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Former Coquitlam Mayor Jon Kingsbury has lost his appeal of his fraud conviction from last year. Kingsbury received a suspended sentence and two years probation. Even in losing his appeal, as far as criminal former Tri-Cities mayors go, he’s still a distant second to Poco’s Scott Young.

To clear our palette, let’s find something positive a former Tri-Cities mayor is doing. Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Joe Trasolini is setting up a youth advisory committee. Members would meet with Joe once a month in a non-partisan format to discuss issues that matter to the youth of the Tri-Cities. If you’re between the ages of 15-18 and live in Port Moody, Coquitlam, Anmore or Belcarra, call 604.931.5477 or email joe.trasolini.mla (at)

If you’ve ever wondered who first created the fabulous gardens that are found around Riverview, turns out his name was Jack Renton. Check out the story at Coquitlam History.

When you talk about getting involved in the community of Port Moody, there aren’t many that have done more than Ron Curties, who passed away on November 13th.

With Port Moody and Port Coquitlam both turning 100 this year and Coquitlam’s 125th in 2016, Jill Cook tells us all about past Centennial projects in Coquitlam.

With the new Coquitlam City Centre library open and ready to collect your overdue fines (yes, you), Jesse Willis of the SFFaudio blog paid a visit and took some pictures.

I’m hungry. Let’s do three restaurant reviews this week. coffee.foodies heads to Casa Fabesso in Port Moody, Jenn’s Infinite Eat-List chows down at the Boathouse in Port Moody, and ohnaturelle is on a bellini hunt at Joey Coquitlam.

Finally, courtesy 604NewHome, Port Moody had their own double rainbow this past week. Not as good as this double rainbow, but pretty darned good.

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  1. Thank you for the link!