About Us

Credit: Kate Petrusa

The (Re)Claiming the New Westminster Waterfront project was a partnership of faculty and students from Simon Fraser University, the New Westminster Museum and Archives (NWMA), pensioners from Local 502 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), individual community members including teachers in New Westminster schools, and international waterfronts experts.

SFU Faculty Participants

Peter Hall in the Urban Studies Program

Mary-Ellen Kelm in History

Willeen Keough in History

Susan O'Neill in Education

Pamela Stern in Sociology & Anthropology


New Westminster Community

Ken Bauder, retired Secretary-Treasurer ILWU Canada, and New Westminster resident

Pat Dyer, New Westminster Secondary School

Sue Dyer, New Westminster Homelearners Program



New Westminster Museum and Archives

Oana Capota

Barry Dykes

Rob McCullough


ILWU Pensioners

Joe Breaks

Dean Johnson

Dave Lomas

Ron Noullett

Brian Ringrose

Gerry White