March 18th, 2016

Friday’s Pic:  A new book of poems by former Port Coquitlam resident Brooke Carter about the Pickton murders. More from TC News.

News

Blakeburn Healing Garden Committee:  Our goal right now is to get City hall to book and plan the Blakeburn Lagoon public consultation meeting. It will be then, that I propose the garden and it will be an opportunity for the community to show their support.

TC News:  Port Coquitlam reaps $2.7m from six lots – Port Coquitlam took in an extra $400,000 last week after selling six of its surplus lots to five buyers.

Tri-Cities Homelessness – Sandy Burpee:  Column in TC News: Riverview, the dream of a complete community – Imagine a new community in southeast Coquitlam.

TC News:  Coquitlam RCMP search PoCo compassion club – Warrant ‘one step in investigation,’ say Mounties

Greg Moore:  Pleased to attend the Grand Opening of the Tsawwassen First Nation Sewage Treatment Plant. Here is Chief Williams. (video)

PoCo SPCA: A huge thank you to the folks at Andrew Sheret Ltd who raised a total of $585 for cupcake day! Thank you so much from all the staff, volunteers and the animals!

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TC News:  Terry Fox comes up short at AAA basketball provincials

Upcoming

March 18th – 24th:  SHARE:  This weekend – Canada Safeway hosts their national ‪#‎TakeABiteOutOfHunger‬ Food Drive. Tri-Cities Safeway’s (Shaughnessy, Sunwood Square & Austin (at Marmot), will be selling pre-made hampers at all their locations.

March 20th:  Free Riverview Tree Tour @ 1pm

March 20th:  Come feel the rhythm of latin jazz group, Rumba Calzada this coming Sunday @ Terry Fox Theatre. It’s our last concert of the series so make sure you don’t miss out!

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March 23rd:  Wellington Park Clean Up & Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt by: United Way Avenues of Change Coquitlam River

March 27th:  Love Food – Hate Waste team will be at select Safeway stores throughout the region to help shoppers save money and reduce food waste by eating more of the food they buy.

April 1st:   TCYBA IS LOOKING FOR REFEREES! Would you like to be involved in basketball and get paid for it? TCYBA is having a FREE Basketball Referee clinic on April 1 to help train people who are interested in officiating in our Spring basketball season.

April 9th:  BC Christian Academy fundraiser by test driving Fords

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Today

7:20 am & 4:20pm   Catching Up With Cathy “The who’s who and what’s what of the Tri-Cities” on Tri-City Radio CKPM 98.7 FM

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1:30 pm  Kids Movie Matinee @ Terry Fox Library

3:00-6:00 pm Crossroads Hospice Arms Pub Meat Draw @ The Arms Pub

6:30 pm: Fundraiser for Syrian Refugees hosted by  Nancy McCurrach, Nancy Furness, Chris McKinnon, Mohammed Khademyani, & Amy Lubik @ the Burke Beer House  ($27.11)

7:00 pm Crossroads Hospice CoffeeHouse with Caden Knudson, a fingerstyle guitar and banjo picker who plays a mix of old acoustic blues and folk songs with some contemporary tunes thrown in for good measure @ Leigh Square ($5 at the door)

 

 

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