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Corporate Partners

Coquitlam 125 would not be possible without the generous support of our Corporate Partners. We are extremely grateful for their help in making this milestone year a great success!

Government Partner

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“Community celebrations are at the heart of preserving and celebrating our history and our identity. A 125th birthday is a major milestone, and these commemorative festivities will give Coquitlam’s residents and visitors an opportunity to celebrate the past and look ahead to a bright future. The Government of Canada is pleased to be a partner with the City of Coquitlam, and we offer congratulations on 125 marvelous years!” -The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage


Media Partners

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“As British Columbia’s leading television station, with its flagship ‘News Hour’ broadcast and the only provincial 24 hour news channel, BC1, Global BC is the place more British Columbians turn to for local news than any other newscast. With a team of experienced and trusted journalists, Global BC provides viewers with award-winning journalism, digging deeper to find the truths behind major issues that matter most to residents, and unique stories that they won’t find anywhere else. Global BC is looking forward to partnering with the City of Coquitlam in celebration of their 125th anniversary year.”


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“The Tri-City News is proud to be such an important partner in celebrating Coquitlam 125. Our passion – and our work – is sharing community stories, and this is such a great way to be involved in Coquitlam’s anniversary year!” Shannon Mitchell, Publisher


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“In every issue of snapd Tri-Cities, you’ll see that we showcase the life, entertainment and overall spirit of the Tri-cities communities. For us, being part of Coquitlam 125 was just a natural fit – I can’t think of a better way to celebrate Coquitlam’s strong community spirit. We look forward to supporting the anniversary celebrations through photos and stories year-long.” Coriana Burke, General Manager



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“The Tri-City’s very own radio station, CKPM-FM 98.7, is thrilled to be a part of the Coquitlam 125 celebrations. You will hear regular daily reports on the events, people, and the meaning of all of the community efforts that go into recognizing and celebrating such a significant milestone.” Matthew McBride, General Manager


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“As a media planning and buying agency, it is our business to know when and where our clients should be ‘telling their story’ if they want to get results. So, as a local business looking for a way to give back to our community, it just made sense for Genuine Media to assist the City in finding the best way to share the Coquitlam 125 story.” Shelley Warner, President


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“Spin Key Media has been a part of this vibrant Coquitlam community for over 10 years, both as residents and as a business. We are proud to be able to contribute to the Coquitlam 125 celebrations and look forward to watching our city grow and flourish in the coming years.” Jeff & Coriana Burke, Owners


Marketing Partner

“Congratulations to the City of Coquitlam on their 125th anniversary. Coquitlam Centre has been a part of this vibrant community since 1979. We are committed to giving back to those that have supported our business and we are proud to be able to provide promotional support for Kaleidoscope: Celebrating 125 Years of Arts & Culture. We hope that you will join us at the cultural event of the summer!” Deborah Stetz, Marketing Director

Presenting Partners

Neighbourhood Nights

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“Congratulations to the City of Coquitlam for 125 years of community! FortisBC is proud to partner with the City to celebrate this milestone by participating in the Neighbourhood Nights events throughout the summer. We are also committed to collaborating with local government when developing new infrastructure, to make sure the dynamic needs of the communities we serve are met now and well into the future. We wish the City continued success as a vibrant and strong community and look forward to joining in the summer celebrations.” Doug Stout, VP Market Development and External Relations


Community Heritage Picnic

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“With nearly 160 years of rich history in the Lower Mainland, we are proud to support and participate in Coquitlam’s 125th anniversary celebrations and serve as the presenting sponsor of the Community Heritage Picnic, where many of our own fresh produce items will be featured. We relocated our headquarters to Coquitlam in 2002, and have been enriched by the spirit and cohesiveness of our community over the years. Thank you and congratulations to the City of Coquitlam.” John Anderson, Chairman, President and CEO


Salmon Project Partners


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“As a dedicated medical professional and aesthetic practitioner, beauty is my career. At the end of a long day, I like to balance all of that with the serene surroundings we have here in Coquitlam. Taking long walks in the forest, sitting by the streams, or watching wildlife at play are all things I genuinely love to do. So, I didn’t hesitate when I was asked to participate in the wonderful project of Coquitlam 125. It not only supports a great cause, like the Salmon Project, but also helps us maintain Coquitlam’s beautiful forests, lakes, and gardens. As a local business owner, I am grateful for the opportunity to make an investment in our community. It is important to sustain our natural resources, so that we can pass them along to future generations.” Dr. David Owers, MD


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“In recognition of 104 years in Maillardville, the Allard family is pleased to be a proud partner in Coquitlam 125. The first of the Allard family arrived in 1912 to work at Fraser Mills. The fathers of the first two generations died at an early age in accidents and five-year-old Jim Sr. was left to help his mother raise his brother and three sisters. Allard Contractors was founded by Jim Sr. after he returned from his WWII station in Halifax and built a business supplying the community with sand, gravel and concrete. It is this association of belonging to the community that motivates them to participate in this project. It is the family’s desire to recognize its Maillardville roots and give back to the community that has allowed the family and businesses to succeed.” Jim Allard, Allard Contractors Ltd. 


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“The Austin Heights Business Improvement Association (AHBIA) is a non-profit organization that represents the interests of the business and property owners in Austin Heights; develops, encourages and promotes business; aesthetically improves the business district and works to keep it clean and safe. AHBIA is pleased to partner with the City of Coquitlam to celebrate the City’s 125th anniversary. We believe that a healthy, thriving business community contributes to the neighbourhood, and as such, we are happy to sponsor the salmon art project in Blue Mountain Park.” Erin Davidson, Executive Director


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“Burke Mountain Homes® has always been committed to giving back. We live and work in the Burke Mountain area, and we understand the importance of building a strong community and creating lasting relationships with the people who live there. Supporting and celebrating Coquitlam 125 by sponsoring the Salmon Art Project is an exciting opportunity to continue giving back to the community we love. We are extremely proud to provide this wonderful legacy for our friends and neighbours to enjoy for years to come.” Rebecca Permack, Realtor® & Founder


“Como Lake Village Dental Centre has been a part of the Coquitlam community for nearly 45 years and has seen the community change and grow significantly over that time. I grew up in the Lower Mainland, and have been part of the Coquitlam community since graduating from dental school in 1995. As a long term resident and business owner in Coquitlam, I thought that the Salmon Project was an excellent opportunity to invest back into the community that has played such a large role in my life over the past 21 years.” Dr. Sean Kelly



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“Kia West has always been dedicated to helping our local community thrive and grow, not only by selling safe, reliable and greener cars but by giving back to our local community and supporting its local artists. We are so proud to partner with the City of Coquitlam and be a part of the Coquitlam 125 Salmon Art Project. As a continuous Green Star Dealer Award Winner, we love that our sponsored Salmon will be located at Mackin Park, a beautiful place for all families to enjoy!” Mark Ahnert, Owner


Bill Laidler Team of RE/MAX Sabre Realty

“As a realtor in the Tri Cities, Bill understands the importance of giving back to the community. He grew up playing sports and participating in school events, where he benefited from corporate sponsorships. His office is located in Coquitlam and he is proud to be a co-sponsor with another local business owner, Fred Soofi.” Bill Laidler


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“Since 1985, Marcon has built and developed over 9,300 exceptional homes across the Lower Mainland. With a reputation as one of British Columbia’s most respected builder-developers. Marcon is known for its trusted quality and dedication to detail, examples of which can be seen from North Vancouver to White Rock. Marcon is proud to support and help celebrate Coquitlam 125 and looks forward to being involved in the continued growth of Coquitlam.” Marcon Group of Companies


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“The Onni Group has always been committed to building community and being an active participant in the communities in which it conducts business. With a long history in the City of Coquitlam, it is with great pride that we provide our support in celebrating Coquitlam 125, and the city’s continued path towards vibrancy and growth.” Nick Belmar, Vice President, Sales


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“Coquitlam is the foundation that Sharon has chosen to root her home and her livelihood. As a resident for over 15 years, Sharon started and grew her family here. A family beyond the children she adores, but also reaching into the lives of the clients of her business, many of who also proudly call Coquitlam home. Sharon Perry, Chartered Professional Accountant is a firm that passionately supports the community of Coquitlam in every manner possible. The 125th anniversary of Coquitlam is a milestone that inspires Sharon, her family and her team to continue to contribute and proudly stand as ambassadors to this truly wonderful community.” “Fifteen years as a home, five years running a business, a story I am elated to be a part of. Congratulations Coquitlam.” Sharon Perry, Principal


“At Square Nine Developments, our trademark is superbly crafted, distinctive homes with an emphasis on quality every step of the way. From our architects to  our engineers and construction trades people, we work with the best in the industry. They bring the quality workmanship our company is proud to offer. We also strive to meet our commitment of being a part of the community. Working with the City of Coquitlam and being a part of their milestone 125th anniversary is important to us. We look forward to introducing many more milestones with the City of Coquitlam.” Manish Sharma, Director



Supporting Partners

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“Black Bond Books celebrates 53 years of bookselling this year. We are a family owned, independent bookstore with 10 locations serving Metro Vancouver communities, including two Book Warehouse stores. We are proud to be a member of the Coquitlam community and thrilled to be a partner with the City of Coquitlam as they celebrate their milestone 125th anniversary. Sharing the love of reading and connecting with our community is a big part of who we are. We are excited to have that opportunity at our reading / story-telling tent during the celebrations at the Kaleidoscope festival.” Cathy Jesson, President



Owners Lisa and Patrick Beecroft place significant importance on giving back to the neighbourhoods in which they operate businesses, and Coquitlam is especially important to them as Lisa is a lifetime resident of Coquitlam, and they are raising their two daughters in this city. “Caffe Divano is extremely proud to be a part of Coquitlam’s 125th anniversary celebrations. Having been a part of the Coquitlam Town Centre neighbourhood for almost 17 years, it has been exciting to watch all of the new development and enhancements to this part of Coquitlam, and these celebrations allow us to acknowledge the wonderful history of our city.” Lisa Beecroft, Owner


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“Some will tell you that no good story ever started with a salad, but we would have to disagree. As caterers we get to see first-hand how food and conversation are at the very heart of shared stories – and wonderful experiences. Through our food service, we’re proud to have been part of the Coquitlam story for the last six years. And the Canuel family has been a part of Coquitlam’s Maillardville for over 60 years when my father moved here at age 10 from Prince George.” Glenn Canuel, President
“Gabi & Jules Handmade Pies & Baked Goodness is based in Port Moody and specializes in handmade pies and baked goodness. Committed to using real, quality ingredients like grandma use to make but with a playful twist on traditions. Gabi & Jules is proud to partner with Coquitlam 125 as our family and company are well-rooted in Coquitlam. Our sister company Caffe Divano started in Coquitlam 17 years ago and our daughters and company namesakes Gabriela and Juliana were both born and are being raised in Coquitlam.” Lisa Beecroft, Owner


“When we set up our brewery, we made a decision to build our business in the community in which we live – we value being a contributing member in our community – giving back and helping out as much as we can. We have had so much support from our local community since we opened our doors and are in the mood to celebrate this milestone with our customers and neighbours.” Adam Crandall, Co-founder


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“Odlum Brown is very involved in the communities where our employees and clients live and work. We have proudly supported many charities and organizations throughout British Columbia during our 93-year history. We congratulate the City of Coquitlam on its 125th Anniversary, and, in celebration of this milestone, we are proud to be a supporting partner of the Lights at Lafarge, a local holiday tradition.” Odlum Brown Limited


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“The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is truly proud to support the City of Coquitlam in its 125th anniversary! Coquitlam hosts rail and other port facilities vital for Canadian trade through the Port of Vancouver, bringing the imported goods we rely on to stores across the country, and sending Canadian products to world markets. The port authority is active in communities, like Coquitlam, that border our operations, whether it’s by building infrastructure projects, supporting community programs or contributing to the local economy through jobs and wages. We look forward to celebrating Coquitlam 125 with you!” Peter Xotta, Vice President, Planning and Operations
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“TransLink would like to highlight the diverse cultural, community and commercial offerings of the Tri-Cities region, engage with communities, and highlight the benefits of the Evergreen Extension for the entire region. We are excited to join the City of Coquitlam in celebrating its 125th year, acknowledging the community’s past, present and joining their future theme at the Lights at Lafarge Finale Event. On Dec. 2, the new Millennium Line Evergreen Extension will open to the public, with six new stations connecting the Tri-City communities to the Lower Mainland’s existing SkyTrain network, making it the longest, fully automated, rapid-transit system in the world.”


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“Westcoast Plastic Recycling is service and community-oriented, diverting over 16 thousand tonnes of recyclables from our local landfills each month and taking part in local municipal cleanup events regularly. Westcoast is pleased to provide our support in helping the City of Coquitlam celebrate its 125th anniversary and the City’s commitment to achieving environmental sustainability.” Diana Kemp, HR Manager


“Yellow Dog was the Tri-Cities’ first brewery, and we are proud to call this community home. We love to support the community that has supported us in our growth, welcoming us with open arms. Let’s continue to show everyone why the Tri-Cities is such a great community to be a part of.” Mike Coghill, Founder





Contact us to learn more about how being a Coquitlam 125 Corporate Partner can promote awareness of your organization and bring tangible community-enhancing benefits to your target audience.

Kerri Lore – Community Partnerships & Policy Manager
P: 604-927-3587
E: corporatepartners@coquitlam.ca

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