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Photographer with Coquitlam roots finds light, peace in distant lands

Photographer with Coquitlam roots finds light, peace in distant lands

The light of places far away — and the peace they create within us — are themes in Garrett Andrew Chong’s new exhibit at PoMoArts.
Know an exceptional volunteer in Port Coquitlam? Tell the city

Know an exceptional volunteer in Port Coquitlam? Tell the city

The city of Port Coquitlam is looking for stories about selfless citizens, businesses or groups that made a difference during the COVID-19 quarantine, over the past year.
In the glory days of radio, this woman helped start a massive Port Moody electronics company

In the glory days of radio, this woman helped start a massive Port Moody electronics company

Isabelle Chisholm was the widow of Edward Chisholm, who made Port Moody a leading manufacturer of televisions and home hifi sets at his plant on Murray Street in the 1950s and early 1960s. She recently passed away at the age of 98.
'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

'A light in the pandemic', why a Coquitlam man sings O Canada nightly for a year (VIDEO)

Adam Turpin usually sings with a choir, now this Coquitlam man sings alone as he tries to boost the spirits of frontline workers with a powerful rendition of O Canada
Komagata Maru descendant seeks Port Moody’s acknowledgement of racist atrocities

Komagata Maru descendant seeks Port Moody’s acknowledgement of racist atrocities

For 15 years, Raj Singh Toor has been lobbying various levels of government to acknowledge the racist atrocities inflicted upon the passengers aboard the Komagata Maru that was forbidden to dock in Vancouver in May, 1914. His grandfather was among them.
What's for dinner? Eat Tri-Cities has a few ideas

What's for dinner? Eat Tri-Cities has a few ideas

Tina Gohar, a Gleneagle secondary graduate, launched Eat Tri-Cities on Facebook last August; the restaurant reviews and recommendations are now on Instagram.
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam groups receive $35k to combat racism, discrimination

Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam groups receive $35k to combat racism, discrimination

Five groups across Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam have received a combined $35,000 in grants from the province to tackle racism in their communities.
Second round of pandemic grants now open for Coquitlam non-profits, community groups

Second round of pandemic grants now open for Coquitlam non-profits, community groups

The city of Coquitlam is rolling out its next wave of grants — and a new support hub — for community groups and non-profit organizations.
Bid on auction prizes, paint birds this weekend in the Tri-Cities

Bid on auction prizes, paint birds this weekend in the Tri-Cities

Weekend event listings for April 9 to 11, 2021, for Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.
’With a heavy heart,’ Port Coquitlam grad organizers turn to businesses for help

’With a heavy heart,’ Port Coquitlam grad organizers turn to businesses for help

A Port Coquitlam high school is getting creative with fundraising for its graduates, during Year 2 of the pandemic.