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Federal Minister of State visits New Westminster projects

Mayor Wayne Wright and Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, toured Westminster Pier Park on Wednesday. - Courtesy City of New Westminster
Mayor Wayne Wright and Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, toured Westminster Pier Park on Wednesday.
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The Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Lynne Yelich toured two of New Westminster’s federally funded projects on Wednesday. She visited the Youth Centre at Moody Park, a 4,000 square foot facility that cost $2.75m to build, located adjacent to Century House.

Yelich also made a stop at Westminster Pier Park, a 10-acre waterfront recreational space along the Fraser River that will open in the fall. It cost $25.1m, $16.6 m of which came from the Canada British Columbia Building Canada Fund—Communities Component. Yelich said the two projects were “successful.”

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