Fire Prevention Week

(October 07, 2016)

October 9 - 15th is fire prevention week.  Start by checking your smoke detectors, as they should be replaced every 10 years.  

Start by removing the smoke alarm from the wall or ceiling.  Next, look at the back of the alarm for the manufacturer's date.  Replace it if it's 10 years or older otherwise just place it back.

It's a great idea to have at least one on each floor and have them inter-connected so... read more.

Evergreen Line Project

(October 06, 2016)

The Province is investing $5 million to build 150 new parking spaces, to be built at the Lafarge Lake-Douglas Station, where the Evergreen Line ends.  The Evergreen Line is projected to be open before Christmas, which is welcoming news for commuters.

Weekend Events in the Tri-Cities

(July 22, 2016)

Port Moody Ribfest come out to Rocky Point Park and enjoy 3 days (July 22-24 from 11 a.m to 9 p.m. daily) of delicious Barbeque, live music, craft breweries, and entertainment for the whole family.

Coquitlam 125th Anniversary at Town Centre Park offers Kaleidoscope Create-Explore-Dance-Eat featuring live musical performances from the likes of Jim Byrnes, Yukon Blonde, Odds and many more. Art, music... read more.

House Affordability Improving in Some Parts of Canada

(April 20, 2016)

Montreal house prices have become the most affordable in a decade. Calgarys percentage of income needed for a monthly payment is not at an all time low. However for Vancouver and Toronto are a different story, they are the most expensive real estate and the percentage of income required is very close to the top of range in recent years. Apparently the time required to accumulate a minimum down pay... read more.

Exterior Spring (Cleaning) Tips

(March 15, 2016)

Change Outdoor Bulbs - Clean all light fixtures, and replace burnt-out bulbs with energy-saving CFL bulb
Give Your Door Some Love - Restore the luster of your door by polishing the hinges and knobs, paint or stain the door with a color that stands out, yet also complements the trim and siding, put out a clean, new welcome mat -- and make sure the doorbell works.Repair the Walkway - Snow and cold ca... read more.