While the dust on election night has settled, leaving the BC Liberals with an even bigger majority than last term, the official numbers from Tuesday's vote won't be finalized until after May 27.
In what began as a big question mark among pundits, the answer proved to be a rather easy win for the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain incumbent.
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As the top dogs in the provincial election were battling it out in front of a TV audience, the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain hopefuls were also squaring off Monday night in one of several all-candidate forums leading up to the vote in two weeks.
Some elections - including a few of our most recent federal ones - are tame affairs, with the outcome mainly predetermined, at least for us here in B.C. The provincial election should be a lot more interesting.
Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP Constituency Association hosts a kick-off event for MLA Joe Trasolini's re-election campaign, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Port Moody City Hall Galleria, 100 Newport Dr. The event includes a fashion show by Berit Boutique, snacks from local restaurants, and beverages. Everyone is welcome. Tickets are $25. Info: 778-892-9407.
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With eight weeks and counting before voters' head to the polls in the next provincial election, the race in the Tri-Cities is heating up.
Minutes before the winner of the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain NDP nomination was announced, contender Chris Wilson was anxiously pacing the gym at Nestor Elementary.
With just days remaining before a crucial vote, NDP hopefuls seeking the party nomination in Coquitlam-Burke Mountain are playing the name game.
On Jan. 26, KidSport Tri-Cities was honoured to be chosen as the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit of the Year.
Whoever ultimately claims the NDP candidacy for the Coquitlam-Burke Mountain riding will get all of a couple of months before being shot out into a provincial election race. The riding's NDP constituency association has officially picked March 3 to hold its candidate nomination meeting, at Nestor Elementary.
It was the first year of Operation Red Nose in Burnaby and New Westminster and local organizers are already calling it a huge success.
There might be no better proof than the success of this year's Operation Red Nose campaign that Tri-Cities drivers are getting the message about not drinking and driving.
What a year it's been! Sit back, relax and join us for a trip through the second half of 2012, Tri-Cities style. If you missed the first six months of our year in review, which ran in Monday's paper, you'll also find them online at www. thenownews.com.
Operation Red Nose in Burnaby, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities continues to be record-breaking with the number of volunteers helping out.
It was week two of Operation Red Nose in Burnaby, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities and the numbers continue to be record-breaking.
For the second year in a row, the Fraser Heights Firehawks' title dreams crashed to the ground in the semifinals of the senior boys AAA volleyball championship tournament in Kelowna.
The start of the 2012 Operation Red Nose Campaign in the Tri-Cities, Burnaby and New Westminster got off to "an amazing start," according to coordinator Chris Wilson.