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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.
— image credit: Courtesy City of New Westminster

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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