Tri-Cities News Digest October 4

Pic of the Day:  Tri-Cities MLAs Linda Reimer, Selina Robinson & Jodie Wickens celebrate 100 years of Women and the Vote in BC this week.

Tuesday News Feed:

Home sales down in Tri-Cities, researchers study why salmon are dying, World Mental Health Day Oct. 10, thanks to those who pulled knotweed from Deboville Slough, refugees fundraiser on the 15th, R.C. Macdonald School raises $4,000 for Terry Fox Foundation, new exhibit at Place des Arts on Friday, Stage 43 looking for volunteers, Ducks Volleyball looking for coaches, Moody Ales turns 2.



Home sales take a tumble in the Tri-Cities

Uncertainty in the Metro Vancouver real estate market has spilled over into the Tri-Cities with detached home sales plunging over the summer and prices also retreating. Recent data from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) show Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody have been hit by the cooling market but REBGV president Dan Morrison cautions against reading too much into monthly statistics.

Researchers to study why salmon are dying

Saving Our Salmon/SOS: Part 1 of a seven part series on Tri-City salmon hatchery operations and research efforts to protect B.C. salmon. Today: The Pacific Salmon Foundation and the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. Questions about what’s killing Fraser River salmon have prompted a $10-million, five-year international study that could provide some key answers and change the way fish stocks, fish farms and hatcheries are managed.



Letter: Thanks for the bear warning, Coquitlam jogger writes

The Editor, I just wanted to thank the four or five motorists who were travelling eastbound on Como Lake Avenue at about 4:40 p.m. last Friday. Tri City News October 4, 2016 12:50 PM The Editor I just wanted to thank the four or five motorists who were travelling eastbound on Como Lake Avenue at about 4:40 p.m.

Letter: SkyTrain brings too much high density

The Editor So, after 40 years of planning and of waiting, the SkyTrain is finally here. Are we all happy? It definitely is a good thing to be able to travel from A to B and avoid traffic.. . .



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