The First Annual Ecoblitz Comes to Minnekhada


Metro Vancouver Ecoblitz

On Saturday, October 25, 2014 Metro Vancouver will host its first annual Ecoblitz. What does that mean? That means they’re holding a day of environmental stewardship across the Regional Park system. Volunteers from around the region will be working on 10 ecological restoration projects in 10 parks together with Park Partner organizations and Regional Park […]



Links – Port Mann toll introductory rate and how hard is it to vote?


Port Mann Bridge Toll Reduction

Just a quick reminder, this Sunday is the Terry Fox Run in support of cancer research. We wrote about the event here, pick a run closest to you (there seems to be one every 30 meters or so), and support this great cause. Coquitlam Councillor Terry O’Neill has an idea to get more people out […]



Art in the Park 2012


Art in the Park 2012 Minnekhada Park

Minnekhada Park in Coquitlam is a hidden gem here in the Tri-Cities. Minnekhada Lodge was built on the site in 1934 to serve as a country retreat and hunting lodge for Eric W. Hamber. Hamber later became Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, and after him Lietuenant-Governor Colonel Clarence Wallace called the lodge home. The estate has […]



Links – Nature of the Tri-Cities Edition


Place Des Arts Doll Making Workshop Maillardville Coquitlam

I would say that spring has sprung here in the Tri-Cities, except for the snow. And the sleet I was running through on Wednesday morning. But hey, it’s supposed to be 17 degrees in Toronto today. I’m looking forward to getting back to our smug weather superiority soon. The financial disclosure statements from the civic […]

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