The provincial election is behind us, but nobody saw that one coming. The BC Liberals took the day while adding to their seat total from the last election. This includes 3 of the 4 Tri-Cities ridings, leaving Mike Farnworth as the lone NDP representative, barring a recount of the 105 spread in Coquitlam-Maillardville. One of… [Continue Reading]
What’s Happening in the Tri-Cities: Ioco Ghost Town Day, Halloween Magic Show, A Kitchen Party and More!
Elvis has entered the building…Red Robinson Theatre Building that is. And others from the past will be visiting the Tri-Cities this week; heritage actors and model A cars will be roaming the streets of Ioco townsite for Ioco’s Ghost Town Day and the 1950′s come alive at a Newfoundland impromptu Kitchen Party held at… [Continue Reading]
Get inspired, spend some money and take part in a play this coming week. The Tri-Cities Meetup Group, Think Thursdays, is excited to bring Peter Legge to this month’s cocktail event as a guest speaker. Entrepreneur, community leader, bestselling author; Peter Legge will get you inspired to live your dream life. For all you shopaholics… [Continue Reading]
We have just a few great events this week in the Tri-Cities, including the Ioco Ghost Town Days this weekend, the Evening of Caring fundraising Gala on Saturday and the very last Tree Walk at Riverview for the year. Enjoy! What: Unplugged at the Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse When: Friday, September 30 at 7:00pm Where: The… [Continue Reading]
This October marks the 10th anniversary of Ioco Ghost Town Days. The event was begun in celebration of the establishment of the former Ioco town site as a designated heritage area. Helping to make all of this happen was one 96-year-old woman. Mary Anne Cooper isnâ€™t from Ioco, but you wouldnâ€™t know it to hear… [Continue Reading]
The Ioco townsite is an important part of Port Moody’s heritage. The name is an abbreviation for ‘Imperial Oil Company’, and the community was created to service the refinery that the company began operating in 1915 on Port Moody’s North shore. The townsite sprung up quickly around the refinery, with hundreds of families taking up… [Continue Reading]
When most people think of touring around to look at historical buildings, it’s an activity we usually associate with a trip to Europe or the Middle East. What we sometimes forget is the breadth of the history that surrounds us everyday here in the Tri-Cities. For people like Bob Hare, history is all around us,… [Continue Reading]