PoCo News Digest September 23

Friday’s News Feed  …

Pic of the Day: Minister Shirley Bond, MLA Linda Reimer meet with PoCo School Trustees Judy Shirra and Michael Thomas as well as rest of SD#43 School Board at Terry Fox School

Flipped car damages railway arm, signal crossing in Port Coquitlam

Police are still searching for one of the occupants of the vehicle, who ran away before they arrived. Staff Writer / Tri City News September 22, 2016 02:21 PM Coquitlam RCMP officers are puzzling over a single-vehicle collision early Wednesday morning that damaged a CP Rail crossing arm.

PoCo company moving head office to Maple Ridge

Down to Business: MC Freight Systems moving head office to Maple Ridge – Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times

A picture from earlier this summer of the new MC Freigh Systems building under construction in Maple Ridge. If you regularly use the roundabout on the east side of Golden Ears Way, near Hammond, you’ve likely noticed the building that’s being constructed right there.

Walter takes 1st at DonkeyCross in Port Coquitlam

Coquitlam racer tops the podium at Tri-City event Tri City News September 22, 2016 02:46 PM A Tri-City resident took home the first-place prize during the DonkeyCross at Port Coquitlam’s Castle Park, a Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition (VCXC) racing series event. Sandra Walter led the elite women’s category, sharing the podium with second-place-finisher Carey Mark and third-place Morgan Cabot.

National science tour heads to Port Coquitlam school

Two years ago, Terry Fox secondary physics teacher Edward Csuka got to rub shoulders with leading Canadian theoretical physicists. Now, he wants his students and the community to do the same.

Port Coquitlam’s Silas eyes third mini stock racing title

Grade 12 driver will race in Agassiz this weekend Tri City News September 22, 2016 02:49 PM While most kids his age are busy working on their jump shot or perfecting their ability to skate backwards, Joey Silas is pursuing a different sporting dream.

 

Speed hump policy needs overhaul: Port Coquitlam council

To get new speed bumps – or any other type of infrastructure upgrade – in front of your street, Tri-City residents traditionally have to apply to their municipality and pay 90% of the costs. Now, the city of Port Coquitlam wants to overhaul that policy, saying it reeks of discrimination for homeowners not able to foot the bill.

 

 

 

 

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