This licence is based on Version 2 of the Open Government Licence - British Columbia, which was developed through public consultation and a collaborative effort by provincial and federal government. The only substantive changes in this licence are to replace direct references to the Province of British Columbia with the City of New Westminster.

The City of New Westminster publishes open data under the terms of the Open Government Licence - City of New Westminster. You are encouraged to use the Information that is available under this licence with only a few conditions.

Please note with reference to the exemptions listed below, all datasets published in the City of New Westminster Open Data collection are released in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of British Columbia.

Using Information Under This Licence

  1. Use of any Information indicates your acceptance of the terms below.
  2. The Information Provider grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to use the Information, including for commercial purposes, subject to the terms below.
  3. You are free to:
    • Copy, modify, publish, translate, adapt, distribute or otherwise use the Information in any medium, mode or format for any lawful purpose.
  4. You must, where you do any of the above:
    • Acknowledge the source of the Information by including any attribution statement specified by the Information Provider(s) and, where possible, provide a link to this licence.
    • If the Information Provider does not provide a specific attribution statement, or if you are using Information from several Information Providers and multiple attributions are not practical for your product or application, you must use the following attribution statement: "Contains information licenced under the Open Government Licence - City of New Westminster."
  5. The terms of this licence are important, and if you fail to comply with any of them, the rights granted to you under this licence, or any similar licence granted by the Information Provider, will end automatically.


This licence does not grant you any right to use:


This licence does not grant you any right to use the Information in a way that suggests any official status or that the Information Provider endorses you or your use of the Information.

No warranty

  1. The Information is licensed "as is", and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities in relation to the Information, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
  2. The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this licence or the Information. The Information Provider does not guarantee the continued supply of the Information.

Governing Law

  1. This licence is governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the applicable laws of Canada.
  2. Legal proceedings related to this licence may only be brought in the courts of British Columbia.


In this licence, the terms below have the following meanings:


This is version 1.0 of the Open Government Licence – New Westminster, derived from version 2.0 of the Open Government Licence for British Columbia. The Information Provider may make changes to the terms of this licence from time to time and issue a new version of the licence. Your use of the Information will be governed by the terms of the licence in force as of the date you accessed the Information.