Archives for May 2011

Riverview Tree Tours


Riverview Horticultural Society

Riverview Horticultural Centre Society is dedicated to preserving and protecting the lands and trees of the Riverview Hospital site. They have a vision for the hospital lands as a community oriented, financially viable centre for horticultural, educational and therapeutic activities. Since its inception, its activities have been focused on making people aware of the lands […]



Links – Referendums and Northern Voice 2011


This Saturday I will be on a panel at Northern Voice 2011, the personal blogging and social media conference. I’ll be on a panel all about hyper-local blogging with people who are way better at this than I am… Briana Tomkinson from 10th to the Fraser in New West Rick Chung from rickchung.com and Vancouver […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Unwined, Nat King Cole + More!


Best Cove by Shirley Thomas at Place Des Arts Coquitlam

This week brings special events such as Unwined: Sip, Savor & Mingle, Nat King Cole, The Temptations, Sleeping Beauty and several other shows and events for all ages. What: Sleeping Beauty Kids & Honk Jr. When: Thursday, May 12-15 at 7:00pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00pm Where: Terry Fox Theatre [map] The skinny: This Double Feature […]



Metro Vancouver Wants You (To Compost)


Metro Vancouver Compost

We’re sorry we’re a day late with this post. We spent the weekend painting our living room. It looks great, but that kind of thing really puts a dent in the old posting schedule. Metro Vancouver serves 24 local municipalities. Attempting to name those municipalities is a fun party game. However, that is not the […]



Coquitlam Farmers Market Celebrates 15th Season


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The Coquitlam Farmers Market has become a local institution. It’s the second oldest market in the region, opening just one year after the Vancouver market at Trout Lake. And market fans such as myself are looking forward to the 15th season kick off this Sunday, May 8. The market happens every Sunday until the end […]



Links – Post Election Hangover Edition


With our spring election now complete, our two Tri-Cities representatives are returning to Ottawa, along with a whole lot of new New Democrats. James Moore is back for his 5th term in Ottawa, amazing when you think about it, he doesn’t look that old. Fin Donnelly is also back for his first full term, after […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Mothers Day, May Day + More!


Search for the Perfect Pint Port Moody

This week has many events to celebrate Mother’s Day, May Day, or just celebrating having a good time! Lots of events to pick from, check them out: What: Dinner & Ping Pong When: Thursday, May 5 at 5:30pm Where: Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex [map] The skinny: Part of Youth Week 2011 Youth and Seniors eat […]



Vote!


Vote Today Canada

Today, as you are hopefully well aware, is voting day. It’s your big chance to voice your opinion and cast your ballot for your local MP. And by extension, our entire government. We’re not going to throw a whole bunch more information your way today about local news and events. Instead, we’ll let you off […]

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