I wanted to express my thanks to New Westminster city council for having the strength to pass the new renoviction bylaws.
I could feel a collective sigh of relief by renters of the city that someone is finally looking out for renters.
Our family was greatly affected by this incredible greed, as my 83-year-old mother was evicted after living in the same building for over 20 years. It severely affected her mental and physical health and she hasn't been the same since.
I myself was living under constant fear of the same fate. I understand renos have to take place, but you shouldn't be able to just say we want to reno so you’re out.
Mike Smith, New Westminster