Archives for April 2010

87 Years of May Day in PoCo


The City of Port Coquitlam has been celebrating May Day since 1923. This year, as they mark 87 years of May Day, events kick off on Friday, April 30 and continue until Sunday, May 9. It’s over a week of fun-filled activities including outdoor concerts, community showcases, May Pole dancing, amusement rides, the Kids Toonie […]



May Day in the Tri-Cities


May is my favourite month of all, so I am really looking forward to it. I’m also looking forward to all of the fabulous events on the go this week. Read on to see what’s cooking in the V3H! What: Family Fun Nights at the Mall When: Wednesday, April 28 from 6-8pm Where: Coquitlam Centre […]



1 Man, 1 Year, 52 Jobs


Port Moody native Sean Aiken went on quite a journey. When he graduated from Capilano College with a degree in Business Administration he didn’t know what he wanted to do. He decided to try everything. Through his One Week Job project he held down 52 jobs in 52 weeks between February 2007 and March 2008. […]



Ryan Cousineau and his Amazing Custom Bikes


Kids Racing Bike

Last week saw the observance of Earth Day here in the Tricites. Port Coquitlam handed out compost bags while most of us were reminded to combine our shopping trips and reduce our carbon footprint. But one local guy combines the “reuse” part of the 3 R’s and creates incredibly cool forms of carbon-free transportation. Ryan […]



Port Moody Fingerling Festival


Port Moody’s annual Fingerling Festival is a fabulous, family event right here in the V3H. Each year, with the help of local residents, the Port Moody Ecological Society releases tens of thousands of fingerling salmon into Noons Creek, and on into the sea. This year’s event is fast approaching, so read on to find out […]



Earth Day in the Tri-Cities


Tomorrow is Earth Day, and there are many ways to celebrate here in the V3H. Or, if that’s not your style, there are still plenty of other ways to get out and have a good time, too. This week I am trying a new format for these posts to make them easier for me, and […]



Byelection Candidates Set in Coquitlam and Anmore


After a lot of back and forth and figuring out, the byelections in Coquitlam and Anmore are set to go on Saturday, May 15th. Anmore will be electing a new Mayor to replace the outgoing Hal Weinberg, and Coquitlam will be electing a new councillor to replace new MP Finn Donnelly. Coquitlam Council Candidates Brian […]



ArtsConnect’s 11th Annual ArtWalk


ArtsConnect is presenting their 11th Annual ArtWalk on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 at venues throughout Port Moody. The walk runs from 12-5pm each day, and the event is free. ArtsConnect is a nonprofit society that has been serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra for more than 40 years. They […]



Swapping and Dancing in the Tri-Cities


It’s everyone’s favourite time of the week again, when I fill you in on all the super-exciting things on the go here in the V3H this week. And believe me, this week we have both super and exciting. So read on! There will be another Beginner Internet Workshop on Thursday, April 15 from 10-11am at […]



Mary Hill Bypass on-ramp to Highway 1 closed starting Friday


All levels of government in the Tricites have been in quite the bridge building frenzy. The Golden Ears Bridge last June, The Pitt River Bridge in January, the Coast Meridian Overpass last month, and underway is the construction of the Port Mann Bridge. The new Port Mann will be 10 lanes wide, and with upgrades […]

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