Tri-Cities News Digest September 24-25

Sunday News Feed…

Pic of the Day: TC Community TV interviewing 55+ Games swimming medal winner and Mayor Richard Stewart

 

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BC Uncorked is a unique semi-annual BC focused food and wine festival. The event showcases wines from over 45 top-rated BC wineries, matched with intriguing foods provided by 10 of the best local restaurants and caterers. The event is proud to partner with The Ride to Conquer Cancer in hosting BC Uncorked, which is in its 12th season.

Goulish Gala Pageant – BRITISH COLUMBIA

EVENT: Goulish Gala Pageant WHEN: Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 WHERE: Rehearsal Hall at the Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam B.C., V3B 7Y3 The All-Canadian pageant system gives every contestant a chance to shine on stage. The idea is to come out for fun meet friends, while increasing your confidence and developing an outgoing personality.

Saturday News Feed…

Local MP Ron McKinnon’s bill gets renewed attention as overdoses on the rise.

Liberals prepared to kill Harper government limits on supervised-injection sites

OTTAWA – The federal government said Wednesday it is prepared to amend Conservative legislation that critics say was intended to prevent the national proliferation of supervised injection sites modelled after Vancouver’s Insite facility. The pledge from Health Minister Jane Philpott came after B.C. New Democrat MP Don Davies, who earlier Wednesday pushed through a motion […]

Woman searching for Coquitlam bear attack victim to deliver get well cards

A Coquitlam, B.C., woman is searching for the young victim of a bear attack so she can deliver several get well cards from the community. In August, a 10-year-old girl was mauled by a bear near a popular Coquitlam trail and hospitalised with serious injuries.

Coquitlam cyclists oblivious as black bear snacks in tree above them (VIDEO)

A group of bikers were so focussed on the road in front of them that they failed to spot a black bear who was snacking on berries in a tree overhanging a road in Coquitlam. The cyclists bearly noticed (sorry) the critter as it stepped out onto the tree limb that was overhanging the road.

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