Tri-Cities News Digest September 27

Tuesday News Feed…

Pic of the Day:   Cops for Cancer Visit Coquitlam RCMP

 

Port Moody Debate Coach Frankie Cena on Global

Trump vs. Clinton: Who won the first U.S. Presidential debate? | Watch News Videos Online

Watch Trump vs. Clinton: Who won the first U.S. Presidential debate? Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

TriCities VolunteerFest 2016

Volunteering: it’s how you make the difference you want to see in your community. Join us on Saturday October 15 at Coquitlam Centre and meet all kinds of organizations seeking volunteers!

Public asked to be alert after mulitple cougar sightings in Port Moody

Police in Port Moody say they have received a number of calls about cougar sightings, although efforts to locate the big cat – or cats – have come up short. Const. Angela Fisher said police aren’t issuing an official warning, but they do want residents to be aware.

Bills for Tri-City MPs moving through House of Commons

An ePetition to back a private members’ bill by Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly has nearly 5,000 names. Donnelly, the NDP’s critic for fisheries, oceans and Canadian Coast Guard, is gaining signatures for Bill C-228, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture) that – if passed – would ban open net-cage fish farms on the west coast.

Coquitlam teacher to cut long hair for Fox Run

A dozen inches of Rebecca Hansen’s long, brunette hair will be chopped on Thursday at an assembly before the annual Terry Fox school run Tri City News September 27, 2016 09:42 AM A dozen inches of Rebecca Hansen’s long, brunette hair will be chopped on Thursday at an assembly before the annual Terry Fox school run – one of thousands happening at schools across the country.

Musical talent at SD43

Tri City News September 27, 2016 09:38 AM Hundreds of high school students in the Tri-Cities are auditioning – or have recently completed calls – for shows this winter and spring. And most SD43 drama teachers have now revealed the names of their big productions for this year.

Critical Realignment: Trump and the Transformation of U.S. Elections

If you’re interested in exploring the many influences impacting the upcoming U.S. federal election, don’t miss the Oct. 12 public lecture at Douglas College titled, Critical Realignment: Trump and the Transformation of U.S. Elections.

Coquitlam filmmaker a finalist for int’l award on refugees

A Coquitlam filmmaker will learn on Thursday if he is the winner of a prestigious international prize. Alex Nagy, who created the short animated flick Helpful Hand, is one of three finalists in The Radcliffe Foundation competition to highlight the plight of refugees around the world.

Piano duo key into Musical Mornings in Coquitlam

A classical music series that has brought international acts to Coquitlam will be led this season by an acclaimed piano duo. Pianist Sarah Hagen is taking a break from her Musical Morning series, which makes a stop at the Evergreen Cultural Centre on its tour.

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