Archives for July 2011

Tri-Cities Walk for ALS

Tri-Cities Walk for ALS Coquitlam

On Saturday, August 13 the Tri-Cities will play host to the First Annual Walk for ALS at LaFarge Lake in Coquitlam [map]. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) is a rapidly progressive, neuromuscular disease. It kills the motor neurons that transmit electrical impulses from the brain to the voluntary muscles in the […]

Becoming Bear Aware

Bear Aware Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

This week two bears were killed in the space of 24 hours on the North Shore. And on the same day the bears were killed in North Vancouver our friend spotted a bear while out for a job along the inlet in Port Moody. The reality is that there are a lot of bears that […]

Links – Evergreen Line Funding Proposal Approved

Evergreen Line Funding Approved Gas Tax

Yesterday the word came down that Metro Vancouver mayors have approved a proposal funding for the Evergreen Line. The plan is to add 2 cents a litre to the regional gas tax. This will pay for the construction and operation of the Evergreen Line, as well as a package of regional transportation and transit improvements. […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Heritage Summer Fair, Concerts + More!

Mackin House Summer Fair

This week in the Tri-Cities provides us with a few concerts and theatre events both indoors and out, plus many gardening classes and a couple of festivals. Enjoy! What: Special Seminar: Horticultural Therapy for Seniors When: Thursday, July 7 from 10:00-11:30am Where: Inspiration Garden [map] The skinny: Join Natasha Etherington, a certified Horticultural Therapist, at […]

Outdoor Concerts In The Tri-Cities This Summer

Tricities Outdoor Concerts

It looks like the summer weather has finally arrived here in the Tri-Cities, and not a moment too soon. And with the warmer weather, musicians and performing artists are headed outdoors for concerts. With help from the good folks at ArtsConnect, we’ve rounded up some events you may want to take in this season. All […]

SHARE Food Bank Fill-Up

Share Food Bank Fillup Tri-Cities

The SHARE Family and Community Services Society fills an important role in our community. It is a non-profit, independent, community based organization, which responds to the social needs of Tri-Cities residents. One of the biggest ways that they do this is through the SHARE Food Bank. It meets a very real need in our community, […]

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