1100 Block Johnston Road

Date: April 15 - July 15, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closure: George Street and North Bluff Road Intersection Extension

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Intersection of George Street and North Bluff Road

Date: April 14-24, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details: 

Full and partial road closures ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closure: George Street and North Bluff Road Intersection Extension

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Intersection of George Street and North Bluff Road

Date: April 14-24, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details: 

Full and partial road closures ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 8, 2020

City of White Rock closes waterfront Promenade to help fight COVID-19

City of White Rock closes waterfront Promenade to help fight COVID-19

The City of White Rock is closing its Waterfront Promenade starting April 10 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by reducing the number of visitors to the seaside waterfront.

Mayor Darryl Walker announced the decision today, anticipating groups on the be...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2020

City of White Rock closes waterfront Promenade to help fight COVID-19

City of White Rock closes waterfront Promenade to help fight COVID-19

The City of White Rock is closing its Waterfront Promenade starting April 10 to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by reducing the number of visitors to the seaside waterfront.

Mayor Darryl Walker announced the decision today, anticipating groups on the be...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1038 Stevens Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1038 Stevens Street

Date: April 8 - 15, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure will occur along Stevens Street for the installation of g...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City of White Rock mourns the loss of a person who passed in morning fire

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is sending its thoughts and prayers to a family who lost a loved one today in a fire in the 1400 block of Foster Street.

The White Rock RCMP and White Rock Fire Rescue responded this morning shortly after 7:30 a.m. White Rock Fire ex...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Full Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date: April 7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM 

Full
road closure along Martin Street to facilitate crane removal. Emergency vehi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 6, 2020

New City of White Rock CAO, current CAO at Town of Ladysmith, begins May 19

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce that Guillermo Ferrero, currently the CAO of the Town of Ladysmith, will join the City of White Rock as CAO May 19.

Ferrero has been the CAO of Ladysmith since 2016. During that time, in partnership with Stz&am...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2020

White Rock turns off water fountains to stop the spread of COVID-19

City of White Rock turns off public water drinking fountains to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The City of White Rock will delay turning on drinking water fountains at parks and public spaces until the risk of COVID-19 has passed.

People are encouraged to use their own, well-washed, refillable containers with water from home if they are going out fo...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 6, 2020

White Rock turns off water fountains to stop the spread of COVID-19

City of White Rock turns off public water drinking fountains to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The City of White Rock will delay turning on drinking water fountains at parks and public spaces until the risk of COVID-19 has passed.

People are encouraged to use their own, well-washed, refillable containers with water from home if they are going out fo...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of White Rock making temporary changes to parking during COVID-19 pandemic

Parking changes in White Rock due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of White Rock is responding to the changing demands for parking during the COVID-19 pandemic, including residents’ parking, parking at the Waterfront and parking near Peace Arch Hospital.

Parking DecalsRecognizing the difficulty in renew...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of White Rock making temporary changes to parking during COVID-19 pandemic

Parking changes in White Rock due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of White Rock is responding to the changing demands for parking during the COVID-19 pandemic, including residents’ parking, parking at the Waterfront and parking near Peace Arch Hospital.

Parking DecalsRecognizing the difficulty in renew...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1500 Block Finlay and 15500 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Finlay and 15500 Block North Bluff Road

Date: April 6 - 22, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utility repairs. Emergency vehic...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Raod Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date:  April 1 - 30, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Supreme Court of B.C. supports City of White Rock building height decision

City of White Rock - logo

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled in favour of the City of White Rock with regard to a proposed 12-storey development in the Lower Town Centre, limiting the height of that project to six storeys.

The Supreme Court in Vancouver heard the appli...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Full and Partial Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full and Partial Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date: March 31 - April 10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Full ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15719 Pacific Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15719 Pacific Avenue

Date: March 31 - April 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utility installation. Emergency vehicles will have limit...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Full Road and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: The roads and lanes adjacent to 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: April 4 - May 1, 2020 

Time: Monday to Friday -7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13915 Blackburn Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 13915 Blackburn Avenue

Date: March 30 - April 3, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utility installation. Emergency vehicles will have lim...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15767 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15767 Roper Avenue

Date: March 26-27, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utility installation. Emergency vehicles will have limited throug...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 25, 2020

A message from White Rock City Council on the COVID-19 Pandemic

White Rock CIty Council - a message regardining COVID-19

As you know, the World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak, a global pandemic.

Nowhere in our history has there been a time when it is so critical that we stand together to protect our community.

This is what your Counc...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2020

A message from White Rock City Council on the COVID-19 Pandemic

White Rock CIty Council - a message regardining COVID-19

As you know, the World Health Organization has declared the COVID-19, novel coronavirus outbreak, a global pandemic.

Nowhere in our history has there been a time when it is so critical that we stand together to protect our community.

This is what your Counc...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Full and Partial Road Closures: 1510 Johnston Raod

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1510 Johnston Road

Date: March 30 - April 2, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Full and partial road closures along Russell Avenue to f...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Date: May 1 - October 31, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Thrift Avenue to concr...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1570 Johnston Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1570 Johnston Road

Date: March 31 - April 1, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure utilizing both left turning lanes on Johnston Road to facilitate utiliti...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Province reports local case of COVID-19 in seniors’ home

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker urges people to be more vigilant than ever in following public health directions after a resident in Evergreen Heights Assisted Living in White Rock tested positive for COVID-19.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry rep...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Province reports local case of COVID-19 in seniors’ home

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker urges people to be more vigilant than ever in following public health directions after a resident in Evergreen Heights Assisted Living in White Rock tested positive for COVID-19.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry rep...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of White Rock closes Pier in battle against COVID-19

COVID19 Update - City Council votes to close Pier

White Rock City Council voted March 23 to temporarily close the White Rock Pier, a popular seaside attraction, to help flatten the curve in the growing number of COVID-19 cases.

The City closed Waterfront parking lots and the West Beach Parkade starting Ma...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of White Rock closes Pier in battle against COVID-19

COVID19 Update - City Council votes to close Pier

White Rock City Council voted March 23 to temporarily close the White Rock Pier, a popular seaside attraction, to help flatten the curve in the growing number of COVID-19 cases.

The City closed Waterfront parking lots and the West Beach Parkade starting Ma...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of White Rock ensures seamless leadership during COVID-19 despite staff changes

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock has made proactive decisions to ensure seamless leadership during the COVID-19 emergency--decisions that include the CAO, Fire Chief and Director of Finance.

CAO Dan Bottrill was to finish his tenure with White Rock March 31 and begi...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of White Rock ensures seamless leadership during COVID-19 despite staff changes

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock has made proactive decisions to ensure seamless leadership during the COVID-19 emergency--decisions that include the CAO, Fire Chief and Director of Finance.

CAO Dan Bottrill was to finish his tenure with White Rock March 31 and begi...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2020

IMPORTANT: Changes to City of White Rock solid waste collection

covid19 update - waste collection changes

The City of White Rock continues to provide solid waste collection during the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

 To protect the public and employees, the following important measures are now in place. 

No loose items will be accepted. &a...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 23, 2020

IMPORTANT: Changes to City of White Rock solid waste collection

covid19 update - waste collection changes

The City of White Rock continues to provide solid waste collection during the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

 To protect the public and employees, the following important measures are now in place. 

No loose items will be accepted. &a...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2020

City of White Rock closes Waterfront parking lots March 23 to help with social distancing

COVID-19 - Waterfront parking lots closed

The City of White Rock is temporarily closing Waterfront parking lots starting March 23 to help with social distancing by reducing the number of people visiting the White Rock Pier and Promenade.

The West Beach Parkade on Vidal Street will also be temporar...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2020

City of White Rock closes Waterfront parking lots March 23 to help with social distancing

COVID-19 - Waterfront parking lots closed

The City of White Rock is temporarily closing Waterfront parking lots starting March 23 to help with social distancing by reducing the number of people visiting the White Rock Pier and Promenade.

The West Beach Parkade on Vidal Street will also be temporar...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City closes four playgrounds to stop spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock has closed four playgrounds to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the city. The parks remain open for people to enjoy at a safe distance from others—at least two metres, or six feet, apart.   

The playgroun...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City closes four playgrounds to stop spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock has closed four playgrounds to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the city. The parks remain open for people to enjoy at a safe distance from others—at least two metres, or six feet, apart.   

The playgroun...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1041 Habgood Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1041 Habgood Street

Date: March 20, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure on Habgood Street to facilitate utility repairs. Emergency vehicles will...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15521 Russell Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15521 Russell Avenue

Date: March 23 - 27, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Russell Avenue to facilitate hydrant relocation. Emergency vehi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 19, 2020

White Rock’s Fire Chief shares City’s preparation for COVID-19

White Rock Fire Hall with Fire Truck parked outfront - City Preparations for COVID-19

White Rock Fire Chief Phil Lemire presented the report City Preparations for COVID-19 at the March 17, 2020, Governance and Legislation Committee meeting.

Chief Lemire provided information related to COVID-19 and coronaviruses, the City of White R...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 19, 2020

White Rock’s Fire Chief shares City’s preparation for COVID-19

White Rock Fire Hall with Fire Truck parked outfront - City Preparations for COVID-19

White Rock Fire Chief Phil Lemire presented the report City Preparations for COVID-19 at the March 17, 2020, Governance and Legislation Committee meeting.

Chief Lemire provided information related to COVID-19 and coronaviruses, the City of White R...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City asks for public feedback as Dogs on the Promenade pilot project ends March 31

Man walking a dog on a leash along the White Rock promenade

The City of White Rock is seeking the public’s feedback on the Dogs on the Promenade pilot project that began Oct. 1, 2019, and ends March 31, 2020.

Residents, visitors to White Rock and local businesses can complete a survey by April 30 at talkw...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of White Rock closes City-run buildings, offers services by phone, email and web

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

Updated March 19, 2020

To keep the community safe and to help slow down the spread of COVID-19, the City of White Rock is temporarily closing City Hall as of 4:30 p.m. today and will be offering services by phone, email and online.

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of White Rock closes City-run buildings, offers services by phone, email and web

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

Updated March 19, 2020

To keep the community safe and to help slow down the spread of COVID-19, the City of White Rock is temporarily closing City Hall as of 4:30 p.m. today and will be offering services by phone, email and online.

All City of White Rock-ru...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue on George Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue along George Street

Date: Saturday March 21, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures along George Street adjacent to project to development works...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15800-15900 Block North Blulff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15800-15900 Block North Bluff Road

Date: March 18 - April 6, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate civil wo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 18, 2020

White Rock cancels Committee meetings due to COVID-19 pandemic

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is cancelling all Committee meetings until the end of May 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Council may make changes as the situation changes. Committee members will be updated with any new information regarding future ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2020

White Rock cancels Committee meetings due to COVID-19 pandemic

City of White Rock - logo

The City of White Rock is cancelling all Committee meetings until the end of May 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Council may make changes as the situation changes. Committee members will be updated with any new information regarding future ...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Additional City building closures due to COVID-19

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock continues to look at building closures to help keep the community and employees safe and to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Here is an update regarding building closures:

Recreation 

Recreation facilities are closed and prog...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Additional City building closures due to COVID-19

COVID-19 update from the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock continues to look at building closures to help keep the community and employees safe and to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Here is an update regarding building closures:

Recreation 

Recreation facilities are closed and prog...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City reopens West side of Ruth Johnson Park, asks visitors to stay out of East side

Danger - Park closure due to unstable slope

After repairing storm damage to the west area of Ruth Johnson Park, the City of White Rock has reopened the west portion of the park, including the trails at Duprez Ravine, to the public starting March 17, 2020.

Ruth Johnson Park experienced significant da...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14611 West Beach Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14611 West Beach Avenue

Date: March 18, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Partial road closure on West Beach Avenue to facilitate a concrete pour. Emergency vehicles will ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of White Rock temporarily closes facilities, cancels programs starting March 16

covid19

To keep the community safe and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of White Rock is temporarily closing City-operated facilities and cancelling recreation programs starting end of day Monday, March 16 until further notice.

Anyone who has signed u...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of White Rock temporarily closes facilities, cancels programs starting March 16

covid19

To keep the community safe and to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of White Rock is temporarily closing City-operated facilities and cancelling recreation programs starting end of day Monday, March 16 until further notice.

Anyone who has signed u...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14400-14500 Block Blackburn Crescent & 1400-1500 Block High Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14400-14500 Block Blackburn Crescent and 1400-1500 Block High Street

Date: March 18-20, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on to facilitate testing and ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1510 Johnston Raod

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1510 Johnston Road

Date: March 16-27, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays - 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Johnston Road to facilitat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

covid19

Members of our community are concerned about COVID-19 (a coronavirus) and as a City, we want to ensure they stay healthy and informed. The City of White Rock takes its direction on this important health matter from Fraser Health, BC Health Ministry and Pu...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

covid19

Members of our community are concerned about COVID-19 (a coronavirus) and as a City, we want to ensure they stay healthy and informed. The City of White Rock takes its direction on this important health matter from Fraser Health, BC Health Ministry and Pu...

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14859 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14859 Roper Avenue

Date: March 16-20, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure on Roper Avenue to facilitate utility services. Emergency vehicles will have li...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15200 Block Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15200 Block of Roper Avenue

Date: March 16-20, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Partial road closure on Roper Avenue to facilitate utility pole replacement. Emergency vehi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Full Road Closure: 876 Finlay Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 876 Finlay Street

Date: March 11-18, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Full road closure in the 800 block of Finlay Street to utility installation. Emergency vehicles will not...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1500 Block Finlay & 15500 Block North Blulff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Finlay Street and 15500 Block North Bluff Road

Date: March 14 - 17, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Saturdays - 9:00 AM...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15767 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15767 Roper Avenue

Date: March 11-18, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure on Roper Avenue to facilitate utility installation. Emergency vehicles...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 891 Lee Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 891 Lee Street

Date: March 11-13, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Lee Street and Maple Street to facilitate utility repairs. Emergency vehicles wi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1293 Best Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1293 Best Street

Date: March 12 - April 30, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure on Best Street and Roper Av...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1500 Block Finlay Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 Block Finlay Street

Date: March 9-13, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure in order to perform utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have l...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1100-1300 Block Oxford Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1100-1300 Block Oxford Street

Date: March 9 - 12, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14800-15000 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14800-15000 Block Marine Drive

Date: March 9 - 12, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Where to get information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

covid19

Many people in White Rock are concerned about COVID-19 (a coronavirus) and want to ensure they stay healthy.

For information about prevention, symptoms and updates about the virus, please visit:

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Where to get information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

covid19

Many people in White Rock are concerned about COVID-19 (a coronavirus) and want to ensure they stay healthy.

For information about prevention, symptoms and updates about the virus, please visit:

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COVID-19 News & Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1200 Block Blackwood Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1200 Block Blackwood Street

Date: March 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure in order to perform manhole entry for trenchless repair. Emergency vehicle...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13756 / 13766 North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 13756 / 13766 North Bluff Road

Date: April 1 - June 30, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00am - 7:00pm

Partial road closure in order to compl...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 2, 2020

White Rock Recreation and Culture registration starts March 3 and 4

2020 Spring/Summer Recreation Guide - girl in a kayak

The City of White Rock’s Spring/Summer Recreation Guide is now available, offering choices for people of all ages, including sports, dance, music, health, fitness, summer camps and more.

Online registration starts March 3 at 1 p.m. at whiterockci...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: March 2, 2020

White Rock’s Mayor invites Metro Vancouver leaders to the Polar Plunge March 7

Polar Plunge

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker is inviting other Metro Vancouver leaders to ‘take the plunge’ and participate in the Vancouver Polar Plunge for Special Olympics B.C. on March 7.

The event, which raises funds for the Special Olympics and...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Damage to Ruth Johnson Park from rainfall estimated at $4.2 million

Danger - Park closure due to unstable slope

The City of White Rock’s Ruth Johnson Park experienced significant damage to its slopes, walkways and trees following extreme rainfall in late January, resulting in an estimated $4.2 million in repair work and triggering a request for help from ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2020

City seeks input on solid waste collection with online survey

Online survey - Solid waste management "What's in your can"

The City of White Rock continues to seek input from homeowners, renters and businesses into the collection of garbage, green waste and recycling in the City with an online survey.

We want your feedback on:

  • The current waste collection service being offered
  • O...
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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Partial Curb Lane, Partial Sidewalk and Partial Road Closure-15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road, Curb and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: February 20-March 4, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate excavation and landscape works. Emerg...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14100 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14100 Block Marine Drive

Date: February 25, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate a dead fir tree to be removed. Emergency vehicles will have...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 14, 2020

City of White Rock thankful for $400,000 donation from Friends of the Pier

City-of-White-Rock-receives-cheque-donation-from-Friends-of-the-Pier

The City of White Rock is grateful to receive a donation of $400,000 from the community-based Friends of the Pier toward upgrading Canada’s Longest Pier for future generations.

Members of Friends of the Pier, led by founder Bob Bezubiak, presente...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2020

City continues asking residents ‘How would you spend $13 million on your city?’ with online survey.

Hey, White Rock! How would you spend $13 million?

The City of White Rock is continuing its community engagement, reaching out to residents for input through an online survey, on how to spend up to $13 million in community amenity contributions (CACs), once they are collected.

The survey is posted at white...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14151 Coldicutt Avenue

Date: February 24-March 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14800 Block Oxford St & 1200-1300 Block Finlay

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14800 Block Oxford Street and 1200-1300 Block Finlay Street

Date: February 18-March 12, 2020

Time: Monday to Friday - 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays - 9:00 AM - 7:00 P...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15470 Oxenham Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15470 Oxenham Avenue

Date: February 24-March 6, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have li...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 868 Maple Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 868 Maple Street

Date: February 17-21, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles wil...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Full and Partial Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Full Road and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road - adjacent roads and lanes

Date: March 7 - April 3, 2020 EXTENSION 

Time: Monday to Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

P...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue on George Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue along George Street

Date: February 5 to May 5, 2020

Partial intermittent road closures along George Street adjacent to project to development works. Closur...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 6, 2020

City of White Rock closes ravine, sections of park, to keep public safe

Centennial-Park-Temporarily-Closed, Closure, Park, Trail

The City of White Rock has closed areas of Ruth Johnson Park and extended the closure of Coldicutt Ravine following record rainfall in the past week that caused damage and slope failures that threaten public safety.

The City closed Coldicutt Ravine on Jan....

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Full Road Closure: 14379 Blackburn Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14379 Blackburn Avenue

Date: February 10-14, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Full road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities servicing. ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Partial & Full Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that intermittent Full & Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date: February 17- March 31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Partial & Full Road Closures: 15000-15100 Block Royal Avenue

Please note that intermittent Full & Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Royal Avenue between Johnston Road and Martin Street

Date: February 11-28, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to F...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1125 Stevens Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1125 Stevens Street

Date: February 7, 2020

Time: 7:30AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities reapirs. Emergency vehicles will have limited through ac...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1152 Martin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1152 Martin Street

Date: February 10-21, 2020

Partial road closure to facilitate utilities installation. Emergency vehicles will have limited through access and signage and tr...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Community invited to give input into budget on Feb. 10

2020-24-Financial-Budget

The City of White Rock’s Finance and Audit Committee will be meeting at City Hall, 15322 Buena Vista Ave., at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10.

Members of the public can provide input into the City’s 2020-24 Draft Financial Plan by signing up ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: February 4 to August 4, 2020

Partial road closure of lane adjacent to facilitate deliveries, utilities installation and reinstate roadworks. Emergenc...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 31, 2020

City closes pathway at Duprez Street, Coldicutt Ravine, following rainfall

Centennial-Park-Temporarily-Closed, Closure, Park, Trail

The City of White Rock has closed the pathway at the south end of Duprez Street until further notice following the extreme rainfall on Jan. 31. As a result of the rainfall, the path is covered with mud and there is a downed tree.

The City has also closed C...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Full Road Closure: 15031 Buena Vista Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15031 Buena Vista Avenue

Date: February 3-7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Full road closures are in effect to facilitate pole installation. Si...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14506 Saturna Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14506 Saturna Drive

Date: February 3-7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Sign...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15100 Block of Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15100 block of Marine Drive

Date: February 3-7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate repairs. Signage and ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 30, 2020

City continues asking residents ‘How would you spend $13 million on your city?’

Hey, White Rock! How would you spend $13 million?

The City of White Rock is continuing its community engagement, reaching out to residents for input at White Rock Community Centre on Feb. 4 and Centennial Arena on Feb. 9.

The City held an information session and workshop on Jan. 20 to gather input on how ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street along Foster Street south of Russell Avenue

Date: January 27-31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Full road closure is in effect to fac...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 13836 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 13836 Marine Drive

Date: February 10-21, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Sig...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Date: February 1-7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signag...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that intermittent Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date: February 1- 29, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Monday to Friday, Saturdays 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

P...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Full & Partial Road Closures: 14900 Block Beachview Avenue

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14900 Block of Beachview Avenue

Date: January 27-31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15385 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15385 Marine Drive

Date: January 27-31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14786 Thrift Avenue EXTENSION

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14786 Thrift Avenue

Date: January 27-February 7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Goggs Avenue - Best to Finlay

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: Goggs Avenue - between Best Street and Finlay Street

Date: January 24, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect t...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Martin Street - Victoria to Royal

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: Martin Street between Victoria Avenue an Royal Avenue

Date: January 24, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to comple...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Date: January 27-31, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signa...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Oxford Street various locations between Hardie & Buena Vista

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: Oxford Street, various locations between Hardie Avenue and Buena Vista Avenue

Date: January 29-February 5, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Intermitten...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Full Road Closure: 1200 Block Kent Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1200 Block Kent Street

Date: January 21, 2020

Time: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Details: 

Full road closure is in effect due a water main repair. Local traffic ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 17, 2020

City of White reschedules solid waste collection open house to Feb. 19

waste collection can

The City of White Rock has rescheduled an open house where the City will provide information to homeowners, renters and businesses about the collection of garbage, green waste and recycling in the city.

The open house scheduled for Jan. 15 was cancelled du...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Buena Vista Avenue between Merklin Street and Best Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: Buena Vista Avenue between Merklin Street and Best Street

Date: January 22-29, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Partial Road Closure: Royal Avenue between Martin Street & Foster Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: Royal Avenue between Martin Street and Foster Street

Date: January 20-22, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facil...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Whistle cessation begins Jan. 29 on trains through White Rock

train on the railway along the beach waterfront

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce that starting Jan. 29, trains passing through the city will no longer be blowing their horns at each of the eight entrances to the Promenade to alert people of passing trains.

The City reached an agreement with...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Working Together During Winter Conditions

Sidewalk cleared of snow.

The City of White Rock and the community together can keep our roads and sidewalks safe.

Help Keep Sidewalks Clear

Residents and businesses are required to clear snow and ice from sidewalks surrounding their property by 10 a.m. following a snowfall, accordi...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 15, 2020

City of White Rock cancels solid waste collection open house due to weather

waste collection can

 The City of White Rock is cancelling tonight’s solid waste collection open house due to the winter storm and will be rescheduling in the near future.

The City is seeking input from homeowners, renters and businesses into the collection ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 15, 2020

City of White Rock recreation and leisure cancellations for Jan. 15

White Rock Recreation Centres closed

Please note these closures and cancellations at City of White Rock centres due to today’s severe weather. Program cancellations include all drop-in fitness, yoga and circuit-training classes.

Kent Street Activity CentreAll activity groups and pro...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2020

City of White Rock prepares for more snow as cold weather continues

snow truck clearing snow on roadway

With colder temperatures expected in Metro Vancouver starting Sunday, the City of White Rock is getting ready for more snow.

The City applied brine, used as an anti-icing treatment against ice and snow, this week, and cleared snow from roads today. More sn...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2020

City of White Rock applies brine to roads to get ready for snow

Snow Salt Dome at the City of White Rock Public Works Yard.

With a weather forecast predicting possible snow this week in the Lower Mainland, the City of White Rock is getting ready by applying brine, a salt mixture, to city roads.

Brine is used as an anti-icing treatment against ice and snow.

The City manages more ...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road - Extension

Please note that Full Road and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road and adjacent roads and lanes

Date: January 4 2020 - February 7, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

January 4, 2020 - February ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Hey White Rock! How would you spend $13 million on your city?

City Council Community Forum - Community Amenity Contributions - White Rock Pier

The City of White Rock is hosting a public information session and workshop on Jan. 20 to gather input on how to spend up to $13 million in community amenity contributions (CACs), once they are collected.

Developers pay the City development cost charges (D...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14096 Magdalen Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14096 Magdalen Avenue

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities install...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15508 Royal Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15508 Royal Avenue

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signa...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Call for Civic Grant Applications

paint brushes and tools - civic grant applications

The City of White Rock is accepting applications for the 2020 Civic Grants-in-Aid. 

Annually, City Council awards a limited amount of General Grant-in-Aid funds to recipients performing work in the community that either benefits residents of the C...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2020

City of White Rock hosts solid waste collection open house on Jan. 15

waste collection can

The City of White Rock is seeking input from homeowners, renters and businesses into the collection of garbage, green waste and recycling in the city.

The City is hosting an information open house on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 8:3...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 1126 Stevens Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1126 Stevens Street

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 14859 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 14859 Roper Avenue

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signa...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15340 Pacific Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15340 Pacific Avenue

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Sig...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15385 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15385 Marine Drive

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installati...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Partial Road Closure: 15541 Oxenham Ave

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15541 Oxenham Avenue

Date: January 6-10, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Sig...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Tree Chipping for Charity

Christmas tree blue sky

With the new year fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how to properly dispose of your live Christmas tree.

Drop off your tree at Centennial Arena this Sunday, Jan. 5 as the White Rock Firefighters will be hosting their annual tree chip from...

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2020 White Rock News & Announcements
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Notice of Works: Log Removal on Waterfront

Notice of Works: Log Removal along the Waterfront

Date: December 27-29, 2019

Time: Intermittent times

Details: 

In preparation for the White Rock Polar Bear Swim, log removal from the swimming area is necessary. The contractor will ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1335 Stayte Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 1335 Stayte Road

Date: December 30, 2019 - January 7, 2020 EXTENSION

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utili...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15087 Royal Avenue EXTENSION

Please note that a Partial Road Closure are in effect as follows:

Address: 15087 Royal Avenue - along the lane adjacent

Date: December 30, 2019 - January 7, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect t...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 24, 2019

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas - A Message from Council

White Rock City Council wishes you a safe and joyful holiday season and a Happy New Year.

Helpful Links:

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Council Meetings in 2020

city-hall-summer

Mark your calendars - the regular Council meeting schedule for 2020 is as follows: 

  •     Jan. 13 and 27;
  •     Feb. 10 and 24;
  •     March 9 and 30;
  •     April 6 and 20;
  •   &...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Happy Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah from White Rock City Council

Happy Hanukkah

Sunday, Dec. 22 will be the start of Hanukkah, which lasts until Monday, Dec. 30.

May you and your loved ones find peace, and may joy be yours this Hanukkah season and well into the New Year!

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 19, 2019

City installing new pay stations near Peace Arch Hospital

Pay Station

The City of White Rock is installing new pay stations around Peace Arch Hospital, replacing the single-space, coin-operated meters at the on-street City pay parking stalls.

The new pay stations will provide customers with a range of convenient payment opti...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Full Road Closure: 14263 Park Avenue

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14263 Park Avenue

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Full road closure is in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signage ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 17, 2019

What’s Open and Closed for the Holidays

White Rock City Hall with Christmas lights

Here is what’s open and closed at the City of White Rock for the holidays in December 2019 and January 2020.

White Rock City Hall

City Hall, 15322 Buena Vista Ave., will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 25 to Jan. 1, reopening on Jan. 2.

Engineering and ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Face-painting, Santa and crafts make White Rock holiday skates special

2019-20 Holiday Break Skates - Boy skating wtih helmet and gloves

Skate with Santa, clown around or wear your hockey jersey. It’s all part of the City of White Rock’s Holiday Break Skates from Dec. 21 to Jan. 5 at Centennial Arena.

Centennial Arena at 14600 North Bluff Rd. is featuring Stick &lsqu...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive and Stayte Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Intersection of Marine Drive and Stayte Road

Date: December 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Intermittent partial road closures are in effect to faci...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14088 North Bluff Road EXTENSION

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14088 North Bluff Road

Date: December 21-30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Intermittent partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities&am...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Full Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that an intermittent Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street 

Date: December 12, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Intermittent full road closure on Martin ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1187 Martin Street EXTENSION

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1187 Martin Street

Date: December 16-30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect along Martin Street to facilitate utilities...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15430 Victoria Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15430 Victoria Avenue

Date: December 10-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Si...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 866 Maple Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 866 Maple Street

Date: December 10-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation. Signage...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1475 Johnston Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1475 Johnston Road

Date: December 3, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect along Johnston Road to facilitate crane station...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 28, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14800 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14800 block North Bluff Road

Date: December 2-4, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate manhole repairs on th...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Jingle Bell White Rock brings Santa Claus, lights up the night, Dec. 7

Jingle Bell White Rock

The White Rock BIA, The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce, the White Rock Museum and Archives and the City of White Rock are presenting an afternoon of festive, family fun on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Jingle Bell White Rock runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at M...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Notice of Event and Road Closures: Christmas on the Peninsula Festival & Parade

Please be advised of road closures and traffic changes to accommodate the Christmas on the Peninsula Festival Parade.

Date: Saturday November 30, 2019

Full Road Closures: from approximately 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Johnston Road - Thrift Avenue to just north of Ru...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 27, 2019

White Rock is ready for snow, begins brining operations

White Rock snow clearing and priority routes

As weather forecasters predict below-zero temperatures for the Lower Mainland this week, the City of White Rock is ready for snow.

White Rock has a snow and ice control plan in place and has road salt ready to use at the City’s works yard—ordering extra sa...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: December 4, 2019 to May 4, 2020

A partial road closure is required to utilize the curb lane adjacent to site for the purpose of site deliveries. Emer...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 25, 2019

City and Museum apologize to Semiahmoo First Nation for 1990s’ incident

City of White Rock - logo

In a private ceremony on Nov. 21, 2019, the City of White Rock and the White Rock Museum and Archives apologized to the Semiahmoo First Nation for an incident that took place in the 1990s.

The Semiahmoo First Nation and the White Rock Museum and Archives m...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1444 Oxford Street on Goggs Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1444 Oxford Street along Goggs Avenue

Date: November 26 - December 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street REVISED

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent location on Foster Street

Date: December 1-31, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Revised for NOISE VARIANCE  Da...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street REVISED FOR DEC 20 & 23 NOISE EXTENSION

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street and adjacent location on Foster Street

Date: December 1-31, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

NOISE EXTENSION: December 20 and 23, 20...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Full Road and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: The roads and lanes adjacent to 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: November 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

November 30, 2019 - January 3,...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Have ideas for White Rock’s Waterfront? Attend an open house Nov. 24 or 26

OCP-waterfront-enhancement

The City of White Rock is hosting two open houses to provide an update about White Rock’s Waterfront Enhancement Strategy and to get community input into the draft strategy.

Help plan the Waterfront and Marine Drive in to the next 10 to ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Pick up your 2020 Pay Parking Decals and Resident Parking Permits

parking lot with parked cars

The 2020 pay parking decals and resident parking permits are available for purchase.

The Pay Parking Decals are for use in any of the City’s Pay Parking Areas for up to four hours per day, and the cost is $48 plus GST. The Resident Parking Permit...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 13756 & 13766 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 13756 & 13766 North Bluff Road

Date: November 25-30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate sidewalk and ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 19, 2019

White Rock Detachment of the RCMP welcomes new Commander

White Rock RCMP detachment

The City of White Rock is pleased to welcome Staff Sgt. Kale Pauls as the new commander of the White Rock detachment of the RCMP effective Nov. 18.

Staff Sgt. Pauls is a 15-year member of the RCMP, most recently as the Surrey detachment’s Strateg...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1400-1500 Block of Oxford Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1400-1500 block of Oxford Street

Date: November 18-22, 2019

Time:  7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate Metro Vancouve...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Get ready for some holiday magic by decorating your own living tree

christmas tree

This holiday season, the White Rock Festival of Lights Society, along with City of White Rock, the White Rock BIA and the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce, will host a magical holiday lights event on the waterfront in White Rock.

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 12, 2019

New management direction for the City of White Rock

City of White Rock - logo

White Rock City Council wishes to advise that it has decided to embark on a new direction for the management of its organization. With the assistance of the Chief Administrative Officer, Dan Bottrill, the City will undergo a transition period over the nex...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue and adjacent Johnston Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue along Johnston Road and Thrift Avenue

Date: November 4, 2019 - May 4, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Curb lane closures along Johns...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 12, 2019

The City of White Rock is keeping drinking water safe and clean

pouring water into a glass from a sink faucet to drink

The City of White Rock is committed to providing safe, clean drinking water to its 20,000 residents and to providing residents with water quality updates.

White Rock’s groundwater has elevated levels of naturally occurring arsenic and manganese.

A...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2019

City seeks public input to spend $7.78 million-plus on capital projects

2019-State-of-the-City

The City of White Rock will look for input from residents and businesses to determine how to spend from $7.78 up to $14 million in City capital funding.

The announcement was part of White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker’s State of the City Address, presented by t...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Full Road Closure: 1550-1580 Martin Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1550-1580 Martin Street

Date: November 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Details: 

A full road closure is in effect to facilitate stationing of equipment. Signage ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Partial Intersection Closure: Stayte Road and Buena Vista Avenue

Please note that Partial Intersection Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Stayte Road and Buena Vista Avenue

Date: November 14 - 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial intersection closures are i...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14121 Coldicutt Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14121 Coldicutt Avenue

Date: November 14 - 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities inst...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14130 Blackburn Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14130 Blackburn Avenue

Date: November 14 - 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installation....

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14468 Blackburn Crescent

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14468 Blackburn Crescent

Date: November 14 - 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities installatio...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Full & Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street (on Foster)

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street on Foster Street

Date: November 14-15, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

November 14 - Full road closure a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15100 Block Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15100 block of Marine Drive

Date: November 14 - December 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15100 Block Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15100 block of Marine Drive

Date: November 14 - December 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilities...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Remembrance Day - A Message from White Rock Mayor and Council

Remembrance day

Lest we Forget

On Nov. 11, we pause to remember the men and women who have served our country. On behalf of the City of White Rock, thank you to our veterans and to those currently serving. Your sacrifice makes it possible for Canadians to have the freedom...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1444 Oxford Street (on Goggs Ave)

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1444 Oxford Street (along Goggs Avenue)

Date: November 4-25, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitate ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Full Southbound Lane Closure: 1581 Foster Street

Please note that Full Southbound Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1581 Foster Street (between North Bluff Road and Russell Ave)

Date: November 5, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Full southbound lane clos...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 1, 2019

White Rock in November: Come for the free parking. Stay for the sunsets.

free-waterfront-parking-weekday

Come to one of Canada’s prettiest cities in November and get your parking – and the sunsets – for free.

The City of White Rock is waiving the cost of parking in November weekdays, Monday through Friday, to encourage people to come out in the fall and see w...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

change-the-clocks-check-your-smoke-alarms

On Nov. 3, your professional firefighters recommend that a good time to change your fire alarm batteries is when you set your clocks back for daylight time on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Did you know that more than 50 percent of home fire deaths are in houses with non...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2019

City encourages TransLink to consider feedback from Oct. 28 forum on Route 351

translink

More than 200 people attended the TransLink Forum on Route 351 presented by TransLink on Oct. 28 in White Rock following an invitation by White Rock City Council.

Route 351 connects White Rock, Ocean Park and Crescent Beach with Bridgeport Station.

The Tran...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14478 Sunset Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14478 Sunset Drive (closure on Marine Drive)

Date: October 30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures are in effect to facilitat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Notice of Work: Finlay Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing

Please note that a Notice of Work is in effect as follows:

Address: Finlay Street Pedestrian Railway Crossing (Marine Drive and Finlay Street)

Date: October 29 - November 8, 2019 (tentative)

Time: Around-the-clock closure

D...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14400 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14400 block North Bluff Road

Date: November 1-8, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Intermittent partial road closures are in effect to facilitate utilitie...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Intersection of North Bluff Road & Johnston Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Intersection of North Bluff Road and Johnston Road

Date: November 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: October 30-November 30, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures on Martin Street are required to facilitate development ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Road and Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Full Road and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: The roads and lanes adjacent to 14022 North Bluff Road 

Date: November 1-29, 2019 

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

November 1-29, 2019: partial road closures alo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Water Main Flushing Program: Fall 2019

Water Swirl

The City of White Rock’s annual Water Main Flushing Program takes place on Oct. 29 through to Nov. 29. Water Main Flushing is a common process to maintain the City's water quality and increase the capacity of the water system.

During flushing, residents ma...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue at Johnston Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue along Johnston Road

Date: October 28-30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Intermittent partial road closures are in effect to facilit...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Stay Safe this Halloween

Boy and girl carving pumpkins for Halloween

Stay safe this Halloween by following the City of White Rock rules for fireworks, and follow the suggested safety tips for drivers, pedestrians, and homeowners from the White Rock Fire Department and the BC RCMP.

Fireworks in White Rock

Fireworks a...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Full Road Closure: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1385 Kerfoot Road

Date: October 24, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Details: 

A full road closure is in effect to facilitate utility installation at this location. S...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Halloween Skate in White Rock

Halloween Skate - Boy dressed as a pirate holding a jack-o-lantern

You're invited - Join us for a fun-filled Halloween family skate on Sunday, Oct. 27 at Centennial Arena.

Put on your best costume and receive FREE admission and skate rentals. We'll have special treats for you to enjoy, and PRIZES for the top three costume...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2019

TransLink Forum on Route 351 takes place Oct. 28 in White Rock

translink

WHITE ROCK, B.C.—Oct. 18, 2019— Representatives from TransLink will present an update on Route 351 and other proposed changes at a forum in White Rock on Monday, Oct. 28 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Route 351 connects White Roc...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 15350 Columbia Ave (in Victoria lane)

Please note that Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15350 Columbia Avenue. Closure will be in the 15300 block of Victoria Lane 

Date: October 18, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A full lane closure is...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1500 Block Johnston Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1500 block Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Russell Ave

Date: October 21-25, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effe...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Apply for your dog licence online with Dogs eApply

Dogs eApply - a new online service

Dogs eApply is the latest online service now available.

With Dogs eApply, you can:

  • Apply and pay for your dog licence or purchase a replacement tag
  • Update information about your pet, including a picture
  • Add additional dogs to your account
  • Receive the annual re...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 15165 Marine Drive (in the lane section adjacent to this property)

Please note that a Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: in the lane section adjacent to 15165 Marine Drive. The lane is located to the north of the property.

Date: October 21, 2019 - January 27, 2020 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 882 Habgood Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 882 Habgood Street

Date: October 23 - November 16, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Intermittent partial road closures are in effect to facilitate drivew...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 16, 2019

City of White Rock Plants Over 250 New Trees

The Lower Mainland Green Team - Volunteer removing invasive plants

The City of White Rock and the Lower Mainland Green Team will be working together to plant 250 - 300 trees on Thursday, Oct. 17 in Ruth Johnson Park.

The Lower Mainland Green Team will be planting native trees to the area and removing invasive plants from ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road (in adjacent lane)

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road at Coldicutt Lane

Date: October 17, 2019 

Time: 8:0 AM - 5:00 PM

Coldicutt Lane (at Nichol Road) will be closed to through traffic all day to facilitate ins...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Have you registered for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut?

The Great BC ShakeOut 2019

On Oct. 17 at 10:17 a.m., millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.

Stay safe by knowing what to do before, during and after an earthquake. Visit our emergency p...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1526 Finlay Streeet

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1526 Finlay Street

Date: October 17, 2019 - April 17, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect along Finlay...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: October 23-25, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures on Martin Street are required to facilitate development at the si...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Wifi in White Rock

Wifi in White Rock

Free WIFI is now available at Memorial Park at the White Rock waterfront.

This free service is provided to help our residents and visitors access information from the web when visiting the waterfront between the White Rock Museum and the head of the White ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1400 Merklin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1400 Merklin Street

Date: October 7-23, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect along Merklin Street and Thrift Avenue to co...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14807 Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14807 Marine Drive

Date: October 7-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate road works. Signage and certifi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Save the Date - State of the City and Mayoral Address to the Community

Save the Date - 2019 State of the City and Mayoral Address to the Community

State of the City Address

Join Mayor Darryl Walker at the annual State of the City address on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.

Hosted by the South Surrey & White Rock (SSWR) Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor will speak on the Council Strategic priorities within th...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving – A Message from White Rock Mayor and Council

Happy Thanksgiving - A message from White Rock City Council

This weekend, as we all gather with family and friends, let’s be grateful for the blessings in our lives. Happy Thanksgiving from the City of White Rock.

City Hall and Facilities Closure

White Rock City Hall (15322 Buena Vista Ave.) and Engineering and Muni...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 1575 George Street

Please note that Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street 

Date: October 11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A full lane closure is required for pavement repair. Local traffic only northb...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Notice of Water Main Break: 1100 Block Stevens

Please note that Water Main Break Repairs are in effect as follows:

Address: 1100 Block of Stevens Street and adjacent areas

Date: October 9, 2019.

Time: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM approximately

Details: There is a water m...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Full & Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Full and Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street (on Foster Street side)

Date: From 6:00 AM October 11, 2019  to 8:00 PM October 12, 2019 

Full road closure alo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road (in lane adjacent)

Please note that a Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road (in lane adjacent)

Date: October 9-10, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Full lane closures in Coldicutt Lane at Nichol Road to install water infrastructure. Veh...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 7, 2019

It’s Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 6-12, 2019

Oct. 6 to 12, 2019 is Fire Prevention Week

Oct. 6 to 12, 2019 is Fire Prevention Week™ with this year's campaign, Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan & Practise Your Escape!™ works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Notice of Event and Traffic Changes: The Great Turkey Run/Walk

Please be advised of traffic changes to accommodate the Great Turkey Run/Walk on Sunday October 6, 2019. 

Click here for the map of road interruptions.

For more information about the event, please visit Rotary Club of White Rock

ENGINEERING & MU...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Notice of Works: Various Road Closures Water Main Project

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Various locations throughout the City

Date: October 2-31, 2019. Please note that no work or road closures are to occur on October 17, 2019.

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Det...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 13735 Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 13735 Marine Drive

Date: October 7-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate utility installation. Signage a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15350 Columbia Ave

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15350 Columbia Ave

Date: October 7-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate utility installation. Signage a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15000-15300 Blocks Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15000-15300 blocks of Marine Drive

Date: October 4, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate blackberr...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 2, 2019

City of White Rock celebrates newest public art: Stande

Stande

WHITE ROCK, B.C.—Oct. 2, 2019 — On Oct. 2, the City of White Rock celebrated its newest piece of public art called “Stande” to honour the contribution of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary to the Peace Arch Hospital over 70 years.

The dedication ce...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Dogs on leash allowed on White Rock’s promenade from Oct. 1 to March 31, 2020

Dogs on the Promenade - brown and white dog with collar, dog tag, and leash.

WHITE ROCK, B.C.—Oct. 1, 2019 — The City of White Rock is allowing dogs that are on a leash on White Rock’s promenade as part of a pilot project from Oct. 1 to March 31, 2020.

City Council approved a set of recommenda...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Full Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street (on Foster Street)

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street on Foster Street

Date: October 9, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

A full road closure on Foster Street adjacent to the development is required to facili...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1126 Stevens Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1126 Stevens Street

Date: October 3-10, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate utility installations. Signage...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 13775 Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 13775 Marine Drive

Date: October 2-9, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate pavement repairs. Signage and ce...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Celebrate National Seniors Day

National Seniors Day is October 1

Our seniors contribute to our communities and workplaces with volunteer work, caregiving and more. Celebrate National Seniors Day (Oct.1) in White Rock with a variety of events.

Events:

CARP Flag RaisingDate: October 1, TuesdayTime: 3:30 p.m. &...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 26, 2019

5 Corners Buskers & Comedy Festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 28

5 Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival - Saturday, Sept. 28

The 5 Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival brings fun and laughter to the Uptown and 5 Corners district of White Rock on Sept. 28 starting at noon, featuring family-friendly, free street performers during the day and indoor comedy shows for the grown-ups a...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Stayte Road and Marine Drive

Please note that a SINGLE LANE ALTERNATING TRAFFIC is in effect as follows:

Address: Stayte Road and Marine Drive Intersection

Date: September 26 to October 4, 2019Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

The City of Surrey will b...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14825 Thrift Avenue

Date: September 25, 2019 - March 25, 2020

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Intermittent partial road closures on Thrift Avenue are required for on site works...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue (on Johnston Road) REVISED

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: September 23-October 4, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures on Johnston Road adjacent to 15177 Thrift Ave ar...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: October 4, 2019 to February 4, 2020

A partial road closure along George Street is required for site construction. There will be single lane alternati...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street and adjacent roads

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street and adjacent roads

Date: September 19-27, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

To facilitate utility installations, partial road closures ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: October 5-10, 2019  Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Intermittent partial road closures on Foster Street and/or Martin Street is required to ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: September 23-October 5, 2019  Time: 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Intermittent partial road closures on Foster Street and/or Martin Street is re...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 13, 2019

City of White Rock hosts official reopening of Canada’s longest pier on Sept. 21

Official Pier Reopening Event

You’re invited! Join the community at the official reopening of the iconic White Rock Pier, Canada’s Longest Pier.

Where:  West Beach, 15000 block of Marine Drive, (near the White Rock)  When:   Satur...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Partial and Full Road Closures: adjacent to 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures and Full Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road

Date: September 16 - October 31, 2019 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures and single lane alternating traffic ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 14900-15000 Blocks Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14900 - 15000 Blocks of Marine Drive (between Vidal Street and Foster Street)

Date: September 16 - October 1, 2019

Time:  6:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Details: 

A partial...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 14900-15000 Blocks Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14900 - 15000 Blocks of Marine Drive (between Vidal Street and Foster Street)

Date: September 16 - October 1, 2019

Time:  6:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Details: 

A partial...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue REVISED

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: September 9 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A partial road closure along George Street is required for the purposes of concrete pumping. There will be s...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1400 Block of Oxford Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 1400 block of Russell Avenue

Date: September 9-13, 2019

Time:  7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

           6:00 PM - 6:00 AM Sep...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 30, 2019

City Hall & Facilities Closure – Labour Day

White Rock City Hall Summer Day

White Rock City Hall (15322 Buena Vista Avenue) and Engineering and Municipal Operations (877 Keil Street) will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

The City’s Recreation and Culture Facilitie...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14700 Block of Russell Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14700 block of Russell Avenue

Date: September 3-13, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate Metro Vancouver's ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: August 29-30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Martin Street is required to facilitate concrete pumping. Emergency vehicles will ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 27, 2019

City of White Rock reopens Canada’s longest pier on Aug. 27

Pier-Reopening

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce the reopening of its iconic pier, the longest pier in Canada, after it was closed for major repairs following a devastating storm in December 2018.

The pier was battered and severed in half by a storm surge wit...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Notice of Work: Cypress Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing and Adjacent Promenade Walkway

Please note that a Notice of Work is in effect as follows:

Address: Cypress Street Pedestrian Railway Crossing and Adjacent Promenade Walkway

Date: August 26 - 28, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

The Cypress Street pedestrian r...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Partial and Full Road Closures: adjacent to 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures and Full Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road

Date: August 26 - September 20, 2019 

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures and single lane alternating traffic a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Full Lane Closure: Victoria Lane between Dolphin Street & Centre Street

Please note that a Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15327 Victoria Avenue (in the lane)

Date: August 21, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

A full lane closure in Victoria Lane between Dolphin Street and Centre Street is require...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: August 21-22, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A partial road closure along George Street is required for the purposes of concrete pumping. Emergency veh...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Fall 2019 Recreation Guide Now Available!

2019 Fall Recreation Guide

The Fall 2019 Recreation Guide is now available online. Click here to view all the available Fall programs from September – December.You won't believe all the things you can do!

The Recreation Guide is also available for pick up at:

  • City Hall (153...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15032 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15032 Marine Drive

Date: August 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate installation of utility works. Emergency veh...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Temporary Full Road Closure: 14400-14500 Block of North Bluff Road

Please not that a Temporary Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14400-14500 block of North Bluff Road 

Date: August 19-20, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A temporary full road closure (maximum 3 minutes)will occur in...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14800-15100 Marine Drive

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14800-15100 block of Marine Drive

Date: August 12 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 14800-15100 block of Marine Drive is required to facil...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Notice of Event and Traffic Changes: Concert Series at 5 Corners

Please be advised of the following traffic changes to accommodate the concert on Thursday August 8, 2019 as part of the summer Concert Series. 

Closed roads will include: 

  • Buena Vista Avenue between Foster Street and Johnston Road. Local t...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: August 7 - 10, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Martin Street is required to facilitate concrete pumping. Emergency vehicles will...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Pier Re-Opening on Schedule.

White Rock Pier Reconstruction

The White Rock Pier reconstruction is on schedule to reopen by August 31, 2019. 

The new section of the Pier will be more resilient against future storms or natural disasters as it has been reconstructed with steel piles and a concrete deck. Timbe...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Happy BC Day – A Message from White Rock Mayor and Council

Message from White Rock City Council - Happy BC Day

On behalf of White Rock City Council, we wish you and your families a Happy British Columbia Day.

We invite you to join us at the Semiahmoo Days movie night Friday, August 2 and the 70th Anniversary of the White Rock Sea Festival this August 3-4, 2019. Enj...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Council Meetings Break for Summer.

White Rock City Hall Summer Day

The next regular Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (15322 Buena Vista Avenue).

Council meetings are held Monday evenings at White Rock City Hall. Council meetings are held in the Coun...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Date: August 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

A partial road closure along George Street is required for the purposes of a concrete pour. Emergency vehicles ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Full Road Closure: Marine Drive from Balsam Street to Lee Street

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive from Balsam Street to Lee Street.

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

Details:

A full road closure along Marine Drive between Balsam Stre...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Full Road Closure: Marine Drive from High Street to Stayte Street

Please note that Full Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive from High Street to Stayte Street

Date: August 4, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Details:

A full road closure along Marine Drive between High Street ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 15521 Russell Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15521 Russell Avenue

Date: July 31, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial single lane alternating road closure along Vine Avenue and Hospital Street is required for the purpos...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 26, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - July 26, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Full Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: July 26 - 28, 2019

Time: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM (noise extension granted)

A full road closure on Martin Street adjacent to development is required to facilitat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Russell Avenue between Johnston Road & George Street

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Russell Avenue adjacent to 1510 Johnston Road (between Johnston Road and George Street)

Date: July 29 - August 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Details:

A partial road c...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 23, 2019

White Rock Sea Festival and Semiahmoo Days returns Aug 2-4, 2019

White Rock Sea Festival and Semiahmoo Days

On August 3 and 4, join us for the 70th annual White Rock Sea Festival along the waterfront and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the weekend.

Semiahmoo days, presented by the Semiahmoo First Nation, kicks off the festival Friday, Au...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street (on Johnston Road)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street on the Johnston Road frontage of development

Date: July 23, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate o...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Smart Parking – City of White Rock Goes Live with a Modern Multi-Level Parkade

West Beach Parkade now open.

The core foundation for a city to be considered a smart city is connectivity and technology. Amongst a host of benefits, technology offers a real-time view of events and provides rich capabilities for insights into behaviours and trends which allows city ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1165 Kent Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1165 Kent Street

Date: July 22 - 29, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Martin Street is required to facilitate the installation of gas services. Emergency ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date: July 22 - 25, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Martin Street is required to facilitate the stationing of trucks and equipment. Em...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14859 Roper Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14859 Roper Avenue

Date: July 23 - 30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Roper Avnue is required to facilitate the install of utilities. Emergency vehicles...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 18, 2019

City Seeks Input at the Waterfront Design Workshop

Official Community Plan Review - Waterfront Workshop

This workshop-style event is a chance to roll up your sleeves and use your creative ideas to shape the future of the City's Waterfront / Marine Drive area, with a design team and other members of the community.

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2019

For Businesses:

Ti...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2019

City Council Community Forum - Affordable Housing

City Council Community Forum - Affordable Housing

Join White Rock City Council as they host a Community Forum regarding Affordable Housing in White Rock. Interact with City Council and ask questions and provide feedback during the Community Forum.

Date: Monday, July 29, 2019

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: White ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street EXTENSION

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street 

Date: July 18 - September 14, 2019 EXTENSION

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate of...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 14111 Coldicutt Avenue in Coldicutt Lane

Please note that a Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14111 Coldicutt Avenue in the lane between Nichol Road and Bishop Road

Date: July 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Details:

A full road closure in Coldicutt Lane between Nichol Road and Bis...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Full Road Closure: 15541 Oxenham Avenue

Please not that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15541 Oxenham Avenue

Date: July 16, 2019

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Details:

A full road closure on Oxenham Avenue between Finlay Street and Best Street is required to facilitate the installati...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1350 Johnston Road between Thrift Avenue and Roper Avenue

Please note a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1350 Johnston Road between Thrift Avenue and Roper Avenue

Date: July 15 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure on Johnston Road between Thrift Avenue and Roper Ave...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15000 Block of North Bluff Road

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15000 block of North Bluff Road between Lee Street and Kent Street

Date: July 15 - 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 15000 block of North Bl...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 867 Maple Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 867 Maple Street

Date: July 15 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A partial road closure on Maple Street between Columbia Avenue and Victoria Avenue is required to facilitate the instal...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Stayte Road between Columbia Avenue and Marine Drive

Please note that a PARTIAL ROAD CLOSURE is in effect as follows:

Address: Stayte Road between Columbia Avenue and Marine Drive.

Date: July 17 to 19, 2019Time: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Details: 

The City of Surrey will begin work to replac...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Full Road Closures: Various Locations for Tour de White Rock

Please note that FULL ROAD CLOSURES are in effect as follows:

Date: July 13 - 14, 2019

Place and Time: Various locations throughout the City

Details:

Full road closures and traffic disruptions can be expected on the weekend to facilitate the 40th ann...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Reminder – Be Aware of Scams and Frauds

Reminder - Be aware of scams and frauds.

The White Rock RCMP want to remind residents of the City of White Rock, to be aware of scams and frauds. Recently there have been calls to residents regarding water filtration systems available to purchase. While aggressive sales techniques are not illega...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2019

City of White Rock Introduces New Waterfront Parking Rate Schedule

Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

At the Monday, July 8 regular Council meeting, City Council gave final reading to “Fees and Charges Bylaw, 2019, No. 2298, Amendment No. 1, 2019, No. 2299” which will:

  • adjust the hourly parking rates and months along the waterfront effective immediately;
  • FR...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Notice of Work: Cypress Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing and Adjacent Promenade Walkway

Please note that a Notice of Work is in effect as follows:

Address: Cypress Street Pedestrian Railway Crossing and Adjacent Promenade Walkway

Date: July 10-11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

The Cypress Street pedestrian railw...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 8, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Ave

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (on George Street)

Date: July 8, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure along George Street is required to facilitate a concrete pour. There will...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 4, 2019

City Seeks Input on Town Centre Design Workshops

Official Community Plan (OCP) workshops

Want to share your ideas for White Rock’s Town Centre? Participate in the two Town Centre Design Workshops:

  • Saturday, July 6 (1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.): Town Centre Design Workshop #1
  • Tuesday, July 9 (5:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.): Town Centre Design Workshop #2

The Town ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 4, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1273 Fir Street

Please note a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1273 Fir Street (between Buena Vista Avenue and Roper Avenue)

Date: July 4, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is required for crosswalk maintenance. Emergency veh...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Happy Canada Day – A Message from White Rock City Council

Canada Day message from Mayor and Council

This July 1st, people across the Nation will gather to celebrate Canada’s 152nd Birthday. Events commemorating the Country’s rich culture, history, and accomplishments will be held from coast to coast for everyone to enjoy.

We invite you to join us in expr...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Full Road Closures: Various Locations

Please note that Full Road Closures will be in effect as follows:

Address: various locations throughout White Rock. Please view website for details: SFN Canada Day ROCK 5K, 10K and Kids Run

Date: July 1, 2019

Time: 4:30 AM - 10:30 ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Generations Playground Reopens

Generations Playground is now reopened

The Generations Playground is now reopened - Enjoy the fun and play outside at the City’s first all ages and all abilities playground!

The Generations Playground in Ruth Johnson Park has been upgraded with the installation of rubberized pathways ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street (on Johnston Road)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street (on Johnston Road)

Date: July 2 - 5, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is in effect to facilitate crane hoist pla...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Intersection of North Bluff and Oxford Street

Please note a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Oxford Street at the intersection of North Bluff Road and Oxford Street

Date: July 3, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure along Oxford Street is required to access a ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 21, 2019

City of White Rock Announces Water Treatment Plant is Now Fully Operational

White Rock Water Treatment Plant

WHITE ROCK, B.C. – The City of White Rock’s Water Treatment Plant has completed construction and is now fully operational and is producing excellent water quality results.

Water services in White Rock had been privately owned and operated until th...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 21, 2019

East Beach Promenade Now Open

East Beach Promenade Now Open

The East Beach promenade is now open to the public. After a devastating windstorm on December 20, 2018, the East Beach shoreline and promenade was extensively damaged and destroyed.

The East Beach restoration included the replacement of:

  • picnic tables
  • benche...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Full Road Closure: 15280 North Bluff on Fir Street

Please note a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15280 North Bluff Road (on Fir Street from North Bluff Road to Russell Avenue)

Date: June 25, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A full road closure on Fir Street from North Bluff Ro...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please not that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road

Date: July 2 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Partial road closures and single lane alternating traffic along Nichol Road, Coldicutt Lane and North Bluf...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 20, 2019

City Council Community Forum

City Council Community Forum

Join White Rock City Council as they host a Community Forum to discuss Council’s accomplishments-to-date and their goals for their term in office.

Key topics that will be discussed include:

  • Council Accomplishments
  • Council Strategic Priorities 2018 ...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2019

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Message from White Rock City Council - National Indigenous Peoples Day

Please join White Rock City Council for a respect for history and relationship- building ceremony this National Indigenous Peoples Day.

  • Date: Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • Location: Totem Plaza, Dedicated to the Memory of Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles
  • Time: 11...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Summer Camps for Kids!

Kids Camps for the City of White Rock

Join the fun and stay active over the summer break with White Rock Summer Camps for Kids. A variety of camps for kids (ages 3 to 17) are offered through the Recreation and Culture Department in White Rock.

Registration is Now Open!

View the Summer Day Camp ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Notice of Works: Cypress, Balsam, Ash & Finlay Pedestrian Railway Crossings & Adjacent Areas

Please note that Partial Road Closure and Notice of Noise Extension is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive between Cypress Street and Finlay Street

Date: evening of June 18, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM - 2:00 AM

The contractor for th...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 17, 2019

The City of White Rock launches an Official Community Plan Review

Official Community Plan (OCP) Review

Over the next two years (2019-2020), the City will be working with the public to get feedback and make sure the community's views are understood and shared with Council so any updates made to the Official Community Plan (OCP) reflect the long-term needs o...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (on George)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (along George Street)

Date: June 17, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure with single lane alternating traffic on George Str...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Celebrate Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Canada Day by the Bay 2019

Join the City of White Rock for our annual Canada Day by the Bay celebration presented by Amica White Rock. A variety of family-friendly activities will be going on from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on West Beach, Monday, July 1! This annual event attracts th...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 13, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - June 13, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • Property Taxes are due July 2, 2019.
  • The 2018 Annual Report is now available
  • The Official Community Plan review survey is now live!
  • Highlights from the reg...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Full Road Closure: 1235 Oxford Street

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1235 Oxford Street

Date: June 13, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A full road closure on Oxford Street from Gordon Avenue to Roper Avenue is required for the purpose of tree removal from City...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Partial Road Closures: Marine Drive and Stayte Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive and Stayte Road intersection

Date: June 17 - 28, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

Partial road closures will be in effect to pre-locate and install ci...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Memorial Park is Now Open

Memorial Park, White Rock, B.C.

The City of White Rock is pleased to share that the Memorial Park revitalization project is now complete! The pier-side lawn and panoramic ocean views that Memorial Park offers make the park one of the City’s favourite gathering spaces. Memorial Park feat...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive at Finlay Street

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive at Finlay Street

Date: June 13 - 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Details:

A partial road closure along Marine Drive near Finlay Street is required for the installat...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: June 7, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report is Now Available!

2018 Annual Report

The City of White Rock’s 2018 Annual Report is available!

How many program registrations do you think White Rock Recreation and Culture processed in 2018? Or, what was the total of Civic Grants-in-Aid awarded by the City? Find the answer, and so much more ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2019

2019 Property Tax Due Tuesday, July 2, 2019

2019 Property Taxes are due July 2, 2019.

PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE JULY 2, 2019

The 2019 property tax notices have now been mailed to all registered property owners. If you do not receive your notice by the second week of June, please contact the Financial Services Department at White Rock City Hall...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - June 5, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • The Official Community Plan (OCP) review survey is now live!  It's your City by the Sea and we look forward to working with you.
  • Call for Commit...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 13735 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 13735 Marine Drive

Date: June 5, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Details:

A partial road closure at 13735 Marine Drive is required to install a new water service. Signage and certi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Generations Playground Closed for Upgrades

Generations Playground

The City is upgrading the Generations Playground by installing rubberized pathways to make the playground more user-friendly.

Starting June 3, 2019, the playground will be closed to install the rubberized flooring and work will take approximately three (3)...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street REVISED

Please note that a REVISED Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Dates: June 12, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect for the purpose site deliveries to the constructio...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Rolling Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive - Oxford Street to Finlay Street

Please note that a Rolling Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive from Oxford Street to Finlay Street

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A rolling partial road closure along Marine Drive is requir...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1010 Dolphin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1010 Dolphin Street

Date: June 7 - 9, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure on Dolphin Street is required to facilitate installation of utility services. The parti...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (on George Street)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (on George Street)

Date: June 3 - October 3, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure along George Street is required ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Rolling Road/Lane Closures: Various Locations

June 4 Special Olympics Torch Run TMP

Please note that Rolling Lane/Road Closures will be in effect as follows:

Address: various locations throughout the City (between Oxford Street and Merklin Street). Please view map for details.

Date: June 4, 2019

Time: 4:15 PM - 5:...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14935 Victoria Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14935 Victoria Avenue (West Beach Parkade)

Date: May 28 - 30, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure on Victoria Avenue adjacent to the parkade is...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street

Date: June 3 - 6, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure and sidewalk closure is required to facilitate the installati...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 27, 2019

Partial Road Closures: Marine Drive at Vidal Street

Please note that a Partial Road and Sidewalk Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive and Vidal Street

Date: May 29 - June 7, 2019

Time: 7:30 am - 7:00 PM

Details:

Partial road and sidewalk closures along Marine Drive and Vidal ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Intermittent Road Closures: 15340 Pacific Avenue EXTENDED

Please note that Intermittent Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15340 Pacific Avenue

Date: May 24 - December 19, 2019 EXTENDED

Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Details:

Intermittent road closures will occur on Pacific Avenue to facilita...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Lane Closures: 14022 North Bluff Road in Coldicutt Lane EXTENSION

Please note that Full Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road - in Coldicutt Lane to the south

Date: June 10 - 14, 2019 (weekdays) up to three weekdays

Date: June 17 - 21, 2019 (weekdays) up to three weekdays

Time: 7:3...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Council Strategic Priorities 2018 – 2022

Council Strategic Priorities 2018-2022

At the beginning of each Term in Office, White Rock City Council establishes a long-term vision and strategic plan for the duration of their term, through the Council Strategic Priorities Plan.

The Council Strategic Priorities document also lays the founda...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - May 17, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • The opening of the West Beach Parkade
  • Council's Strategic Priorities for 2018 - 2022
  • Work begins on the iconic White Rock Pier
  • Highlights from Monday&...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

City Hall Closure - Victoria Day

White Rock City Hall

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019, for Victoria Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 21.

City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019, for Victoria Day and will reopen on Tuesday, May 21. The facilities include:

  • Engineerin...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Curb Lane Closure: 15500 Block Russell Avenue

Please not that a Curb Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15500 block of Russell Avenue

Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details:

The westbound curb lane will be temporarily closed to facilitate installation of a new uti...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Notice of Work – Pier Reconstruction

The Pier Reconstruction Contractor will be conducting night operations on Thursday, May 16th and Friday, May 17th. The work will include material transloading adjacent to the breakwater during high tide using the barge’s crane to transport mater...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 14, 2019

West Beach Parkade Now Open

West Beach Parkade now open.

The four-level parkade is now open at Victoria Avenue and Vidal Street to provide more parking options near the waterfront for residents and visitors.

The parkade features include:

  • Over 180 parking spaces
  • Seven (7) electric vehicle parking spaces
  • Four-levels ...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Please note that Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure along George Street is required for t...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14843 Roper Avenue

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14843 Roper Avenue

Date: May 13 - 17, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A partial road closure is required for utility service installation. Emergency vehicles will have access if ne...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue

Date: May 13-17, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A partial road closure at 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue is required to facilitate utility works servicing. Emergency vehicl...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 7, 2019

CANCELLED Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue

Please note that this Partial Road Closure has been CANCELLED effective May 13, 2019:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue at George Street

Date: May 15-16, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

A partial road closure on Thrift Avenue is required for the purpose of a...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City of White Rock receives $1-millon grant from Government of British Columbia

MLA Ravi Khalon and Mayor Darryl Walker

The Government of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, awarded the City of White Rock with a $1-million grant that will help repair waterfront infrastructure from storm damage along the promenade and White Rock Pier.

The...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road in Coldicutt Lane

Please note that intermittent Full Lane Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road - in Coldicutt Lane to the south

Date: May 6 - 17, 2019

Time: 7:30 am - 7:00 PM

Details:

Full lane closures will occur to facilitate civil works...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Full Road Closure: 15152 Russell Avenue to Johnston Road on Sundays

Please note that a Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15152 Russell Avenue - east to Johnston Road

Date: every Sunday between May 6 and October 27, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Details:

A full road closure from the east drive...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Pedestrian Rail Crossing at Pier Temporary Closure May 8, 2019

Please note that Pedestrian Access Will Be Temporarily Closed at the following location:

Location: Pedestrian Rail Crossing at the Pier Head

Date: May 8, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

The Pier Pedestrian Rail Crossing will be closed to complete paveme...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - May 2, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • Updates on the Water Treatment Plant 💧
  • Water restrictions are now in effect 🌞 which means summer is almost here!
  • Don’t miss the art exhibit 🎨...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Partial Sidewalk and Curb Lane Closure: 15321 Russell Avenue

Please note that Partial Sidewalk and Curb Lane Closures will be in effect as follows:

Address: 15321 Russell Avenue

Date: May 8, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Sidewalk and curb lane closures adjacent to 15321 Russell Avenue are required to facilitate landscap...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1113 Dolphin Street EXTENSION

Please note that Partial Road Closures will be in effect as follows:

Address: 1113 Dolphin Street

Date: May 1 - August 15, 2019 EXTENSION (from June 15, 2019)

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures adjacent to 1113 Dolphin Street alon...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Partial Road Closures: 1113 Dolphin Street EXTENSION

Please note that Partial Road Closures will be in effect as follows:

Address: 1113 Dolphin Street

Date: May 1 - July 15, 2019 EXTENSION from June 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Partial road closures adjacent to 1113 Dolphin Street along Pa...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Stage 1 Water Restrictions begin May 1

Water Sprinkler on a green Lawn

On May 1, White Rock will have Stage 1 watering restrictions in place. In order to support and promote sustainable water practices throughout the hotter months of the year, outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect from May 1 to October 15. Click he...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Update on Water Testing

Water Swirl

The City of White Rock’s Water Treatment Plant is operational and will be fully commissioned by the beginning of May. The operational test period is now completed.

If there is any concern, please contact the Engineering and Operations Department ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Notice of Parking Stall Painting at the Waterfront

Notice of Work

Starting on Monday, April 29, the pay parking stall lines and numbers are being re-painted at the waterfront. The contractor will begin the work from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29 and will continue until Thursday, May 2, 2019.

The work will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Single Lane Alternating Traffic: various locations

Please note that Single Lane Alternating traffic will be in effect as follows:

Address: various locations throughout the City

Date: May 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

To facilitate pavement repairs along the water pipeline trench, single al...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Partial Road & Sidewalk Closures: 15595 Marine Drive

Please note that Partial Road Closures and Sidewalk Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15595 Marine Drive 

Date: May 1 - 2, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Details:

Partial road and sidewalk closures along Marine Drive are req...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15000 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15000 Block of Marine Drive

Date: April 24, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 15000 block of Marine Drive is required to facilitate civil works...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Happy Easter - A Message from Mayor and Council.

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

On behalf of White Rock City Council, we wish you, your family and friends a very Happy Easter.

We hope that everyone takes this time of renewal and optimism to reconnect with family and friends and enjoy the beautiful Spring weather this Easter long weeke...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14100 Block North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:Address: 14100 block North Bluff Road

Date: April 22 - 26, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 14100 block of North Bluff Road is required for asphalt pav...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City Hall & Facilities Closure and Waste Collection Schedule - Easter

White Rock City Hall

City Hall & Facilities Closure

White Rock City Hall (15322 Buena Vista Avenue) and Engineering and Operations (877 Keil Street) will be closed on April 19, 2019 for Good Friday and April 22, 2019 for Easter Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday, April 23, ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - April 12, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • Updates on the Pier restoration and re-opening date 🌊
  • Generations Playground 🌞 Open House is happening this Saturday, April 13!
  • Don’t miss the...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15129 Victoria Avenue

Please note a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15129 Victoria Avenue

Date: April 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A partial road closure on Victoria Avenue is required to facilitate civil works. Signage and certified traffic control peop...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Russell Avenue-George Street to Johnston Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Russell Avenue - between George Street and Johnston Road

Date: April 17 - 18, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure on Russell Avenue is required...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Full Lane Closure: 15310 Victoria Avenue in Marine Lane

Please note that a Full Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: lane located south of 15310 Victoria Avenue (Marine Lane) 

Date: April 12, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (noon)

A full lane closure in Marine Lane is in effect f...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Date: April 11, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure with single lane alternating traffic on George Street is required for ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 8, 2019

National Volunteer Week - A Message from Mayor and Council.

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

April 7-13, 2019 marks National Volunteer Week. White Rock City Council would like to recognize and express our gratitude to the many volunteers in our City by the Sea.

Volunteers provide tremendous contributions to our community by donating their time to ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14022 North Bluff Road

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14022 North Bluff Road

Date: April 8 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial closure on North Bluff is required to facilitate the installation of civil wo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: April 4, 2019

e-Billing now available on myWhiteRock

eBilling now available on myWhiteRock

The City of White Rock’s online service myWhiteRock now offers e-Billing for business licences.

myWhiteRock is an online service that lets property owners and businesses access information any time about their City of White Rock property tax, wat...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Summer Parking Rates Now Applicable at the Waterfront.

Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

Summer parking rates are now applicable at the waterfront parking lots and street parking.

Currently, summer hourly parking rates are $3.25. Pay parking is in effect from 10:00 A.M. to Midnight (12:00 A.M.). 

Click here for more information on publ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15600 block North Bluff Road (16th Ave)

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15600 block of North Bluff Road (16th Avenue)

Date: April 1 - 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure along North Bluff is required to facilitate sewer works for...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14479 Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14479 Marine Drive

Date: March 28 - 29, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure at this location is required for the purpose of work on a retaining wall. Signage and...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15129 Victoria Avenue

Please not that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15129 Victoria Avenue

Date: April 1 - April 5, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is required at this location for utility works. Signage and c...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15350 Columbia Avenue

Please note the a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15350 Columbia Ave.

Date: March 27 - April 3, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure at this location is required for the installation of new utili...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Committee Volunteer Opportunities for the City of White Rock

Committee Volunteers

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 seven (7) Committe...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Notice of Work: Marine Drive and Oxford Street

Please note that a Notice of Work is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive and Oxford Street

Date: March 22, March 25 and March 26, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Details:

To facilitate civil works for BC Hydro as part of the White Rock Pedestria...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 14, 2019

UPDATE - Notice of Water Testing until April 15, 2019.

Water Swirl

UPDATE – Please be advised that the City of White Rock’s Water Department will continue to do operational testing for the Water Treatment Plant until April 15, 2019

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The City of White Rock’s Water Treatment Plant i...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

Special Council Meeting for March 13, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

A Special Council meeting has been called for 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in order to consider the majority of business that was deferred from the Monday, March 11, 2019 Regular Council meeting.  Click here to read the Monday Regular C...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

The Spring/ Summer 2019 Recreation Guide is now available!

White Rock Spring Recreation Guide cover with girl holding tennis raquet

The City of White Rock is proud to support and facilitate the active, healthy lifestyles of our residents and guests by offering classes for toddlers to excursions for those over the age of 55. Whether you're interested in sports, arts, fitness, health an...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Notice of Work: Anderson and Oxford Pedestrian Rail Crossings

Please note that a Notice of Work is in effect as follows:

Address: Anderson Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Address: Oxford Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing

Date: Frida...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14600 Block Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14600 Block Marine Drive

Date: March 13 - 14, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 14600 Block Marine Drive is required to facilitate civil works by BC Hyd...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15400 Block of Marine Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15400 Block Marine Drive

Date: March 13 - 14, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure in the 15400 block of Marine Drive is required to facilitate ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

People walking along the Promenade

The City of White Rock has a Food and Beverage Cart program in designated areas along the White Rock Promenade.

Vendors will be limited to carts only, no motorized vehicles, and will be limited to food and beverage vendors; no novelty items. Vendors will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Parking Lot East of Memorial Park Now Open on Weekends and Weeknights

Parking Lot East of Memorial Park

The parking lot East of Memorial Park is now open on weekends and weeknights for the public to use.

Between 5:00 PM and 5:00 AM Monday through Friday and all day on weekends, the parking lot will be open.

Please note that a few parking stalls will be used f...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Starting October 1, 2019, Dogs are allowed on the promenade.

Dog on leash walking with owner

A trial program will allow dogs on the White Rock promenade starting October 1, 2019 until March 31, 2020. Until then, dogs are NOT ALLOWED on White Rock’s waterfront promenade.

At the February 11, 2019 regular Council meeting, City Coun...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 28, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out! Highlights include:

 -Spring Break is coming ☀️ find info on Spring Break camps for kids ⚽️⛹️

 - Don’t miss the art exhibit 🎨 “Our Pier...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Full Road Closure - Marine Drive & Martin Street

Please note that Full Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive & Martin Street

Date: Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Time: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Details: A full road closure along Marine Drive at Memorial...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Happy Family Day - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

We wish you and your family a healthy and happy Family Day! 

We hope you have the opportunity to reconnect with your family, to re-energize, refocus and share some quality time together...perhaps at Centennial Area for the City’s free Family Day s...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Notice of Work - Water Main Leak

City of White Rock Construction Sign

A water main leak is affecting residents from Foster Street to Dolphin Street and Marine Drive to Victoria Avenue. 

White Rock’s Water Operations crews are on scene working on emergency repairs. It is anticipated that the repairs are to ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 14, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

The City Connects E-Newsletter is here! Highlights include information about how the City prepares for snowfalls, invitation to Our Pier: A Retrospective exhibit, Family Day message from Mayor and Council, and so much more!

Read the full newsletter here:&a...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Snow Clearing & Priority Routes

White Rock snow clearing and priority routes

How the City of White Rock Prepares for Snow & Ice Mitigation

The City of White Rock regularly monitors two major weather forecaster providers in order to have enough time to prepare our trucks and crews ahead of any storm. We dispatch equipment as nee...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Promenade West of the White Rock to Re-Open on February 7, 2019

Latest-News-from-City-of-White-Rock

The City of White Rock is pleased to inform residents, businesses, and visitors that the Promenade, West of the White Rock (referred to by First Nations as P’Quals) will be open to the public by 12:00pm on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

The City’s Engineering...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Council Strategic Priorities - Aligning Our Priorities

Aligning Our Priorities 2018-2022

On Friday, February 8, 2019, Council will be meeting to review the feedback provided by residents and business owners and discuss their strategic priorities for their 2018 - 2022 term.

Council Strategic Priorities Facilitated Session

Date: Friday, February ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Happy Lunar New Year - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

Message from Mayor and Council - Lunar New Year

On Lunar New Year, as you and your loved ones gather to say goodbye to the Year of the Dog, and welcome the Year of the Pig, we wish you a prosperous New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! Gong Xi Fa Cai! 

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 4, 2019

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

The City Connects E-Newsletter is here! Highlights include FREE PARKING at the waterfront, Lunar New Year message from Council, and more!

Read the full newsletter here: http://ow.ly/e0hH30nzXg6

Not subscribed? Never miss an issue by subscribing here: http:/...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Black History Month - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

Over 20 years ago, in December of 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month, following a motion introduced by the first black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, the Honourable Jean Augustine. The motion was carrie...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

International Women’s Day - A Message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

Today is International Women’s Day. For generations, women have played, and continue to play, a significant role in helping shape our policies that impact all our lives.

As your City Council, we have established new volunteer Advisory Committees and will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Notice of Work - Noise Permit Extension for Construction at 14825 Thrift Ave (Fantom Project)

Peak Construction have received a noise extension permit for the assembly of the tower crane at 14825 Thrift Avenue (Fantom project) construction site. The crane assembly is scheduled to occur on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Due to t...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Free Parking at the Waterfront

Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

From February 1 - March 31, 2019, parking will be free at East and West Beach along the waterfront. 

Please note that parking between Oxford Street and the Hump is restricted to a 4 hour maximum stay.

At the regular council meeting on Monday, Janua...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15177 Thrift Avenue

Date: February 4 - 19, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

Feb 4-5: Install water service – partial road closures along Thrift Avenue.

Fe...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Committee Volunteers

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. 

Currently, the City of White Rock is accepting applications for three committees:

1. Park...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 25, 2019

(UPDATE) Partial Road Closure: 15350 Columbia Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15350 Columbia Avenue

Dates: January 28 - February 5, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is require to to install gas service to 153...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Notice of Special Council Meeting: Community Forum | Dogs on the Promenade

Special Council Meeting - January 30, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 a Special Council Meeting will be held at the White Rock Community Centre regarding Dogs on the Promenade. 

The meeting agenda can be found here: http://ow.ly/rVE630nv38P

If you have questions please contact clerksoff...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15521 Russell Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15521 Russell Avenue

Date: January 28 - February 21, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure along Russell Avenue is required for the pur...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15353 Victoria Avenue

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: 15353 Victoria Avenue

Dates: January 28 - February 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is require to to install gas service to 153...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Partial Road Closure: George Street - 1588 Johnston Road

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: George Street at 1588 Johnston Road

Date: January 28, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure on George Street is required to extend gas ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Dates: January 24 - 25, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Details: 

Partial road closures on Marine Drive are required for the continue...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 18, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - January 18, 2019

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The first City Connects E-Newsletter of 2019 is here! 

What you'll find in this edition: City Council wants your input on their Strategic Priorities for their term (link in e-newsletter), Council highlights (Question & Answer period returns Ja...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14263 Park Avenue

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14263 Park Avenue

Dates: January 14 - 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect for the purpose of abandoning a gas line at 14263 ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 14492 Sunset Drive

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 14492 Sunset Drive

Dates: January 14 - 18, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect for the purpose of abandoning a gas line at 14492...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive and Vidal Street Intersection

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive and Vidal Street Intersection

Date and Time

January 15, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PMJanuary 16, 2019 from 5:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Details: ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Council's Strategic Priorities Survey - Aligning Our Priorities

Survey - Aligning our priorities

At the beginning of each Term in Office, White Rock City Council establishes a long-term vision and strategic plan for the duration of their term, through the Council Strategic Priorities Plan.  

Have your say! Provide your input into Council’s St...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 1484 Martin Street

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Dates: January 14 - 24, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Details: 

A partial road closure is in effect for the purpose of an upcoming crosswalk installation on Ma...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15047 Marine Drive

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Dates: January 14 – 16, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM

Details:

A partial road closure is required at 15047 Marine Drive from Monday, January 14 through to Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 7:30 AM...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Date: January 15, 2019

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Details:  

A partial road closure is in effect for a concrete pour at 15241 Thrift Ave...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Notice of Work - Noise Permit Extension for Construction at 1425 Johnston Road (Miramar 2 Project)

Axiom (contractor) has received a noise extension permit for the assembly of the third and final construction crane at 1425 Johnston Road (Miramar 2) construction site. The crane assembly is scheduled to occur on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 7:00 AM to...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Notice of Work - Water Shut Down on Marine Drive – Vidal Street

Please note that WATER SHUT DOWN is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive – Vidal Street

Date: January 16, 2019

Time: 5:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Details: 

The watermain on Marine Drive from Vidal Street to Martin St...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Partial Road Closures: Marine Drive - Watermain Extension Project

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive – Vidal Street

Date and Time:

  • January 14, 2019 - Extend service and tie into 14945 Marine Drive
  • January 15, 2019 - Extend main
  • January 16, 2019 - Start at 5:00 AM – complete...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Latest Update Regarding East and West Beach, the Waterfront, and Pier.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 marked two weeks since the devastating windstorm swept through the City that resulted in extensive damage to the Pier, waterfront, and boats along the marina.

According to BC Hydro, the December 20, 2018 storm was the most damagin...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Partial Road Closure: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15241 Thrift Avenue (at George Street)

Date & Time: 

January 4, 2019 from 7:30 AM - 1:00 PMJanuary 5, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Details:  

Partial road closure f...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Request for Service

Request-for-Service

If you notice problems like street flooding, fallen trees, or burnt streetlights, notify the City with Request for Service, our online platform for reporting non-emergency issues.

To use this service, we recommend that you have the following ready:

  • Have you...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Request for Service

Request-for-Service

If you notice problems like street flooding, fallen trees, or burnt streetlights, notify the City with Request for Service, our online platform for reporting non-emergency issues.

To use this service, we recommend that you have the following ready:

  • Have you...
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Latest News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Updates on Waterfront Projects

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Storm 2018 Clean Up Work: Beaches and Promenade

Thursday, January 3, 2019 marks two weeks since the devastating windstorm swept through the City that resulted in extensive damage to the Pier, waterfront and boats along the marina.  BC Hydro report...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2019

(UPDATE) Partial Road Closures: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Please note that Partial Road Closures are in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Date and Time:

January 11, 2019 from 8:30 AM – 11:00 AMJanuary 15, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Details: 

Partial road closures ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 25, 2018

Merry Christmas from White Rock City Council

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Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year!

White Rock City Council wishes you a safe and happy holiday season.

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2018

#PSA: White Rock Pier, East Beach, Promenade Closed to Public Until Further Notice

White Rock Pier, Beaches and Promenade Closed Until Further Notice - Web and Facebook

The severe storm that hit the City of White Rock on Thursday, December 20, 2018 has significantly impacted White Rock’s waterfront area.

White Rock Fire Services, White Rock RCMP and City Staff continue to respond to incidents and will be working throughou...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Statement from the Mayor of White Rock

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As you know, the storm on Thursday, December 20, 2018 has had a devastating impact on our community.

The Pier is extensively damaged along its length, not just at the break location, which means it will be closed indefinitely for at least a few months. Due...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2018

PSA: Statement from the City Regarding Extreme Weather

Statement from the City

A significant wind event has impacted the City of White Rock. Please continue to the take extreme caution and be mindful of the closures as noted below. 

Please Note Following Closures, Until Further Notice: 

  • East Beach 
  • White Rock...
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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Aligning Our Priorities: Council's Strategic Priorities Public Consultation Sessions and Survey

aligning-our-priorities-council-strategic-priorities-2018-2022

At the beginning of each Term in Office, White Rock City Council establishes a long-term vision and strategic plan for the duration of their term, through the Council Strategic Priorities Plan.  

Start the New Year by joining White Rock City Counc...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Holiday Break Skates

2018-12-10-Holiday-Skates

Skate to a new theme every day this holiday break at Centennial Arena.

Starting Saturday, December 22 to Sunday, January 6, 2019. 

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2018

Curb Lane Closure: 1484 Martin Street (Foster Martin)

Please note that a Curb Lane Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1484 Martin Street

Date:  EXTENDED to December 17, 2019 

Time:  7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday to Friday        &...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 14, 2018

The final City Connects E-Newsletter of 2018 is here!

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

The final City Connects E-Newsletter of 2018 is here!

What you'll find in this edition: Save the Date - January 9 and 10 for a community facilitated forum to engage the public on White Rock City Council's strategic corporate priorities for the term of 2018...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Hall & Facility Closures – Winter Holidays

city-hall-holiday-closure

City Hall (15322 Buena Vista Avenue) will be closed for Christmas December 24th to the 28th and will re-open December 31st, 2018 and closed for New Year’s Day on January 1st, 2019.

 

Engineering and Municipal Operations (877 Keil Street) ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Partial Road Closure: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Please note that a Partial Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: Marine Drive - Memorial Park

Date:  December 14, 2018 (Weather permitting).

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Details:  

A partial road closure on Marine Drive at ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Full Road Closure: 15098 Victoria Avenue.

Please note that a FULL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15098 Victoria Avenue

Date:  December 12, 2018 

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Details:  

A full lane closure of Marine Lane from Martin Street to Johnston...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Notice of Work - Noise Permit Extensions for Construction at 15241 Thrift Avenue (Semiah Project)

Marcon Developments have received noise extension permits for the construction underway at 15241 Thrift Avenue (Semiah building) for suspended concrete slab pours for their parkade levels. The suspended slab pours for their parkade levels are scheduled to...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

(Update) Partial Road Closure: 13775 Marine Drive.

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 13775 Marine Drive

Date:  December 10, 2018 to December 14, 2018 

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Details:  

Partial road closure on Marine Drive to install a new...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Construction Information Portal

To help keep the public informed of private sector construction projects, with approved zoning, that are currently underway, or will be happening in the near future, the City created a Construction information portal page to act as a one-stop-shop ‘portal...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Deficiencies work continues at the All Abilities All Ages Playground.

The contractor for the Generations Playground is currently completing deficiencies and as a result, a portion of the main play structure is temporarily closed to ensure the deficiency is completed correctly.

The remainder of Generations playground is still...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Full Road Closure: 15449 Roper Avenue.

Please note that a FULL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 15449 Roper Avenue

Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Details:  

Full lane closure of 15449 Roper Ave is required to install new water service to a new si...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Interactive Road Work & Construction Map

View all the current road work and construction ongoing throughout the City of White Rock with our interactive road work map. See if the work is a full or partial closure.

Roadwork and construction occurs throughout the City on an intermittent basis. Durin...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Partial Road Closure: 1528 Phoenix Street.

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1528 Phoenix Street

Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Details:  

Partial road closure due to sanitary and storm service installation at 1528 Phoenix Street.

Eme...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Partial Road Closure: 1528 Phoenix Street.

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1528 Phoenix Street

Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Details:  

Partial road closure due to sanitary and storm service installation at 1528 Phoenix Street.

Eme...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Partial Road Closure: 1575 George Street.

Please note that a PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect as follows:

Address: 1575 George Street

Date: December 8, 2018

Time: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Details:  

Partial road closure due to the placing of a crane on Johnston Road to hoist materials on to th...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: December 5, 2018

City Connects E-Newsletter - December 5, 2018

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

Did you know the City of White Rock has an e-newsletter called City Connects? This newsletter is published the week of each Council Meeting and features information about upcoming events, city news, City Council updates and important seasonal reminders. C...

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City Connects - December 5, 2018 2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2018

News Release from BC Assessment: "BC Assessment Updating Property Photos in White Rock."

News Release from BC Assessment

BC Assessment has informed the City that they will be taking street front property photos of residential and commercial properties, throughout the City of White Rock, to update their property data information. This work is scheduled to begin during the we...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Notice of Work - Noise Permit Extended by One (1) Hour for Construction at 1293 Best Street

Notice of Work

Oviedo Developments have received a noise extension permit for 1293 Best Street (apartment building construction) for a suspended concrete slab pour. Suspended concrete slabs need to be poured at once to ensure it sets and strengthens properly. Sometimes ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Notice of Work - Noise Permit Extended by One (1) Hour for Construction at 1293 Best Street

Oviedo Developments have received a noise extension permit for 1293 Best Street (apartment building construction) for a suspended concrete slab pour. Suspended concrete slabs need to be poured at once to ensure it sets and strengthens properly. Sometimes ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Hanukkah Message from White Rock City Council

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

Happy Hanukkah

Sunday, December 2nd will be the start of Hanukkah, which lasts until Monday, December 10th.Each night, families and friends will gather and light a candle on the menorah, commemorating the miracle of Hanukkah while celebrating the triumph o...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Our City Connects E-Newsletter is out!

2018-08-29-CityConnects-Enewsletter-Newsflash

City Connects, our e-newsletter is out! This week’s edition includes a brief overview of Mayor and Council's first two weeks in office and a winter festivities guide to Christmas events in White Rock!There are so many fun activities to take part in this h...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2018

NOTICE OF WORK: Balsam Street and Marine Drive

Notice of Work

As part of the Rail Safety Improvement Project (News Release here), there will be a full day closure on Monday, November 26 at the Balsam Street rail crossing and a portion of the promenade west of Balsam Street.

The Burlington Northern Sante Fe’s (BNSF) c...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 23, 2018

NOTICE OF WORK: Balsam Street and Marine Drive

As part of the Rail Safety Improvement Project (News Release here), there will be a full day closure on Monday, November 26 at the Balsam Street rail crossing and a portion of the promenade west of Balsam Street.

The Burlington Northern Sante Fe’...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 23, 2018

Second Memorial Park Empress Tree to Stay

Statement from the City

In October of 2018, the City had planned to remove the second Empress Tree due to the health of the tree and public safety concerns. However, the City has taken a further review of this decision after hearing concerns raised as to whether or not there was...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2018

Christmas Events in White Rock

Christmas in White Rock 2018

Check out these exciting Christmas related activities taking place throughout White Rock during this holiday season! 

Click on the image below to download the Christmas events in White Rock PDF or click here to download.

Share your holiday fun on s...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2018

Statement from the City regarding Report from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

Statement from the City

The City of White Rock has reviewed the audit report from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C., dated November 22, 2018 (the “Audit”) and has accepted the recommendations in the Audit. White Rock plans to imp...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Full Vehicle Road Closure - 14935 Victoria Avenue (Waterfront Parkade Project)

Notice of Work

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 the contractors for the City's Waterfront Parkade project will be doing a concrete slab pour, which will require a road closure from Victoria Street/Vidal Avenue to 14933 Victoria Avenue. 

The contractor's crews will ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Full Vehicle Road Closure - 14935 Victoria Avenue (Waterfront Parkade Project)

On Tuesday, November 20, 2018 the contractors for the City's Waterfront Parkade project will be doing a concrete slab pour, which will require a road closure from Victoria Street/Vidal Avenue to 14933 Victoria Avenue. 

The contractor's crews will ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Notice of Watermain Work on Marine Drive and Memorial Park

Notice of Work

The City will be installing a watermain on Marine Drive between the Museum and Vidal Street.

Notices of work were delivered to businesses on November 9, 2018, communication initiated with the White Rock Business Improvement Association (BIA) and informatio...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Notice of Watermain Work on Marine Drive and Memorial Park

The City will be installing a watermain on Marine Drive between the Museum and Vidal Street.

Notices of work were delivered to businesses on November 9, 2018, communication initiated with the White Rock Business Improvement Association (BIA) and informatio...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 16, 2018

The Winter Recreation Guide is now available!

Winter 2018 Recreation and Culture Guide

The Winter Recreation Guide is now available - You won't believe all the things you can do! PLUS Kids Winter and Spring Break programs.

View the entire listing of programs here Winter 2019 Recreation Guide 

Are you a member?  Registration ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 11, 2018

Remembrance Day Message from White Rock City Council

Mayor-and-Council-2018-2022

We thank all veterans and those currently serving, for everything they have done for this country and our community. We honour their service and their sacrifice and never forget their extraordinary bravery.

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Statement Regarding the November 7, 2018 Special Council Meeting

Statement from the City

The proceedings of the November 7, 2018, White Rock Special Council Meeting, initiated a citywide Official Community Plan (OCP) review, the scope of which staff will be reporting back on to Council at the next Regular Council meeting, which is on November...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Road Closure for Paving

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your continued patience during Phase 1 of the Johnston Road Revitalization project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is planning to pave the top and final layer of asphalt and will require to close vehicle access to Johnston ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Road Closure for Paving

Thank you for your continued patience during Phase 1 of the Johnston Road Revitalization project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is planning to pave the top and final layer of asphalt and will require to close vehicle access to Johnston ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Canada Post Service Disruption

Canada-Post-Service-Disruption

At the end of October 2018, mail delivery may be interrupted or delayed by a possible labour disruption at Canada Post. This disruption may impact you if you are expecting a utility bill or planning to make a payment to the City by mail.

Online services ar...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Centennial Park Trail Temporarily Closed

Centennial-Park-Temporarily-Closed, Closure, Park, Trail

Due to the heavy rainfall, an Alder tree has fallen at the Centennial Park trail and the trail will be closed and sectioned off with caution tape until further notice.

As the tree came down, surrounding trees were hit and either fell or were severely damag...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Statement from the City Regarding Empress Tree in Memorial Park

Statement from the City

UPDATE - November 23, 2018: Upon further review, the City has determined to retain the second Empress Tree at Memorial Park. Click here to read the Statement from the City. 

We have some unfortunate news to share with you, the 2nd ‘Empre...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Declaration of Official Election Results: General Local Election 2018

City of White Rock 2018 Civic Election Results

Declaration of Official Election Results: City of White Rock for the 2018 General Local Government Elections

 

City of White Rock’s Council Elect (2018 – 2022)

Link to Official Election Related Information:

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Rail Safety Improvement Update: At-Grade Construction to Begin at Ash and Bay Street Crossings

Notice of Work

Construction work for the At-Grade Crossings Project will begin this month at Ash and Bay Street Crossings for improved signalization and crossing approaches for pedestrians as part of the federal funding toward rail safety-related projects on the Peninsu...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Rail Safety Improvement Update: At-Grade Construction to Begin at Ash and Bay Street Crossings

Construction work for the At-Grade Crossings Project will begin this month at Ash and Bay Street Crossings for improved signalization and crossing approaches for pedestrians as part of the federal funding toward rail safety-related projects on the Peninsu...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 20, 2018

The Unofficial 2018 White Rock Election Results

City of White Rock 2018 UNOFFICIAL Election Results

2018 White Rock Municipal Election

To view the unofficial election results, for the City of White Rock elections, please go here: Tabulation of the City of White Rock's election results

The official election results will be declared on Wednesday,...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 17, 2018

City of White Rock’s Cannabis Policy

Cannabis-legalization-news-flash

White Rock, B.C.  - Across Canada, cannabis legalization comes into effect today. Outlined below is some important information you should be aware of.

City of White Rock’s Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Retail Store 

The City will conti...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Impact of Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture on Municipal Capital Projects

Statement: Impact-of-Natural-Gas-Pipeline-Rupture

Johnston Road Paving Rescheduled to Monday, October 15, 2015

Due to the Enbridge natural gas pipeline rupture, some of FortisBC’s industrial customers had their natural gas service curtailed. On Thursday, October 11, some industrial customers began being b...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Metro Vancouver Crews on Site at Oxford Street & Marine Drive

Notice of Work

This weekend, Metro Vancouver’s sanitary sewer line broke at Marine Drive and Oxford Street.

White Rock City staff called Metro Vancouver and were on site setting up safety barricades.

As of this morning, Metro Vancouver’s crew continue ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Metro Vancouver Crews on Site at Oxford Street & Marine Drive

This weekend, Metro Vancouver’s sanitary sewer line broke at Marine Drive and Oxford Street.

White Rock City staff called Metro Vancouver and were on site setting up safety barricades.

As of this morning, Metro Vancouver’s crew continue ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Temporary Road Closure October 9-12, 2018.

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Temporary Road Closure October 9-12, 2018.

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will re...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Temporary Road Closure October 9-12, 2018.

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Temporary Road Closure October 9-12, 2018.

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will re...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Limited Temporary Road Closures October 9-12, 2018.

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will require access to the full width of Johnston Road. The City of White Rock is allo...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Limited Temporary Road Closures October 9-12, 2018.

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will require access to the full width of Johnston Road. The City of White Rock is allo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: October 5, 2018

PSA: City facilities will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018.

 Public Service Announcement Image

On Monday, October 8, 2018, City of White Rock facilities will be closed. Please note that there will not be any changes in the solid waste collection schedule next week.As you gather this weekend with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, remembe...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Statement from White Rock City Council on Thanksgiving

White Rock's Mayor and Council for the 2014-2018 term

This weekend as you gather with family and friends and give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy in our lives, we wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving!

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Culture Days!

Culture-Days

A fun opportunity to learn about arts and culture in your community! Presented by the Peninsula Arts & Culture Alliance, as part of the nationwide Culture Days, this event features arts and culture information booths, Live painting, dance and musical ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Limited Temporary Road Closures in October

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will require access to the full width of Johnston Road. The City of White Rock is allo...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Update: Limited Temporary Road Closures in October

Phase 1 of Johnston Road Revitalization project is in its final weeks of construction and to complete the final items, Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will require access to the full width of Johnston Road. The City of White Rock is allo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 20, 2018

White Rock Makes Significant Water Quality Enhancements Thanks to Clean Water & Wastewater Fund

News Release from City of White Rock Image

White Rock, B.C. – Today, the City of White Rock celebrated a milestone event with representatives from the Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia in regards to the construction progress of the City’s Water Treatment P...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2018

UPDATE: Johnston Road Temporary Road Closure to Vehicle Traffic Extended

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

White Rock, B.C. – After the current temporary road closure of Johnston Road, CLCS (Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd – the project’s Prime Contractor) has made significant progress to upgrade critical water and sewer...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 13, 2018

UPDATE: Johnston Road Temporary Road Closure to Vehicle Traffic Extended

White Rock, B.C. – After the current temporary road closure of Johnston Road, CLCS (Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd – the project’s Prime Contractor) has made significant progress to upgrade critical water and sewer...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update: Temporary Road Closure to Vehicle Traffic, Next Week

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

White Rock, B.C. – After conducting major excavations to upgrade critical water and sewer infrastructure, installing soil-cell structures for the new trees, and addressing sidewalk safety matters on the east side of Johnson Road, the City of Whi...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update: Temporary Road Closure to Vehicle Traffic, Next Week

White Rock, B.C. – After conducting major excavations to upgrade critical water and sewer infrastructure, installing soil-cell structures for the new trees, and addressing sidewalk safety matters on the east side of Johnson Road, the City of Whi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Get Out and Celebrate Arts and Culture with the Fall Festival of the Arts

2018-Fall Festival of the Arts

Participate in nearly 50 arts and cultural opportunities in White Rock with the 2018 Festival of the Arts. The two-month Festival features music, performances, art exhibitions, multi-cultural celebrations, and more.

The festival seeks to include all arts a...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2018

All Abilities & All Ages Playground Opens September 1

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Join The City of White Rock and the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation as we cut the ribbon and announce the winner of the playground naming contest.FREE PARKING at Centennial Arena and light refreshments. Come and check out this amazing new playground built ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide Now Available

2018-Fall-Recreaction-Guide

The Fall 2018 Recreation Guide is now available online. Click here to view all the available programs. 

Take your time looking through all the programs available from September - December. You won't believe all the things you can do! 

Pick...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Russell Avenue Road Closure

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is installing new communication ducts across Russell Avenue near Johnston Road and will require to close Russell Avenue at the Johnston Road int...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Russell Avenue Road Closure

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is installing new communication ducts across Russell Avenue near Johnston Road and will require to close Russell Avenue at the Johnston Road int...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Noise Bylaw Extension (Update) - Johnston Road Project

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is increasing crew attendance and activity on site to accelerate project completion. To minimize construction impacts and increase public and wo...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Noise Bylaw Extension (Update) - Johnston Road Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) is increasing crew attendance and activity on site to accelerate project completion. To minimize construction impacts and increase public and wo...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Fortis BC Work

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Fortis BC will be removing and disconnecting a gas line on Monday, August 13, 2018 near 1549 Johnston Rd. The disconnection of the gas line will allow Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Fortis BC Work

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Fortis BC will be removing and disconnecting a gas line on Monday, August 13, 2018 near 1549 Johnston Rd. The disconnection of the gas line will allow Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Notice of Road Closure - Extension

Notice of Work

Please note that a FULL Road Closure and PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect along Hospital Street, Vine Avenue, and Russell Avenue for the purpose of installing off-site civil works as per the works and servicing agreement for the site 15521 Russell Avenue....

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Notice of Road Closure - Extension

Please note that a FULL Road Closure and PARTIAL Road Closure is in effect along Hospital Street, Vine Avenue, and Russell Avenue for the purpose of installing off-site civil works as per the works and servicing agreement for the site 15521 Russell Avenue....

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Watermain Work

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will be conducting watermain work on Tuesday, August 7 and Wednesday, August 08 in the intersection of Johnston Road and North Bluff Road. Resid...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Johnston Road Project Update - Watermain Work

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will be conducting watermain work on Tuesday, August 7 and Wednesday, August 08 in the intersection of Johnston Road and North Bluff Road. Resid...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Statement: Vandalism of the City of White Rock’s Rainbow Crosswalk

Statement from the City

The White Rock RCMP Detachment notified the City of White Rock of vandalism that occurred at the City’s rainbow crosswalk at approximately 12:15 am, Friday, August 3rd, 2018. White Rock City Staff were on scene at 6:00am this morning working to remove sym...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Notice of Work - City to Convert Paid Parking to Free Customer Parking at 1510 Johnston Road

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Notice of Work: Starting Wednesday, August 1, City Crews will be out at 1510 Johnston Road to refurbish and convert the paid parking lot into additional free customer parking, in Uptown. Once complete, Uptown customers will have three hours of free parkin...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Noise Bylaw Extension - Notice to Residences

2018-08-28-Johnston-Road-Revitalization-Project

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will be installing approximately 35m of storm sewer and 50m of watermain at the intersection of North Bluff Road and Johnston Road, and service ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Noise Bylaw Extension - Notice to Residences

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

Canadian Landscape and Civil Services Ltd. (CLCS) will be installing approximately 35m of storm sewer and 50m of watermain at the intersection of North Bluff Road and Johnston Road, and service ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Notice of Noise Bylaw Extension – Memorial Park

Notice-of-Work-from-the-City-of-White-Rock

Please be advised that Fricia Construction Ltd will be commencing work outside of normal working hours as per the City of White Rock Noise Control Bylaw Section 7.3. 

This extension is required to complete concrete placement outside of forecasted ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Notice of Noise Bylaw Extension – Memorial Park

Please be advised that Fricia Construction Ltd will be commencing work outside of normal working hours as per the City of White Rock Noise Control Bylaw Section 7.3. 

This extension is required to complete concrete placement outside of forecasted ...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Notice of Road Work

City of White Rock Construction Sign

There will be a partial road closure on Blackburn Avenue between Lancaster Street and Chestnut Street from Monday, July 30 to Tuesday, August 7.

Signage and certified traffic control people will be in place.

Address: 13840 Blackburn Avenue

Date: Jul...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Notice of Road Work - Blackburn Road

There will be a partial road closure on Blackburn Avenue between Lancaster Street and Chestnut Street from Monday, July 30 to Tuesday, August 7.

Signage and certified traffic control people will be in place.

Address: 13840 Blackburn Avenue

Date: Jul...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Notice of Road Work - Median Removal

City of White Rock Construction Sign

Johnston Road will be closed between Russel Avenue and Thrift Avenue to remove the median from 7 a.m. Thursday, July 26 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 27. 
This median removal is part of the Johnston Road Revitalization Project. Read more about the projec...
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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Notice of Road Work - Median Removal

Johnston Road will be closed between Russel Avenue and Thrift Avenue to remove the median from 7 a.m. Thursday, July 26 to 5 p.m. Friday, July 27. 
This median removal is part of the Johnston Road Revitalization Project. Read more about the projec...
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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 24, 2018

City of White Rock Unveils New Website

New Web Homepage

WHITE ROCK – The City of White Rock unveiled its new website at the July 23, 2018, Regular Council Meeting and officially launched it on July 24, 2018.The complete overhaul provides a platform for more effective and efficient communication, and ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Sign up to Receive Important City Updates

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We've launched our new website! One of the new features is Notify Me. The new Notify Me function allows you to sign up to receive updates on topics that you are interested in such as emergency alerts, news and announcements, job opportunities, event and c...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Thinking About Running in the White Rock Municipal Election this October?

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The general local elections in B.C. are held every four years on the third Saturday in October. The next general local elections will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Are you thinking about running in the White Rock municipal election this October? L...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Statement Regarding PAN Article "No arts, sports for White Rock parkade."

Statement from the City

The City of White Rock would like to take this opportunity to correct information published in the July 13, 2018, Peace Arch News Article, “No arts, sports for White Rock parkade.”

PAN: Contrary to previous suggestions from city staff, ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Traffic Disruptions - Tour de White Rock

Tour De White Rock - Temporary Road Closures, Parking Restrictions & Limited Access Routes 

 

Saturday, July 14

Please be advised that no vehicles can be parked on the race route between 1:00PM and 11:45PM. Please refer to the map provi...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Traffic Disruptions - Tour de White Rock

Tour De White Rock - Temporary Road Closures, Parking Restrictions & Limited Access Routes 

 

Saturday, July 14

Please be advised that no vehicles can be parked on the race route between 1:00PM and 11:45PM. Please refer to the map provi...

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Road Work & Construction
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Johnston Road Traffic Update

City of White Rock Construction Sign

Starting July 16, the intersection of Johnston Road and North Bluff Road will be controlled by flag persons for three weeks, from July 16 to August 3 during the hours of 5:00am to 7:00pm Monday-Friday.  Signage and certified traffic control peopl...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Notice of Work - Median Removal

Median Removal Map

A single lane alternating road closure is scheduled for Friday, July 13 from 7:30am to 7:00pm along Thrift Avenue to remove the traffic median on Thrift Avenue at the intersection of Thrift Avenue and Johnston Road. Work will be conducted in one day.

Addre...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Sources Community Resource Centres presents "Balancing Act" Video

Created by local artist Don Li-Leger, this short film takes an authentic and gritty look into the local landscape of poverty, food security and community support.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Noise Bylaw Extension - Notice to Residences

Johnston Road Revitalization Rendering

Noise Bylaw Extension - Notice to Residences

Thank you for your patience during the Johnston Road project.

CLCS (Canadian Landscaping and Civil Services LTD.)  will be installing approximately 35m of storm sewer and 50m of watermain at the intersec...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 5, 2018

2018 State of the City Address

2018-06-26 State of the City

Mayor Wayne Baldwin delivered the 2018 State of the City Address on June 27, 2018. This annual event was hosted by the South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce.

View photos from the event

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Tour de White Rock

The Tour de White Rock is almost here! Don't miss all the cycling action July 13 - 15.

Tour de White Rock Race Events

Hill ClimbJuly 13, 7:00 p.m.The competitors start at the bottom of Buena Vista Avenue and Oxford Street and race up Buena Vista and finish ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 4, 2018

Get ready - the TD Canada Trust FREE Concert Series Returns this Summer!

TD Concerts at the Pier logo

Get ready - July 5th is the return of the TD Concerts at the Pier!

Featuring top national and international recording artists and the best of the thriving BC indie music scene, the TD Canada Trust FREE concert series returns for its fourth year with two ne...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2018

A Celebration of the Life of Mary-Wade Anderson

A Celebration of the Life of Mary-Wade AndersonAugust 2, 1927 – June 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.White Rock Community Centre15154 Russell Avenue, White RockRooms A, B and C

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 community advoca...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 26, 2018

City Facilities will be Closed on July 2, 2018

2018-07-01 Canada Day

White Rock City facilities will be closed on July 2, 2018, for Canada Day. We hope you join us for the Annual Canada Day by the Bay celebration!

Collection Schedule

There is no change in the collection schedule for this week.

Property Taxes

Did you know that ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Reminder - Property Taxes are Due on July 3, 2018

Waterfront of White Rock from the Air - Jeff Browne Photography

Property taxes are due on July 3, 2018. For information on ways to pay, please visit the financial section of our website

2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Heat Wave this Week: Cooling Center Open at the White Rock Community Centre

 Public Service Announcement Image

Don’t have air conditioning or just need a place to cool off? Head to our Community Centre (15154 Russell Avenue) where we have air conditioning, a hydration station, and a lounge area where you can enjoy watching TV!The cooling centre will be available d...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Notice of Work - Removal of some of the Loose Logs on the Waterfront

Loose Log Removal at Waterfront in White Rock

The City of White Rock will be undertaking loose log removal along the waterfront to provide for better accessibility and public safety. This work will begin on Tuesday, June 19, under the direction of an Environmental Monitor using the project Environmen...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Notice of Work - Removal of some of the Loose Logs on the Waterfront

Loose Log Removal at Waterfront in White Rock

The City of White Rock will be undertaking loose log removal along the waterfront to provide for better accessibility and public safety. This work will begin on Tuesday, June 19, under the direction of an Environmental Monitor using the project Environmen...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2018

Fire Underwriters Survey Results Show White Rock as Having Excellent Fire Protection

Outdoor view of White Rock Fire Hall

This year, the City of White Rock requested an evaluation of the community’s fire protection program and update of its Fire Insurance Grades. This is accomplished through completion of a Fire Underwriters Survey.

The Fire Underwriters Survey cover...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2018

Notice of Helicopter Flying at Low-level over White Rock

Aerial Shoreline White Rock Beach

The City of White Rock has been notified that Talon Helicopters will be performing low level flying over White Rock on June 12 and 13, 2018 (weather permitting) during daylight hours to conduct an aerial shoreline survey per a waiver granted by Transport ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2018

Notice of Parking Lot Closure | Marine Drive – Adjacent to the Pier Washrooms

White Rock Memorial Park Widened Promenade

The first completed portion of Memorial Park, the widened promenade, will open at the beginning of July! 

In order to complete the remainder of the upgrades, the parking lot located to the east of Memorial Park will be closed from June 18 until th...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2018

Request for Qualifications Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Public Art Project

2018-05-24 Artist Painting

The City of White Rock invites professional artists or artist teams to submit an application for a site-specific public art project at the McCracken Courtyard at the Peace Arch Hospital, 15521 Russell Avenue, White Rock B.C.

Budget: $85,000Eligibi...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2018

The 2017 Annual Report is now Available!

View of White Rock Marina and Pier from Air

The City of White Rock’s 2017 Annual Report is out!How many program registrations do you think White Rock Recreation and Culture processed in 2017? Or, what was the total of Civic Grants-in-Aid awarded by the City? Find the answer, and so much more in our...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2018

(Update) Johnston Road Construction Notice - Businesses Open May 24, 2018

Johnston Road Revitalization Rendering

The City would like to inform residents and businesses of the upcoming construction work starting this week on Johnston Road from North Bluff Road to Russell Avenue. The construction work involves the reconstruction and beautification of Johnston Road’s s...

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Additional Info... 2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Access to Promenade temporary closed see map of temporary access route to the Pier from Marine Drive

Due to the construction of Memorial Park, the City of White Rock needs to close a section of the promenade for a few weeks. We apologize for this inconvenience.We have created a temporary access route to the Pier from Marine Drive. Please refer to the att...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Statement: Relocation of Trees from Johnston Road to Maccaud Park

Johnston Road Revitalization Rendering

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the City, will be relocating trees from the centre meridian of Johnston Road (between Russell and Thrift). The trees will be replanted in Maccaud Park (1475 Kent Street). This tree relocation was noted on February 26, 2018, in th...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 23, 2018

#PSA: PUBLIC NOTICE OF WATERMAIN WORK | March 26 - June 29, 2018

City of White Rock Construction Sign

NAC Constructors Ltd has been contracted by the City of White Rock to construct the new Water Treatment Plant and all associated work. While our water currently meets Health Canada Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality, the Water Treatment Plant ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Statement: Johnston Road Construction Notice

Johnston Road Revitalization Rendering

The City would like to inform residents and businesses of the upcoming construction work starting this week on Johnston Roadfrom North Bluff Road to Russell Avenue.The construction work involves the reconstruction and beautification of Johnston Road’s str...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Go Paperless. Sign up for E-Billing!

Waterfront of White Rock from the Air - Jeff Browne Photography

 

The City of White Rock has launched a new online portal which will make accessing your account information easy!

myWhiteRock is an online service that allows property owners and businesses to:

  • access information any time about their City ...
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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Stage 1 Water Restrictions begin May 1

Water Sprinkler on a green Lawn

It's that time of year again! In order to support and promote sustainable water practices throughout the hotter months of the year, outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect from May 1 to October 15. On May 1, White Rock will have Stage 1 watering r...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2018

City Connects is out! This Edition Includes Federal Funding Announcement Made Today in White Rock.

Sea Festival Concert at Sunset

City Connects, our e-newsletter is out! This week’s edition includes a special Government of Canada funding announcement that took place today at Bayview Park where Minister Duncan met with City officials and community youth leaders to highlight their eff...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Committee

Volunteer folding clothes

White Rock Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Legacy Program recognizes the contributions of citizens in making White Rock a successful, vibrant and harmonious community. Do you know an individual who has contributed to the ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 9, 2018

City Announces Intent to Acquire Property to Fulfill Long-Standing Community Vision

Town Centre Urban Design Plan Rendering

The City of White Rock is acquiring the property at 1510 Johnston Road through the expropriation process, as approved by Council earlier today at a closed meeting and later noted during tonight’s Regular Council Meeting. 

In 2011, residents, stake...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 5, 2018

City of White Rock Launches FREE Shuttle Service on Marine Drive

Free Waterfront Shuttle Bus

Move along the waterfront with ease

On April 6, the City of White Rock will launch a courtesy waterfront shuttle service to help people move along the waterfront on Marine Drive during the revitalization of Memorial Park and construction of the new parkade...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2018

A Message from Mayor and Council on Easter

White Rock's Mayor and Council for the 2014-2018 term

We wish all those celebrating, a very happy Easter. We hope that everyone, no matter their faith, is able to reconnect with family and friends over the Easter long weekend. Enjoy this time of renewal and optimism as the days get longer and sunnier and spr...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Emergency Management BC will conduct a test of the BC Emergency Alerting System

 Public Service Announcement Image

On Wednesday, March 21 at 1:55PM, Emergency Management BC will conduct a test of the BC Emergency Alerting System.

During the test, the public will hear this alert on both radio and TV, followed by the message:

“This is a test of the British Columbia Emerge...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2018

City's Online Mapping System (WROMS) Inaccessible this Weekend to Allow for System Upgrades

Homepage of the WROMS screen

The White Rock Online Mapping System (WROMS) will be inaccessible over the weekend (March 17 and 18) to allow for an upgrade. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Mayor and Council Message – St. Patrick’s Day

White Rock's Mayor and Council for the 2014-2018 term

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, White Rock City Council would like to recognize the contributions of Irish Canadians to the cultural enrichment of our communities and Canadian history. Best wishes are extended to all those that will be participating in t...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Snap and Send!

Person taking a picture on their cell phone

If you notice problems like burnt streetlights, potholes, or other issues throughout the city, notify the City of White Rock by taking a photo, including a brief description of the location and emailing it to operations@whiterockcity.ca.A picture will hel...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Statement from City Regarding Tree Protection Fencing at Bryant Park

Tree Protection Fencing at Bryant Park

With the Miramar Village Phase 2 development underway, adjacent to Bryant Park, orange coloured tree protection fencing are in place to ensure the protection of trees during the construction process.  

As part of the development and related tree m...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Statement from the City of White Rock Regarding Dog Attack

Statement from the City

On Monday, March 12, 2018, a dog attacked a smaller dog in the vicinity of Vidal Street and Victoria Avenue.The smaller dog was leashed, whereas the other dog had escaped from a vehicle. Unfortunately, the smaller dog did not survive the injuries it susta...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

People walking along the Promenade

The City of White Rock is seeking food and beverage cart vendors in designated areas along the White Rock Promenade (April 1, 2018- March 31, 2019). 

Vendors will be limited to carts only, no motorized vehicles, and will be limited to food and bev...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2018

White Rock Sea Festival & Canada Day by the Bay - Call for Entertainers

Sea Festival Concert at Sunset

Application Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018, at 4:30 pm

White Rock is hosting many exciting events this summer! Our goal is to feature local artists for our annual Canada Day by the Bay event and for the White Rock Sea Festival at East Beach; covering a v...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Statement from the City Regarding Empress Tree in Memorial Park

Statement from the City

We are sorry. We tried our best to save the Paulownia tomentosa (Empress Tree) in Memorial Park. We originally believed we could work around the tree, but unfortunately, the large shallow roots extended further to the downhill side of the tree than expected...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Statement from the City on Tree Removal, Relocation and Replacement on Johnston Road

Johnston Road Revitalization Rendering

There is no doubt that trees play a vital role in our community. However, while trees are a valuable part of the urban pedestrian experience, they should not compromise public safety. Due to tripping hazards, poor drainage, and disruptions to City utiliti...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Watch Ride Along with Public Works: Snow Clearing & Priority Routes

Pier in the Winter

City of White Rock crews have been salting and putting up road closures signs throughout the snowfall. We did a ride along with Public Works to get a better understanding of what takes place on a snow day.   

Updated | Thursday, February ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Be a part of one of White Rock's favourite annual events!

Sea Festival Concert at Sunset

Be a part of one of White Rock's favourite annual events! The City will be hosting the 69th Annual Sea Festival, which takes place on the BC Day long weekend, and we are looking for volunteers to join the Sea Festival Organizing Committee. Learn more: www...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Hey artists! We're seeking submissions.

Herstory Art Show poster

Hey artists! We're seeking submissions to “Celebration of Herstory”: International Women’s Day Art Exhibition at the White Rock Community Centre. Apply by February 26. http://www.semiahmooarts.com/herstory/ 

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2018

A Message from Mayor and Council – Family Day

White Rock's Mayor and Council for the 2014-2018 term

We hope you have the opportunity to reconnect with your family, to re-energize, refocus and share some quality time together...perhaps at Centennial Area for the City’s free Family Day skate! Free Family Day Skate 

Event Info: 

Date & ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Clearing Snow and Ice: City and Public Responsibilities

With winter weather in full swing, it is important to review key information on mitigating snow and ice. The City of White Rock and the public both have responsibilities to keep our roads and sidewalks safe.

Please note: the City of White Rock cannot offer...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Change in Transit Stop Locations - Johnston Road Area

Translink Bus picking up passengers

Effective Monday, February 5, 2018, due to a long-term re-development project occurring on the northwest corner of Johnston and Thrift, the layover for 321 and 345 and the major stop 56297 on SB Johnston Road NS Thrift Ave will be relocated. These changes...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Water System Master Plan Open House

Water Swirl

The City's Water System Master Plan Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The Water System Master Plan was approved by City Council in November of 2017. It is an all-encompassing comprehensive guide to addressing the City’s water syste...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Update on Mudslide near Intersection of Martin Street and Victoria Avenue

Statement from the City

At approximately 4:35 p.m. on January 29, 2018, the City of White Rock and White Rock Fire Rescue responded to a mudslide on private property near the intersection of Martin Street and Victoria Avenue. As a precaution, the City evacuated people from four ...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Event Materials - Water Research Open House

Water Swirl

We appreciate that you took the time to come and speak with City Staff and RES'EAU-WaterNET about the research and water-related matters, our contractors for the design-build of the treatment plant, and Fraser Health about the safety and quality of our wa...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Water Research Open House

Water Swirl

Join the City of White Rock and the research group, RES’EAU WaterNET for an Open House. Drop by anytime between 6 to 8 p.m. to learn more about the research that RES’EAU WaterNET has conducted in White Rock. Their research has focused on finding the techn...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Update Regarding Source of the Odour

 Public Service Announcement Image

Metro Vancouver’s Regulations & Enforcement team has received an increasing number of odour complaints attributed to Border Feed Lot in Surrey.Border Feed Lot receives agricultural waste, including animal and mushroom manure, as well as other types of...

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2018 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Help Organize the Sea Festival!

The City of White Rock is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 69th Annual Sea Festival. Planning for the event that takes place every year on BC Day long weekend in August will commence in January 2018 and we are looking for volunteers to join...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Snow and Ice Clearing, Road Closures and More

Winter wonderlands can be beautiful, but they also pose safety hazards due to the slippery conditions brought on by snow and ice. The City of White Rock regularly monitors two major weather forecaster providers in order to have enough time to prepare our ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Holiday hours at City Facilities

City Hall will be closed from December 23 to January 1. Regular work hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2.

The Engineering and Municipal Operations Building will be closed on December 25, 26, and January 1. Click here to see the change...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Update on the Memorial Park Project

The City is pleased to share this update with you on the Memorial Park Project. After three months of consultations with the Semiahmoo First Nation and the Province, the City has received a provincial archaeological permit.

The next step involved is to car...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Winter 2017/2018 Bus Service Changes

TransLink makes bus service makes changes every quarter to reflect seasonal changes in demand and bring more service to where customers need it most.

This December and January, Translink is improving bus service across the region to reduce overcro...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Deadline Extended - 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 fill vacancies on the committee...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2017

POSTPONED: Notice of City-Wide Work: Line Painting

Update, 9:00 a.m., November 20: Due to the heavy rain expected throughout the day, the line painting work has been postponed. Because the work it is weather dependent, we are unable to provide a rescheduled date at this time. The City will provid...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Council in 2018

Mark your calendars! The Regular Council Meeting schedule for 2018 was approved. Council meetings will take place: 

  • January 15 and 29;
  • February 5 and 19;
  • March 5 and 12;
  • April 9 and 23;
  • May 14 and 28;
  • June 11 and 25;
  • July 9 and 23;
  • September 17 and 24;
  • Oc...
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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 8, 2017

White Rock moves Forward with Water Treatment Plant Following Study by World-Class Scientists

Following a pilot study on water treatment technologies, the City of White Rock will move forward with a water treatment plant situated on the Oxford Pumping Station Site to significantly reduce the naturally occurring arsenic and manganese levels in the ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Pick up your Annual Pay Parking Decals

It’s that time of year again! 2018 pay parking decals are available for sale as of November 1, 2017.The decal cost is $46 plus GST. Your current parking decal expires December 31, 2017. Pay Parking Decals allow for parking up to a maximum of 4 h...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Extreme Weather Shelter in White Rock to Open, Friday, November 3, 2017

First United Church, located at 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue, in White Rock, is opening its doors to those in need of shelter in lieu of the extreme weather conditions, this Friday. The shelter will stay open until the cold spell is over.

Below is some helpful i...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2017

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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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2017

White Rock City Council Unanimously Adopts Official Community Plan

After two years, four phases, and over 1,500 distinct interactions with residents, business owners, employees, and developers, White Rock City Council adopted the new Official Community Plan (OCP) at the Regular Council Meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2017

White Rock City Council Unanimously Adopts Official Community Plan

After two years, four phases, and over 1,500 distinct interactions with residents, business owners, employees, and developers, White Rock City Council adopted the new Official Community Plan (OCP) at the Regular Council Meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of White Rock and EPCOR Agree Upon Final Purchase Price for Water Utility

After 24 months of owning and operating the water utility which serves our community, the City of White Rock and EPCOR have agreed on a final purchase price of $13.4 million.  

The City acquired the water utility on October 30, 2015. At that time,...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of White Rock and EPCOR Agree Upon Final Purchase Price for Water Utility, EPCOR to Reimburse W

After 24 months of owning and operating the water utility which serves our community, the City of White Rock and EPCOR have agreed on a final purchase price of $13.4 million.

The City acquired the water utility on October 30, 2015. At that time, the City m...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Have you registered for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut?

Join hundreds of thousands of British Columbians as they "Drop, Cover and Hold On" during the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. The BC Earthquake Alliance, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), and Science World, are working together to present ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Semiahmoo First Nation to Test Emergency Sirens on October 19

Semiahmoo First Nation has notified the City of White Rock that they will be testing their Mass Notification Emergency Siren and perform an evacuation drill on October 19, 2017, at 10:19 a.m.

We have been informed that they will use the Westminster Chime f...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2017

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 fill vacancies on the committees below.

Applicatio...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2017

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do?

In a typical home fire, residents may have as little as one minute to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why home escape planning is critical in a fire situation. It ensures that everyone in the household knows how to use that smal...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

City facilities will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017. There will not be any changes in the solid waste collection schedule during this week.

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2017

White Rock Celebrates Culture Days!

Come to the White Rock Community Centre on Sunday, October 1 for a day filled with celebrating arts and culture. This FREE event will take place between 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and feature a seminar on the topic "Why Arts and Culture"? 

P...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Translink Fall Service Changes

TransLink makes bus service changes every April, June, September, and December, to reflect seasonal changes in demand and bring more service to where customers need it most. 

Download a new brochure from Translink

Improvements and additional servic...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2017

UPDATED Friday, September 8 | Statement on Safe Site Access on Johnston Road

Update - September 8, 10:22 a.m. 

On Friday morning, PARC moved forward with removing two median trees and one boulevard tree on Johnston Road following the receipt of the Tree Management Permit. Safety is our top concern, and it was evident that ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Contest Alert! Celebrate Arts & Culture and Win Big at the Fifth Annual Fall Festival of the Arts!

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

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 23, 2017

City of White Rock Manager of Utilities Elected

The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the “President-Elect” for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1, 2018,  to December 31, 2019. On January 1, 2020, Dr....

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 23, 2017

City of White Rock Manager of Utilities, Elected “President-Elect” of the International Ozone Associ

The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the “President-Elect” for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019. On J...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Calling all Youth Artists!

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to the Youth Art Exhibition as part of the Art on Display program. All artists aged 12-19 are invited to submit a maximum of three works of art. Artwork ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Update - WRCC will Open on BC Day for refuge from smoke and heat. All other City Facilities will be

Update - August 4: The City will open the White Rock Community Centre lobby on Monday, August 7 (BC Day) from 1 - 6 pm in response to extreme weather conditions. Escape the heat and head to our Community Centre at 15154 Russell Avenue. There's free parkin...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2017

White Rock Firefighters Deployed to Assist with B.C. Wildfire Efforts

This morning members of White Rock Fire Rescue were deployed to assist in the provincial wildfire efforts. The department is also assisting by providing resources, and staff, for the Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre (PREOC), in Prince Georg...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Statement from the City of White Rock Regarding Peace Arch News’ Editorial “Multileveled divisions”,

In the editorial, “Multileveled divisions”, published on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, the writer makes the statements below, which we believe are misleading.

“The onus now is for civic officials to show taxpayers – thei...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Council and Committees Break for August

There are no scheduled Council or Committee meetings during the month of August. The next Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at&...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Council Awards Contract for Memorial Park and Pier Washrooms Upgrade

There’s no doubt about it – the pier-side lawn and panoramic ocean views that Memorial Park offers make it one of the City’s favourite gathering spaces! So, whether people gather for a picnic with the family, a day of soaking...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Cancelled: Air Quality Advisory

UPDATE: Metro Vancouver has ended the Air Quality Advisory that was in effect for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District since Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The advisory was due to elevated concentrations of fine particulate matter from wildfir...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2017

38th Annual Tour de White Rock

Steve Nash Fitness World presents the 38th Annual Tour de White Rock, part of Canada's biggest professional cycling series known as BC Superweek. Join us as we cheer on the 125+ international riders as they compete for $20,000 i...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Notice of Road Closure: July 1 - SFN Canada Day The Rock Races

Please note that on Saturday, July 1st, Marine Drive from Bergstrom to Maple Street will be closed from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm for the SFN Canada Day 5K & 10K races. 

TRY Events presents the annual Canada Day Rock 10K & 5K at Semiahmoo Park. &...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Availability of Oxford Washrooms May Be Affected Due Metro Vancouver's Emergency Rep

Update June 29:

10:10 am: Oxford washrooms are open to the public. Metro Vancouver crews continue their emergency repair work.9:45 am: Metro Vancouver crews are continuing their emergency repair work this morning. At this time, the Oxford washroom...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Notice of Helicopter Flying at Low-level over White Rock

The City of White Rock has been notified that Talon Helicopters will be performing low level flying over White Rock on June 26 (weather permitting) during daylight hours to conduct aerial photography of property per a waiver granted by Transport Canada. T...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 21, 2017

View the Event Materials from the Rail Safety Open House

On June 15, 2017, the City of White Rock held a Rail Safety Open House with representatives from Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Transport Canada, CN Police, and members of White Rock Community Policing. The open house focused on sharing rail safety tips an...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2017

City Launches Rumours and Misperceptions Page

The City of White Rock regularly receives phone calls and inquiries asking if certain information circulating is true. The Rumours and Misperceptions page will address inaccurate information circulating in the community and media. 

View the webpag...

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2017 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.

For up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Host a Rider at the 2017 Tour de White Rock

Enhance your enjoyment of the Tour de White Rock by volunteering to host riders!

For many cyclists, their trip to the White Rock area will be made possible by the generosity and hospitality of a local family. Being a host family is a great opportunity to s...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2017

The 2016 Annual Report is now Available

The 2016 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 City Facilities.

Pursuant to Section 98/99 of the Community Charter, City of White Rock Council invites the public to...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 29, 2017

Statement from City Regarding Petition for Judicial Review

The City has filed a petition for judicial review application in the BC Supreme Court today, seeking review of the April 12th order of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner to release certain documents relating to the City’s dec...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Notice of Work: Addition of Well at Oxford Pump Station

The City of White Rock will be adding a new well at the Oxford Water Pumping Station. The work being done is to connect the new well to the Oxford Pumping Station electrical controls. This work will require the pumping station to be shut down for the elec...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2017

PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT - Fraudulent Calls Likely Targeting Seniors

The City of White Rock is warning residents of individuals inquiring about their water consumption, age, whether they live alone and informing them they have won free water testing

White Rock, BC -- The City of White Rock has been alerted by a res...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Say Hello to Refreshed Lines and Road Markings!

We’re in the final stages of our City-wide line painting program. The safety of residents and visitors is of the utmost importance to the City of White Rock, which is why we have been working to repaint centerlines, crosswalks, and other road ma...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Volunteers Wanted for Canada Day by the Bay 2017

The City of White Rock is looking for volunteers for this year’s Canada Day by the Bay celebration on July 1st, 2017. This event includes activities such as an official opening ceremony, live music and entertainment, fun children’s act...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Stage 1 Water Restrictions begin May 15

Outdoor watering restrictions are in effect every year from May 15 to October 15. The City supports and promotes sustainable water practices in the protection and conservation of our water resources. Watering restrictions also assists in stabilizing water...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Updated, May 10: Statement Regarding Orange Coloured Outflow into the Bay

May 10, 4:35 p.m. Update

The City of White Rock has been working with the Ministry of Environment and the Fraser Health Authority regarding the orange coloured outflow incident which occurred on Monday, May 8. The Canadian Coast Guard also responded to the...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Upgrades Ahead for Playground at Centennial Park

When carrying out an inspection of the playground at Centennial Park, our crews identified structural damage to a piece of equipment and have removed it due to safety concerns. We thank you for your patience and understanding as the safety of our resident...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Semiahmoo First Nation to Test Emergency Sirens on Monday, May 1

Semiahmoo First Nation has notified the City of White Rock that they will be testing their Mass Notification Emergency Siren (a.k.a. tsunami siren) on Monday, May 1, 2017. They will be testing the emergency system on the first Monday of every month (inclu...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Water Quality: Changes to Secondary Disinfection

We have new information for you on our Secondary Disinfection process.

Want a quick view of what's happened? View the infographic below. If you would like further information, check out our new Secondary Disinfection FAQ page. 

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 19, 2017

City Completes New Merklin Reservoir and Pumping Station

The City of White Rock has completed the construction of the new Merklin Reservoir and pumping station. The construction of the Merklin Reservoir provides additional water storage of 1.40 million litres, and, coupled with the completion of the Oxford Rese...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Get Involved with White Rock's Canada 150 Celebrations!

The City of White Rock is hosting a large community celebration in honour of Canada’s significant birthday and we invite you to be a part of this memorable and historic milestone.

We’ve partnered with the C.H.I.L.D. Foundation (Children...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 13, 2017

Update No. 4: Fire on Marine Drive

We thank you for your patience as we worked with our Community Partners to identify needs of the Driftwood Arms Apartment Fire (Cosmos Fire) evacuees.

Based on the assessment of needs, a number of individuals have been identified as significantly impacted ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2017

Semiahmoo First Nation Emergency System Test – April 3

Semiahmoo First Nation has notified the City of White Rock that they will be testing their Mass Notification Emergency Siren (a.k.a. tsunami siren) on Monday, April 3, 2017. They will be testing the emergency system on the first Monday of every month (inc...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Call for Vendors for Canada Day by the Bay

The White Rock Museum & Archives will again be organizing the vendor display at the 2017 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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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Notice of Work: Testing of New Water Pumping Facility at the Merklin Street Pump Station

The City of White Rock is in the final stages of construction of the new water pumping facility located at Merklin Street between Russell Avenue and North Bluff Road.

This new pumping station and upgraded reservoir will provide additional sustainability to...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2017

The Spring/Summer Recreation Guide is Now Available!

The new Spring/Summer Recreation Guide is now available online and in City Facilities. There’s something for everyone!

Priority Registration for White Rock Recreation and Culture Members begins Monday, March 27. Online opens at 7:00 a.m. on WebRE...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2017

White Rock Receives Historic Water Funding Towards Removal of Arsenic and Manganese

The City of White Rock has received a historic first— nearly $12 million in grant funding from the Government of Canada and Government of British Columbia to go towards the City’s $14.2 million arsenic and manganese treatment processes...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Statement from the City of White Rock Regarding Semiahmoo First Nation’s Tsunami Drill

Today the Semiahmoo First Nation conducted an evacuation drill for their community.The Semiahmoo First Nation informed the City of White Rock that the siren alerts would begin at 11 a.m. with their Tsunami tone (wailing). However, they did not inform the ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Added Dates! OCP Review Public Engagement Events

Get Involved With the OCP Review!

Phase 4: Preparation of the Plan and AdoptionWe’re updating our Official Community Plan and we need your help! The revised Official Community Plan will provide a renewed vision for White Rock to the year 2045.

Wit...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Have your Photos of White Rock Featured on Social Media!

2017 is a huge year for our City. This year, White Rock celebrates its 60th Anniversary. To help us celebrate, and to show community pride, we’re inviting you to share your photos of White Rock with us! Send us your breathtaking scenic shots, pi...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2017

A Message from Mayor and Council on International Women's Day

Today marks International Women’s Day. The message this year is “be bold for change”. In White Rock, we have many women in our community, at City Hall, and on Council that are tremendous role models who exemplify leadership a...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2017

(Updated) Notice of Work: Erosion Repair on East Beach

Update, March 10, 11:00 a.m.: 

Construction will take place from March 15 to the end of March with weekend work expected. 

Working hours will be as per the City's noise bylaw (7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m on weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. o...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

Feel the ocean breeze and take in the panoramic views while you serve up tasty food and refreshing beverages along one of White Rock's biggest attractions - the promenade! We're seeking Expressions of Interest and Vendor Qualifications for this program.

Fi...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2017

(UPDATED, FEBRUARY 24) City's Investigation into Water Discolouration

Chlorination in Process

In October of 2016, the City began its phased approach to adding secondary disinfection to the City’s water, as mandated and closely monitored by the Fraser Health Authority. As a result, some White Rock residents may be e...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Mayor's Pink Shirt Day Anti-Bullying Message

Wednesday, February 22 is the annual Pink Shirt Day Anti-Bullying awareness campaign. Watch Mayor Wayne Baldwin's anti-bullying message and invitation to help put an end to bullying by wearing pink on Wednesday.

 To learn more about the Pink Shirt...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Calling all Entertainers

We are looking to showcase local singers, dancers, and musicians for this year’s Canada Day Entertainment on July 1, 2017, and on the White Rock celebration for Canada's 150th on August 16, 2017.If you are interested in performing, please downlo...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2017

City Facilities Closures - Family Day

City Hall, the Municipal Engineering and Operations building, the White Rock Community Centre, the Kent Street Activity Centre, and the Centennial Arena Office will be closed on February 13, 2017, for BC Family Day. The Centre for Active Living drop in gy...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2017

How the City Prepares for Winter and Acts on Snow and Ice Removal

Winter wonderlands can be beautiful, but they also pose safety hazards due to the slippery conditions brought on by snow and ice. The City of White Rock regularly monitors two major weather forecaster providers in order to have enough time to prepare our ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2017

OCP Public Consultation to Occur in Spring

Thanks to many of you, the City of White Rock has completed Phase One, Two, and Three of the Official Community Plan (OCP) Review and is now focused on the Final Phase – Preparation of the Plan and Adoption.  The OCP is an important pol...

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2017 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

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.

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

Help us Test the New Beta Version of WROMS

e’ve launched a new version of our Online Mapping System, WROMS. WROMS allows you to access information about any property in White Rock, like

  • Zoning
  • Land use
  • Underground utilities
  • Schools
  • Parks
  • City facilities and more

New features of this beta versio...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Calling all Artists! Submit a Proposal for the Memorial Park Public Art Project

The City of White Rock invites professional artists or artist teams to submit an application for a site-specific public art project at a redesigned public park at Marine Drive and Martin Street, White Rock. Learn more about Memorial Park Upgrade

Deadline: ...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Be a Good Neighbour! Clear Snow and Ice 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 neighbour and len...

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2017 White Rock News and Announcements
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

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.

R...

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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 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 

Lookout Extreme Weather Shel...

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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

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 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 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 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.

For up to the minute ...

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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 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 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: October 24, 2016

White Rock City Councillor, David Chesney, Censured

Breach of Trust and Sharing of Confidential/Classified Information 

 

Over the last few weeks, it was brought to Council’s attention that Councillor Chesney had gone against Council’s direction and divulged confidential information regardi...

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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

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 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 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

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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

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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

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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: 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

City News - August 5

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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

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: 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

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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 12, 2016

City News - August 12

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

City News - July 1

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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: 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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

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: 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: April 29, 2016

City News - 29 April

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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 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

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 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 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: 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 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 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

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 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 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 26, 2016

City News - 26 February

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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 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

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 18, 2016

City News Advertisement - 19 February

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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

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: 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

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: 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: 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 15, 2016

City News Advertisement - 15 January

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: 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

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: 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
Posted on: December 18, 2015

Council in 2016

Mark your calendars! The 2016 Council Schedule has been finalized. Council meetings will be held on the following dates:

  • January 11 and 25
  • February 15 and 29
  • March 7 and 21
  • April 11 and 25
  • May 9 and 30
  • June 11 and 27
  • July 11 and 25
  • September 12 and 19
  • October 3 an...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2015

Holiday Break Skates

Skate the holiday break away at Centennial Arena! With new themes daily, there's something for everyone. 

For more details on each event, please visit our Events Calendar.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 18, 2015

Holiday Hours at City Facilities

City Hall 

City Hall will be closed from Friday, December 25 to January 1. Regular work hours will resume on Monday, January 4. 

Operations

The Engineering and Municipal Operations building will be closed on December 25, 28 and January 1.

Ho...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2015

City News - 18 December

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 16, 2015

How the City Prepares for Winter

The City of White Rock regularly monitors two major weather forecaster providers in order to have enough time to prepare our trucks and crews ahead of any storm. We dispatch equipment as needed and apply a pre-salt to road surfaces.

To make the most of ava...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 15, 2015

City moves forward with secondary treatment

As part of its acquisition and operation of the water utility, the City is under mandate by the Fraser Health Authority to implement a secondary form of water disinfection. The work is necessary to treat the water supply and upgrade critical infrastructur...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 11, 2015

City News - 11 December

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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2015

Notice of Work- Pier Washrooms

The Pier Washrooms will be closed on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 December for scheduled maintenance. Please use Balsam Street or Oxford Street washrooms if you are in need of a restroom facility.

Apologies for the inconvienence. We appreciate residen...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 4, 2015

City News - 4 December

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 30, 2015

Relocation and Time Change of Next Council Meeting

The December 7 Council Meeting will take place at the White Rock Community Centre (15154 Russell Avenue) at 6:30 p.m. A public hearing has been scheduled on December 7 at the White Rock Community Centre at 7:00 p.m. for proposed Bylaws No. 2123 and 2056 (...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2015

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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2015

City News - 27 November

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 27, 2015

Resolved: Water Main Break - 1031 Balsam Street

There was a water main break at 1031 Balsam Street. Staff are on site and are working to restore service as soon as possible. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2015

Resolved: Partial Road Closure - 900 Block Habgood & 15800 Block Pacific

Please note that a partial road closure is in effect. The closure is due to a water main break. Traffic control is on site and access is expected to be restored by evening. 

Address: 900 Block Habgood Street & 15800 Block Pacific AvenueLocatio...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 24, 2015

City completes Phase 2 of the Official Community Plan, Imagine White Rock 2045

On November 23, Council endorsed the Official Community Plan Vision & Goal Statements. This endorsement concludes ‘Phase 2: Defining the Big Picture’ of the Official Community Plan (OCP).

The Vision & Goal Statements define the ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2015

City News - 20 November

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 20, 2015

Water Main Flushing until December 15, 2015

The water main flushing program improves water quality in the City's water mains. Water service will continue during the water main flushing. While water may have slight staining, it is safe to use. We recommend you run your cold water tap for approximate...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2015

City Launches Pier Camera

Sunglasses or raincoat? Flip flops or boots? Take the guess work out of planning your day in White Rock and check out the City’s new live streaming Pier Cam.

The Pier Cam allows you to check what the weather looks like and take a peek at where th...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 13, 2015

City News - 13 November

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2015

City Facilities Closure – Remembrance Day

City facilities will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regularly scheduled Wednesday curbside collections will be picked up on Thursday, November 12. There is no change in the rest of the residential collection schedule for the week...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2015

Pick Up Your Annual Pay Parking Decals

It’s that time of year again! 2016 pay parking decals are available for sale as of Monday, November 2. The decal cost is $42 plus GST. 2015 parking decals expire December 31.

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

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2015

City News - 6 November

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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Resolved: Water Main Break - 1300 block Kent Street

There was a water main break at the 1300 block of Kent Street. Staff are on site and we expect service to resume in the early afternoon. We thank you for your patience. 

Update: Water has been restored as of 12:15 p.m.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2015

Renew your Dog Licence Online

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 are issued by the City. ID tags will last for the duration of the dog’s life; however, dog ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2015

Waterfront 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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2015

City News - 30 October

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follo...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2015

City Moves Water Utility to Public Ownership and Operation

The City is pleased to announce that it will take ownership and operation of the local water utility on October 30, 2015. EPCOR and the City have now received regulatory approvals from Fraser Health Authority and the B.C. Comptroller of Water Rights and t...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Turn your Clocks Back this Weekend

Daylight savings time ends this weekend. Remember to turn your clocks back an hour on Sunday, November 1.  

2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2015

City News - 23 October

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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteerism supports community engagement with respect to various topics and key issues in the City of White Rock. The City is calling for volunteers to serve the following Committees (mandate available for review at www.whiterockcity.ca/committees or in...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 23, 2015

Discover Public Art on Foot

Although the Fall Festival of the Arts is winding down, the City of White Rock does not stop focusing on the arts. The City is pleased to release a walking map that features the plethora of public art in the community.

The Public Art Walking Map d...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2015

City News - 16 October

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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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2015

Join us at the Development Cost Charges Open House - Translink will be there too!

Join the City’s Engineering and Operations team and City consultants as they speak on the proposed update of the City’s Development Cost Charges (DCCs).Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Location: Hall...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2015

Have your say on Transit in your Community

Translink has launched a comprehensive consultation process to review more than 85 proposed transit changes across Metro Vancouver, including some that would have a direct impact on White Rock. Check out the proposed changes and share your feedback throug...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2015

City News - 9 October

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2015

Continue the Conversation: Draft OCP Vision and Goal Statements Survey

We want to hear your thoughts on the draft Official Community Plan vision and goal statements!

There are three ways to offer feedback:

  1. Complete the vision survey online: www.talkwhiterock.ca or pick up a hard copy survey at City Hall, Planning Depa...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2015

State of the City Address

On Wednesday, October 8, 2015, 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 past year's accomplishments and City Council priori...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2015

City News - 2 October

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2015

White Rock Recognized by Province for Achieving Carbon Neutrality

The City was awarded Level 3 recognition – ‘Achievement of Carbon Neutrality’ for 2014 by the joint Provincial-Union of British Columbia Municipalities Green Communities Committee.

Some of the initiatives included the City&...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 29, 2015

Water Utility Community Forum

Water Utility Community Forum Thursday, October 15, 20155:00 – 7:00 p.m. White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Avenue

More information on the operation, the Total Water Quality Management Project and impact of this change in ownership and op...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 25, 2015

City announces intention to operate water utility in-house

The City is pleased to announce that it will operate the water utility in-house following the acquisition. It is currently anticipated to occur on October 30, 2015. The City anticipates a smooth transition on the operations of the water service delivery.

T...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2015

Join the Community at the Vision and Goals Open House - Imagine White Rock

The City launched the Official Community Plan (OCP) Review on May 13, 2015. The City has moved into Phase Two of the OCP Review Process. This Phase, which extends from August to November 2015, focuses on Defining the Big Picture. It builds on the results ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2015

Join Mayor Wayne Baldwin at the Annual State of the City Address

Join Mayor Wayne Baldwin at the annual State of the City address on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Hosted by the South Surrey & White Rock (SSWR) Chamber of Commerce, the Mayor will speak on the Council Strategic priorities within the City. There...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2015

City News - 25 September

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2015

City News - 18 September

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2015

Submit a Special Events Application Form for 2016 Events

Are you planning an event in 2016 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 - 423 KB] . The form is also available at the Centennial Park Leisure Centre/ Aren...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2015

City News - 11 September

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, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 11, 2015

View Council’s 2014 - 2018 Strategic Priorities

The City of White Rock has provided more detail on 2014 – 2018 Council Strategic Priorities.  The document identifies the priorities of the City of White Rock for the term of Council and lays the foundation for the development of more d...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 9, 2015

Notice of Work: Marine Drive Reconstruction of Retaining Wall and Vegetation Removal

In September and October 2015, the City will continue work on the reconstruction of the retaining wall and vegetation removal on the Marine Drive hillside. The City-contracted crews will remove shrubbery, invasive species and trees that have grown into th...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2015

City News - 4 September

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 4, 2015

City signs agreement with EPCOR to acquire the White Rock water utility

The City of White Rock has signed a negotiated agreement with EPCOR to purchase the water utility that services the community. The timing of the purchase remains subject to customary conditions, including receipt of required regulatory approvals.

More deta...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2015

Autumn Tips to Help Storm Water Drain

After last weekend, we’ve definitely changed seasons! Here are a few tips that you can do around your property to help storm water drain this fall. 

  • Clean your foundation drains so that the rain water collected from your house and proper...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2015

City News - 28 August

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 up to the minute news, like our Facebook pag...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2015

Everall Street Sidewalk Construction

Notice of Work - Complete

The City has completed the west side sidewalk on Everall Street. The work provides a continuous sidewalk on the west side from Thrift Avenue to North Bluff Road.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Get Out and Celebrate Arts and Culture with the Fall Festival of the Arts

Participate in nearly 50 arts and cultural opportunities in White Rock with the third annual Festival of the Arts. The two-month Festival features music, performances, art exhibitions, multi-cultural celebrations, a gala and more.

The festival seeks to inc...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Request for Expressions of Interest: Concession Operator at Arena

The City of White Rock is seeking vendors to submit expressions of interest to manage and operate the concession at Centennial Arena in White Rock.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Upcoming Events in Official Community Plan Process - Imagine White Rock

Neighbourhood Workshop - Imagine White Rock 2045 

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Location: White Rock Community CentreFormat: Workshop, a smaller set of groups to discuss one of four areas of the City ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2015

Call for Artists

The City of White Rock in partnership with Semiahmoo Arts is currently accepting submissions to My Culture part of the Art on Display program. All artists are invited to submit a maximum of three art pieces that showcase what culture means to them. This a...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2015

City News - 21 August

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of thePeace Arch News.

For up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 21, 2015

The Fall Recreation Guide is Now Available!

The new Fall 2015 Recreation Guide is now available online and in City Facilities. There’s something for everyone!

Priority Registration for White Rock Recreation and Culture Members begins at 8:30am Friday August 21. Online opens at 7am on WebRE...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 19, 2015

City News - 14 August 2015

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. 

For up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 14, 2015

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 fill vacancies on the following committees. Appli...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2015

City News - 7 August 2015

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News.

For up to the minute news, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2015

Notice of Work: Weed Control along Promenade

During the week of August 3, City workers will be spraying vinegar along the promenade as a means of weed control. Annual weeds will be killed by the vinegar, as they are unable to survive without their foliage. There may be repeated spraying for perennia...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2015

Council and Committees Break for Summer

There are no scheduled Council or Committee meetings during the month of August. The next Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at 604...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 29, 2015

City Facilities Closure - BC Day

City facilities will be closed on Monday, August 3 for BC Day. Garbage, recycling and organics collections for the week will not be affected.

Have a fantastic long weekend.

2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Canada's 150th Anniversary in 2017

Heritage Canada has released funds to assist community projects that are participatory and contribute a sense of Canadian pride and celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. These funds are for events that are new, inclusive, innovativ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Pride Flag Raised at City Hall

On July 27, we raised the Pride flag at City Hall. The flag will fly until August 4 to coincide with pride celebrations taking place across Canada. 

Happy Pride to all!  

2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2015

Water Restrictions in White Rock

The City’s water is supplied to residents by a private organization, EPCOR. Information and updates on water restrictions and conservation for the City of White Rock is available on epcor.com. EPCOR has communicated that they will updat...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 20, 2015

Fire Prevention Reminders

With the unseasonably hot and dry conditions occurring in our region, it’s important to be vigilant in the prevention of fires.

Reminders:

  • Open fires, campfires, and fireworks are banned 
  • No open burning is permitted in White Rock, includi...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Instructors Wanted!

Pre-school Ballet teacher:

Run an 8-10 week beginner ballet course each season with an emphasis on fun and participation; ensure that the necessary equipment and supplies are available and that the class is conducted in a safe manner.

  • Thursdays 9:00 a.m. - ...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Road Closures for Beverley by Cressey presents Tour de White Rock

Choices Markets Criterium – Friday, July 17

Please be advised that no vehicles can be parked on the race route between 1:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please refer to the map below for further clarification on affected streets.

To ensure the safety of cycl...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 7, 2015

Air Quality Advisory Issued for Metro Vancouver

An air quality advisory has been issued for Metro Vancouver due to particulate matter in the air caused by smoke from wildfires in our region. The advisory is expected to continue until there is a change in weather.

People are being advised to avoid strenu...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 2, 2015

Notice of Work - Pruning City Trees on Johnston Road

The City will be pruning city trees along Johnston Road between North Bluff Road and Pacific Avenue as of  Thursday 2 July. 

The purpose of this work is to remove branches that may be touching the buildings, maintain the proper and safe s...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2015

City takes next steps with potential water utility acquisition

On Monday 22 June, Mayor and Council directed staff, in principle, to serve notice and initiate expropriation proceedings for the water utility assets in White Rock.

A final decision regarding the potential purchase of the water utility will be considered ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Volunteer with the City!

There are currently a variety of opportunities to get involved with the City. Learn more, and apply!

Public Art Advisory Committee

The City of W...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2015

Canada Day City Facilities Closure and Collection Schedule

City Facilities will be closed on Wednesday July 1 for Canada Day.

  • Regularly scheduled Wednesday July 1 residential collections will be picked up the day after on Thursday July 2
  • Residential collections for the rest of the week will not be affected...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 16, 2015

City opens two new Pedestrian Rail Crossings on West Beach

Please join the City as it opens two new pedestrian at grade rail crossings on West Beach at Anderson Street and Oxford Street.

  • Date: Friday, June 26, 2015
  • Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: White Rock Museum and Archives, 14970 Marine Dr, White Rock, BC

The stroller ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2015

Increase in Bus Service for the Summer

Beginning Saturday, June 27, until September 7, there will be increased service for more frequent trips to the beach, seven days a week. The community shuttle will run every 30 minutes:

  • Weekdays from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Saturdays from 8:00 am to midnight
  • Sun...
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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2015

West Beach Flagpole gets a Facelift

The flagpole located on the East side of the pier is being replaced due to being outdated and broken. The pole will be replaced with a new, 40 foot anodized aluminum architectural pole, which will make it suitable for the marine location. The new pole and...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 11, 2015

TD Concerts at the Pier

The White Rock Business Improvement Association, in partnership with the City of White Rock, is proud to present TD Concerts at the Pier, a new summer concert series on the waterfront near the iconic White Rock Pier.

TD Concerts at the Pier features top Ca...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 8, 2015

Read the 2014 Annual Report

The 2014 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.

An opportunity for the public to comment on the Annual Report will occur at the Regular ...

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2015 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 2, 2015

White Rock Community Public Information Meeting Called on Potential Water Utility Purchase

Following almost two years of negotiations with EPCOR, the current owner of the City of White Rock’s water utility, the City of White is going to hold a public information meeting for residents interested in learning more about the options curre...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2015

City of White Rock opens a new Arts and Culture Grant Program

The City of White Rock is accepting applications for the 2015 Arts and Culture Grant Program. The Arts and Culture Project Grant provides funding to eligible organizations that initiate a new arts festival, celebration, or event in the community. &nbs...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2015

Claim your Home Owner Grant

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 principal residence.  An owner together with his/her spouse qualifies for a grant on only one residence ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2015

City seeks feedback on new Urban Forest Management Plan

The City of White Rock is developing an Urban Forest Management Plan. An urban forest includes all of a community's trees, shrubs, herbaceous low-growing perennial vegetation and soil and is found on both public and private lands including parks and boule...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2015

Notification of Possible Privacy Breach

This is a formal notification of a possible breach of privacy that occurred March 7, 2015 at the City of White Rock. It was discovered on March 8, 2015 that four hard drives were removed from the White Rock Community Centre. It is highly improbable that a...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2015

Take a Snapshot and Win

Send us your photos of the best views, gardens, parks, special buildings and places that make you proud of White Rock. Submit your best shot and have a chance to win a $100 gift card to the White Rock store or restaurant of the winner's ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2015

City invites the community to share their vision for White Rock

The City kicks off Imagine White Rock 2045, the City’s updated Official Community Plan Process today. The plan will guide the growth of our community and provide a policy framework and implementation strategy for Council by addressing critical i...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2015

Shake it Up!

As part of Emergency Preparedness week, elementary school children, community partners and members of the public shook, rattled and rolled at the Fire Hall last week. A mobile earthquake unit, Quake Cottage, gave people the opportunity to experience a mag...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2015

Friendly Exchange Relationship Tour and Signing

On Friday 8 May, the City of White Rock welcomed dignitaries from Dongying, Shandong, People's Republic of China. Hosts and their guests toured the City and Peace Arch Hospital. The tour was followed by an official signing of a Letter of Intent on the Est...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2015

Notice: Road Closure at 14738 McDonald Avenue

Notice of Road Closure at 14738 McDonald Avenue.

Date: Wednesday May 13, 2015Time: 7:30 am to 10:00 am

Thank you for your patience.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Location Change! Move For Health & Walk with Your Doc

Location Change!  Move for Health | Walk with Your Doc 

Meet at the White Rock Museum, 14970 Marine Drive, White Rock to walk the White Rock promenade on Friday May 8 beginning at 7:30 a.m.

(Due to the construction on the west se...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared if a serious disaster were to occur in your area?

Emergency Preparedness Week (May 3 - 9, 2015) encourages Canadians to be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours of an emergency while rescue workers help those in urg...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Notice of Work: Marine Drive Vegetation

Completion Date: May 2015

City contracted crews will remove vegetation from the White Rock Pier to Johnston Street. The work will focus on maintaining slope stability, increasing line of sight and eradicating invasive species. Tree stumps will remain to en...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Four New Transit Shelters for the City

The City entered into a new 15 year agreement with Pattison Outdoor Advertising. Pattison will supply, install and maintain the 12 existing transit shelters and install four new transit shelters. 

The four new shelters are expected by October 2015...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Join us for Rail Safety Week

The City will participate in Rail Safety Week with two walks. Community Policing volunteers will be on the promenade on Wednesday 29 April, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., and Friday 1 May, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Volunteers will take the time to share clear messages about t...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2015

National Volunter Week April 12th – 18th

National Volunteer Week April 12th – 18th.Recognize Celebrate and Thank our White Rock RCMP Volunteers

Click to view [PDF - 108 KB]

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Committee

Every year the City of White Rock accepts nomination forms [PDF - 183 KB] regrading individuals who are outstanding citizens and have contributed to the success, well being an livability of White Rock.  Click on the Nomination Form above...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2015

Privatization of commercial and multi-family recycling and garbage collection

The direction to privatize commercial and multi-family recycling and garbage collection in White Rock effective July 1, 2015, originally announced earlier in January this year, was reaffirmed at the Special Council Meeting on Friday, April 10, 2015. The C...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 13, 2015

Court Ruling in Favour of the City of White Rock

The City of White Rock is pleased to advise that today the Honourable Mr. Justice Butler ruled in favour of the City with regards to a Petition brought against the City in the Supreme Court of British Columbia with respect to a Zoning Bylaw permitting the...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 13, 2015

Understanding Solid Waste For Commercial and Multi Family Complexes

For additional information regarding Multi-Family and Commercial.

If you need assistance in transitioning to a private waste hauler, call the Engineering and Municipal Operations Department at 604-541-2181. We can assist you in this process.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Easter Holiday Closure and Collection Schedule

White Rock City facilities will be closed on Friday 3 April and Monday 6 April for Easter. Regularly scheduled Friday April 3 collections will be picked up the day before on Thursday April 2. Regularly scheduled Monday April 6 collections will be picked u...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2015

New Pedestrian Railway Crossings Notice of Construction

City to install two new pedestrian rail crossings along West BeachStart date: March 2015Completion date: June 2015The City of White Rock is adding two new at-grade pedestrian crossings on the railway between the Pier and Bayview Park.Crossing No. 1 - Ande...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2015

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 1, 2015, by com...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Changes to Business Licences

Did you know? White Rock has a new system called Tempest for processing business licences. As we move to this system, existing businesses should receive invoices by April 20, 2015.

Get a DiscountPay before May 20, 2015 to receive a 10% di...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Transportation and Transit Plebiscite

Elections BC mailed a 2015 Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite Voting Package to each registered voter in Metro Van. Registered voters are being asked to vote on a new 0.5% Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax, to...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2015

Council Corporate Priorities 2015

The strategic plan is Council's leadership document for the City of White Rock. It sets out Council's specific goals that guide the planning activities within the organization.

The City of White Rock Council Strategic Priorities Chart is a working document...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2015

Performers Wanted!

One sure sign of summer in White Rock is the presence of street performance artists practicing their craft throughout the city in select busking hot spots. The City of White Rock encourages buskers as live performances animate the streets and provide oppo...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2015

City presents draft Financial Plan with information on project highlights, solid waste and budgetary

City presents draft 2015 Financial Plan (2015-2019) for community feedback

The City of White Rock released an updated draft financial plan (2015 – 2019) ahead of the Finance and Audit committee on March 23, 2015.

2015 draft Financial Plan project ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2015

Operate a Paddle Board/ Kayak Rental Concession on the Waterfront

The City of White Rock is seeking up to three seasonal Vendors to manage and operate a Stand-Up paddleboard and/or Kayak Rental Concession(s) for West Beach in White Rock.

Interested Vendors are required to submit an “E...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 18, 2015

Stay engaged with City! City seeks volunteer committee members

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

Economic Investment Committee:  

to advise City Council and staff on matters referred to the Committee by Council regarding eco...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2015

Comment on the Draft Financial Plan (2015-2019)

Draft 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 draft Financial Plan (2015-2019) is available online or in print at City Hall.

Members of the publ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Investigation Determines March 10 Fire Accidental

White Rock Fire Rescue has completed its investigation of the fire March 10, 2015 at 14903 Marine Drive. The investigation determined the cause of the fire was accidental.  

A reaction between sawdust and the floor finishing product being used to ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 13, 2015

Notice: Road Closure at 15110 Royal Avenue

Notice of Road Closure on Royal Avenue between Johnston Road and Foster Street.

Date: Friday 13 FebruaryTime: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thank you for your patience. 

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2015

Run a Food and Beverage Cart on the Promenade

The City of White Rock is seeking food and beverage cart vendors for temporary/ seasonal vendors in designated areas along the White Rock Promenade (May 15 - October 15).

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

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2015

City of White Rock Information Meeting: Understanding Solid Waste for Multi-Family Complexes

The City of White Rock’s Mayor and Council invite you to attend an Information Meeting on the end of multi-family collection of garbage, organics and recycling as of 30 June.

Get the tools you need to understand contracts and other material as th...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2015

Fire Rescue Response to Fire on Marine Drive

White Rock Fire Rescue responded to call about a Commercial Structure Fire at 14903 Marine Drive at 7:00 a.m. on March 10, 2015.

Crews arrived to the rear of the second floor being fully involved in fire. The fire had extended into a large attic space and ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2015

Put Waste in its Place!

City of White Rock launches new searchable database for garbage, organics and recycling

There’s no magical way to get rid of your garbage and recycling, but the City of White Rock’s new searchable widget database will take out the confu...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2015

Update: Power Outage at Kent Street Activity Centre

Update: Kent Street Activity Centre's power returned on Tuesday 10 March at approximately 11:00 a.m.. Thank you for your patience.

2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2015

What is a Public Information Meeting?

Applicants for specified types of land use / development applications in the City are required to hold a Public Information Meeting. The meeting is to present their proposal to the public, answer questions and gather feedback. The main purpose behind this...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 6, 2015

Road Works Alert: Marine Drive Parking Lot Closed Near Museum

The City of White Rock will be closing the parking lot on Marine Drive between Oxford Street and the White Rock Museum and Archives, 14970 Marine Drive, from Monday 9 to Wednesday 11 March, 2015 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 5, 2015

Move your Clocks Ahead this Weekend

Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead by one hour on Sunday 8 March. 

The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is to make better use of daylight. We change our clocks during the summer months to move an hour of daylight from the morning to the ev...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2015

Official Community Plan Review

Council approved an Official Community Plan Review. Staff presented a community planning process and work program for a comprehensive review of the City of White Rock Official Community Plan. It is anticipated that this review will take approximately 18 m...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 4, 2015

Public Notice - Notice of Waiver of Public Hearing

Notice of Waiver of Public Hearing

Notice of Waiver of Public Hearing for Proposed Bylaw No. 2079 (1501 Vidal Street)

Bylaw 2079 will be considered by Council at their regular meeting scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015. 

Further details regarding ...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 3, 2015

Call for Entertainers and Vendors for Canada Day by the Bay

Anyone wishing to showcase their talents on our Canada Day main stage or as part of the vendor line-up are encouraged to apply online!  Local entertainment across a variety of genres will be scheduled throughout the festival while artisan vendors...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 3, 2015

Raise Your Hands Against Racism

Show your support to fight racism this Saturday by placing a colourful handprint and personal message.

On Saturday 7 March from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey and White Rock will participate in the special event,“Raise your ha...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2015

White Rock Leisure Services rebrands to White Rock Recreation and Culture

Sometimes a change of name isn’t just a change of name. It reflects more of what is offered to the community. The City of White Rock Leisure Services Department will change their name to White Rock Recreation and Culture Department on 16 Februar...

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2015 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 10, 2015

Community Policing Calls for Volunteers

White Rock Community Policing is looking for bike patrol volunteers.

Be the eyes and ears for the police and make a difference in your community by volunteering for