Port Coquitlam News Digest November 2

Pic of the Day:  CEO, Ryan Peterson of Finger Food Studio in Port Coquitlam speaking at the Business Council of BC Summit

 

Wednesday Highlights:

  • Port Coquitlam Women Goes to Kamloops for Health Treatment
  • Port Coquitlam 12th Friendliest City in Canada
  • MP Ron McKinnon’s Good Samaritan Bill goes for 3rd reading
  • One man’s fentanyl horror story makes impact on PoCo high school
  • Road Alert Thursday Single Lane 9 am – 3 pm East Bound Lougheed
  • Hyde Creek Salmon Festival Program is here!
  • Upgrading of PoCo’s Irvine Elementary Needed
  • PoCo Skating Club Welcomes New Coaches

 

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Port Coquitlam Women Goes to Kamloops for Health Treatment

Port Coquitlam woman travels to Kamloops for treatment she can’t get in Vancouver

A Port Coquitlam woman says she has been left with no choice but to drive all the way to Kamloops to receive a medical treatment because Vancouver Coastal Health refuses to offer it to her locally. Jeanette Lacey needed neck surgery 10 years ago, but it left her with chronic, debilitating pain.

 

One man’s fentanyl horror story makes impact on PoCo high school

Nick Jansen shares how fentanyl addiction took both his brother and girlfriend and nearly killed him

One man’s fentanyl horror story makes impact on PoCo high school

“It gives you a better feeling than anything I have taken,” Nick Jansen told a gym full of high school students in Port Coquitlam, B.C., Tuesday. It’s his first time speaking in public since losing both his brother and girlfriend to overdoses this year.

 

Port Coquitlam 12th Friendliest City in Canada

Friendliest Communities (and Towns) in Canada – Expedia.ca

Canada is famous for being a friendly place-which we’re more than proud about! The more friends, the better, we say. And if you’re looking to make new friends, you can find them in these top Canadian communities.

 

MP Ron McKinnon: Tonight my PMB will go to a recorded vote at 3rd reading. If it passes, it will move to the Senate, I hope to once again see all party support for The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act.

 

Road Alert Thursday Single Lane 9 am – 3 pm East Bound Lougheed Highway Between Hastings and Shaughnessy

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     COMMUNITY     

Hyde Creek Salmon Festival Program is here!

 

PoCo Heritage Next Exhibit Board Games

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     OPINION     

Upgrading PoCo’s Irvine Elementary

Letter: Facts vs. fear at Coquitlam elementary school

The Editor, Re. “Irvine parents want a new, safe school” (The Tri-City News, Oct. 21). Tri City News November 2, 2016 10:30 AM The Editor, Re. “Irvine parents want a new, safe school” (The Tri-City News, Oct. 21).

 

NDP promises to speed up seismic upgrades to B.C. schools citing PoCo’s Minnekhada as a problem

NDP promises to speed up seismic upgrades to B.C. schools

Teachers and the NDP slammed the government Wednesday for confusion and delays in making sure students in schools will be safe in a B.C. earthquake. In 2004, the province pledged to seismically upgrade all high-risk schools in the province by 2020. Of 342 schools identified as high risk, there are still 166 schools across the province […]

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     ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT     

River’s Edge Theatre Having Fun

 

Jordan Burgess at Gillnetter Pub Nov. 11 & 12

 

4 Cats Art Studio Shaughnessy Workshop

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     SPORTS & RECREATION     

PoCo Skating Club Welcomes New Coaches

POCO SKATING CLUB NEWSLETTER Check out what we’ve been up to this month

NEW COACHES We would like to welcome two new coaches to POCO Skating Club. Jo-Ann Nadalin is a Level 3 Certified Coach who was a POCO coach 12 years ago. She has been the Skating Director in Quesnel for 8 years and relocated back to the Lower Mainland 4 years ago.

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     BUSINESS     

Chamber Morning Schmooze at PoCo Inn and Suites Thursday

Morning Schmooze – November – Nov 3, 2016 – Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce , BC

Join us bright and early for our Morning Schmooze!

 

Finger Food Studio’s CEO, Ryan Peterson at the Business Council of BC Summitt

 

Katie May Photography Pictures for Sale

 

Excel Martial Arts Nominated for Chamber Biz Award

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