Fraserside earns highest CARF standard

CARF Canada announced today that Fraserside is accredited for three years. “This achievement is an indication of your organisation’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served,” says Brian Boon, president and CEO of…

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The need for care, not incarceration

Marcus Beg lives in a shed on the deck of his daughter’s grandmother, Marguerite MacDougall. Beg has undiagnosed mental health issues. His erratic and sometimes threatening behaviour has landed him in jail where he is often in solitary confinement as his…

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Fentanyl crisis the focus of community discussion

April 20, 2017 The fentanyl crisis will be the hot topic at a community discussion May 1 in New Westminster. New Westminster’s Medical Health Officer Dr. Lisa Mu, Const. Tim Callaghan with the New Westminster Police Department and clinical specialist…

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Eide Shoma Mobarak (Happy Persian New Year)

March 20, 2017 Today is the first day of spring but, more importantly, it is the start of the Persian New Year. Better known as Nowruz, the day marks the beginning of a 12-day celebration. It’s a public holiday in…

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Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

February 21, 2017 – Don’t forget tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day in Canada, a day we encourage everyone to put an end to bullying by wearing pink shirts. Pink Shirt Day is celebrated across Canada and is now spreading around…

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Becoming a learning organization: Fraserside’s 2015/2016 Annual Performance Report

July 27, 2016 Every year, Fraserside practices its dedication to achieving its vision and mission by measuring and managing our performance. We do this through an “Annual Performance Review” process, summarizing and analyzing results of the performance targets we set…

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New program connects employers and job seekers in New West

A new program is being launched to help businesses in New Westminster hire local talent. The program is the result of a new partnership between the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce and the Fraser Works Co-operative which runs the WorkBC…

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