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Stories Told – For the Love of Roses

Stories Told – For the Love of Roses

I immigrated to Canada from Germany in 1956, a little over 60 years ago. In May 1966 my wife and I moved from Vancouver to Coquitlam where we live to this date. In 1969 I bought my first rose book in order to learn how to bud roses. Right next to the chapter on budding […]

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Coquitlam 125 – What a Year!

Coquitlam 125 – What a Year!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Coquitlam 125 legacy events and initiatives! Stories have been told. New stories were created. This has been a year of celebration, reflecting on Coquitlam’s rich history while sparking new connections. Click to view a video of some of 2016’s highlights.

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Stories Told – Never Bored

Stories Told – Never Bored

“I may have to go back to work so I can get a day off,” Len Damberger laughs. Len is one of many of Coquitlam’s dynamic and inspiring seniors. He and his wife Raili are very active in organizing events and activities for the 55+ crowd at the Glen Pine Pavilion where seniors meet for social, educational […]

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Sama – Persia’s Mystical Dance

Sama – Persia’s Mystical Dance

Fereshteh Zakery has always had a passion for dance. Her love of movement began when she was four years old and taking gymnastics. Born in Tehran, she immigrated in 2014. The large, Persian community in Coquitlam welcomed her with warmth, supported her and helped her to adapt to her new life in Canada while celebrating […]

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Remembrance:  Alexander Windram’s Story (1881-1917)

Remembrance: Alexander Windram’s Story (1881-1917)

Sleet coloured November clouds press heavily upon the city giving it an air of solemnity. A damp carpet of newly fallen leaves is slippery underfoot. It is threatening to rain, and yet they come, lining the streets along Winslow Avenue near Blue Mountain Park and the roads leading to the cenotaph on Veteran’s Way. Pinned […]

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Coquitlam’s Secret Toboggan Run

Coquitlam’s Secret Toboggan Run

Winter weather varies each year in Coquitlam, but one thing remains constant – kids of all ages love to toboggan. Our family loves the fresh air, snow, exercise, squeals, thrills and spills. To join in the fun yourself, all you need is a slider and a hill. We have built up a ragtag collection of […]

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