Tri-Cities News Digest October 6

Pic of the Day:  Ducks Volleyball Club – Thursday night training session crew with their new shirts!


Thursday News Feed:

  • MP Ron McKinnon to host electoral reform townhall meeting next week,
  • RainCity Housing will develop a new regional harm reduction strategy,
  • Video of Evergreen Line testing,
  • Vice article on MP McKinnons private member’s bill,
  • Sandy Burpee with story of caring on new homeless shelter,
  • TC Friends of Refugees request specific items,
  • Coquitlam Teachers celebrate outgoing president Charley King,
  • Place des Arts has an artist call for petites.



Column: Creating a home & new stories of caring

Sandy Burpee / Tri City News October 6, 2016 09:18 AM Paul has never strayed very far from his roots in the Tri-Cities. At an early age, he discovered the allure of drugs and friends with similar tastes. At age 10, he was smoking marijuana.


Letter: Thanks for all of the support in Coquitlam, Port Moody

The Editor, On behalf of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau and the 16 local Christmas bureaus we support, we would like to extend a large thank you to the cities of Coquitlam and Port Moody.


THINGS TO DO: Gobble gobble, have a happy and safe Thanksgiving weekend

Welcome to the long weekend, the one that’s all about pulling out the rake for those early fall leaves, enjoying a brew or two and working off all that turkey and stuffing with an epic nap. Friday, Oct. 7 OKTOBERFEST Nothing says fall like a great big tent full of lederhosen-wearing beer drinkers.



The new capital market – Opening up the fundraising landscape for CDN Companies

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016, 6:00 PM

Coquitlam Public Library
1169 Pinetree Way Coquitlam, BC

25 Entrepreneurs Attending

Are you looking for funding for your #startup?  Join Jill Earthy, Chief Operating Officer of, to learn more about their equity crowdfunding platform.FrontFundr is an online investment platform connecting investors and entrepreneurs. Using proprietary technology, FrontFundr assists companies in raising awareness and money using an e…

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