Tag: Coquitlam

C Market Coffee

C Market Coffee; Eat Local

In today’s effort to support a local, family owned business my daughter and I visited C Market Coffee for drinks and a couple of sandwiches. My daughter (Blonde Bear) started with the C Market House Made Lemonade. She declared it to be “not overly sweet and as you can see, it is loaded with fresh […]

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Lights at Lafarge Winter Lights Display

Even though I thought the much-anticipated Lights at Lafarge Winter Lights Display was set to return to Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park today, it is in fact scheduled for Saturday, November 25th. And it is going to be bigger and brighter than ever before. It will be VERY much more impressive than what they have set […]

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More Open Houses for Brunette Interchange Proposed Upgrade

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is holding two additional open houses regarding the future Brunette Interchange on Highway 1. The information at the open houses will be the same information that was presented at the first two open houses held on this project in early November. Members of the public are welcome to attend […]

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Canada Day in Coquitlam

While the neighbouring community of Burnaby is hosting their annual Canada Day celebration at Swangard Stadium, this year will be Coquitlam’s eighth Canada Day celebration and more than 60,000 people will gather in Town Centre Park on July 1st for ‘Coquitlam Celebrates Canada Day’.   The Canada Day celebration in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park is a […]

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Trees in Residential Areas

With the increase in extreme weather events that are happening around the world, including right here in Coquitlam, it is important for residents of the City to understand their responsibilities, as well as the City’s, in relation to tree management in residential areas. First thing, if you are concerned about the behaviour of a tree […]

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Stay and Play in Coquitlam

Rather than doing too much driving this holiday season, consider staying local and enjoying everything the season has to offer right in your home community. If Coquitlam is local for you, their holiday programs and special events, as well as drop-in recreation activities will keep everyone healthy and on track. Kids can go for a […]

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Day Camps for School District 43 Students

Below are three events that Coquitlam residents may benefit from with the second two events being more useful for people with school age children who will be out of school on Friday, June 13th. First up is the free summer kick-off party at Victoria Community Hall (3435 Victoria Drive) on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from […]

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Coquitlam Day Camps

On Thursday, June 5, 2014 all School District 43 students will be out of school due to the teachers’ rotating strike. So on that date, the City of Coquitlam will be offering full day camps to offer kids activities to keep them thinking and learning on the day when they aren’t in school. The first […]

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Changes Coming to Coquitlam’s Waste Collection System

Beginning July 1, 2014, the City of Coquitlam will be moving to an automated waste collection system similar to the systems used in New Westminster and Burnaby. The new waste collection plan will result in a 20% savings to the garbage utility rate for residents. As of July 1st here’s what Coquitlam residents can expect: […]