Links: Poco Heritage Gets A Home

Port Coquitlam Heritage Society Heritage at Leigh Square

The same day that Port Coquitlam celebrated its 100th birthday, the Poco Heritage Society opened their new museum. Known as Heritage at Leigh Square, the new museum covers the history of the area from the original First Nations residents right up to the present day. The story is told through storyboards, pictures, and video. I […]

Links: Anyone worried about the Port Moody tax increase? Anyone?

Port Moody Property Tax Meeting

If the City of Port Moody holds a public consultation and nobody shows up, did it really happen? The preliminary 2013 budget for the City of Port Moody is floating a 6.65% property tax increase, but there were more councillors and staff than residents at the recent public meeting on the subject. Could it be […]

Links – Parking will cost you and Anmore likes to vote

The High Street Parking Coquitlam

There are many reasons that I moved to the suburbs. I now have a backyard, the kids have room to roam, but the biggest reason was all the free parking. No longer in Coquitlam City Centre though. New pay stations and street pay parking went into effect September 1st. Parking pay stations are being re-installed […]

Links: Olympic Medals and Evergreen Line Stations

New York Subway

We’re back from our big adventure in New York City, and while New York is an awesome place to visit, it’s wonderful to come home to the beauty and sane humidity levels of the Tri-Cities. Here’s a few things I managed to catch up on. While we were in Manhattan I got a few messages […]

Links – Evergreen Line News and New Poco CAO

Teen vs Mailbox Port Moody

When the chance comes around to shamelessly plug something that I’m in, it always goes to the top of the links post. This week I was profiled on Check it out only for the whimsical photo choice. After searching high and low for 4 months, Port Coquitlam has a new Chief Administrative Officer. Longtime […]

Links – Help Needed In Case Of Fraser River Flood

Fraser River Flood 2012 Coquitlam

This week the waters of the Fraser River are rising, and the Kwiketlem First Nation looking for volunteers to help sandbag. Back in 2007, residents of the Tri-Cities came out in great numbers, and this year the threat is even greater. Fred Hulbert, a Councillor with the Kwikwetlem First Nations, is creating an E-mail List […]

Links – Coquitlam Transit Development Open Houses

Transit Oriented Development Strategy Coquitlam

The Evergreen Line is coming, and it’s time to start really planning. The City of Coquitlam is putting together a Transit-Oriented Development Strategy. Here’s a video detailing what it’s all about. This week they’ll be holding a couple of open houses you may want to check out… Burquitlam Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012 Time: 5:00p.m. […]

Links – Port Moody-Coquitlam By-Election set for April 19th

Port Moody Byelection

Yesterday Keith Baldrey at Global BC broke the news that the Port Moody-Coquitlam by-election will finally be set today. We’ll be voting on Thursday, April 19th. The candidates have been ready to go for some time now. An interesting breakdown of the polling can be found at the polling blog Blunt Objects. Look for candidate […]

Links – Evergreen Line Traffic and Restaurant Reviews Galore

The Shaughnessy Public Mural Port Coquitlam Lions Park

Back with another edition of the links after a week off. Last week our site was hacked, which threw off the posting schedule a little. Now is all spic and span, so we’re back in action. The new Shaughnessy Tower in Port Coquitlam is getting quite the mural. Check out the progress on the […]

Links – Evergreen Breaks Ground and Liberals to Name Candidate

Evergreen Line shovel Coquitlam Port Moody

The first two contracting firms have been signed up and work is ready to begin on the Evergreen Line. The announcement was made yesterday morning at the Port Moody West Coast Express station. Pedre Contractors Ltd. and Hans Demolition and Excavators will be installing new underground power lines and tearing down vacant buildings. It’s not […]

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