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Year in Review: Pandemic forced Port Moody mom to get creative — in life and career

Year in Review: Pandemic forced Port Moody mom to get creative — in life and career

The Tri-City News is checking back in with some of the people whose stories we told earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic to see how they coped through a challenging year. Port Moody mom Ledawne Shelstad had her artistic side awakened.
Year in Review: Flexibility key for Coquitlam yoga minstrel working with seniors

Year in Review: Flexibility key for Coquitlam yoga minstrel working with seniors

The Tri-City News catches up with some of the stories of 2020 to see how people have weathered the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Coquitlam yogi Chris Ridout has been bringing mirth, music and excercise to local seniors homes at a time when residents need it most.
Let the Friends, Kinsmen and firefighters recycle your live Christmas tree

Let the Friends, Kinsmen and firefighters recycle your live Christmas tree

If you were lucky enough to get a live tree for Christmas and are looking for ways to recycle it, a few Tri-City groups will take it for chipping this weekend.
Letterkenny actor from Coquitlam praises hometown

Letterkenny actor from Coquitlam praises hometown

Tyler Johnston, the Pinetree secondary graduate who plays Stewart on the Crave show "Letterkenny," speaks highly of growing up in Coquitlam.
Can’t see Santa at the mall? See him virtually in your own home

Can’t see Santa at the mall? See him virtually in your own home

Malls have closed their Santa villages and community events are banned because of public health orders. But there's still a way to visit with Santa Claus thanks to a Vancouver talent booking agency.
Holiday batteries don’t belong in your municipal recycling bin

Holiday batteries don’t belong in your municipal recycling bin

To ensure long-awaited toys can be powered up as soon as they’re opened and continue running through the holiday season, batteries are at the top of many parents’ holiday shopping lists.
UPDATED: Pianist returns to Coquitlam with a 'Grande Christmas' show

UPDATED: Pianist returns to Coquitlam with a 'Grande Christmas' show

Martin Mayer will perform A Grande Christmas at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre on Dec. 19.
Free holiday activity kits to be handed out to Coquitlam kids

Free holiday activity kits to be handed out to Coquitlam kids

Keep kids’ hands and minds busy this month with a free holiday-at-home kit offered by the city of Coquitlam.
Are your hips out of whack? This Port Moody doctor has a new book to help

Are your hips out of whack? This Port Moody doctor has a new book to help

Read My Hips! offers tips about how to sit, stand and move properly, and how to recognize pelvic misalignments
SFU Choir offers digital carolling during the pandemic

SFU Choir offers digital carolling during the pandemic

You can hear Deck the Halls, Silent Night and We Wish You a Merry Christmas — sung just for you — in a digital carolling by the SFU choir.