Archives for August 2011

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Hiring Fair, Little River Band + More!

Little River Band at Red Robinson Theatre Coquitlam

This week leads up to Labour Day on Monday but for all those individuals and families not traveling, here are a few great events for you to enjoy. There’s a hiring fair, the Little River Band, two breakfast networking meetings, an art display opening and a few other fun things to do! What: AM Networking […]

Time to Amalgamate?

Tricities Amalgamation

Some weeks ago I wrote a post about threats issued by certain Port Moody Councillors, suggesting they would close the Murray-Clarke corridor to Coquitlam residents. Port Moody Council had voted to re-claim control of the section of road following TransLink’s decision to not proceed with the much-needed and long-overdue Murray-Clarke Connector. While I understood their […]

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup 2011 in Port Moody

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

The Port Moody Ecological Society continues to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. The group runs Noons Creek Hatchery, which includes a salmon and trout hatchery, a water quality lab and community outreach programs, using salmon and trout life-cycle ecology as an instructional vehicle. They also present the annual Fingerling Festival in Port Moody. Each […]

Links – Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black Resigns

Iain Black Vancouver Board of Trade

In a surprise move, Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black is announcing his resignation from the BC government. He’s leaving to become President and CEO of the Vancouver Board of Trade. This hot on the heels of Barry Penner leaving to, as they often say, spend more time with his family. Iain has represented the riding […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Summer BBQ, Chippendales + More!

Port Moody Library Summer Reading Club Medal Ceremony

A pretty quiet week in the Tri-Cities but still plenty of farmer’s markets and music/art events for everyone to enjoy plus the male revue show Chippendales for the ladies! What: Summer BBQ with Pancho & Sal at Glen Pine When: Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 11:30am-2:00pm Where: Glen Pine Pavilion [map] The skinny:Â Come to […]

Place des Arts – Adults-Only and Family Open Houses

Place Des Arts Ignite and Family Day

It’s no secret that we here at the V3H love Place des Arts. They really are an amazing local resource. If you haven’t taken the time to stop by and see an exhibition, browse the gift shop or attend an event, it’s definitely worth a visit. This September Place des Arts is bringing back two […]

Tri-Cities Kidney Walk in Coquitlam

4th Annual Kidney Walk in Coquitlam

Did you know that 85% of British Columbians surveyed were in favour of organ donation? And yet, only 17% have registered to be organ donors? In fact, I myself fall into the 68% of British Columbians who are in favour of organ donation, but haven’t registered. Back when I could just request the sticker on […]

Links – Port Moody Banners and Casino Hotels

Red Robinson Show Theatre Coquitlam Boulevard Casino

It’s officially the dog days of summer. Basically it means we aren’t getting much done at work, Costco has just put out the Christmas stuff, and it’s a smaller edition of the links. The City of Port Moody is looking for new banner designs for the streetlights around town. This year the theme is “Faces […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Car Show, Kidney Walk + Tree Tour!

Finnies Garden Riverview Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities has a few diverse events for all of us to enjoy. First up is the recurring ArtistCircle, then we have a fundraiser, a car show, the Kidney Walk and a few other great events in between. Finally, the Riverview Hospital’s Public Tree Tour rounds out this week’s events. What: Coquitlam […]

Downtown PoCo Car Show

Downtown Port Coquitlam Car Show 2011

The Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association presents Port Coquitlam’s 7th Annual Downtown Car Show. The free event provides visitors an incredible opportunity to see a range of unique, vintage and custom vehicles as over 300 cars, trucks and motorcycles line the downtown streets. The event takes place on Sunday, August 21. The car show runs […]

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