Links: Of course New West wants to point the Pattullo to Coquitlam

Rubens Shoes fundraiser Port Moody

With the Evergreen Line quickly going up all around us, the land use plans that are being discussed today will shape the community for generations to come. The City of Coquitlam is looking for input on a combined Burquitlam Lougheed Neighbourhood Plan. New West says six-lane Pattullo should go between Coquitlam and Surrey. Of course […]

Links: Bailey Bridge Blowup and Ford Nation Fail

Rob Ford Fogge Dew Coquitlam

The 23rd annual Port Moody Ecological Society Fingerling Festival is coming up, and they are looking for a little help. They need some volunteers to help with the event, especially if you have Food Safe. If you have any prizes you can donate for the raffle table, that would also be greatly appreciated. Check out […]

Links: This Week in Avoiding By-Elections

Dont Vote Coquitlam City Hall

Seems the excitement of the provincial election will be with us for weeks to come in Coquitlam, as the haggling over whether or not we’re having a by-election continues. After the final absentee ballots came in, Coquitlam Councillor Selina Robinson now holds a 35 vote lead over Liberal Steve Kim in Coquitlam-Maillardville. This slim margin […]

Links: The Troll Finally Broke the Bailey Bridge

I can’t believe there was something wrong with the Bailey Bridge, the old one lane embarrassment that connects New Westminster to United Boulevard. The bridge was closed for the past couple weeks after a crack was found in the supports. Now this bridge should have been replaced back in 2011 when Translink was going to […]

Links: myPortMoody launches with new online services

myPortMoody Online City of Port Moody

Remember heading to the bank in the 80s on a Friday afternoon? People cashing actual paychecks to get actual cash to go spend on actual booze in actual bars. The only thing to keep you occupied during that long wait was the ability to smoke a cigarette and have a convenient ashtray right in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Links – The Tri-Cities Civic Candidates Are Set

Civic Election 2011 Candidates Set Tri-Cities

The nominations are in, and Civic Election 2011 is off and running. 53 people are vying for council seats across the Tri-Cities and more than 75 people are running for mayor, council, and school board. For all the info you need to choose who you’re going to vote for, visit our civic election site […]

Links – New Website for City of Port Moody

City of Port Moody Website

So much linky goodness, and one of the better videos of the week, so let’s get started! City Caucus has a roundup of some of the off the beaten path stories coming out of the Union of BC Municipalities convention last week. Could someone explain to me why everyone is freaking out about BC Hydro […]

Links – We’re Making New West Angry Again

Royal Columbian Hospital New Westminster Coquitlam

Welcome to the latest edition of the links. We’re gearing up for Civic Election 2011 with a major announcement coming from us in the next few days. And no, I am not running for Coquitlam Council. Stay tuned… One thing we do like to do here in the Tri-Cities is get New Westminster angry. After […]

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