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: Construction Nightmares I Have Known


Ecowest Port Coquitlam bankrupt

Port Coquitlam home renovation company Ecowest recently filed for bankruptcy. Hundreds of homeowners are now out thousands of dollars for work that was never done. Unfortunately, I’m one of those homeowners. For a fascinating trip through my master bedroom, check out this story from Global News. The RCMP have also launched an investigation into the […]



Links: A Vision for Riverview and Pink Shirt Day


Pink Shirt Day 2014

One of our favourite pastimes here in the Tri-Cities is talking about Riverview. What should be done with it. What shouldn’t be done with it. Everyone seems to have an opinion. Now BC Housing, Shared Services BC and the City of Coquitlam are starting an exercise to figure out what to do with the place. […]



Links: Mundy Park Plans and Digging Holes


Mundy Park Coquitlam draft plan

Mundy Park in Coquitlam has a lot of very nice trees, and the City of Coquitlam is putting together a plan to take care of them. A preliminary concept has been announced for the management of the urban forest area of the park. The plan will inform future decisions about what to do with the […]



Links: Now I have to remember to write “2014” on my cheques


Share Family and Community Services Coquitlam Port Moody Port Coquitlam

2014 is here, although I’m sure I will think we’re in 2013 until around April. Perhaps I should just skip ahead to thinking it’s 2015 and get ahead of the curve. One example of this being useful is if you are an artist. Place Des Arts is now accepting submissions for their 2015 gallery exhibitions. […]



Links: Finding a better way to SHARE


SHARE Family and Community Services Survey

SHARE Family and Community Services have launched a “broad-based community consultation aimed at finding ways to improve the delivery of services related to poverty in the Tri-Cities.” They are look for ideas on how to help the vulnerable, and improve the quality of life in the Tri-Cities. Fill out the survey at their website until […]



Links: Evergreen Construction and Fall Photos


Evergreen Line Construction Lafarge Lake

Over the Remembrance Day weekend, major work was done on the Evergreen Line at the corner of Ioco and Barnet Highway. This week the changes start at the end of the line in Coquitlam. At the intersection of Pinetree and Guildford Way, there will be some changes as construction starts on the elevated guideway around […]



Links: Turfing Red Robinson from the marquee a disgrace


Red Robinson Show Theatre Coquitlam Boulevard Casino

So as we reported a while back, the Boulevard Casino in Coquitlam will be rebranding itself as the Hard Rock Casino on December 20th. Great Canadian Gaming continues to run the facility with the licensed name. So far so good. The Boulevard branding was always a little scattered, and anything they want to do to […]



Links: Countdown to Coquitlam By-Election 2013


Coquitlam By-Election 2013

We’re counting down to the Coquitlam City By-Election this Saturday, October 26th. As we mentioned in our post last week, there will be two more advance poll. This Wednesday at the Poirier Community Centre, and this Friday at the Pinetree Community Centre. A few places for more by-election info. Last Wednesday and Thursday were the […]



Links: Port Coquitlam City Guide and Time Capsule


Port Coquitlam City Info Guide

The City of Port Coquitlam has released a new City Info Guide. The guide provides info about the municipal government on the east side. You can download it in PDF format here. On October 15th, Poco will be burying a time capsule as part of the centennial celebrations. They’re looking for submissions of art, photographs, […]

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