Archives for January 2010

Olympic Torch Relay in the V3H


The Olympics are now only 2 weeks away, and the Olympic Torch is winding its way across the province towards Vancouver. On its route towards its final destination, the flame will pass through all 5 municipalities in the V3H in the early morning on Thursday, February 11. This is a momentous occasion, and there are […]



The Week in Literature


It’s Wednesday again, which means that I am about to run through the many exciting ways you can spend your week here in the Tri-Cities. So read on, and just see if there isn’t something that tickles your fancy. An Olympic-themed Family Fun Night will be taking place on Wednesday, January 27 from 6-8pm outside […]



Haiti Fundraisers across the Tricities


The devastating earthquake in Haiti has brought an outpouring of generosity from our community. From text message donations to our firefighters collecting donations to salsa dancing for the cause, the Tricities have come together to help. Tomorrow evening (Tuesday, Jan 26th), Pasta Polo will be doing a fundraiser for Haiti from 5pm to 9pm. It […]



Tri-Cities Chamber Announces Business Excellence Awards


This past week, the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce had one of their swankiest events of the year. The annual Business Excellence Awards Gala was held at the Red Robinson Theatre at Boulevard Casino. Every year, the Tri-Cities Chamber honours the best of the local business community. The winners for 2009/2010 are… Newsmaker of the Year […]



Talent’s Emerging All Over the Place


There are a lot of talented folks of all ages here in the V3H. We have singers, dancers, actors, artists and athletes. This week there are more than a few chances to check them out, and maybe participate yourself. The Coquitlam Public Library will run the information session Healthy Brain and Memory Loss: What You […]



Exploring Educational Options for 2010 / 2011


The 2010 / 2011 school year is still more than 7 months away, but School District 43 (which serves Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Anmore and Belcarra) is already planning ahead. This is the time of year when registration happens, for kindergarten and special programs such as French Immersion. If you will have a 5-year-old […]



Growing the V3H Sustainably


The Tri-Cities fall inside the Metro Vancouver region, which I think is one of the best places in the world to live. The natural beauty alone is unparalleled. And I am not alone in my views – Vancouver constantly ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world. But if we want our […]



Heritage Books, Hobson’s Choice and Poetry


It is a rainy, rainy January so far in the V3H. We hope that you’re all staying dry, and that your ark construction projects are progressing smoothly. When you get a break, here are a few things you might want to check out this week. Coquitlam’s Mackin House Museum is launching two historical literature book […]



Save the Golden Spike Days Festival Fundraiser


One of the highlights of the year here in the V3H is the Golden Spike Days Festival, held every July at Rocky Point Park. With music, food, and plenty to do for the kids; Golden Spike is going into its 34th year in 2010. That being said, not all is Golden at the festival these […]



Helen Daniels Exhibit at the Library


Throughout the month of January artwork by local photographer Helen Daniels is on display at the Port Moody Public Library. Helen’s longtime interest in photography got a jump start a few years ago when she encountered Lomography, a worldwide movement of artistic experimental photography that started in Europe in the early 1990s. It features spontaneous […]

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