March 13th, 2016

Sunday’s Pic:  Just like our chalkboard says, “Our stores may not be humongous, but they’re packed full with local and handmade foods” –  Meridian Meats

Today’s Events

K9 Veterans Day: A time to commend the courage of all dogs who serve and protect.

8:00 am  Dollars With Sense Financial Planning Show on Tri-City Radio CKPM 98.7 FM

9:15 – 10:30 pm Womens only Swim at Hyde Creek Rec Centre ($6)

3:00 – 4:00 pm  Sunday Meat Draws @ PoCo Legion

7:00 pm  Port Moody Film Festival “Room” @ Inlet Theatre

11:30 pm  Tri-Cities Magazine on Shaw Cable 4

Upcoming Events

March 15th:  Reservations on Discover Camping open to the public on March 15th at 7:00am!


March 20th   Westwood Cycle Job Fair @ 3590 Westwood St.

News & Announcements

Canada Remembers:  Two years ago yesterday on March 12, 2014 – the Canadian Armed Forces lowered the Canadian flag in Afghanistan for the last time as Canada’s military mission in the country came to an end.

Port Coquitlam residents were among those who served.

From June 28, 2010 City Council Minutes

Item No. 4a
His Worship Mayor G. Moore introduced and welcomed back Warrant Officer Ellick Pau, Corporals Justin Litzenberger, Trevor Street and Kyle Yorston, who had recently returned from serving our country in Afghanistan. Mayor Moore also welcomed the Seaforth 2893 Cadets, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 Port Coquitlam members, and members of the Port Coquitlam Fire Honour Guard for joining in the celebration of their return.

The soldiers were returning the City of Port Coquitlam flags that they took with them to Afghanistan to display proudly while they were serving Canada. This was part of a “Flag Project” that the Kandahar City Provincial Reconstruction Team (KPRT) was involved in. The KPRT consisted of over 500 Canadians from across the nation and the flag project allowed them to fly various City flags at the entrance of their camp.

Warrant Officer Ellick Pau’s unit was involved in the project and presented a Certificate of Recognition to the City for being involved in the “Flag Project”. Corporals Litzenberger, Street and Yorston were not allowed to display the flag at their camp due to insurgents; however, they put the flag up in their shared tent. They also presented the City with an Afghanistan flag.

Tri-Cities Community TV Profile of Port Coquitlam Artist Denise MaxwellSee her Art here.


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