PoCo July 28, 2016 – Syrian Refugees Displaced by Fire

Thursday:   “Today would have been Terry’s 58th birthday. Please honour his memory by joining us for the 2016 Terry Fox Run. Thank you for 36 years of love and support. www.terryfox.org/run

 

News

“Ten of Coquitlam’s refugee newcomer families who arrived earlier this year from war-torn Syria are homeless again. Their apartment building caught fire today and they are once again living their days not knowing where they’ll be next. This is devastating – especially after everything they’ve already suffered.” GoFundMe Syrian Refugees Displaced by Fire

Michael Smyth: Why a tax now? Liberals saw trouble ahead in Metro suburbs – “They are in big trouble on this issue,” said Port Coquitlam MLA Mike Farnworth.

No to massive childcare centre in downtown Port Coquitlam

Linda Reimer – BC is experiencing an unprecedented rise in drug overdoses. A joint task force has been mobilized to scale up overdose response. https://news.gov.bc.ca/11631

Community

Tri-City Green Council – Tri-City GREENDRINKS needs its own LOGO – submit your ideas here!

Opinion

Letter: Let’s take care of our trail for Canada’s 150th – Cliff E. Van Alstyne, Port Coquitlam

Business

Chamber is already OVER 50% sold out for our annual Mayors’ BBQ! Pose your questions to Mayors Richard Stewart, Mike Clay – Mayor of Port Moody, John McEwen Campaign and Greg Moore during the live Q&A then connect on a smaller scale over a burger and bevvie.

Video of Waves Customer Appreciation Day

Video of Homemade Shakers and a ukulele accompany one another to “You are My Sunshine” at Little Cube Montessori

Art Knapp – Port Coquitlam is now booking parties for Funland!

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