PoCo Digest July 22, 2016

Friday:   Port Coquitlam’s Jarrett Chong wins the gold in the boys javelin competition on Friday morning at  Rotary Stadium, the first day of the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford.I (mage Credit: Gary Ahuja)



On June 28, 2013 a 57 year old woman was assaulted as she was unlocking her front door. Although the motive is unknown, police beleive that it was a targetted attack. Police ask that anyone with information to please call 604-945-1550 and qyote police file number 2013-18275http://ow.ly/OGCX302w3Qx

Picture of suspect car in unsolved 2013 assault released – It has been over three years since a 57-year-old woman was assaulted in an unprovoked attack in Port Coquitlam and now Mounties say they have made progress in the investigation. The alleged assault took place shortly after 4:30 p.m. on June 28, 2013, in the 2800-block of Commonwealth Street.



Naloxone more accessible under Fraser Health strategy to combat overdoses – Port Coquitlam fire fighters were trained to administer injectable naloxone about two months ago, shortly after crews in Vancouver and Surrey.

Chloé Ellis is running for BC Conservative Party leadership. She is a professional advisor in the financial industry raised in Port Coquitlam and now a homeowner in New Westminster, where last year she ran for the Conservative Party in the federal election.


Check out the early entries from PoCo Heritages Urban Wildlife Photo Contest

Bayley, Deborah - Meet the New Neighbours

Arts & Entertainment

Check out Jack Garton and the Demon Squadron at Leigh Square on Saturday from to 2 to 4pm.

Sports & Recreation

World Softball Games Update – Through four games, Port Coquitlam’s Jenn Salling has been Canada’s offensive catalyst so far – on Sunday she slammed her third home run of the tournament while driving in four runs.

SHOTPUT: New record set by Surrey’s Gabri. The silver medal went to Michelle Badson of New Westminster, and bronze was earned by Jenevieve Patry-Smith of Port Coquitlam.

WOLCZYK PLACES 14TH AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Local javelin thrower and Arch Bishop Carney alum, Brittni Wolczyk, completed her run representing Canada at the World Jr. Track & Field Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She placed 14th in the international field. Brittni now moves back into NCAA Div 1. competition as she will return to the Univ. of Nebraska for the fall season.

Brittni Wolczyk

More photos of PoCo Grand Prix


The Giggle Dam Dinner Theatre – Say hello to Shauna. Many of you may know her as your server on recent visits to the Dam. We hired her as a server but it turns out her last name is Singer and guess what? She really is one! An unbelievable one at that…as well as an actress and an accomplished dancer…and so with talent like that we are Dam happy and Dam proud to introduce her to you all as OUR NEWEST CAST MEMBER!


Dinakis Mediterranean Grill – Experienced Line cook needed




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