Links: A Vision for Riverview and Pink Shirt Day

Pink Shirt Day 2014

One of our favourite pastimes here in the Tri-Cities is talking about Riverview. What should be done with it. What shouldn’t be done with it. Everyone seems to have an opinion. Now BC Housing, Shared Services BC and the City of Coquitlam are starting an exercise to figure out what to do with the place. They are looking for public input. I’m sure they’re going to get a lot of it.

The first open house sessions will be…

For more info BC Housing has set up a fancy website at

This Wednesday is Pink Shirt Day, spreading the anti-bullying message for the 7th year. To support the movement, wear pink on Wednesday. For more info visit

The Vancouver Observer has a piece about Port Moody Councillor Rick Glumac. He’s questioning a Metro Vancouver plan to build a garbage incinerator

Speaking of ways of disposing your household waste, Coquitlam residents are now able to recycle their Styrofoam.

Port Coquitlam is hosting a street banner contest. If you’ve got a little design skill, you’ve got until Friday, February 28th to make a submission. Check out the Leigh Square website for more info.

Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA Selina Robinson has posted her February update on her blog.

Here’s something neat. Miss 604 has posted a YouTube video of Robson Street in Vancouver, shot in 1964.

And finally, it’s been a pretty big week for Canadian hockey fans. A pair of gold medals at the Olympics in Sochi have been the cause of much rejoicing. I can’t get enough of hockey winning reaction videos, and we’ve got a little one from Coquitlam Centre as Canada defeated the U.S. to get to the gold medal game.

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