Links: May events and Coquitlam hits the jackpot


Port Moody Centennial Quilt

As was explored in this space, The City of Port Moody is going to change with the coming of the Evergreen Line. The Province has published another story about the changes coming to Port Moody with increased density.

The Suncor Energy facility in Port Moody was the target of protests following an April spill.

The City of Coquitlam cashed in to the tune of $1.8 million in the first quarter of 2013, representing their cut of casino revenues. That’s up $100,000 from the previous quarter, which just shows that the casino needs to figure out how to get more people to gamble at Christmas time. Dealers in Santa suits perhaps?

The Klahanie Community garage sale is coming on June 15th in Port Moody. Hopefully some of those really expensive strollers you see making their way around the Inlet will be available.

In the Your History column in the Tri-City News this week, we learn that Port Coquitlam may never have been if not for some old-timey railway maneuvering by the folks in New Westminster.

This Friday, May 10th, the Port Moody Centennial wall hanging will be laid out in the Port Moody Arts Centre for final preparation. From 10am to 8pm, the artists will be stitching on the final pieces and filling in the gaps. Around 400 people have participated in its creation with nearly 6000 hours of intricate stitching, all culminating in the final unveiling at City Hall in September 2013.

If you’ve ever considered joining the Port Moody Wine Club, here’s a story from the Now about what happens when the corks are popped.

It’s May, it’s hot, and Miss 604 has her May event roundup in Metro Vancouver.

And finally, Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart recently paid a visit to the Rush on Shaw TV. Check it out.

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