Archives for February 2010

What Swims Beneath in Port Moody


Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini announced a $50,000 grant from the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) on February 17. The EDF is used in support of environmental legislation, helping to ensure that polluters take responsibility for their actions. Port Moody’s grant will be used for the City’s “What Swims Beneath” project. The grant […]



Finishing Off February in the Tri-Cities


While the Olympics wind down in Vancouver, there is still plenty to do right here in the V3H. Read on for my weekly round-up of local events to check out. Another Family Fun Night at the Mall is happening on Wednesday, February 24 from 6-8pm at Coquitlam Centre [map]. Children aged 3 to 10 and […]



Activities for New Parents in the Tri-Cities


**This post is from 2010, so some times may be different. Check the links for the latest information** Having a new baby is a big adjustment. I have two little darlings of my own, and welcoming them into our family threw me for a loop – temporarily, anyway. It also left me wanting to find […]



Coast Meridian Overpass


For the past two years, the City of Port Coquitlam has been working on the Coast Meridian Overpass (CMO). Finally, the project that will link North and South Port Coquitlam is nearing completion, and the overpass is slated to open to traffic on Sunday, March 7. But in advance of the opening a big party […]



Olympic Week in the Tri-Cities


It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for the weekly rundown of events here in the V3H. Things are a little quieter this week, because the big action is happening downtown as the Olympic Winter Games are in full swing. However, there are still some fun options to choose from right here in our backyard, […]



Swap-O-Rama-Rama


Local arts group ArtsConnect and Douglas College are working together to present Swaporamarama. This fabulous free event will run from 11am-4pm on Saturday, March 13 in the Main Atrium of Douglas College’s David Lam Campus in Coquitlam [map]. Swaporamarama invites participants to swap and re-make old clothes. You bring a bag full of clothing that […]



Coquitlam Welcomes Home the Express


The Olympic opening ceremonies will take place today in Vancouver, and hockey is on the mind of many Canadians. Will Team Canada prevail and bring home the gold? I know I’m not the only one who hopes so, as evidenced by how quickly seats at the men’s gold medal game were snapped up. While tickets […]



Spirit and Heritage in the Tri-Cities


This is a big week here in the V3H. In fact, this is a big week in Metro Vancouver, across British Columbia and throughout Canada, as the 2010 Olympic Games kick off on Friday. It is also Heritage Week in BC, Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year. There are no shortage of options for celebrating, […]



See Olympic Figure Skaters Practice on Port Moody Ice


Just got news from the City of Port Moody that the Canadian and British figure skating teams that are practicing at the Port Moody Recreation Complex will be holding a couple of open practices. Here’s the info… The Canadian, Great Britain and US Olympic figure skating teams will be fine tuning their routines at Port […]



Village International de la Francophonie 2010


The Festival du Bois has been a staple of the Maillardville social calendar for 21 years. Normally held in early March, this year the festival is doing something a little different. The event has been moved up to welcome locals and visitors alike during the Winter Games, and rebranded as Francophone Village 2010. The events […]

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