Past New Westminster Event: VOL 3

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Cultivating City Identity

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

"This place is not Vancouver!"

In "Cultivating City Identity" from PechaKucha night New Westminster Vol. 3, Nicolas D Robitaille speaks on an architectural project he developed while in school as a means to reinvigorate the New Westminster downtown parkade and cultivate a strong identity for the city. He discusses the challenges currently plaguing the area and shows off his impressive proposition that features the incorporation of new parks, gathering spots, and dining. 

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First Nations Peoples Along the Fraser River

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Catherine Oullet-Martin follows the path of the Fraser River and describes the lifestyles of the people who live there. Many peoples' lives have been negatively impacted by the changes in technology that society takes for granted. 

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Creating a Community Center

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Landsacpe architect Bruce Hemstock describes the process of building Westminster Pier Park, a task that entailed rejuvinating the architecture and reinstating natural landmarks. The park now serves as a social gathering place where people can enjoy time with family and friends while appreciating the natural beauty around them.

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Personality Type

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

A light-hearted look at the human element and relationship to typography. Robert Brickell asks, "What typeface are you?"

"Presentation of the Day" on April 16, 2015.

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Conquering the First Marathon

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

Sarah Michael talks about how following the lead of a younger sibling who encouraged her to complete her first marathon lead her down a challenging - albeit, rewarding path while training on assignment in the small, but hilly nation of Burundi. 

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Disaster Everted

@ VOL 3 ON JUL 27, 2013

JJ Lee tells us a hilarious story of asteroid Q47, the trials of parenting and the power of the real superheroes in his family. 

Bruce Hemstock
Partner, PWL Parntership in New Westminster
Tegan & Taryn Cheremkora
Creative Team, SoAreWe in New Westminster
JJ Lee
Essayist & fashion writer in New Westminster
Catherine Ouellet-Martin
Executive Director, Fraser River Discovery Centre in New Westminster
Nicolas D Robitaille
B.A. / M.Arch. / Designer in Vancouver
Deepak Sahasrabudhe
SOMA Television Limited in New Westminster
Chuck Puchmayr
Councillor, City of New Westminster in New Westminster
Sarah Michael
Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank in Washington
Katherine MacDonald
Independent Chef, Nourish-in Foods in New Westminster
Robert Brickell
in New Westminster