Port Coquitlam News Digest October 21

Pic of the Day:  Realtor Brandon Larson – “Our daycare was closed today so my little helper and I headed out to Castle Park in Port Coquitlam. I managed some great shots just before the rain came!”

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Friday Highlights:

  • Parents want high risk Irvine elementary rebuilt
  • Port Coquitlam Halloween display at 1443 McDonald Place
  • Teachers learn coding at Riverside Secondary School
  • Port Coquitlam one-bedroom sells in four hours at $10,000 over asking price
  • Art Focus Artists Association Fall Show all weekend in Leigh Square
  • PoCo’s Matteo’s Gelato featured on Shaw’s Where You Live

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Parents want high risk Irvine elementary rebuilt

Parents seek action on rebuilding Irvine elementary

A Port Coquitlam school considered at high risk for structural failure in an earthquake needs to be rebuilt as soon as possible, say a group of parents lobbying to get Irvine elementary on the province’s seismic to do list.

 

Teachers learn coding at Riverside Secondary School

Teachers flock to Port Coquitlam conference on coding

Teaching students language of coding now a requirement in B.C. school curriculum Tri City News October 21, 2016 02:40 PM Hundreds of B.C. educators learned tips and tricks for introducing coding into the curriculum at a conference held in Port Coquitlam.

 

Port Coquitlam one-bedroom sells in four hours at $10,000 over asking price

Port Coquitlam one-bedroom sells in four hours

LISTING PRICE $199,900 SELLING PRICE $210,000 DAYS ON MARKET One MAINTENANCE FEE $200.23 monthly TAXES $1,024.92 LISTING AGENT Rod Bahari, Sutton Group, West Coast Realty The Action: The single seller of this condo was moving out of province for work and buyers pounced.

 

CP Rail conducter left their Port Coquitlam home two years ago in search of affordable housing

Code Red: Housing prices just half the battle for BC families | Metro News

Making ends meet in Vancouver’s notorious housing market is tough enough. Try doing it while raising three young children. As the region’s housing crunch continues, residents and experts are increasingly looking to other solutions to ease the financial burdens putting housing out of reach for families.

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Citadel Heights Pumpkin Patch Saturday October 22nd

 

Port Coquitlam Halloween display at 1443 McDonald Place

Check out Halloween displays over next week

Halloween is just over two weeks away and a number of Tri-City residents have erected or will be putting on spooky displays for the occasion. (Note that some of the displays are only open on select evenings.) * 2988 Forestridge Pl., Coquitlam: Lights are on nightly from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

 

The Port Coquitlam Winter Artisan Market has a few last minute spots available for local vendors.

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Art Focus Artists Association Fall Show all weekend in Leigh Square

 

Poco Winter Blues Festival Logo Revealed by PoCo Rotary

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PoCo Skating Club – Great performance by Amy in Kamloops.

 

PoCo Skating Club – Jessica and Kelly’s first competition after 11 months of skating!

 

Sportsnet World has arrived at Samz in PoCo

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PoCo’s Matteo’s Gelato featured on Shaw’s Where You Live

 

Port Coquitlam Animal Hospital Halloween Contest

 

Creekside Fashions honoured to be invited to participate in The Burrard Public Houses 4th Annual Fall Fashion Gala

 

Finger Food Studios with llama at Silicon Valley Fashion Week

 

Releasing Anxiety-Group Hypnosis for Kids on Oct. 30

 

Halloween Holiday Mix from Galactic Entertainment

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