Reminder: Public Strategy Meeting Tomorrow

Reminder: Public Strategy Meeting Tomorrow

Hey everyone,

This is a reminder that our next Public Meeting is tomorrow Tuesday June 25th at 6:30pm in the basement of the New West Public Library.

We will be strategizing in groups about how to continue our campaign for the city to ensure affordable rents are protected by guaranteeing tenants new apartments at the same rent if their building is demolished and redeveloped. If you're not familiar with what we're talking about, check out our summary of our first victory in the process earlier this month.

Victory at City Hall! First Step to Protecting Downtown Renters
On Monday evening, June 10th, the motion titled “Tenant Protections” submitted to council by Councillors Ruby Campbell and Nadine Nakagawa, passed unanimously. This means that the City of New Westminster will officially begin drafting new tenant relocation and protection policies inspired by the Cit…

We are also helping Wildfire Books with their book drive to fundraise for a new community space, so please bring books you'd like to donate to our meeting and we'll deliver them in bulk. Bring any used books you believe someone else in the community would enjoy. Note: they are not accepting heavily damaged books, National Geographics, phonebooks, or Reader’s Digest.