Links: Affordable Housing and Secrets of the Deep


2013 City of Coquitlam Annual Report

July 2nd is the day the garbage all changes in Coquitlam. The new carts have been delivered to about a third of homes now. The city reminds everyone to hold off on using the new bins until the official July 2nd start date. Those bins aren’t exactly easy for the current garbage folks to lift […]



Links: Policial Musical Chairs and Houses are Expensive


Tri-Cities Homelessness Task Group

The provincial election is behind us, but nobody saw that one coming. The BC Liberals took the day while adding to their seat total from the last election. This includes 3 of the 4 Tri-Cities ridings, leaving Mike Farnworth as the lone NDP representative, barring a recount of the 105 spread in Coquitlam-Maillardville. One of […]



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 – The Day After The Biggest Game Ever


Buntzen Lake photo courtesy http://www.flickr.com/photos/revertebrate/1512863847/

I had a different intro for this written yesterday. After the events of last night, I am so disheartened by the black eye our city has once again taken that it didn’t seem appropriate. So here are the links from a happier time… Port Moody-Westwood MP James Moore is unimpressed with the lack of progress […]

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