British Columbia's Newest City

January 15, 2007

The City of Pitt Meadows would like to invite you to the birth of B.C.'s newest City. The BC Cabinet and Lieutenant Governor in Council supported the municipality's request to change its designation from a District to a City at the December 1, 2006 Cabinet meeting. The official transformation became effective January 1, 2007.

Honourable Minister Ida Chong, Minister of Community Services and Minister responsible for Seniors' and Women's Issues will be attending the January 16, 2007 Pitt Meadows Council meeting to officially present the revised Letters Patent . We would appreciate your attendance at this historical event. Incorporated in 1914, Pitt Meadows has grown to a population of just over 17,500. A public celebratory event is in the planning stages for Pitt Meadows' original incorporation date of April 25.

MEDIA and PHOTO EVENT DETAILS

Minister Ida Chong and the City of Pitt Meadows Letters Patent

Presentation Ceremony
DATE: Tuesday, January 16, 2007
TIME: 6:45- 7:15 pm – time available afterwards for interviews
VENUE: Pitt Meadows Municipal Hall

12007 Harris Road

Pitt Meadows, BC