Archives for November 2010

What’s up with the Evergreen Line?

What's up with the Evergreen Line

The Evergreen Line remains a hot topic here in the Tri-Cities. With construction slated to begin in early 2011, and a funding shortfall of $400 million, it’s still not clear how this project is going to happen. In September, Transportation Minister Shirley Bond met with Metro Vancouver mayors to discuss TransLink funding. At that meeting, […]

Why I Support the 3030 Gordon Homeless Shelter

3030 Gordon Homeless Shelter Coquitlam

Far too often we don’t pay a lot of attention to municipal politics. The vote turnouts are abysmal. There are approximately 12,342 municipalities in the Lower Mainland, so the media coverage isn’t as concentrated as it is at the Federal and Provincial level. With most of the discussion revolving around routine by-law and zoning changes, […]

Light up the Square in Maillardville

Place Des Arts Light Up The Square

Bring the whole family to Carré Heritage Square [map] from 4:00-7:00pm on Saturday, December 4 for Light up the Square: A Lantern Affair! This free community event is hosted by Place des Arts, Mackin House Museum and Gare de Fraser Mills Station. There will be drop in arts and crafts activities, artisan demonstrations, cookie decorating, […]

Links – Spike Award Winners


I’m starting a new feature here at There are many great blogs and news sources around the Tri-Cities and Metro Vancouver. Every Thursday I’m going to do a links post with some cool stories I’ve found from around the Interwebs. If you have any suggestions, send them to me at jon, I always […]

It’s a Holly Jolly Events Post

Christmas in Leigh Square Port Coquitlam

The last week of November is wrapping up, and the jingle jangle that accompanies the holiday season is in full swing. And if that doesn’t make your heart sing, there are some municipal open houses to choose from. Whether you enjoy local government or holiday lights, there’s something to tickle your fancy. Read on to […]

Win a New Website from TheV3H Web Services

Over the last 18 months or so of running, we’ve learned a whole lot about what it takes to be successful online and with social media. We’ve been working with a few clients on building their web presence, but it wasn’t something we really actively advertised. So instead of having people guess that we’re […]

Positively Petite at Place Des Arts

Positively Petite Exhibition at Place Des Arts Coquitlam

This past Thursday night was the grand opening of the annual Positively Petite exhibition at Place Des Arts. Positively Petite presents 2D and 3D miniatures in a wide variety of media by nearly 50 artists. This year, many returning favourites are back, as well as some new artists. The exhibition runs from November 18th thru […]

Purely Cabaret comes to the Tri-Cities

SHIFT Performing Arts Society is thrilled to bring award-winning and critically acclaimed chanteuse Lindsay Sutherland Boal, performing in her one-woman cabaret concert Purely Cabaret on November 25 and 27 at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam. Lindsay has performed as a guest artist in Canada, China and the United Kingdom and with the Nova Scotia […]

Heading into the Holidays in the Tri-Cities

As we head into late November, there is a definite festive note in the air. Personally, I have not even thought about holiday shopping, so I am doing my best to ignore it. But my kids are not – they can’t wait for Christmas. I’m sure I’ll come around soon enough. In the meantime, here […]

Innovative Fitness Port Moody Train the Trainer

Innovative Fitness Port Moody has been going strong in Suter Brook for a little over a year now. Innovative Fitness is a little different from a regular gym, in that it’s all personal training. So you have a trainer working with you every step of the way. Instead of getting a set amount of time […]

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