Gearing up for Coquitlam 125


Coquitlam 125

In 2016, Coquitlam will be celebrating its 125th anniversary. Incorporated on July 25, 1891, Coquitlam was a small agricultural community. At the time of incorporation, a state-of-the-art lumber mill – later known as Fraser Mills – was under construction on the north bank of the Fraser River. In the early 1900s, French Canadians settled in […]



Give Back on the Place des Arts Board


Place Des Arts Coquitlam Board Member

Place des Arts in Coquitlam was founded in 1972. In the past forty-plus years it has grown into an established non-profit arts centre and music school located at Carré Heritage Square in the historic Maillardville neighbourhood. The centre offers quality arts education for all ages and abilities to inspire the artist in everyone. It also […]



The HomeTeam Offers Extreme Hope with Extreme Makeovers


The Home Team Coquitlam

You’ve probably seen ‘Extreme Makeover’ TV shows that assist families in need with home renovations. But did you know that a Coquitlam group called ‘The HomeTeam’ has been doing it here in the Tri-Cities since 2007? The HomeTeam is a non-profit community outreach program of the Cornerstone Seventh Day Adventist Church consisting of 12 core […]



English Ivy Removal Event at Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam


Minnekhada English Ivy Removal

When I hear of English Ivy it conjures up thoughts and images of Ivy League, staid old buildings and libraries or country estates in the English countryside and not invasive species. But English Ivy is just that and, if not controlled, Hedera helix can choke out other plants and create ‘ivy deserts’ where other plant […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Ethan Claymore, Impromtu + More!


Stage 43 Ethan Claymore Coquitlam Evergreen Cultural Centre

What:Â Good Riddance:Â Showing Clutter the Door When: Thursday, October 13 from 7:00-8:30pm Where: Coquitlam Library – City Centre [map] The skinny:Â Organization experts Heather Knittel and Susan Borax are the authors of Good Riddance: Showing Clutter the Door, which identifies the top 100 house-cluttering culprits most deserving of eviction, and how to send them […]



Friends of Leigh Square Seeks Volunteers for Board


Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Port Moody

Does the idea of serving on the board of a non-profit society appeal to you? It’s a great way to give back to your community, meet other local people who share your interests, and learn what it takes to help an organization run. If this sounds like your thing, you may want to consider serving […]



Port Coquitlam Volunteer Recognition Nominations


Port Coquitlam

Keeping a City running effectively takes more than just politicians and CUPE members. It takes a whole lot of people who are willing to pitch in and volunteer. Port Coquitlam has been recognizing these tireless individuals since 1997, and if you know someone who helps make Port Coquitlam better, it’s time to let the City […]



Port Moody Looking for Parking Ambassadors


The City of Port Moody is searching for residents aged 21 and older to volunteer as Port Moody Parking Ambassadors during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. If you are selected, you could win a chance to purchase Olympic event tickets. The City of Port Moody is a Community Contributor partner with the 2010 […]



Golden Spike Days need your help


The Golden Spike Days Festival, the premiere event of the summer in Port Moody, is looking for volunteers to help put on the event.

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