Archives for April 2011

Youth Week in the Tri-Cities


May 1-7 is BC Youth Week. It’s a week of fun, interaction and celebration intending to build a strong connection between young people and their communities. The basic idea is this: Young people are important and need to be recognized in a constructive and positive manner. Their contributions need to be acknowledged and celebrated. Here […]



Links – Evergreen Line Delays and other Signs of Spring


Another edition of the links, and another delay in the Evergreen Line. It looks like nothing will happen on the fabled Tri-Cities rapid transit line for most of this year at least, as Translink’s $400 million share is still nowhere to be seen. I really hope my kids get to ride this before they leave […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Youth Week, RUSH Race + More!


This week brings plenty of entertainment events in the form of theatre, comedy and dances. There are also events for the Youth Week 2011 and many more for all ages. What: Hay Fever When: April 28-May 7 at 8:00pm Where: Evergreen Cultural Centre [map] The skinny: The Bliss Family are anticipating the arrival of guests […]



Interview with Diana Dilworth, Conservative for New Westminster – Coquitlam


As I mentioned last week, we have sent questions to each of the candidates in the two local ridings for the upcoming federal election on May 2. Diana Dilworth, Conservative candidate in New Westminster – Coquitlam, took the time to respond. We will publish other candidates’ responses as we receive them. Can you tell us […]



Interview with Fin Donnelly, NDP for New Westminster – Coquitlam


As I mentioned last week, we have sent questions to each of the candidates in the two local ridings for the upcoming federal election on May 2. Fin Donnelly, NDP candidate and the incumbent MP in New Westminster – Coquitlam, took the time to respond. We will publish other candidates’ responses as we receive them. […]



Summer Cleansing with Whole Foods


Dr. Amanda Svendsen Port Moody

Today we’re welcoming Dr. Amanda Svendsen, BSc, ND with a guest post. With the Coquitlam Farmers Market about to kick off its summer season on May 8th, it’s a great time to start thinking about a summer cleanse packed with fresh fruits and vegetables. Cleansing doesn’t have to mean fasting or starving yourself, or taking […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Easter Egg Hunts + More!


Easter in Coquitlam

As Easter rolls closer, the Tri-Cities are getting prepared with a multitude of Easter ativities for you to pick from. Also on tap is a Job Fair, an art exhibit and theatre! What: Tri-Cities Job Fair When: Thursday, April 21 from 10:00am-3:00pm Where: Port Moody Secondary School [map] The skinny: Meet employers from a wide […]



Interview with Mark Ireland, NDP for Port Moody – Westwood – Port Coquitlam


As I mentioned last week, we have sent some questions to each of the candidates in the two local ridings for the upcoming federal election on May 2. Mark Ireland, NDP candidate in Port Moody – Westwood – Port Coquitlam, was the first to respond. We will publish other candidates’ responses as we receive them. […]



Easter Events in the Tri-Cities


Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is coming up fast, and along with it, Easter egg hunts and other festivities. Luckily, there’s plenty to choose from here in the Tri-Cities. Here’s a sampling of events that you might want to check out to get you in the Easter spirit. Place Maillardville Get EggCited about Easter! Children up to 8 years […]



Links – Business Trip Edition


I’m trying to do this links post sitting in the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Unfortunately my wireless modem is not exactly the swiftest, so trying to load web pages is a little difficult. So this will be a short version of the links. Last week we talked about the firehall referendum coming up this […]

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