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Coquitlam Centre Accepting Coat Donations

October 3rd, 2013 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Throughout the month of October, Coquitlam Centre is accepting gently-used women’s coats and jacket, in partnership with Dress for Success Vancouver. “We‟re really excited to be working with Dress for Success again this year,” says Deborah Stetz, Marketing Director, Coquitlam Centre. The partnership coincides with Coquitlam Centre’s “Rock that Coat” theme this fall, with the […]

Extra Helping Holiday Food Drive

November 19th, 2012 @ 7:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the year-round efforts of campaigns like Five Hole for Food, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank (and food banks across Canada) stay top of mind. It’s during the holidays however that the pinch is felt the most for many and food banks really need your help to keep the shelves stocked. Real Canadian Superstore […]

Blogger Profile: Jon Strocel

July 19th, 2012 @ 3:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over the years I have profiled bloggers from the Northwest Territories to the Fraser Valley, anyone that interests me and that I hope will interest you as well. A few years ago I started asking a standard set of questions and I’ve sent these out to a few local bloggers for this week’s series. Click, […]

Getting Festive in Port Moody

December 11th, 2011 @ 3:37pm by Guest Author

You probably don’t need me to tell you that the holiday season is here. And while everyone in Metro Vancouver enjoys Bright Nights in Stanley Park or the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens, out here in the Northeast Sector we have some fabulous Christmas events of our own to mark the season. So if […]

Canada Day 2011 Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Richmond, Tri-Cities, West Vancouver

June 28th, 2011 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Everyone is welcome at Vancouver’s Canada Day on the waterfront at Canada Place however if you’re looking for something local, there are a few other locations where you can celebrate Canada’s 144th birthday. Burnaby Head to the Burnaby Village Museum for carousel rides, Vaudeville performances, dancers, artists, and more. Fort Langley All of Fort Langley […]

Summer Fun in the Tri-Cities

June 26th, 2011 @ 2:10pm by Guest Author

The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from TheV3H.com and Strocel.com. If you don’t come from the Tri-Cities, you might not know that the term refers to Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody – plus Anmore and Belcarra. So, yes, there are actually five municipalities in the Tri-Cities, but “Tri-Cities and Bi-Villages” […]

Mourning the Loss of Betty Fox

June 17th, 2011 @ 11:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been minutes since the new broke of the passing of one of Canada’s favourite moms, Betty Fox. Just two week ago, the Terrry Fox Foundation reported that she was seriously ill. Betty Fox & photo of her son, Terry. Source: Tri-City News Statement from the Fox family: “It is with considerable sadness that we […]

Wheel to Heal 2011

April 28th, 2011 @ 11:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Wheel to Heal is coming up in May as locals ride their bikes to raise funds for Eagle Ridge Hospital in the Tri-Cities area. Participants are challenged to fundraise (by way of a personal campaign website) for the event which will consist of riding a 10km, 40km, or 80km course throughout Port Moody, Coquitlam, and […]