Links – Port Moody Inauguration and ranting about recreation

Port Moody Council Inauguration 2011

Last night I joined a full house at Port Moody City Hall for the inauguration of the newly elected council. After the swearing in, tribute was paid to the outgoing councillors and Joe Trasolini. New Mayor Mike Clay told a great story about Joe asking some kids on bikes why they weren’t using the skateboard […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mayoral Candidate Round-Up

Tri-Cities Civic Election 2011 Mayor Candidates

Civic elections are now just eight days away, and if you haven’t decided who you’re voting for, it’s time to start reading up on the candidates and considering your options. I’ve tracked down candidate videos thanks to YouTube and the Tri-City News for Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody, and I thought that sharing them […]

Links – A Highrise Looms Over Civic Election 2011

Austin Heights Highrise Coquitlam

We’re into the last two weeks of Civic Election 2011 here in the Tri-Cities. As if I haven’t mentioned it enough, head on over to, check out the candidate bios, and fill out the cheat sheet. For those candidates who haven’t filled out the candidate info form, we’ll be putting up whatever we can […]

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 […]

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