Archives for November 2011

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Lantern Affair, Jingle Bell Jog + More!

Suter Brook Winter Festival Port Moody 2011

Ready for Christmas yet? This week in the Tri-Cities brings us more Christmas events as well as some great music performances and theatre events. You can also burn off all those holiday cookies you’ve been eating at the 2011 Jingle Bell Jog that starts at the Coquitlam Centre. Enjoy! What:Â National Film Board of Canada […]

Light up the Square: A Lantern Affair

Lantern Making for Light Up The Square at Place Des Arts and Mackin House Museum Coquitlam

Looking for some holiday fun this weekend? Bring the whole family to Carré Heritage Square [map] on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 4:30-7:30pm for Light up the Square: A Lantern Affair! This free community event is hosted by Place des Arts, Mackin House Museum and Gare de Fraser Mills Station. Light up the Square: A […]

SHARE-ing the Holiday Spirit

Share Society Tri-Cities Christmas

The SHARE Society provides family and community services to those of us who live in the Tri-Cities. Their programs include English practice groups, parent and tot drop-ins, addiction services, counselling and a food bank. At this time of year, they are especially active, ensuring that everyone – especially those in need – has a happy […]

Links – Mayor Joe Running for the NDP and Civic Election Fallout

Joe Trasolini NDP Candidate for Port Moody-Westwood

Well, it was a fun ride, but Civic Election 2011 is officially in the books. was a big hit on election day, pushing us over 100,000 pageviews over the course of the campaign, over 3,000 unique visitors hit the voting cheat 1906 times. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Winter Fair, IL Voce, Photomotion + More!

Crossroads Hospice Treasures of Christmas 2011 Coquitlam

Now that elections are out of the way – let’s get ready for Christmas! This week features many great Christmas-related events to get you in the merry mood plus other great non-Christmas events to enjoy as well. What: National Film Board of Canada Thursday Matinee When: Thursday, November 24 from 1:30-3:30pm Where: Coquitlam Library – […]

The Tri-Cities Voted, and the Results are In!

Tri-Cities Election Results 2011 Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

We spent Saturday evening visiting city halls, speaking with candidates and tweeting results. We spent Sunday recovering from civic election fever. Now, we’re ready to share the final numbers with you for the local elections in Anmore, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody (no election was held in Belcarra as the candidates were all acclaimed). […]

Remember to Vote on November 19!

Tri-Cities Vote Saturday

Tomorrow – Saturday, November 19, 2011 – is voting day all across BC. Voters will be taking to the polls, casting our ballots to choose our local governments. There is no election happening in Belcarra as no challengers decided to run against the incumbent candidates, but in Anmore, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody voting […]

Links – Civic Election This Saturday in the Tri-City News Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

With the Civic Election only days away, this is going to be an all civic election edition of the links. Haven’t decided who to vote for yet? Go to and make that cheat sheet to take to the polls with you. First link, hey, it’s us! The Tri-City News did a feature story on […]

What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Election Day, Unwrapped + More!

Place Des Arts Positively Petite Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities brings us a bunch of great events but don’t forget to go out and vote on November 19th! You can check out all of your local candidates and polling places at our sister site, Every vote counts! What: Tri-Cities Chamber Annual General Meeting When: Thursday, November 17 from 10:30am-1:30pm […]

Civic Election 2011: Port Moody Casino?

Port Moody Casino Referendum 2011

When voters across the province head to the polls on Saturday to choose their local governments, Port Moody residents will be asked to answer an extra question on their ballots. The question is: Should the opportunity be presented in future, are you in favour of the development of a casino in Port Moody? The decision […]

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