Archives for October 2011

Port Coquitlam – Leading the Green Charge

Port Coquitlam Green

We’re pretty eco-conscious here in the Tri-Cities – and really all across Metro Vancouver. When you live in such a beautiful setting, it’s only natural to want to do what you can to protect it. But locally, one city is really going above and beyond in the quest to become green, from roofs to waste […]

Civic Election – Voting Strategy

Tri-Cities Civic Election 2011 Voting Strategy

The slates are set, the candidates are holding fundraisers and knocking on doors, all-candidates meetings are being held, and things are heating up as we head into civic elections on November 19. Over on we’re working hard to get candidates’ info entered, and we’re hoping to launch our voter cheat sheet early next week. […]

Links – Coquitlam King Edward Overpass Opens Saturday

King Edward Overpass Coquitlam Open

After a few months of traffic tie-ups and limited access to the furniture and gambling facilities of Coquitlam, this Saturday, October 29th the King Edward Corridor reopens to traffic. Speaking of our gambling facility, The Boulevard Casino got approval from Coquitlam Council to build a new 181 room hotel. The hotel was put off through […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Halloween Events, A Class Act, Buddy Holly + More!

Halloween in the Tricities

We hope everyone in the Tri-Cities is preparing for a spooktacular Halloween! There are tons of great Halloween events for kids and adults this week, plus some non-Halloween fun events as well. Enjoy! What:Â Nominee’s Luncheon for the Business Excellence Awards When: Thursday, October 27 from 11:30am-1:30pm Where: Westwood Plateau [map] The skinny:Â The excitement […]

Updated: Dog Parks in the Tri-Cities

Dog Parks Tricities Port Moody Coquitlam Port Coquitlam

Visit any park in the Tri-Cities and you’re sure to see a dog or four. We love our furry friends, and who can blame us? Dogs make wonderful companions for young and old alike. However, problems sometimes arise when dogs and people interact. Dogs need to run, we all know that. In local parks and […]

All-Candidates Meetings

Tri-Cities All Candidates Meetings

The slates are set, the candidates are on the campaign trail, and things are heating up in the race to civic elections on November 19. One great way to help you learn a little bit more about the people who are seeking public office and vying for your vote is to attend an all candidates […]

Links – The Tri-Cities Civic Candidates Are Set

Civic Election 2011 Candidates Set Tri-Cities

The nominations are in, and Civic Election 2011 is off and running. 53 people are vying for council seats across the Tri-Cities and more than 75 people are running for mayor, council, and school board. For all the info you need to choose who you’re going to vote for, visit our civic election site […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Spike Awards, Salmon Come Home + More!

Hoy Scott Watershed Society Salmon Come Home

What: Poco Museum General Meeting When: Thursday, October 20 at 1:00pm Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village [map] The skinny: Updates and reports for members and the public, Bryan Ness – PoCo’s Guardian Angels – Fire Department. In the Community Room at The Gathering Place at Leigh Square. More info: 604.927.7611 What: NECRA Monthly Meeting […]

Where’s the Diversity in Local Government?

Tricitites diversity local councils

Here at The V3H we’re trying our best to make you aware of the upcoming civic elections, which take place in every community in British Columbia on November 19. You can read up on the candidates at, and you can hear about the issues surrounding this election here on this site, or by following […]

Tri-Cities Chamber Small Business Week

For more than 30 years the Business Development Bank of Canada has organized Small Business Week. It’s a chance to pay tribute to Canadian entrepreneurs, and everything that they do. This year, the event takes place from October 16 – 22, and the theme is: Power Up Your Business. Invest. Innovate. Grow. The Tri-Cities Chamber […]

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