PoCo July 24, 2016

Sunday:   MMASucka.com reported over the weekend that Port Coquitlam’s Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy (8-0) is finally getting his shot in a UFC Octagon.  The 23-year-old fighter had been rumoured to be on the organization’s radar heading into UFC on FOX 21, taking place in his hometown of Vancouver on Aug. 27. (Photo Credit 24hrs)

 

Alerts

City of Port Coquitlam – Traffic Alert – Coquitlam River Bridge. Starting next week (July 25) there will be bridge repairs to the Coquitlam River bridge but should not have an extensive impact to traffic – potential for lane closures at night (7pm – 4am) and short duration (30min) lane closures off peak periods during the day. Please watch for signage in the area, completed by August 31st.

News

Taiwan Group Paying for MP, MLA Junkets Has Crime Connections – Security expert says Canadians ‘naive’ in not seeing need for care in dealing with foreign lobbyists. PoCo Mayor Greg Moore was part of a junket last May.

Community

 All the love for half the price: BC SPCA holds adoption event for adult cats —-  Here’s a few adopted from PoCo SPCA yesterday.

Cinema Under the Stars – Inside Out @ Gates Park on Friday

Sports & Recreation

50th Bathtub race includes world record, controversy – Chris Glenn of Port Coquitlam finishes second by 64 seconds.

Canada Advances to Medal Round with Win over Netherlands at WBSC Women’s World Softball Championship –  Jenn Salling (Port Coquitlam, BC) broke out with a three-run homerun to provide most of the offence

RIVERSIDE ALUM, TEAGAN RASCHE, EARNS ALL-ACC HONOURS IN NCAA, PARLAYS WITH MOVE TO UNIV. OF ARIZONA

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