Archives for September 2011

Spirit of Community Awards Wrap-Up


Society for Community Development Spirit of Community Awards 2011 Tricities

On Tuesday, September 20 the Society for Community Development presented their Spirit of Community Awards. I attended, and it really was a fabulous event. The awards recognize the extraordinary people who contribute their time, talent and resources to make the Tri-Cities a fabulous place to live. They are truly the unsung heroes of our community, […]



Links – Announcing TriCityVotes.com


TriCityVotes.com Civic Election 2011 Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

OK, I’ve been teasing this for quite a while, so today we’re announcing the launch of TriCityVotes.com. In the past we’ve done email interviews with candidates for elections, this time we wanted to do something a little different for Civic Election 2011. I’m always a little dismayed with the voter turnout at civic elections and […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Ioco Ghost Town Days, Evening of Caring + More!


Roy Forbes Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

We have just a few great events this week in the Tri-Cities, including the Ioco Ghost Town Days this weekend, the Evening of Caring fundraising Gala on Saturday and the very last Tree Walk at Riverview for the year. Enjoy! What: Unplugged at the Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse When: Friday, September 30 at 7:00pm Where: The […]



Ioco Ghost Town Days


Ioco Ghost Town Days Port Moody Anmore

This October marks the 10th anniversary of Ioco Ghost Town Days. The event was begun in celebration of the establishment of the former Ioco town site as a designated heritage area. Helping to make all of this happen was one 96-year-old woman. Mary Anne Cooper isn’t from Ioco, but you wouldn’t know it to hear […]



Evergreen Family Series 2011/12


Evergreen Cultural Centre Family Series 2011/12 Coquitlam

The folks at Evergreen Cultural Centre are so excited, they can’t contain themselves! They promise that season’s lineup of family-friendly entertainment will have kids giggling at silly stories, gasping at death defying circus acts, hollering at delightful marionettes and singing arias along with opera singers. Programming the family series is always a highlight for Evergreen’s […]



Links – We’re Making New West Angry Again


Royal Columbian Hospital New Westminster Coquitlam

Welcome to the latest edition of the links. We’re gearing up for Civic Election 2011 with a major announcement coming from us in the next few days. And no, I am not running for Coquitlam Council. Stay tuned… One thing we do like to do here in the Tri-Cities is get New Westminster angry. After […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Festivals Galore


Port Moody Festival of the Arts Expressions of Iran

This week in the Tri-Cities brings us the 14th Annual Port Moody Festival of the Arts which occurs at various locations throughout Port Moody. Check out our post on the event here for a rundown of all the events scheduled for the festival. Also happening is the Rivers and Trails Festival plus the 10 km […]



Dancing with our Stars Coming to Coquitlam


Dancing with our stars 2011 Coquitlam

There’s something about hit reality shows that inspire local events. Have you noticed that? When Survivor was big, we started seeing copycats springing up everywhere. You could play Survivor-style games in Victoria or Kelowna or Surrey. American Idol has also spawned all sorts of spin-offs, including the popular Port Moody Idol event every year at […]



Plenty of Awards Nominations in Port Moody


Port Moody Spike Awards 2011

Do you know a person or business in Port Moody that deserves to be recognized for their excellence? If so, we have good news for you! Nominations are currently open for the Spike Awards and the Civic Awards, and at least one category is bound to fit the bill. Plus, there’s something in it for […]



Links – Coquitlam mayor’s race off to rousing start


Inlet Park Redesign Port Moody

The civic election nominations haven’t even opened yet, and already Barrie Lynch and Richard Steward in Coquitlam are squaring off. The two are vying for the Mayor’s chair currently occupied by Stewart. Always good to get a little bad blood going in the campaign early, adds a little excitement. Seems we’re not the only blog […]

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